Immigrating to Australia

Practical Guidance Immigrating to Australia allows practitioners to quickly access accurate, up-to-date materials, and simplifies what can be a complex area of law. The resource has an emphasis on the practical application of law and policy, which is critical for practitioners to represent their clients effectively in this area. Immigration law in Australia is a dynamic area of practice. As the economic, social and political environment changes, immigration law, policy and procedure rapidly shifts to reflect the new environment.

Practical Guidance Immigrating to Australia covers a broad range of topics covering immigration processes, issues relating to visas, working in Australia, studying in Australia, doing business in Australia and taking family to Australia. Relevant legislation and immigration forms are also included in this practice area to ensure your needs are met. This makes Practical Guidance Immigrating to Australia an essential online research tool for registered migration agents and immigration lawyers.


Immigrating to Australia. Table of contents.

  • Working in the migration advice industry
  • Practising as a migration agent
  • Fees, client accounts and record keeping
  • Appointment and termination of services
  • Complaints and disciplinary action
  • The interview consulting process
  • Lodging applications
  • Requests for freedom of information
  • Charges for visa applications
  • Communicating with the Department
  • Skill select
  • The immigration system
  • Introduction to visas
  • Losing a visa
  • Immigration offences
  • Public interest criteria
  • Health
  • Including family members
  • Visa conditions
  • Review and cancellation
  • Sponsorship
  • Assurances of support
  • Family violence provisions
  • Provisional visas
  • English language requirements
  • Skills assessment
  • Exclusion periods and other public interest requirements
  • Sponsored work
  • Work as a secondary purpose
  • General skilled migration
  • Special eligibility and distinguished talent
  • Temporary work (short stay activity) (subclass 400) visa
  • Student visa programmes
  • Options for student visas
  • Common requirements for student visas
  • Student visa conditions
  • Studying on temporary visas
  • Business innovation and investment program visas
  • Business skills program visas prior to July 2012
  • Important concepts, monitoring and cancellations
  • Partner and prospective marriage visas
  • Children
  • Parents
  • Aged dependant relative visas
  • Remaining relative visas
  • Carer visas
  • Capping and queuing
  • Family members of New Zealand citizens
  • Medical treatment visas
  • Common concepts
  • Tourism
  • Business visitors
  • Citizenship
  • Former resident (subclass 151) visa
  • Resident return visas
  • Bridging visas
  • Work and business visas
  • Student visas
  • Family visas
  • Visitor visas
  • Humanitarian visas
  • Resolution of status visas
  • Former resident and resident return visas
  • Act-based visas
  • Other miscellaneous visas

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