Recent Cases

  • WIN! Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Protection Visa, LGBTIQ+, Malaysia

    February 21, 2020
  • WIN! Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Protection Visa, LGBTIQ+, Malaysia

    February 21, 2020
  • WIN! Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Partner Visa, Family Violence Exemption

    February 18, 2020
  • WIN! Work rights granted

    February 20, 2020
  • WIN! Ministerial Intervention granted

    February 4, 2020
  • WIN! Bridging visa grant with work rights

    February 3, 2020
  • WIN! Partner visa

    January 25, 2020
  • WIN! Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (refugee): policitical opinion, religion (Christianity), Iran

    December 10, 2019
  • WIN! Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (refugee): membership of a particular social group (women, honour killing, domestic violence), Iran

    December 6, 2019
  • WIN! Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (refugee): race (Arab), Iran

    December 4, 2019
  • WIN! Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (refugee): membership of a particular social group (LGBTIQ+)

    December 2, 2019
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Hong Kong citizens in Australia

We support Australia’s consideration to offer safe haven visas to Hong Kong residents following China’s oppressive security laws. Australia is one of a few countries with a humanitarian response after China enacted unjust laws removing important liberties and criminalising perceived antiPRC action (such as peaceful dissent or demonstrating) with life imprisonment. We welcome the Australian […]

COVID19, visas and coming to Australia

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Many people think that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused the complete closure of Australia’s borders. The borders are closed to tourists and visitors, but they are NOT closed to Australian citizens and permanent residents. So, if you are an Australian citizen, permanent resident or the immediate family member of an Australian citizen or permanent […]

Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advanced Care Directives

Wills and POAs Every adult should have a will. It is difficult and frightening to think about our own death and illness at the best of times, let alone in these days of uncertainty. The thing that makes it easier for me personally to make preparations for when I become unwell or die is to […]

New Temporary Parent Visas: 3- and 5-year options

Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 870) The Department of Home Affairs has introduced a new temporary parent visa, with applications opening on 1 July 2019. These visas are being introduced as an alternative to the permanent Parent visa, which is in high demand and has extremely long waiting periods for processing. This is a good […]

Humanitarian Visas: the Community Proposal Pilot is now OPEN until 29 July 2016!

The Community Proposal Pilot (CPP) is a national trial by the Australian government to allow communities to assist people to resettle in Australia under its Humanitarian Program. The CPP is once again taking Expressions of Interest from people with strong connections and support here in Australia. There are only 500 positions available. YOU MUST ACT NOW! Expressions of Interest cannot […]

Asylum Seekers: get all your documents & listen to your interview!

If you want to apply for a protection visa in Australia, you must have all the documents, recordings and information held by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (the Department) before you put in your visa application. This is especially important if you arrived in Australia by boat. Your lawyer or migration agent must make […]

Separated from your family by war, conflict, disaster or migration?

Today is International Day of Families, and we’re celebrating the importance of the family, in all its various guises, around the world. We’re also joining in the call for the widest possible protection and assistance for the family, in terms of human rights and social justice. On this day we’d like to acknowledge those people who are separated from their […]

Did you arrive by boat between November 2013 and April 2014?

Then you should be getting an invitation to apply for either a 3 year Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) or a 5 year Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV). If you have not received an invitation, contact the Department of Immigration or your Caseworker, and make sure the Department has your correct address. You only have 28 […]

Changes to Australian Working Holiday visa extension

From 31 August 2015, all applicants for a second Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) must provide pay slips with their application. This will help the Department of Immigration ensure that those on a Working Holiday visa are being paid properly, according to the law. Work undertaken on a voluntary basis or as an exchange for […]

Changes to Victorian Powers of Attorney Law

Powers of attorney are appointed to make decisions on your behalf if you are unable to, because of accident or illness, or if you just need support. From 1 September 2015, Powers of Attorney Law in Victoria changed to provide more protection and support when you take control of your personal and financial affairs. The […]

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