Department of Immigration and Border Protection (Australia)


Blueprint for integration

Working together with the professional and dedicated people of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, we have the opportunity to create history as we integrate our functions into a new Department and establish the Australian Border...

Access & equity for a multicultural Australia

This Inquiry flows from the Australian Multicultural Advisory Council report, The People of Australia, which provided the basis for Australia’s Multicultural Policy announced by the Australian Government in 2011. Based on concerns expressed in the Advisory Council’s report relating to accessibility of Australian government programs...

Regional retention of migrants: critical success factors

Regional Australia is experiencing a range of economic and social trends that are challenging the ability of many communities to adapt. In response to these challenges, Australian governments at the national, state and territory and local levels have developed a range of programs attempting to...
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.