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:

  • 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 FULL

    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 & 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 & 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 FULL

    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 & Case Studies: Advanced Policy - The Changing Nature of Australian Citizenship: Regulation, Policy and Procedures (Perth) 5.4.2017

    5 Apr 2017
    Perth WA

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    The Migration Institute of Australia invites members to attend a forum at which Nick Tebbey, FMIA and Senior Policy Officer at the Settlement Council of Australia will provide a practical and insightful discussion of the current citizenship framework and recent and potential future changes to citizenship regulation in Australia.

    The objective of this workshop is to provide direct input into the MIA’s policy development on this crucial topic, as well as delivering key insights and practical guidance for managing citizenship applications.

    This course is restricted to MIA members who have been registered for five years or more.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Protection Visas & the Fast Track Process (Sydney) 10.4.2017

    10 Apr 2017
    Sydney NSW

    MARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop will cover the legal requirements for valid applications for the Temporary Protection Visa subclass 785 and the Safe Haven enterprise visa subclass 790 as well as the legal criteria for the grant of the visas. The workshop also covers the fast track process including the Immigration Appeals Authority (IAA) limited review process.

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  • Twilight Seminar Current Issues in Skills Assessment (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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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Advanced Policy - The Changing Nature of Australian Citizenship: Regulation, Policy and Procedures (Melbourne) 19.4.2017

    19 Apr 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    The Migration Institute of Australia invites members to attend a forum at which Nick Tebbey, FMIA and Senior Policy Officer at the Settlement Council of Australia will provide a practical and insightful discussion of the current citizenship framework and recent and potential future changes to citizenship regulation in Australia.

    The objective of this workshop is to provide direct input into the MIA’s policy development on this crucial topic, as well as delivering key insights and practical guidance for managing citizenship applications.

    This course is restricted to MIA members who have been registered for five years or more.

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  • Two Day Package - Complex Issues & Case Studies on Refugees & Protection Visas (Perth) 21.4.17- 22.4.17

    21 Apr 2017
    Perth WA

    This two day program comprises 4 workshops on Refugees and Protection Visas to be presented on Friday the 21st of April and Saturday the 22nd 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.

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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: TPV, SHEV & Protection Visas (Perth) 21.4.2017

    21 Apr 2017
    Perth WA

    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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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Character Provisions, Cancellation Powers & Protection Visa Applicants (Perth) 21.04.17

    21 Apr 2017
    Perth WA

    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.

    Read More
  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Partner Visas & Citizenship Act Changes (Perth) 22.04.17

    22 Apr 2017
    Perth WA

    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.

    Read More
  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Merits Review & Submission Writing (Perth) 22.04.17

    22 Apr 2017
    Perth WA

    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.

    Read More
  • 6 Point Day (Melbourne) 27.4.2017

    27 Apr 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    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 (Melbourne) 27.4.17

    27 Apr 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 and Documentation Temporary Work Visas (Melbourne) 27.4.17

    27 Apr 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 & Case Studies: Early Career Skills - Legal Research (Sydney) 28.4.2017

    28 Apr 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 legal research for migration agents including the different sources to find relevant case law.

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  • 6 Point Day (Brisbane) 29.4.2017

    29 Apr 2017
    Brisbane QLD

    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 (Brisbane) 29.4.17

    29 Apr 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 and Case Studies: Compliance and Documentation for Business and Investment Visas (Brisbane) 29.4.17

    29 Apr 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: Early Career Skills - Legal Research (Melbourne) 1.5.2017

    1 May 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 legal research for migration agents including the different sources to find relevant case law.

    Read More
  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Advanced Policy - The Changing Nature of Australian Citizenship: Regulation, Policy and Procedures (Sydney) 3.5.2017

    3 May 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    The Migration Institute of Australia invites members to attend a forum at which Nick Tebbey, FMIA and Senior Policy Officer at the Settlement Council of Australia will provide a practical and insightful discussion of the current citizenship framework and recent and potential future changes to citizenship regulation in Australia.

    The objective of this workshop is to provide direct input into the MIA’s policy development on this crucial topic, as well as delivering key insights and practical guidance for managing citizenship applications.

    This course is restricted to MIA members who have been registered for five years or more.

    Read More
  • 6 Point Day (Melbourne) 11.5.2017

    11 May 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 6

    Whole day program comprising 2 workshops - (1) PIC 4020, and (2) and Health Criteria. 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 & Case Studies: PIC 4020 (Melbourne) 11.5.2017

    11 May 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    Public Interest Criterion 4020 is now of great significance for RMAs and their clients. This workshop will focus on PIC 4020 - its application, avoidance, and waiver. Relevant case law and case studies will be discussed.

    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 & Case Studies: Health Criteria (Melbourne) 11.5.2017

    11 May 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    The Health Criteria workshop will provide an in depth understanding of the case law, legislative and policy provisions relevant to assessing the health criteria. The Workshop will provide knowledge on health waiver requirements, the role of key bodies within the health criteria arena and help explain the different review options available.

    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 Student Visas (Sydney) 11.5.2017

    11 May 2017
    Sydney NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: SM210

    CPD Points: 1

    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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  • Complex Issues & Case Studies: Advanced Policy - The Changing Nature of Australian Citizenship: Regulation, Policy and Procedures (Brisbane) 15.5.2017

    15 May 2017
    Brisbane QLD

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    The Migration Institute of Australia invites members to attend a forum at which Nick Tebbey, FMIA and Senior Policy Officer at the Settlement Council of Australia will provide a practical and insightful discussion of the current citizenship framework and recent and potential future changes to citizenship regulation in Australia.

    The objective of this workshop is to provide direct input into the MIA’s policy development on this crucial topic, as well as delivering key insights and practical guidance for managing citizenship applications.

    This course is restricted to MIA members who have been registered for five years or more.

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  • Twilight Seminar: Recent Legislative Changes - Migration and Proceeds of Crime (Melbourne) 18.5.2017

    18 May 2017
    Melbourne VIC

    MARA Activity Number: SM145

    CPD Points: 1

    Migration agents and lawyers assisting in migration applications, especially Business Skills, may be at significant risk if they do not fully understand how to best protect their clients from money-laundering syndicates. In particular migration agents need to be aware of issues arising from the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth), particularly the most recent changes, if their client seeks to transfer foreign funds to Australia from countries which impose restrictions on international financial transactions. This seminar will discuss the dangers, risks and ethical implications and how they are best managed.

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  • 6 Point Day (Parramatta) 25.5.2017

    25 May 2017
    Parramatta 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 (Parramatta) 25.5.2017

    25 May 2017
    Parramatta NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Parramatta. 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 (Parramatta) 25.5.17

    25 May 2017
    Parramatta NSW

    OMARA Activity Number: WK77

    CPD Points: 3

    This workshop is part of a whole day program comprising 2 workshops being held in Parramatta. 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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