Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Migration Jason Wood also called for residents, who were born overseas, but later became Australian citizens, to be immediately deported if they engaged in extremism.
The government also struggles with a law that restricts intelligence agencies from deporting dual citizens unless they’ve been convicted of a terrorism offence, he said.
The plan comes the same week three Melbourne men — brothers Ertunc Eriklioglu, 30 and Samed Eriklioglu, 26 and Hanifi Halis, 21 — were charged with allegedly planning a deadly terror attack on Melbourne.
Victoria Police later confirmed the men had all had their Australian passports cancelled this year and were of Turkish background.
In September this year, Senator Bernardi moved a motion in the Senate for just such an eventuality but it was voted down and he's told Triple M radio's Luke Bona that is just madness.
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