Online User Research

10/09/2018

Invitations to participate in some online user research will be conducted from 10/09/2018 to 25/09/2018.

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Subscribe to our monthly newsletter, The Review

8/08/2018

Read the latest news about the AAT and decision summaries

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Statutory review submissions open until 24 August 2018

7/08/2018

The Hon Ian Callinan AC QC, former Justice of the High Court of Australia, invites submissions to a scheduled review of the AAT.

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Updated Practice Directions

6/08/2018

From 2 August 2018, MRD documents can be lodged at the AAT’s South Australian Registry and references to the former Department of Immigration and Border Protection were removed from the Practice Direction.

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Scheduled statutory review of the amalgamated AAT

27/07/2018

The Hon Christian Porter MP, Attorney General, has announced the former Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Hon Ian Callinan AC QC, will undertake a review required under the Tribunals Amalgamation Act 2015.

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Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

23/07/2018

The Attorney-General has announced five new appointments to the AAT.

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Translated AAT information videos

20/06/2018

The AAT information videos are available in Arabic, Farsi (Persian), Mandarin, Punjabi, Serbian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

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Accessible information video about the AAT

18/06/2018

A new video is available to assist users with hearing, vision and cognitive impairment to better understand the role of the Tribunal.   

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Recent media coverage concerning the AAT

1/06/2018

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) issues further corrections to address inaccurate media reporting.

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AAT appearance at Senate Estimates

25/05/2018

On 24 May the AAT appeared before the Budget Estimates hearings of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee.

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Statement about recent media coverage

27/04/2018

The role of the AAT is to apply the law enacted by the Federal Parliament, including relevant ministerial directions. The AAT reviews a broad range of visa decisions made by the Department of Home Affairs.

Recent media coverage incorrectly reported that the AAT set aside more decisions than it affirmed. “Affirmed” means that the AAT upheld the original decision made by the Department of Home Affairs.

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SSCSD Online Lodgement Form

20/04/2018

A new online form for Social Services and Child Support Division applications is now available.

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Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

29/03/2018

The Attorney-General, the Hon Christian Porter MP, has announced two reappointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

1/12/2017

The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, has announced 19 appointments and 14 re-appointments to the AAT.

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AAT Annual Report 2016-17

18/10/2017

Our Annual Report is available on our website.

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Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

29/09/2017

The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, has announced 10 appointments and 22 re-appointments to the AAT.

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Video guides for Tribunal users now available

15/09/2017

A series of six short video guides are now available to assist users of the Tribunal

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