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

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31 Mar 2017

Time: 9:15 AM -4:45 PM
Venue: Adelaide SA
Cost: AU $ 750 (Inc. GST)
Members' Price $495.00

Registrations Open:
20 Jan 17 5:00 PM

Registrations Close:
31 Mar 17 11:00 AM


Note: If you don't receive an acknowledgement email, you may not have completed your registration. In this case please contact us.

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.

Workshops schedule:

Friday, 31 March 2017

Workshop 1: 9.15am - 12.30pm

Complex Issues and Case Studies: TPV, SHEV and Permanent Protection Visas

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.

Workshop 2: 1.30pm - 4.45pm

Complex Issues and Case Studies: Character Provisions, Cancellation Powers & Protection Visa Applicants

Protection visa applicants face more character hurdles than any other visa applicants. This workshop will focus on sections 501, non-political crimes and particularly serious crime definitions of the Migration Act, Public Interest Criteria 4020 and the new behaviour concern regulations for character and cancellation in the AAT.

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Workshop 3: 9.15am - 12.30pm

Complex Issues and Case Studies: Partner Visas & Citizenship Act Changes

This workshop will firstly focus on the partner visa process and issues of particular concern with protection visa holders as sponsors and recent changes for sponsors. The workshop will conclude with discussion of the far reaching changes to the Citizenship Act and the potential impact on protection visa holders.

Workshop 4: 1.30pm - 4.45pm

Complex Issues and Case Studies: Merits Review and Submission Writing

Merits Review at the RRT, IAA and MRT (preparation and 424A and 424AA issues) and Submission Writing; legal and country information issues.

Presenter: Kerry Murphy

Venue: Adelaide Inn, 160 O'Connell St., North Adelaide

All workshops will be held in the Wakefield Room

Classification: Each workshop is worth 3 CPD points. Attendance at all 4 workshops will be worth 12 CPD points. The OMARA Activity # is WK77

Capacity: Due to Office of the MARA requirements, this seminar is limited to 25 places.

MIA Cancellation Policy:

The MIA retains the right to cancel any event, CPD or Conference. If an event is cancelled the Institute will immediately inform registered participants and issue either a refund or credit note.

MIA Refund Policy:

Due to Office of the MARA seminar capacity restrictions, unfulfilled registrations take up valuable places in MIA CPD courses. Reimbursement or the issuance of credit notes for those who fail to attend is entirely at the discretion of the MIA and will only be considered under compelling circumstances