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Training Visa (Subclass 407)
This Visa allows a person who want to improve their occupational skills through participation in training in Australia with an Australian organisation. It’s includes a structured workplace training programme tailored to enhance the existing skills of the visa applicant in an eligible occupation The applicants must be sponsored by an organisation who is either an approved temporary activity sponsor or has applied to be a temporary activities sponsor Occupational training must be provided directly by the sponsor unless an exemption exists The application process comprises three stages; sponsorship, nomination and visa application.

Returning Residents Visas
This visa is for applicants who are;
– A current or former permanent resident of Australia, or
– A former Australian citizen, or
– A former member of the Australian Defence Services

Visa Categories
1. Resident Return Visa (Subclasses 155 and 157)
This is for applicants who are
– An Australian permanent resident, or
– a former Australian permanent resident whose last permanent visa was not cancelled,
– or a former Australian citizen who lost or renounced your citizenship

2. Former Resident visa (subclass 151)
This is a visa that allow applicants to regain their residency in Australia. This visa is for you if;
– Spent most of their life in Australia as an Australian permanent resident before turning 18, they never acquired Australian citizenship, and they have not yet turned 45, or
– For a former member of the Australian Defence Services This visa allows applicants to include their partner and dependent family in their application.

Medical Treatment visa (subclass 602)
The Medical Treatment visa (subclass 602) is a temporary visa for people to:
– have medical treatment or medical consultations in Australia
– donate an organ
– support the person who is having medical treatment in Australia.

You cannot be granted Medical Treatment visa if:
– have a medical condition that could be a threat to public health
– hold a subclass 426 visa or a subclass 403 visa (Domestic Worker stream).

Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT)
When your visa is cancelled or refused you often have limited time to decide how to move forward so it is important to get the right advice early. The decision letter sent by the department should explain whether you have a right to appeal and who can apply for the appeal. In some cases, the only person who can apply for review is the visa applicant or former visa holder, in other cases it can only be the sponsor or a close relative. In some cases, the review applicant must be within Australia at the time of decision or at the time the application for review is lodged, or both.

From 1 July 2015, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has been the only merits review tribunal that can make a decision after which time you have to ask the Minister to consider your case. The AAT is an independent organisation that reviews government decisions.

Your application for review MUST be lodged within the required time frame. The decision letter sent by the department should state the time limit that applies to making an application to AAT. The time limits cannot be extended.

The AAT can decide to:
– affirm DIBP’s decision, meaning that is agrees with DIBP’s decision and it will not be changed;

– set aside DIBP’s decision, meaning that the decision will be changed. In this situation, the AAT has the option of substituting DIBP’s decision with a new decision, or returning the matter to DIBP for reconsideration (see below).

– remit DIBP’s decision, meaning that the matter will be returned to department for reconsideration.

if you are unsure of what to do or how to respond for a visa cancelled or refused, Our Registered

Migration Agent can advise you in a prompt and professional manner

Have a chat with our Consutlants

M&G has a thorough understanding of the Australian Migration Laws, Regulations, and the Policies relating to Australian Visas. We can therefore help you navigate through the process and ensure the best possible outcome for you.

Book an appointment with us for an initial consultation. We look forward to speaking with you.