Kiwis are being deported from Australia at a Rate of Knots – what about their Australian children? Some of the issues….
Recent immigration cases have proven that long-term residency in Australia does not prevent a New Zealand citizen from having their visa cancelled. Under new laws,… Read More
Prolonged Detention Labelled as ‘State-Sanctioned Child Abuse’
The morality of processing asylum seekers offshore has been under fire for a long time, and even more so now with the anticipated return of… Read More
Exemptions from waiting periods canned for migrants seeking Centrelink
A lump of coal has appeared under the Christmas tree of many new Australian residents, with the Government’s mid-year budget update containing a new cut… Read More
Controversial New Laws Mean Dual Nationals can be Stripped of Australian Citizenship
In the final night of Parliamentary sitting for 2015, the Australian Government passed the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill. This controversial Bill means… Read More
Federal Court Decision – Still time to lodge Review applications against old 457 Visa refusals
The Full Federal Court has now overturned the widely unpopular decision in the case of Lee v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. Previously,… Read More
Australia Set to Crack Down on Refugees
A leaked, confidential Department of Immigration document reveals that the government intends on implementing a more intense screening process for refugees. The report cites recent… Read More
The Government’s School Tuition Fee for 457 Visa Holders Receives an “F” for failure!
In 2015 the Western Australian government introduced a school tuition fee requiring Subclass 457 Visa holders to pay $4000 per family in addition to… Read More
Paying your way through your 457 visa may land you in hot water
Have you ever been tempted to pay an employer to sponsor you? Perhaps you’ve been solicited by employers looking to gain an advantage by… Read More
Governments have to be fair – even when cancelling a visa granted to a Doctor who molested teenagers at his hospital!
Government departments must behave fairly. It does not matter who you are or what you have done. When a government employee makes a decision, they… Read More
Domestic Abuse – How your Partner Visa Application may be Affected
The decision to leave an abusive relationship is complicated to begin with, however, when your Australian visa is dependent on your relationship with your… Read More