DIAC Australian Immigration Department Nation Building
Message from the SecretaryA video message by the Secretary, Mr Andrew Metcalfe.
A collection of videos including advertisements and newsreels from the 1940s and interviews recollecting the department’s work following the Second World War.
Information on the department’s establishment, functions and responsibilities.
A list of the names the department has taken since its establishment in 1945, highlighting how the department’s functions and responsibilities have changed throughout the years.
A series of photographs depicting the story of immigration following the establishment of the Department of Immigration in 1945.
A collection of historical immigration publications.
A digital record of documents held in the department’s library.
Presented by Professor Ian Chubb, Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University on 17 March 2010.