“There’s no room in Australia for foreigners who involve themselves in criminal
bikie gangs,” Mr Dutton told the Sunday Herald Sun.
“These gangs are heavily involved in all sorts
of criminal activity.”
Laws were amended in December 2014 to give
the government greater powers to revoke residency for those who failed to meet
minimum character standards.
Appeals are lodged against about 80 per cent
of deportation orders.
“They (bikies) run standover and extortion
rackets, manufacture and distribute deadly drugs, and are, in large part,
responsible for the ice scourge, which directly results in home and business
robberies to pay for the addiction,” Mr Dutton said.
“If non-citizens lead that life then I’ll
cancel their visas and rid our country of them.”
Several high-profile bikies have been
deported, including Rebels-linked Shane Martin, the father of Richmond AFL star
Others linked to bikie gangs to have been
given the boot include Rebels bikies A.J. Graham, Danny Mousley, Ko Haapu and