Department of Immigration and Border Protection (Australia)

Discussion paper

Visa simplification: transforming Australia’s visa system - policy consultation paper

This discussion paper provides a general overview of the Australia’s visa system, which the Department of Immigration and Border Protection has been tasked with reviewing.
Discussion paper

Strengthening the test for Australian citizenship

This discussion paper outlines the Turnbull Government's plan to strengthen Australian citizenship by putting Australian values at the heart of citizenship processes and requirements.
Discussion paper

Australia's humanitarian programme 2017-18: discussion paper

This discussion paper has been prepared for the public to provide their views on the management and composition of the Humanitarian Programme (the Programme) for 2017–18.
Discussion paper

Introducing a temporary visa for parents

The Australian public is invited to provide their views on the development of a new visa for parents of Australians. This invitation is in response to the Government’s election commitment announcement of 21 June 2016 that indicated it would enhance existing visa arrangements to enable...
Discussion paper

Australia’s humanitarian programme 2016-17: discussion paper

Australia operates a dedicated Humanitarian Programme that offers resettlement for refugees and others overseas who are in humanitarian need, and protection for people who arrive lawfully in Australia and engage Australia’s protection obligations. Each year, the Australian Government seeks the views of the Australian public...