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Changes to Processing Arrangements for 785 (Temporary Protection) and 790 (Safe Heaven Enterprise) Visas

September 20, 2016
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The Temporary Protection Visa Assessment Branch (TPVA) has made the following changes to the processing of 785 and 790 visas:

 

Refusal Notifications – starting 12 September 2016

–  Refusal notifications will be sent by email if consent has been provided to correspond electronically.

–  Interview recordings will only be provided […]

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Australian Productivity Commission Calls for Abolition of Parents’ Permanent Visas

September 14, 2016
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Hon. Scott Morrison released the Productivity Commission’s (“PC”) inquiry into the migration system yesterday.

According to David Uren of The Australian, the PC slammed current migration policies for lacking an overall population plan.  It also recommended that permanent visas for parents be abolished, or at least visa […]

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AAT Reopens Case Finalised A Year Ago

September 9, 2016
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By Amina Youssef

 

We continue to see the effect of Parish Patience Immigration Services’ (PPIS) successful case decided in the Federal Court on 16 December 2015.   In Ahmad v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2015] FCAFC 182; (2015) 237 FCR 365, the full court held that […]

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New ACT Occupation List Effective 1 September 2016

September 1, 2016
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The ACT Government has released a new ACT Occupation List effective today, 1 September 2016.

A summary of the list provides the following information:

The skills need has eased for restaurant managers, management consultants, solicitors and financial advisers. These occupations are now closed.
The demand for skills within […]

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