Department publishes Annual Report 2019–2020

Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) has prepared its Annual Report for the financial year ending 30 June 2020, in accordance with the Department of Finance’s Resource Management Guide No. 135 —Annual report for non-corporate Commonwealth entities, and published it on its website. Under Section 46(1) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, the…

Insights into Australian Citizenship

According to the Department of Home Affairs (DoHA), more than 5 million people have become Australian citizens since the introduction of concept citizenship in Australia in 1949 vide the erstwhile Nationality and Citizenship Act 1948 (Cth). There is no doubt that the idea of citizenship remains ‘fundamental to [one’s] national identity’ as the Department continued…