Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (Cth)

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: Australian Commonwealth Government
Sub Category:Federal Government
Location:Australia
Alternative Names:
  • DIMIA
  • URL: http://www.immi.gov.au/
    Summary Information:
    The Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA) was part of the Commonwealth Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs Portfolio. It had responsibility for:

    -entry, stay and departure arrangements for non-citizens;
    -border and immigration control;
    -arrangements for the settlement of migrants and humanitarian entrants, other than migrant child education;
    -citizenship;
    -ethnic affairs;
    -multicultural affairs;
    -Indigenous affairs and reconciliation.

    Following changes announced by the Prime Minister in January 2006, DIMIA became the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (DIMA), and Indigenous Affairs became part of the new Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA) Portfolio.

    Related Entries

    Organisation
  • Secretaries' Group on Indigenous Issues
  • Ministerial Taskforce on Indigenous Affairs
  • Commonwealth of Australia
  • Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination (Cth)
  • Indigenous Coordination Centres
  • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) (Cth)
  • Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (Cth) - Formerly known as
  • Policy/Strategy
  • North Eastern Tasmania COAG Trial
  • Whole of Government Initiatives

  • Glossary

    Federal Government