High Court of Australia Alexander ruling
The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP
Minister for Home Affairs
Minister for Cyber Security
The Hon Clare O'Neil MP
Joint media release
The Government notes the decision of the High Court of Australia in Alexander v Minister for Home Affairs .
The Government will examine the judgment and its implications in detail.
It is important to note that there is no threat to Australia as a result of today's decision.
The Australian Government has a range of measures available to manage the risk posed to Australians by individuals offshore including the Temporary Exclusion Order regime which can prohibit an individual returning to Australia for up to two years.