Functions and Core Services

The Ministry manages the nation’s security (a prerequisite to stability and peace) and delivers this through the formulation and implementation of policy initiatives, programmes and projects on matters of national security and public order, man-made national crises and emergencies, defence, aerial surveillance, search and rescue operations, national day and other celebrations.

The Ministry Coordinates Intelligence requirements of government and provides timely advice and assessments accordingly.

The Ministry also provides a coordinating role through the defence and Security Forces on policy matters for the two disciplined services and international counterparts.

The Ministry abides by the PSC Policy in its daily service supporting the reforms of the civil service, gender equality, good governance, good financial management, secretariat support with professional human resources management and prompt service delivery.


A Safe, Secure and Prosperous Fiji for all


Providing Strategic Leadership, policy guidance and transforming defence and security platforms to ensure safe and secure Fiji for all.


First (1st) and Second (2nd) Floor, New Wing Government Building, 26 Gladstone Road, Suva.

Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 2349, Government Building, Suva.

Phone Contact
3211908 / 3211909