Australia's borders are closed to illegal marintime migration

    The Australian Government is committed to protecting Australia's borders, combating people smuggling in our region, and preventing people from risking their lives at sea.

    Operation Sovereign Borders is a military-led border security operation that was established in 2013 to deliver on this commitment.

    There is only one way to gain entry into Australia — with an Australian visa.

    To find out more about your options for safe and lawful travel to Australia, visit the Immigration and Citizenship website.

    You have zero chance of illegal migration to Australia

    The Australian Government has reinforced its strong border protection policies following the recent Australian election.

    If you attempt to travel to Australia by boat without a visa, you will have zero chance of success.