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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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CHANGES TO CPD REQUIREMENTS FOR RMAs WHO ARE AUSTRALIAN LEGAL PRACTISING CERTIFICATE HOLDERS

August 18, 2016
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From 22 August 2016, an RMA who is also a holder of an Australian Legal Practising Certificate will receive 10 CPD points.  This is in recognition of the fact that lawyers are required to complete ongoing professional development/continuing legal education in order to retain their practising certificate […]

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