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National security

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 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

Managing Australia's borders

Provides information about securing Australia's borders, entry requirements for travelling to Australia and how the Department prevents illegal entry into Australia.

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