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Immigration Law –  Year in Review

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Immigration Law – Year in Review

Date & TimeTBC
Format Lunchtime Learning, Webinar
Price

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$88.00

Non-Member

$121.00

CPD Units 1.5
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
  • Substantive Law
Venue Online, Digital Delivery View Map

With the closure of Australia's borders, there are some 2 million temporary visa holders currently in Australia. With no departure of Australians being allowed without Outward Travel Exemption approval and no Visas being approved for offshore applicants without an Inward Travel Exemption approval, what do these unprecedented times mean for immigration lawyers and their clients?

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  • Full Description & Webinar Details

    With the closure of Australia's borders, there are some 2 million temporary visa holders currently in Australia. With no departure of Australians being allowed without Outward Travel Exemption approval and no Visas being approved for offshore applicants without an Inward Travel Exemption approval, what do these unprecedented times mean for immigration lawyers and our clients?

    In this interactive session, Lena Hung and Maria Jockel discuss key legislative changes and impact on different visa categories along with implications of the Federal Budget. The session will also provide insights on immigration reform by exploring interplay between Department of Home Affairs, the Australian Border Force and border closures.

    Topics include:

    • Legislative changes over the year in Migration Law including COVID-19 concessions
    • Discussion on how the changes have impacted on different visa categories including family, employer sponsored, GSM and business skills visas
    • Discussion on the changes announced from the Federal Budget
    • Travel exemptions
    • The Home Affairs Portfolio, the Department of Home Affairs and the Australian Border Force
    • The recalibration if the Migration Program with border closure
    • Data matching and regulatory compliance
    • What is the new normal?

    Registration Information

    Online registrations close 12 hours before the first webinar of the five-part series begins. If you would like to book after online registration has closed, please contact the events team on phone 03 9607 9473 or email register@liv.asn.au.

    Full Pricing Details

    Standard member price: $88
    Accredited Specialist/CLC/Young Lawyer/Tarwirri member price: $66
    Non-member price: $121

    Webinar Details

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  • Presenters

    Presenters:

    • Lena Hung, Principal, Lena Hung & Associates, Accredited Specialist Immigration Lawyer
    • Maria Jockel, Legal Principal and National Leader, Migration Services, BDO Australia;
      Accredited Specialist, Immigration Law

    Chair:

    • Valerie Pareira, Barrister and Solicitor, Da Gama Pereira and Associates; Accredited Specialist, Immigration Law
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