Ministerial Intervention

Unfair Coincidental Circumstances

The Applicant and dependent travelled to Australia on an Electronic Travel Authority (Class UD) visa with the intention of pursuing further studies. Shortly after, the Applicant applied to undertake a business course at TAFE NSW, and intended to rely upon this to make an application for a temporary student visa. The Applicant had already paid

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Subclass 445 Extended Eligibility Visa: Meeting the Dependency Requirement

The Applicant requested ministerial intervention pursuant to section 351 of the Migration Act in relation to a decision of the MRT. The Applicant entered Australia on a student visa. Shortly after, the Applicant’s mother married an Australian citizen and lodged an application for a partner visa with three of her children as listed as dependents.

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Compassionate Circumstances and Mitigating Factors in a Repeat Ministerial Intervention Request

The Applicant requested ministerial intervention pursuant to section 351 of the Migration Act in relation to the decision of the MRT. The Applicant arrived in Australia on a Close Family Visitor visa which expired a year later. The Applicant then commenced application for a substantive visa with the assistance of a migration agent, however the

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Public Interest Grounds Allowing for Ministerial Intervention

The Applicant requested ministerial intervention pursuant to section 351 of the Migration Act in relation to the decision of the MRT. In June 2012 the Applicant lodged an application for a VC-485 Skilled Graduate Visa, but in December 2012 the visa was refused due to the applicant failing to meet the English language proficiency requirement.

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