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Changes to the rules about lawyers giving immigration assistance in AAT cases

22/03/2021

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.

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Revised COVID-19 special measures practice directions

4/03/2021

We have updated the special measures practice directions made last year to facilitate operations while COVID-19 impacts our services.

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Connecting with our stakeholders

27/11/2020

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).

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Recent appearance at Senate Estimates

2/11/2020

Registrar’s opening statement at Budget Estimates

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Reporting on our performance

20/10/2020

Our Annual Report 2019–20 is now available.

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Appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal

18/09/2020

The Attorney-General has announced 16 reappointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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Resumption of in-person hearings

8/07/2020

We will hold a limited number of in-person hearings within all registries except Melbourne from the first week of August.

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COVID-19: New special measures practice directions

28/04/2020

Five COVID-19 special measures practice directions are in effect from Wednesday 29 April 2020

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NDIS matters finalised before hearing

10/12/2019

A common misconception is that AAT matters are typically finalised when a member hands down a decision after a formal hearing.

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