About Us

​Information about who we are, working with us and how to contact us. Also includes news and media resources, reports, fact sheets and forms.


Corporate information

Information about who we are, our history, our ministers, fact sheets and forms.

News and media

Contains news and media resources, links to social media, copies of speeches and presentations, and subscription services.

Emergency Management

The Department of Home Affairs, through Emergency Management Australia, is the Australian Government lead for disaster and emergency management. Working closely with state and territory governments and the international emergency management community, we deliver critical programs, policies and services that strengthen and maintain Australia's national security and emergency management capability.

Cyber Security Policy

Cyber security is as intrinsically linked to innovation as it is to national security. It is the bedrock of innovation, growth and prosperity. Today and into the future, it is a national opportunity that governments, the private sector and the community are all invested in and can all derive benefit from.

Contact us

Provides a listing of our offices and locations and how you can contact us for general enquiries, translating and interpreting services, providing feedback and report something suspicious.

Immigration detention in Australia

Information about immigration detention, locations, facilities and role of the various agencies.


The Department undertakes a national leadership role in developing legislative, regulatory and policy responses to serious and organised crime. This includes anti-corruption, federal offenders, fraud control, child sexual abuse, cybercrime and foreign bribery.


If you are planning to travel on an aircraft, it is important to be aware of the security measures in place. TravelSECURE provides a range of advice and tips to help you prepare for your journey and clear security checks quickly and easily. All travellers are required to undergo security screening at Australian airports.

Access and accountability

Includes the corporate plan, service standards and information about integrity, freedom of information, public information disclosure scheme and chief executive certification for government advertising campaigns.

Reports and publications

Contains Annual reports, budget and information, reviews and inquiries relating to research and statistics.

Operation Sovereign Borders

Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB) is a military-led, border security operation supported and assisted by a wide range of federal government agencies.

National Security

The Department of Home Affairs delivers programs and policies that support Australia’s national security. This includes critical infrastructure resilience, countering violent extremism, and managing the National Security Hotline.

Transport security

The Australian Government takes a proactive and forward looking approach to security regulation. This involves continuous review on what is known about terrorist threats to ensure that our transport security system is fit for purpose and security measures are targeted towards areas of highest risk.


Information about consultation arrangements that enable members of the public to comment on specific discussion papers for which the Department of Home Affairs is responsible.