Releases

Immigration to visit south-west NSW

Immigration officers will visit Griffith in south-west NSW on 1 September to provide immigration information to people who have overstayed their visas. A spokesperson for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) sa... Read More →

The 'Nauru Files'

The Australian Government continues to support the Nauruan Government to provide for the health, welfare and safety of all transferees and refugees in Nauru. The documents published today are evidence of the rigorous reporting procedure... Read More →

Four million illicit cigarettes seized

The Australian Border Force (ABF) has seized more than four million illicit cigarettes after they were shipped to Australia from Korea. The cigarettes had a potential street value of up to $3.5 million and the total amount of duty evade... Read More →

Use of spit masks in immigration detention

Spit masks may be used within the Australian immigration detention network where there is a need to protect fellow detainees, staff, officers and the general public from the risk of being spat on or bitten. This is entirely consistent w... Read More →