We’re aware of an external system outage that will affect travellers entering and departing Australia. We’ve deployed extra Australian Border Force officers to minimise the impact on your travel.

Airport delays - News - The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection Service Newsroom

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Some of our systems including our website will be unavailable on Saturday 20 May between 7.30am - 12.30pm and 3–4.30pm AEST due to planned maintenance activities. We recommend you conduct all necessary activities before Saturday. For further information, please see: [ Border.gov.au Link ]
Some of our systems including our website will be unavailable on Saturday
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#TipTuesday: Don’t be an oversharer. It’s #PrivacyAwarenessWeek and a timely reminder to never post personal information on our Facebook page. Remember, this is a public forum. Sharing information like your phone number, email address, application details, and passport number could make you vulnerable to identity theft. Stay safe online and protect your personal security. #PAW2017

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This week is National Volunteer Week, and to celebrate, we’re profiling one of our own who volunteers with beyondblue.
Jon Rooks has worked in our Canberra office for five years, and recently started volunteering with the beyondblue blueVoices programme, providing advice on how to function in the community and emotional support to those with a mental illness.
This week is National Volunteer Week and to celebrate were profiling one
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Some of our systems may be intermittently unavailable on Saturday 6 May 2017 between 9am to 9pm AEST due to planned maintenance activities. We recommend you conduct all necessary activities before Saturday. For more information: [ Border.gov.au Link ]
Some of our systems may be intermittently unavailable on Saturday 6 May
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TIS National is looking for Malay language interpreters across Australia.

This Saturday 6 May, TIS National will be at Fiesta Malaysia Melbourne at Federation Square. Come and meet us and enjoy the festival’s live performances, exhibitions, games and great food. Our staff will be available to answer any of your questions about what it’s like to work with us.
TIS National is looking for Malay language interpreters across Australia

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We’ve refreshed our web pages, making it easier to find the right information and understand Australian visas.

Available now for Partner and Resident Return visas.

Coming soon for other visas.

first stop in your Australian journey.
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Some of our systems may be intermittently unavailable on Saturday 29 April 2017 between 9am to 9pm AEST due to planned maintenance activities. We recommend you conduct all necessary activities before Saturday. For more information: [ Border.gov.au Link ]
Some of our systems may be intermittently unavailable on Saturday 29 April
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Has your Australian visa expired? Are you worried about your future?

Our Community Status Resolution Service is a free service to help you resolve your immigration matter. Visit [ Bit.ly Link ] for more information.
Has your Australian visa expired Are you worried about your future
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Welcome to 27 new Australians from 16 countries who took the pledge yesterday at Customs House in Brisbane. His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, presided over the special citizenship ceremony amidst a welcome to country by Aunty Carol and music from the Band of the 1st Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery.
Welcome to 27 new Australians from 16 countries who took the pledge
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Due to high demand, ImmiAccount may be temporarily unavailable. If you receive an error message, please try again later. The changes to the requirements for Australian citizenship will apply to applications made from the date of the announcement on 20 April 2017. You will receive more information as it becomes available. If your application was made before 20 April 2017, these changes will not...
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We’ve put together a handy resource to help answer questions you may have about the changes announced yesterday, 20 April, regarding strengthening the requirements to become an Australian citizen. Visit: [ Border.gov.au Link ]
Weve put together a handy resource to help answer questions you may
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We are currently experiencing a high volume of calls to our service centre. For visa and citizenship information visit our website,
We are currently experiencing a high volume of calls to our service

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton have announced the Australian Government is strengthening the requirements for becoming an Australian citizen. This includes changes to the Australian Values Statement, the Citizenship Test, and the Pledge of commitment. You can have your say on the proposal, details of which are outlined in the...
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter
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From 24 April, if you’re applying for an Australian visa in Peru, you will need to have your biometrics collected at our new Australian Biometric Collection Centres in Lima, Arequipa and Trujillo. For more details about biometrics collection, please visit our Service Delivery Partner website at: [ Visaops.net Link ]
From 24 April if youre applying for an Australian visa in Peru
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Information on the changes to the 457 visa programme, as announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton today, can be found here: [ Border.gov.au Link ].
For information on the new occupation lists for skilled visas, see: [ Border.gov.au Link ]
Information on the changes to the 457 visa programme as announced by
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There’s only one week left to get your applications in for our 2018 Graduate Development Programme. You have until 4pm on Thursday 20 April.

Don’t miss your chance to #StartHereGoAnywhere. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Theres only one week left to get your applications in for our
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From Friday 14 April, our offices will be closed for the Easter period, re-opening on Tuesday 18 April 2017. We wish everyone a great Easter break. For more information on our office closures, visit: [ Border.gov.au Link ]
From Friday 14 April our offices will be closed for the Easter
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Coming soon: Refreshed web pages, making it easier to find the right information and understand Australian visas.
Coming soon Refreshed web pages making it easier to find the right
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Demanding or receiving payments in return for visa sponsorship could result in severe criminal penalties. Individuals could face two-years of jail time and fines of up to $64,800 per offence. Corporations could face up to $324,000 for each offence. For more information, visit:

If you have been a victim or are aware of businesses who gain an unfair advantage over competitors by exploiting...
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Demanding or receiving payments in return for visa sponsorship could result in
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