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Changes for Visa Applicants in Same-sex Relationships

From 9 December 2017, you can apply for a visa as your partner’s ‘spouse’ if you are in a same-sex marriage following the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia. Under the changes, if you are in a same-sex marriage you can apply for a visa as your partner’s...

Visa Cancellation

The Full Federal Court of Australia has clarified the test of “risk” in cancellation decisions. Justice Charlesworth in the case of Muggeridge v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2017] FCAFC 200 held at paragraph 46:        ‘The fact of prior offending...