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The Administrative Arrangements Order of 3 August 2023 transferred responsibility for protective security policy, including the Protective Security Policy Framework, from the Attorney-General’s Department to the Department of Home Affairs. These Machinery of Government (MOG) changes began on 4 August 2023.

The PSPF Reporting Portal will transfer to the Department of Home Affairs on 24 May 2024. Before 24 May 2024, all entities and users must set up new authentication credentials through VANguard. You can get more information by contacting the Government Protective Security Policy section at or the PSPF hotline on 02 5127 9999.


The key contact information, relevant Australian and international protective security links, government reports, audits and inquiries in resources aims to support entities in their implementation and understanding of the PSPF and the broader protective security landscape. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list and is regularly updated as relevant new information becomes available.