Operation Sovereign Borders
Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB)
Australia has reinforced its border protection capabilities.
Anyone who attempts to travel illegally to Australia by boat will be detected, intercepted and turned back.
The OSB Joint Agency Task Force (JATF) is a whole-of-government initiative, supported by arange of Australian Government entities.
All OSB related media releases, operational updates and transcripts are published on the Australian Border Force newsroom.
- Air Vice-Marshal Stephen Osborne, AM, CSC, Commander Operation Sovereign Borders
- Rear Admiral Peter Laver, RAN, Commander Maritime Border Command
- AFP Commander Justine Gough, Commander Disruption and Deterrence Task Group (DDTG)