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Aliases
Department of Home Affairs
HOME AFFAIRS
THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS
Portfolio

Lead Body
Yes
Employment Arrangements
Enabling legislation

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement
No

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes

Outcome #1: Protect Australia from national security and criminal threats, and support national resilience, through effective national coordination, policy and strategy development, and regional cooperation
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Transport Security Department of Home Affairs

The program ensures a viable and sustainable transport security system in Australia through regulation designed collaboratively with industry and government entities

1.2 National Security and Resilience Department of Home Affairs

(a) This program contributes to building a safe, secure and resilient Australia by providing comprehensive policy and planning development, at strategic and operational levels, on national security, and emergency management

1.3 Cyber Security Department of Home Affairs

This program contributes to building a safe and secure Australia by developing and managing cyber security strategy, policy and coordination to make Australia a cyber-resilient nation

1.4 Counter Terrorism Department of Home Affairs

This program contributes to building a safe and secure Australia by developing and coordinating counter- terrorism policy, strategy and efforts across the Australian Government, in consultation with the state and territory government agencies and international partners

1.5 Regional Cooperation Department of Home Affairs

This program contributes to protecting Australia's sovereignty, security and safety by strengthening relationships with partner governments to detect, deter, influence and respond to transnational crime issues, and countering terrorism offshore; improving migration and border management capabilities; and working collaboratively with international organisations, including the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), providing services for irregular migrants, including promoting dialogue through the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime

1.6 Emergency Management Department of Home Affairs
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Attorney-General's Department Operating Expenses- Legal Services and Families Attorney-General's Department

The Attorney-General's Department (AGD) contributes to the administration of legislation and policy development for, and provides advice on aspects of national security, emergency management, and border management, including through responsibilities for the administration of transparency frameworks, crime and security legislation, fraud and corruption prevention policy, international law and legal policy, and oversight of integrity agencies. AGD is also responsible for policy, legislation, treaties and progressing casework regarding international crime cooperation and has responsibility for federal prisoners.

1.2 Attorney-General's Department Operating Expenses-National Security, Integrity and International Attorney-General's Department

The Attorney-General's Department (AGD) contributes to the administration of legislation and policy development for, and provides advice on aspects of national security, emergency management, and border management, including through responsibilities for the administration of transparency frameworks, crime and security legislation, fraud and corruption prevention policy, international law and legal policy, and oversight of integrity agencies. AGD is also responsible for policy, legislation, treaties and progressing casework regarding international crime cooperation and has responsibility for federal prisoners.

1.1 Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) works collaboratively with law enforcement and national security partners to protect Australia from transnational serious and organised crime, which is a major threat to Australia's sovereignty, security and safety.

1.1 Federal Policing - Investigations Australian Federal Police

The Australian Federal Police provide: national policing services including investigations, policing Australia's external territories (e.g. Christmas Island) and offshore engagement with, and capability support to, offshore police agencies to counter diverse transnational organised crime and associated illicit trades and harms, terrorism and cyber threats targeting Australia's security and Australian economic and social interests.

3.2 International Police Assistance and External Territories Australian Federal Police

The Australian Federal Police provide: national policing services including investigations, policing Australia's external territories (e.g. Christmas Island) and offshore engagement with, and capability support to, offshore police agencies to counter diverse transnational organised crime and associated illicit trades and harms, terrorism and cyber threats targeting Australia's security and Australian economic and social interests.

1.1 Security Intelligence Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) collects, investigates and assesses intelligence on potential threats to Australia, its people and its interests. ASIO provides advice, reports and services to the Australian Government, government agencies and industry to assist them to effectively manage security risks and disrupt activities that threaten Australia's security.

1.1 AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) works collaboratively with agencies in the law enforcement and national security sectors to protect the financial system from criminal abuse through actionable financial intelligence.

1.1 Reducing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs work collaboratively to support the affordable, reliable, secure and competitive operation of energy markets for the long-term benefit of the Australian community through improving Australia's energy supply, efficiency, quality, performance, and productivity, and contributing to the operations of energy markets by helping manage the risks to Australia's critical energy infrastructure. The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs also collaborate on matters relating to compliance with the International Energy Agency treaty.

1.2 Renewable energy technology development Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs work collaboratively to support the affordable, reliable, secure and competitive operation of energy markets for the long-term benefit of the Australian community through improving Australia's energy supply, efficiency, quality, performance, and productivity, and contributing to the operations of energy markets by helping manage the risks to Australia's critical energy infrastructure. The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs also collaborate on matters relating to compliance with the International Energy Agency treaty.

1.3 Supporting reliable, secure and affordable energy Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs work collaboratively to support the affordable, reliable, secure and competitive operation of energy markets for the long-term benefit of the Australian community through improving Australia's energy supply, efficiency, quality, performance, and productivity, and contributing to the operations of energy markets by helping manage the risks to Australia's critical energy infrastructure. The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs also collaborate on matters relating to compliance with the International Energy Agency treaty.

1.3 Program 1.3 - Defence Contribution to National Support Tasks in Australia Department of Defence

Defence supports Commonwealth and state/territory governments with emergency and non-emergency tasks through the provision of capabilities and/or expertise. The Australian Signals Directorate within the Defence Portfolio provides foreign signals intelligence, cyber security and offensive cyber operations.

2.14 Program 2.14 Defence Intelligence Department of Defence

Defence supports Commonwealth and state/territory governments with emergency and non-emergency tasks through the provision of capabilities and/or expertise. The Australian Signals Directorate within the Defence Portfolio provides foreign signals intelligence, cyber security and offensive cyber operations.

1.1 Foreign Affairs and Trade Operations Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to address national security threats, including counter people-smuggling and human trafficking.

1.2 Official Development Assistance Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to address national security threats, including counter people-smuggling and human trafficking.

2.2 Passport Services Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to address national security threats, including counter people-smuggling and human trafficking.

1.1 Investing in science, technology and commercialisation Department of Industry, Science and Resources

The Department of Home Affairs contributes to Australia's anti-dumping system, in coordination with the Department of Industry, Science and Resources, through the Anti- Dumping Commission, and provision of tariff and duty credits and concessions. The Department of Industry, Science, and Resources and the Department of Home Affairs work collaboratively on the Significant Investor Visa Complying Investment Framework that encourages the expansion of Australia's venture capital fund capacity, attracting investment in innovative early stage companies, particularly from new sources of foreign investment. The Department of Industry, Science and Resources will continue to work with the Department of Home Affairs regarding employer sponsored permanent skilled migration. The Department of Industry, Science and Resources also works with the Department of Home Affairs to monitor and manage supply chain disruptions in the critical infrastructure sector.

1.2 Growing innovative and competitive businesses, industries and regions Department of Industry, Science and Resources

The Department of Home Affairs contributes to Australia's anti-dumping system, in coordination with the Department of Industry, Science and Resources, through the Anti- Dumping Commission, and provision of tariff and duty credits and concessions. The Department of Industry, Science, and Resources and the Department of Home Affairs work collaboratively on the Significant Investor Visa Complying Investment Framework that encourages the expansion of Australia's venture capital fund capacity, attracting investment in innovative early stage companies, particularly from new sources of foreign investment. The Department of Industry, Science and Resources will continue to work with the Department of Home Affairs regarding employer sponsored permanent skilled migration. The Department of Industry, Science and Resources also works with the Department of Home Affairs to monitor and manage supply chain disruptions in the critical infrastructure sector.

1.2.11 1.2.1 - Component 1 (Age Pension) Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services also administers the Temporary Visa Holders experiencing violence pilot. This pilot provides temporary visa holders who are experiencing violence with access to financial support and tailored migration assistance and legal advice.

1.1 Prime Minister and Cabinet Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet provides policy advice in key areas, including the Government's strategic priorities and major domestic, international and national security matters.

1.9 National Partnership Payments to the States Department of the Treasury

The Department of the Treasury contributes to Outcome 1 by making payments to the states on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs. The payments relate to national security and emergency management.

Outcome #1: Advance a prosperous and secure Australia through trade and travel facilitation and modernisation, and effective customs, immigration, maritime and enforcement activities across the border continuum
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Border Enforcement Department of Home Affairs

To protect Australia's sovereignty, security and safety through the streamlining of legitimate trade and travel, prevention of illegal movement of people and goods, and coordination of whole-of-government efforts to detect and deter illegal activity in the maritime domain

1.2 Border Management Department of Home Affairs

To protect Australia's sovereignty, security and safety by developing strategy, legislation and policy that supports legitimate border movements, ensures compliance with border controls, strengthens visa and citizenship system integrity, and protects the Australian community from health risks

1.3 Onshore Compliance and Detention Department of Home Affairs

To protect Australia's sovereignty, security and safety by maximising adherence to the entry and stay requirements through an effective and appropriate program of prevention, deterrence and enforcement, and resolving the immigration status of the legacy cohort of UMAs

3.2 Trade Facilitation and Industry Engagement Department of Home Affairs

To advance Australia's economic interests by co-designing services and policies that reduce the impact on legitimate movement of goods, and supports the Government's trade agenda

3.3 Border Revenue Collection Department of Home Affairs

Border Revenue collection To advance Australia's economic interests through the effective collection and administration of customs duty and border charges

# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Federal Policing - Investigations Australian Federal Police

The Australian Federal Police provide: aviation protection at major Australian airports, national policing services including investigations, policing Australia's external territories (e.g. Christmas Island) and offshore engagement with, and capability support to, offshore police agencies to counter diverse transnational organised crime and associated illicit trades and harms, terrorism and cyber threats targeting Australia's security and Australian economic and social interests.

3.1 Specialist Protective Services Australian Federal Police

The Australian Federal Police provide: aviation protection at major Australian airports, national policing services including investigations, policing Australia's external territories (e.g. Christmas Island) and offshore engagement with, and capability support to, offshore police agencies to counter diverse transnational organised crime and associated illicit trades and harms, terrorism and cyber threats targeting Australia's security and Australian economic and social interests.

3.2 International Police Assistance and External Territories Australian Federal Police

The Australian Federal Police provide: aviation protection at major Australian airports, national policing services including investigations, policing Australia's external territories (e.g. Christmas Island) and offshore engagement with, and capability support to, offshore police agencies to counter diverse transnational organised crime and associated illicit trades and harms, terrorism and cyber threats targeting Australia's security and Australian economic and social interests.

1.1 Australian Fisheries Management Authority Australian Fisheries Management Authority

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) provides the fisheries' focus within the Australian Government Civil Maritime Surveillance and Response Program and is responsible for the administration of legislation with respect to illegal foreign fishers. AFMA aims to deter and prevent illegal foreign fishing by carrying out prosecution of offenders, confiscation of boats, capacity building projects and cooperative enforcement operations.

1.1 Seafarer and ship safety, maritime environment protection, and search and rescue Australian Maritime Safety Authority

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is responsible for improving the standard of foreign-flagged ships and Australian-flagged ships (regulated under the Navigation Act 2012). The implementation and enforcement of improved standards supports the work the Department of Home Affairs undertakes in processing vessels crossing the border.

1.1 Australian Taxation Office Australian Taxation Office

On behalf of the Australian Taxation Office, the Department of Home Affairs administers the Tourist Refund Scheme and collects border revenue for: Excise Equivalent Goods, Goods and Services Tax, Luxury Car Tax and Wine Equalisation Tax.

1.1 Civil Aviation Safety Authority Civil Aviation Safety Authority

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is responsible for the civil air operations in Australian territory and the operation of Australian aircraft outside Australian territory. The implementation and enforcement of safety standards supports the work the Department of Home Affairs undertakes in processing aircraft crossing the border, and in its role of fostering aviation security.

2.1 Biosecurity and Export Services Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and the Department of Home Affairs work together to manage biosecurity and imported food risks to ensure the safe movement into and out of Australia, of people, animals, plants, food and cargo. DAFF also provides certification of exports to meet importing countries' requirements.

2.2 Plant and Animal Health Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and the Department of Home Affairs work together to manage biosecurity and imported food risks to ensure the safe movement into and out of Australia, of people, animals, plants, food and cargo. DAFF also provides certification of exports to meet importing countries' requirements.

1.4 Conservation of Australia's Heritage and Environment Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs work together to prevent the illegal wildlife trade, control transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal and share information on imports of products subject to air quality standards.

1.6 Management of Hazardous Wastes, Substances and Pollutants Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Home Affairs work together to prevent the illegal wildlife trade, control transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal and share information on imports of products subject to air quality standards.

1.3 Program 1.3 - Defence Contribution to National Support Tasks in Australia Department of Defence

The Department of Defence (Defence) supports the Department of Home Affairs through tasks that include: planning and conduct of operations to provide security of Australia's maritime borders from unauthorised maritime arrivals, exports, illegal exploitation of natural resources, and other maritime threats to Australian sovereignty, including counter-terrorism responses. Defence contributes to Maritime Border Command tasking through Operation Resolute, providing maritime surveillance and response assets that are tasked routinely in accordance with the Government's priorities.

1.1 Foreign Affairs and Trade Operations Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to counter people smuggling and human trafficking. DFAT also negotiates, finalises and implements Australia's free trade agreement (FTA) agenda and explores opportunities for FTAs with other trading partners. DFAT provides high-quality consular and passport services that support international traveller facilitation.

1.2 Official Development Assistance Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to counter people smuggling and human trafficking. DFAT also negotiates, finalises and implements Australia's free trade agreement (FTA) agenda and explores opportunities for FTAs with other trading partners. DFAT provides high-quality consular and passport services that support international traveller facilitation.

2.2 Passport Services Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to counter people smuggling and human trafficking. DFAT also negotiates, finalises and implements Australia's free trade agreement (FTA) agenda and explores opportunities for FTAs with other trading partners. DFAT provides high-quality consular and passport services that support international traveller facilitation.

1.8 Health Protection, Emergency Response and Regulation Department of Health and Aged Care

The Department of Health and Aged Care works with the Department of Home Affairs to protect the health of the Australian community by managing health risks pre-border, including providing communicable disease advice to the Department of Home Affairs to inform pre-migration screening policies.

1.1 Investing in science, technology and commercialisation Department of Industry, Science and Resources

Through the National Measurement Institute, the Department of Industry, Science and Resources provides forensic drug testing services and research to support the Australian Border Force.

1.1 Department of the Treasury Department of the Treasury

The Department of the Treasury provides policy advice in key areas on the design of taxation laws, including customs duty, Visa Application Charges (VAC), Passenger Movement Charge (PMC), Import Processing Charge (IPC) and duty refunds.

Outcome #2: Support a prosperous and united Australia through effective coordination and delivery of immigration and social cohesion policies and programs
# Program Body Contribution
2.1 Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship Department of Home Affairs

To support a prosperous and inclusive society through the promotion, delivery and effective management of the Australian multicultural and citizenship programs

2.2 Migration Department of Home Affairs

Support a prosperous and united Australia through effective coordination and delivery of immigration and social cohesion policies and programs

2.2 Visa Department of Home Affairs

s To advance Australia's economic interests and respond to Australia's changing security, economic, cultural and social needs through the effective management and delivery of temporary entry programs

2.3 Refugee, Humanitarian Settlement and Migrant Services Department of Home Affairs

The effective management and delivery of Australia's Humanitarian Program reflects government priorities and Australia's international protection obligations and settlement support services assist eligible migrants to participate in the Australian community

2.4 UMA Offshore Management Department of Home Affairs

(a) To protect Australia's sovereignty, security and safety by supporting regional processing and settlement countries (partner countries) to implement the memoranda of understanding agreed with Australia, including building regional processing country capability to manage regional processing and settlement arrangements

# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Employment Services Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations works with the Department of Home Affairs to provide clearer pathways and improved access to training for eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants. The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations fosters a productive and competitive labour market through employment policies and programs that assist job seekers, including eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants, into work to meet employer needs and increase Australia's workforce participation.

2.8 Building Skills and Capability Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations works with the Department of Home Affairs to provide clearer pathways and improved access to training for eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants. The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations fosters a productive and competitive labour market through employment policies and programs that assist job seekers, including eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants, into work to meet employer needs and increase Australia's workforce participation.

1.1 Foreign Affairs and Trade Operations Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to counter people-smuggling and human trafficking. DFAT provides high-quality consular and passport services, which support international traveller facilitation.

1.2 Official Development Assistance Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to counter people-smuggling and human trafficking. DFAT provides high-quality consular and passport services, which support international traveller facilitation.

2.2 Passport Services Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) contributes to whole-of- government efforts bilaterally and regionally to counter people-smuggling and human trafficking. DFAT provides high-quality consular and passport services, which support international traveller facilitation.

1.2.11 1.2.1 - Component 1 (Age Pension) Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services administers the Building a New Life in Australia Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants. This study tracks the long-term settlement experience of humanitarian migrants in Australia allowing researchers and policy makers to evaluate successful settlement outcomes.

1.2 Program 1.2 - Services to the Community - Health Services Australia

Services Australia supports individuals, families and communities to achieve greater self- sufficiency by designing and delivering a range of government services to Australians through a range of service delivery channels including face-to-face, telephony and digital, and protects the integrity of government outlays. Services Australia provides a robust information and communication technology network and delivers major transformation projects, including ICT shared services.

1.3 Program 1.3 - Child Support Services Australia

Services Australia supports individuals, families and communities to achieve greater self- sufficiency by designing and delivering a range of government services to Australians through a range of service delivery channels including face-to-face, telephony and digital, and protects the integrity of government outlays. Services Australia provides a robust information and communication technology network and delivers major transformation projects, including ICT shared services.