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Counter-Terrorism White Paper: Securing Australia – Protecting our Community

Sets out Australia's counter-terrorism objectives and the means by which the Australian Government will pursue them. It explains the nature of the terrorist threat to Australia and sets out the strategy for countering terrorism.

Department of Defence

Defence white paper

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Details the Government's long-term strategic direction and commitments for Australia's national defence as well as future capability requirements.

Department of Defence

Australian Border Force

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An operational agency within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, it protects Australia's border and manages the movement of people and goods across it.

Australian Border Force

Australian Emergency Management

Provides emergency management information from the Australian Government.

Attorney-General's Department

Australian National Security

Provides information on counter-terrorism, security and your community, terrorist organisations and what Australia is doing about national security.

Attorney-General's Department

Counter terrorism

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Provides information on Australia's international obligations and what Australians and Australian businesses need to be aware of. Includes links to further resources.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Protecting Australia's borders

Provides information about the Australian Border Force, including its role in protecting Australia's border and national security, and working with the community.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF)

Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) supersedes the Protective Security Manual (PSM). It provides the appropriate controls for the Australian Government to protect its people, information and assets, at home and overseas.

Attorney-General's Department

Register of Australian Interests Overseas

Allows Australian companies to record the location details of their overseas staff and facilities through a secure website so that in the event of a security situation, the Government is able to identify Australian interests within the vicinity.

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation