Leaked briefing reveals Defence warning on state of Australian Border Force

It is understood half the Border Force's fleet of eight Cape Class patrol boats are currently docked for maintenance. Two are at shipbuilder Austal's Henderson facility, one is tied up at Darwin and another at Cairns. It is not clear however whether the maintenance is holding them up or they simply cannot be crewed.

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