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Department of Home Affairs


Australia prospers significantly from being open, engaged and connected to the rest of the world. Whether it is cyber space, the movement of people, goods, or financial assets: our engagement with the world creates tremendous opportunities for individuals and Australia’s collective prosperity.

Whether it is through our contribution to world-class trade and migration programs, protecting the Australian border, community, financial sector or critical infrastructure, or other national security activities—our ultimate mission is to contribute through our unique capabilities, to ensure an Australia that is prosperous, secure and united.

Working for the Department, you will have access to great working conditions, exposure to a unique and diverse range of work, various types of personal and cultural leave, flexible work practices, a work/life balance and access to a variety of career progression tools.

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