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.

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.

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.

Immigration detention in Australia

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

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.


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.

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.

Careers and recruitment

What you need to know about working with us including employment opportunities and information about the Department's Enterprise agreement.

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.


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.