Australian Immigration Law

A unique source of expert guidance and practical instruction for legal practitioners, migration agents and government department officers. This commentary provides a complete guide to the legal aspects of immigration, written by specialists in this field.It explains the various visa classes and subclasses, and discusses the necessary requirements for a successful application. Extensive references are made to the Migration Act 1958, the Migration Regulations 1994, cases, ministerial instructions and policy. Each subject contains relevant casenotes, which are updated regularly by the authors. Practice Directions to the tribunals and courts are included under the merits and judicial review commentary. Australian Immigration Law brings together in one accessible source the Migration Act 1958, Migration Regulations 1994, migration agents legislation, international agreements, other related legislation and gazettal information. The legislation contains historical information for each amendment. The Table of Amendments details all amending legislation, commencement and transitional provisions. Gazettal information covers important materials on visa numbers, pool and pass marks, and continuing professional development notices for migration practitioners. The work is designed for ease of use. A comprehensive index will take you straight to the material you need. The commentary is in a clear, easy to follow format. Case indexes are conveniently organised into subject categories. Australian Immigration Law is now also available with the full content of the Procedures Advice Manual (PAMs) including the Migration Series Instructions in an additional five volumes.

General Information
AuthorGoddard, J; Germov R; Papadopoulos, P
Subject AreaCitizenship & Migration
Updates3 looseleaf volumes; frequent updates per year plus bulletins; charged per issue.
Charging MethodPer Issue
Publication Year1990
LexisNexis Red
Charging MethodAnnual
FormatiPad and Windows PC
  • Migration Act 1958
  • Migration Regulations 1994
  • Gazettal Information
  • Ministerial Directions
  • Other Legislation
  • International Agreements
  • Commentary on:

Commentary on:

  • Australian Immigration System
  • Citizenship and Passports
  • Merits and Judicial Review
  • Refugees
  • Compliance
  • Bridging Visas
  • Family and Partners Visas
  • Employment, Business and Skills Visas
  • Temporary Visas
  • Visa Application Process
  • Migration Agents
  • Case Indexes

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