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The modern Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Today I should like to advise on the progress being made to integrate the nation’s key border functions – a journey which began on 1st July 2015, less than a year ago, when the Australian Government integrated the following functions: immigration, citizenship, customs, border protection and civil maritime security. Read More →

Estimates Hearing

I would like to thank the Chair and Committee for the opportunity to provide, and table, a written opening statement. Read More →

Welcome address at 2015 Industry Summit

Can I begin by thanking colleagues, particularly our partners in industry. You are our indispensable partners as will become increasingly apparent over the next day and a half. I thank you for your participation. Read More →

Estimates Hearing

Statement by Roman Quaedvlieg APMAustralian Border Force Commissioner19 October 2015Opening Statement to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation CommitteeE&OE Chair, I'm pleased to make this short opening statement in my... Read More →

Estimates Hearing

I have been Secretary of the Department for a year, having been appointed on 13th October 2014. In that time, the Department has.... Read More →

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