Child Support

Bennet and Moven [2018] AATA 4517

The AAT had to determine the parents’ percentage of care of two of their children for the purpose of child support payments. 


General

Institute of Training Pty Ltd and Australian Skills Quality Authority [2018] AATA 4127

ASQA cancelled the applicant's registration as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) because they were not complying with the required standards. The AAT refused the applicant's application for a stay of the decision. 


Migration and Refugee

1602009 (Refugee) [2018] AATA 4644

The AAT affirmed the decision not to grant the applicant a Protection visa. The applicant, from Fiji, claimed to be afraid of the government because of her involvement in the illegal conduct of an organisation.

1816091 (Refugee) [2018] AATA 4251

The AAT affirmed the decision not to grant the applicant a Protection visa, citing significant concerns about the credibility of the applicant. The applicant's claims changed over the course of the proceedings. 

Kaur (Migration) [2018] AATA 4539

The Department cancelled the applicant’s subclass 457 visa because she had breached the condition of her visa to go no more than 90 consecutive days without an approved nomination by an approved sponsor. The AAT set aside the decision.

Nguyen (Migration) [2018] AATA 4496

The AAT affirmed the department’s decision to refuse to grant the applicant’s Partner visa, finding she was not in a genuine and continuing relationship.


National Disability Insurance Scheme

McPherson and National Disability Insurance Agency [2018] AATA 4303

NDIA refused the applicant's request for funding for a private motor vehicle in his NDIS plan. The AAT affirmed the decision. 


Social Services (second review)

Hassan and Secretary, Department of Social Services (Social services second review) [2018] AATA 4618

This review concerned an Assurance of Support (AoS) debt, which is a commitment to repay any social security payments made by the Australian Government to individuals that are granted certain visas. The applicant claimed his AoS debt for payments made to his sister should be waived or written off. 


Veterans' Entitlements

Holyoake and Repatriation Commission [2018] AATA 4300

The applicant submitted a claim to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs for several medical conditions which were allegedly caused by a vehicle accident that occurred sometime around 1977, while the applicant was serving in the Australian Army.  The AAT concluded that none of the claims could succeed and affirmed the decision.