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Impact of COVID-19 on services
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If you are an Australian lawyer representing an applicant in a current case in the Migration & Refugee Division and you cease to be a registered migration agent on or after 22 March 2021, please let us know this so we can update our records.
Read more about Changes to the rules about lawyers giving immigration assistance in AAT cases
We have updated the special measures practice directions made last year to facilitate operations while COVID-19 impacts our services.
Read more about Revised COVID-19 special measures practice directions
This month we hosted online forums for stakeholders interested in the AAT’s migration and refugee area of practice as well as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Read more about Connecting with our stakeholders
Registrar’s opening statement at Budget Estimates
Read more about Recent appearance at Senate Estimates
Our Annual Report 2019–20 is now available.
Read more about Reporting on our performance
The Attorney-General has announced 16 reappointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Read more about Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
We will hold a limited number of in-person hearings within all registries except Melbourne from the first week of August.
Read more about Resumption of in-person hearings
Five COVID-19 special measures practice directions are in effect from Wednesday 29 April 2020
Read more about COVID-19: New special measures practice directions
A common misconception is that AAT matters are typically finalised when a member hands down a decision after a formal hearing.
Read more about NDIS matters finalised before hearing