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Visa Cancellations under s 501 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) (Migration Act)


The Department of Immigration and Border Protection are issuing more and more visa cancellation Notices to non- citizens of Australia, effectively rendering their Permanent Residency visas, or other types of visas, invalid and placing them at risk of deportation. In most cases, our clients have always known Australia to be their home, and are often […]


Our client successfully appealed the cancellation of his visa, under s.116 Migration Act 1958.

We have had recently had a great success at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal: Migration Division, for one of our clients. Terry Fisher and Liam Burrow, of Counsel, successfully appealed a decision, made by a delegate of the Minister for Immigration, to cancel our client’s visa under Section 116 of the Migration Act 1958, and who […]

Citizens of Vietnam to become eligible for an Australian Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)

Brisbane Immigration Lawyer

Xin chào! Australia has recently signed a new Work and Holiday visa arrangement with Vietnam. On 18 March 2015, a Work and Holiday Memorandum of Understanding was signed to establish a Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) arrangement. This arrangement will allow 200 young adults from Vietnam to holiday in Australia, with the option to undertake temporary work […]

Survey reveals general life satisfaction highest in Australia

The latest Department of Immigration and Border Protection data shows that India has topped Australia’s migration list. Indian citizens comprise almost a quarter of the 457 visa figures, overtaking the United Kingdom. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Australian Parliament in November this year promising closer links between Australia and India in the areas […]

Immigration Lawyers | Valuing Migration and Citizenship

Immigration Lawyers in Brisbane

Immigration Lawyers will come together as the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) hosts an Immigration Conference at the Hotel Realm in Canberra, Australia. The theme for the immigration conference will be in regards to “Valuing Migration and Citizenship”. The event encourages a discussion of relevant migration issues before an audience of MIA members and guests. […]

One visa, two countries, and a whole lot of cricket!

Immigration Agent

Any cricket fans out there? In February and March of next year, Australia and New Zealand will be hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup. A Trans-Tasman arrangement has been made to allow overseas visitors holding an eligible temporary Australian visa, the ability to travel to New Zealand, without having to apply for a New Zealand […]

List of eligible countries for a Work and Holiday visa expanding in 2014

Immigration Lawyer

The Australian Work and Holiday visa program is for young people aged 18 to 30 years old, from reciprocating countries, which allows them to work or study temporarily during their holiday in Australia. This year, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, announced the addition of Poland to the list […]

Changes regarding health examinations for visa applicants in Australia

Health Examination Visa Applicant

Starting 28 July 2014, Bupa Medical Visa Services has replaced Medibank Health Solutions, as the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s migration medical services provider. Visa applicants in Australia If you are a visa applicant required to undergo your immigration health examinations in Australia, appointments must now be arranged with Bupa Medical Visa Services. Locations […]

Changes to the Family Stream in the Migration Programme

Migrating Parents

At the start of June 2014, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection permanently closed a number of visas in the Migration Programme’s Family Stream. Visa applications are no longer be accepted for the following visas: – Parent visa (subclass 103) – Aged Parent visa (subclass 804) – Aged Dependent Relative (subclasses 114 and 838) – […]

FDL Migration Services Brisbane

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FDL Migration Services is a migration law firm based in the heart of Brisbane City, on George Street. The team at FDL Migration offers a range of visa and legal services to clients seeking to migrate temporarily or permanently to Australia. With over 35 years of experience in migration and administrative law, FDL Migration has […]