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The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)

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The purpose of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is to 'enrich Australia through the well managed entry and settlement of people'.

Originally titled the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) until September, 2013, DIBP has managed the arrival and settlement in Australia of nearly seven million migrants from 200 countries, including more than 700 000 refugees under the Humanitarian Program, since its establishment in 1945.

DIBP's objectives

The Department's key objectives, as set out in The DIAC Plan are to:

Some of the visas processed by DIBP include:

Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) and Visitor Visa

Working Holiday Maker Visa

Skilled Independent