Australian Immigration Law

Practice Area: Immigration

Jurisdiction: Federal

Description: Australian Immigration Law is a unique resource of expert guidance written for legal practitioners, migration agents and government departments. The service keeps you well informed of key developments and comes complete with case notes and snapshot guides that save you time.

The commentary is provided by practising experts in the field who provide key insights into Immigration law on a variety of different topics ranging from visa applications, compliance, merits and judicial review. Important cases are highlighted within the commentary, so practitioners know how they apply in context to the broader issues.

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 hardcopy looseleaf is split into 3 volumes

  • Volume 1 contains commentary split into different categories for easy navigation
  • Volume 2 contains the principal legislation including Migration Act 1958 & Migration Regulations 1994
  • Volume 3 contains Legislative instruments & other important legislation

This product is also available to be purchased alongside the Procedures Advice Manual (PAMs). When combined with the PAMs, the product meets the requirements for a MARA approved professional library.

General Information
Publication category Analytical subscription service – annual
Formats available Online, digital via Lexis Red, hardcopy looseleaf
Key content Legislation, Commentary, Cases
General Editor Peter Papadopoulos
Authors Peter Papadopoulos, Roz Germov, Carina Ford, Nicholas Poynder, Kerry Murphy, Lena Hung
Chapters Australian Immigration System
Visa Application Process
Public Interest Criteria & Special Return Criteria
Visitor Visas, Holiday Visas, Work & Holiday, Medical Treatment Visas
Student Visas
General Skilled Migration
Employer Sponsored/Nominated Visas – Temporary
Employer Sponsored/Nominated Visas – Permanent
Business and Investor Visas
Partner Visas
Other Family Visas
Refugee and Humanitarian Cases and Commentaries
Resident Return Visas, Citizenship and Passports
Merits Review
Judicial Review
Migration Act
Migration Regulations
International Agreements
Gazettal Information
Other Legislation
Additional Information
Author and Contributor Profiles   Peter Papadopoulos, Roz Germov, Carina Ford, Nicholas Poynder, Kerry Murphy, Lena Hung
Related resources Immigration Review
Australian Immigration Law Procedures Advice Manual
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