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Migration & Citizenship: Home

A guide to help you find legislation and other information about Migration and Citizenship



If you are studying migration and citizenship law, this guide is for you.

  • Begin by making yourself familiar with the Key Resources.
  • Take a look at the Plan Your Search page for tips on searching.
  • Explore other sections of the guide for recommended resources.

Key resources for Migration & Citizenship


Official site for Commonwealth Legislation



The LEGENDcom database is an online database of migration and citizenship legislation and policy documents produced by the Australian Department of Home Affairs. It is not accessed via the UTS Library.

It contains current and historical versions of:

  • All key Australian acts and regulations.

  • Policy Instructions (formerly Procedures Advice Manuals), Migration Series Instructions, and Australian Citizenship Instructions.

  • Legislative and non-legislative Instruments, including Section 499 Directions and Gazette Notices.

  • Fillable forms that can be saved on a computer and completed by typing directly into the fields.

Most of the material in LEGENDcom is available in other resources (such as the Federal Register for Legislation). Please see other sections of this guide for further information about these.