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Migration & Visa
ministerial intervention under sections 351, 417, 501J
If you have a protection visa refused or cancelled, you may not apply again unless the Minister lift the section 48A bar. Section 48B ministerial intervention to reapply for a protection visa – if you have applied and refused an onshore protection visa application, you are barred by s 48A from lodging another protection visa...
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ministerial intervention under sections 351, 417, 501J
Designed by brgfx / Freepik Ministerial intervention under sections 351, 417 and 501J – if your visa application has been refused and the AAT has affirmed the Department’s decision to refuse you the visa, you may request the Minister under s 351 or 417 or 501J to substitute to a more favourable. Ministerial intervention under...
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ministerial intervention under sections 351, 417, 501J
Lifting Section 46A bar to apply for a visa Section 46A ministerial intervention – if you are an unauthorised maritime arrival or UMA entered Australia by sea without a valid visa, you are barred by s 46A(1) from applying for a visa. However, you may request for ministerial intervention under s 46A(2) to lift the...
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Australian citizenship and character requirements
If you are detained for a crime and in immigration detention, you may be able to apply for a criminal justice visa Criminal justice visa is class of temporary visas granted under Subdivision D of Division 4 of the Migration Act 1958. Criminal Justice Entry & Criminal Justice Stay Visa There are 2 kinds of...
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immigration lawyer can help with AAT application
If your visa application is refused and you applied to the AAT, can the Tribunal grant you the visa? Can AAT grant visa? According to Wigney J in the case of Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs v PDWL (‘PDWL’) [2020] FCA 394, the answer is yes. PDWL arrived in Australia in...
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Immigration lawyer Melbourne visa application
When applying for a visa you are required to satisfy the health criteria or PIC 4005 PIC 4005 health requirements – what are the purposes of PIC 4005 health criteria? protect the Australian community from threats to public healthcontain Australian public expenditure on health and community servicessafeguard the access of Australian residents to health and...
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covid-19
New visa for temporary visa holders to live and work in Australia COVID-19 pandemic event visa – what is this visa? Who can apply? The COVID-19 pandemic event visa is a temporary visa for those who are currently in Australia and could not return to their home country due to the COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions....
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If you are a sponsor certain people, do you know your sponsorship obligations? Sponsorship obligations for standard business sponsors and other sponsors – if you are an approved: Standard business sponsor or a sponsor under a Labour Agreement for TSS 482 visa (click here to learn more about TSS 482 visa); orProfessional development sponsor; orTemporary...
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Australian citizenship and character requirements
PIC 4001 & section 501 (Character test) do not apply to Protection visa applicants s501 Apply To Protection Visa applicants? Unless you have been convicted of a particular serious crime, you cannot be regarded as someone who may pose a danger to the Australian community. The Department of Home Affairs should assess your Protection subclass...
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COVID-19
Are you on a temporary visa and affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic? COVID-19 and visa holders – what you can and can’t do. From 25 March 2020, permanent residents holding a PR visa are restricted from travelling overseas unless they are ordinarily resident in another country. COVID-19 and visa holders – from 23:59 AEDT on...
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