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This page provides links to immigration related resources on the web.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) maintains a comprehensive website, providing a large amount of information and statistical material on immigration and asylum issues. It provides links to reports, longitudinal studies, fact sheets, historical chronologies, and program statistics to name just a few.
Community Information Summaries
Fact sheet index
Publications, Research and Statistics
Population Flows: Immigration Aspects provides information on the characteristics of Australia's population, the composition of Australia's immigration programs and the movement of people into and out of Australia.
Immigration Federation to Century's End
Longitudinal survey of immigrants to Australia
Information booklets and forms
Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) regulates the migration advice industry
Migration Review Tribunal - Refugee Review Tribunal
Australian Human Rights Commission
Face the Facts 2008 Some Questions and Answers about Indigenous Peoples, Migrants and Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Immigration, Asylum Seekers and Refugees
National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention
Migration Act 1958
Migration Institute of Australia is a professional body representing the migration consultancy industry
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Migration series (catalogue no. 3412.0). This annual publication includes figures on overseas migration, overseas-born population, overstayers, and illegal entrants.
2006 Census data by location allows you to drill down to statistics on migration, language, religion, birthplace and ancestry at the state/territory and capital city level
Joint Standing Committee on Migration
Commonwealth Ombudsman Immigration Detention Review Reports
Refugee Council of Australia
ANU Centre for Immigration & Multicultural Studies
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Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia
NSW: Community Relations Commission for a Multicultural NSW
Vic.: Victorian Multicultural Commission
Qld: Multicultural Affairs
WA: Office of Multicultural Interests
SA: Multicultural SA
NT: Multicultural Affairs
ACT: Office of Multicultural, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a leading international organisation working with migrants and governments on international responses to migration challenges.
OECD International Migration page. The OECD monitors migration movements and policies in both member countries and outside the OECD, and undertakes analysis of the economic and social aspects of migration. Their publications include Trends in International Migration (available electronically via our catalogue).
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is the agency responsible for leading international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. The UNHCR website is a major source of data on global refugee movements and trends.
Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees
Refworld provides access to reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks.
Publications, including Global Trends and State of the World’s Refugees reports
Protecting Refugees and the Role of UNHCR.
Resettlement Handbook includes data on refugee resettlement by county
Asylum law.org for comparisons of international refugee law
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Canada Immigration and Refugee Board
Eurasylum links to policy documents, statistics, journals, national authorities and legislation in Europe and internationally
European Research Centre On Migration and Ethnic Relations (ERCOMER)
European Council on Refugees and Exiles
New Zealand Immigration Service
UK Asylum and Immigration Tribunal
UK Border Agency
USA Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement
USA Citizenship and Immigration Services
USA State Department - Visa Services
USA Migration Policy Institute
USA Center for Immigration Studies
United Nations Trafficking Protocol
Second World Congress Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
European Commission, Directorate-General Justice and Home Affairs, Fight Against Trafficking in Human Beings
US Department of State Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Australia (CATWA)
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Asia Pacific (CATW-AP)
Human Rights Watch Workers, Forced labour and Trafficking page
ECPAT International (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes)