Tag: migration review

Not “just another piece of material”: the value of Tribunal review

This is the fifth in a special series of posts on the 50th anniversary of the Kerr Report, examining whether Australian administrative law is still fit for purpose. To see other posts in this series, click here.

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The confused construction of ‘non-refoulement’ in the Ministerial Directions for visa cancellations


The number of visa cancellations on character grounds has increased by over 1100 per cent in the wake of December 2014 amendments to the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) (the Act). While outlining all the ways a visa … Read the rest

Fairness and Efficiency in the Migration ‘Fast Track’ Process


Case law dealing with migration has been highly influential in the development of administrative law in Australia, particularly in relation to procedural fairness. The High Court has developed a robust set of procedural fairness principles in the … Read the rest


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