This Australian Citizenship Day more than 1,110 people from 88 countries became Australian citizens at ceremonies across the country.
The Turnbull Government will undertake the most significant reform of Australia’s national intelligence and domestic security arrangements in more than 40 years.
World Refugee Day is a chance to celebrate Australia’s Humanitarian Programme and focus on the great contribution humanitarian entrants make to Australia.
Australia is one of the few countries in the world to welcome Yazidi refugees who were facing genocide at the hands ISIS because of their religious beliefs. Since settling in regional New South Wales they have embraced and adopted the Australian way of life.
Today marks three years since a successful people smuggling venture reached Australia. We must remain resolute and vigilant.
The Government is safeguarding Australian jobs by abolishing the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers and creating a new temporary visa restricted to critical skills shortages.
People leaving Australia will no longer need to complete an outgoing passenger card making their departure quicker and easier.