Customs and border protection (CBP) is a federal agency responsible for enforcing federal laws in Australia.
In a nutshell, CBP is responsible for the safety and security of our borders and is responsible to ensure that our laws and customs are enforced and the safety of our communities.
CBP employs a number of contractors to provide support for the agency’s operations.
They also supply services to the Australian Government.
CBM (Community and Local Management) is the contracted organisation responsible for community management.
The Government of Australia pays CBM a fixed amount to provide community management services.
Community management services include the management of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as those living in remote communities.
The contract also provides a set of community services, including information and education, to local communities.
In addition, there are three other contracts to manage community support services, as follows: Community Support Services (CAS) (contract to manage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders)