Media statement

The AFP asked an individual to leave Australian Parliament House (APH) after a direction was issued by the AFP security controller at APH.

The individual referred to was not banned from APH yesterday, and was told yesterday he could return closer to his appointment at APH.

The AFP has engaged today with the individual, who was clear about his intentions at APH and gave an undertaking about his conduct while at APH.

The job of the AFP is to ensure the safety and security of APH.

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