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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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Short-term Lets Can’t Be Stopped

August 1, 2016
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The Melbourne Supreme Court recently ruled that owners’ corporations could not pass by-laws banning short-stay lets, such as through Airbnb, in apartment buildings.

While by-laws can be passed controlling what people do with their units, the NSW Civil Administration Tribunal (NCAT) can overturn them if […]

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