Welcome to the
Department of Home Affairs

On 20 December 2017, the Home Affairs Portfolio, including the Department of Home Affairs, was formally established.

The establishment of the Portfolio brings together Australia's federal law enforcement, national and transport security, criminal justice, emergency management, multicultural affairs and immigration and border-related functions and agencies, working together to keep Australia safe.




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Visa and Immigration

Visa finder tool

Report suspicious activities

Border Watch Phone: 1800061800

National Security Hotline

National Security Hotline Phone: 1800123400