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Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB) is a military-led, border security operation supported and assisted by a wide range of federal government agencies. The OSB Joint Agency Task Force (JATF) has been established to ensure a whole-of-government effort to combat people smuggling and protect Australia's borders. The JATF is supported by three operational task groups: - Disruption and Deterrence Task Group - led by the Australian Federal Police - Detection, Interception and Transfer Task Group - led by the Australian Border Force (ABF), which includes Maritime Border Command (MBC) - Offshore Detention and Returns Task Group - led by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non Statutory - Function w Separate Branding

  • Established By / Under


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No, but disclosed in parent's financial statements

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    18 September 2013

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