Face to Face Workshop & Seminar CPDs

The Migration Institute of Australia is the leading provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities for migration advice professionals.

The Institute offers CPD across a range of popular face to face platforms, including face to face seminars, workshops and conferences.

You can download and print a CPD calendar specific to your state for January-June 2017 below.

NSW-ACT CPD Calendar
QLD-NT CPD Calendar
SA CPD Calendar
VIC-TAS CPD Calendar
WA CPD Calendar
 

To assist agents in regional Australia and offshore, we also deliver online Private Study Modules and Online CPD Webinars.

Browse the following MIA Face to Face CPDs:

  • Employer Nomination Scheme Twilight Seminar (Perth) 27.2.2017

    27 Feb 2017
    Perth WA

    OMARA Activity Number: SM146

    CPD Points: 1

    This seminar will discuss the legislation relating to the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) and issues that may arise for agents at both the nomination and visa application stages.

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  • 6 Point Day (Melbourne) 3.3.2017 FULL

    3 Mar 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) Visas for Business and Investment, and (2)Compliance and Documentation for Business and Investment visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop, advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Visas for Business and Investment (Melbourne) 3.3.17 Full

    3 Mar 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Melbourne. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Compliance for Business and Investment Visas (Melbourne) 3.3.17 FULL

    3 Mar 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Melbourne. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Twilight Seminar: Employer Nomination Scheme (Sydney) 9.03.2017

    9 Mar 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: SM146

    CPD Points: 1

    The aim of the ENS presentation is to examine in detail the legislation relating to the Employer Nomination Scheme (‘ENS’) and issues that may arise for agents at both the nomination and visa application stages.

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  • 6 Point Day (Perth) 14.3.2017

    14 Mar 2017
    Perth WA

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) Visas for Business and Investment, and (2)Compliance and Documentation for Business and Investment visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop, advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Visas for Business and Investment (Perth) 14.3.17

    14 Mar 2017
    Perth WA

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Perth. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Compliance for Business and Investment Visas (Perth) 14.3.17

    14 Mar 2017
    Perth WA

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Perth. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • 6 Point Day (Sydney) 15.3.2017

    15 Mar 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) Visas for Business and Investment, and (2)Compliance and Documentation for Business and Investment visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop, advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Visas for Business and Investment (Sydney) 15.3.17 FULL

    15 Mar 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Sydney. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Compliance and Documentation for Business and Investment Visas (Sydney) 15.3.17

    15 Mar 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Sydney. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • 6 Point Day (Canberra) 18.3.2017

    18 Mar 2017
    Canberra NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) Practicalities of Employment Legislation, and (2)Compliance. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop, advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Practicalities of Employment Legislation (Canberra) 18.3.2017

    18 Mar 2017
    Canberra NSW

    OMARA Activity number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    The Fair Work Ombudsman has placed ‘Those involved in the decision making around the strategy for and compliance with workplace laws are on notice’ for their actions or inactions taken either as an employer or as an adviser to clients. Simple questions from staff or clients often raise complex legal questions under Australia’s Fair Work laws. This workshop provides a comprehensive, plain-English overview of Australia’s unique and complex HR and employment law.

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Canberra. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Compliance (Canberra) 18.3.2017

    18 Mar 2017
    Canberra NSW

    OMARA Activity number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Canberra. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • 6 Point Day (Hobart) 20.03.2017 FULL

    20 Mar 2017
    Hobart TAS

    OMARA Activity number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    A great chance to attend important CPDs, meet with a Senior Officer from the Department of State Growth, and acquire 6 CPD points in one day! This is part of a 2 day program described below:

    Day 1- Monday, 20 March: The 6 Point Day program comprises:

    - Complex Issues & Case Studies Workshop on Business Skills (3 CPD Points)

    - Information session hosted by the Department of State Growth.

    - Complex Issues & Case Studies workshop on Subclass 457 (3 CPD Points)

    - Networking drinks (5.30 to 7.00pm)

    Day 2 - Tuesday 21 March: Included in the price of this program, the Department of State Growth is hosting a Tasmanian Study Tour covering investment opportunities and education opportunities in Tasmania. For more information and to register for this event, please click here or go to our Members' Events tab on this website.

    We are offering a discounted rate of $265 for members and $400 for non-members for those that enrol in the full 6 Point Day program. Due to the MARA limit of 25 agents for workshops, this offer is only available for the first 25 agents enrolled. Get in quickly and enrol today! *Agents are also welcome to enrol in either of the 2 workshops only, advertised separately on our website.

    The Department of State Growth is offering one night free accommodation at the Hadley’s Orient Hotel to MARA agents* requiring accommodation in Hobart. Please ensure that you use your name listed on the MARA directory when booking in directly with the hotel via phone 03 6237 2999 or email reservations@hadleyshotel.com.au. Please quote “Professional Development (CPD) workshop” before 19 February 2017 to enjoy the free accommodation.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: ¬†Business Skills (Hobart) 20.3.2017FULL

    20 Mar 2017
    Hobart TAS

    OMARA Activity number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop will cover various streams in the Business Innovation and Investment visa category. The "source of funds" test will be discussed and how to overcome challenges relating to this criterion. A Senior Officer from DIBP will attend this workshop to provide an update and discuss current issues relating to the Business Innovation Investment visa programme.

    This workshop is part of a 6 point day program offered at a discounted rate and advertised separately on this website. If you would like to register for the full 6 Point Day you can click here.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: ¬†Subclass 457 (Hobart) 20.3.2017 FULL

    20 Mar 2017
    Hobart TAS

    OMARA Activity number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop will provide an in-depth look at the Subclass 457 visa - SBS, Nomination and 457 visa - with a focus on recent changes to policy. You will gain a greater understanding of the requirements and be able to prepare applications that are ‘decision ready’.

    This workshop is part of a 6 point day program offered at a discounted rate and advertised separately on this website. If you would like to register for the full 6 Point Day you can click here.

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  • 6 Point Day (Adelaide) 22.3.2017

    22 Mar 2017
    Adelaide SA

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) Subclass 457 and Temporary Work Visas, and (2)Compliance and Documentation for Temporary Work Visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop, advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Subclass 457 and Temporary Work Visas (Adelaide) 22.3.17

    22 Mar 2017
    Adelaide SA

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Adelaide. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Compliance and Documentation Temporary Work Visas (Adelaide) 22.3.17

    22 Mar 2017
    Adelaide SA

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Adelaide. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Early Career Skills - Submission Writing (Sydney) 27.3.17

    27 Mar 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    Early Career Skills workshop - Boost your Skills!

    This workshop is restricted to new migration agents with MARNS starting with 15, 16, and 17. It will focus on the preparation of a Submission and will look at all aspects of submission writing.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Early Career Skills - Submission Writing (Melbourne) 28.3.17

    28 Mar 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    Early Career Skills workshop - Boost your Skills!

    This workshop is restricted to new migration agents, with MARNS starting with 15, 16, and 17. It will focus on the preparation of a Submission and will look at all aspects of submission writing.

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  • Two Day Package - Complex Issues & Case Studies on Refugees & Protection Visas (Adelaide) 31.03.17- 1.04.17

    31 Mar 2017
    Adelaide SA

    This two day program comprises 4 workshops on Refugees and Protection Visas to be presented on Friday the 31st of March and Saturday the 1st of April. These workshops are a must for those wanting an in-depth understanding of these areas of migration work and a wonderful opportunity to keep up to date with the latest changes in refugee law by one of Australia's most knowledgeable legal authorities on this subject.

    You can attend one or more of these workshops advertised separately or the discounted 2 day package here.

    If you would like to stay at the hotel, Old Adelaide Inn is offering a corporate discount rate of $139 per night for Standard Studio rooms. Just mention that you are part of the Migration Institute of Australia 2 day workshops event.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: TPV, SHEV & Protection Visas (Adelaide) 31.3.2017

    31 Mar 2017
    Adelaide SA

    MARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop will examine visa options for asylum seekers and refugees. Those who arrived in Australia as unauthorised entrants may only initially apply for a Temporary Protection Visa or Safe Haven Enterprise Visa. These two visas impose rigorous requirements on these visa holders, in order for them to eventually progress to more permanent visas. Permanent Protection Visa applicants must meet a different, but no less stringent and narrowly prescribed criteria to be eligible for the grant of these visas.

    This workshop is part of a two day program focusing on Refugees and Protection Visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the two day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the two day program, you will receive enrolment in the four workshops for the price of three.

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  • 6 Point Day (Brisbane) 31.3.2017

    31 Mar 2017
    Brisbane QLD

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) Subclass 457 and Temporary Work Visas, and (2)Compliance and Documentation for Temporary Work Visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop, advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Subclass 457 and Temporary Work Visas (Brisbane) 31.3.17

    31 Mar 2017
    Brisbane QLD

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Brisbane. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Character Provisions, Cancellation Powers & Protection Visa Applicants (Adelaide) 31.03.17

    31 Mar 2017
    Adelaide SA

    MARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    Protection visa applicants face more character hurdles than any other visa applicants. This workshop will focus on sections 501, 91T and 91U of the Migration Act, Public Interest Criteria 4020 and the new behaviour concern regulations for character and cancellation in the AAT.

    This workshop is part of a two day program focusing on Refugees and Protection Visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the two day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the two day program, you will receive enrolment in the four workshops for the price of three.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Compliance and Documentation Temporary Work Visas (Brisbane) 31.3.17

    31 Mar 2017
    Brisbane QLD

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Brisbane. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Partner Visas & Citizenship Act Changes (Adelaide) 1.04.17

    1 Apr 2017
    Adelaide SA

    MARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop will focus on the powers in the Migration Act that allow both temporary and permanent protection visas to be cancelled, including s109, s 116 and the new personal cancellation powers of the Minister under ss133A-C. Breaches of Bridging Visas conditions that can lead to cancellation under s116 are also explored. Partner visas will also be discussed and any new provisions related to sponsorship. The workshop will conclude with discussion of the far reaching changes to the Citizenship Act and the potential impact on protection visa holders.

    This workshop is part of a two day program focusing on Refugees and Protection Visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the two day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the two day program, you will receive enrolment in the four workshops for the price of three.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Merits Review & Submission Writing (Adelaide) 1.04.17

    1 Apr 2017
    Adelaide SA

    MARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop will focus on Merits Review at the RRT, IAA and MRT (preparation and 424A and 424AA issues), Submission Writing, as well as, legal and country information issues.

    This workshop is part of a two day program focusing on Refugees and Protection Visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the two day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the two day program, you will receive enrolment in the four workshops for the price of three.

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  • 6 Point Day (Sydney) 5.4.2017

    5 Apr 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) Subclass 457 and Temporary Work Visas, and (2)Compliance and Documentation for Temporary Work Visas. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop, advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Subclass 457 and Temporary Work Visas (Sydney) 5.4.17

    5 Apr 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Sydney. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Complex Issues and Case Studies: Compliance and Documentation Temporary Work Visas (Sydney) 5.4.17

    5 Apr 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Sydney. Individual enrolment can be purchased for each workshop or as part of the whole day program advertised separately on the MIA website. If you purchase the whole day program, you will receive a discount on the enrolment price.

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  • Twilight Seminar Current Issues in Skills Assessment Seminar (Sydney) 13.4.2017

    13 Apr 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: SM143

    CPD: 1 point

    This seminar will survey current issues in skills assessment, with particular attention to information provided by assessing authorities regarding their requirements and procedures.

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  • Student Visas Seminar (Sydney) 11.5.2017

    11 May 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: SM210

    CPD Points: 3

    This seminar will provide you with an overview of the issues affecting students and their dependents and guardians. The various criteria Agents should consider when acting for clients in the student visa area is discussed, particularly as it relates to family members applying as secondary applicants or student guardians.

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  • Recent Legislative Changes (Melbourne) 18.5.2017

    18 May 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    MARA Activity Number: SM145

    CPD Points: 1

    This seminar will discuss recent legislative changes.

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