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Compensation

Whitlock and Comcare (Compensation) [2019] AATA 1911 (16 July 2019)

This decision involved the AAT considering whether to dismiss an application for compensation from a security guard at Parliament House.


General

Asomua and Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

The AAT affirmed a decision not to revoke the mandatory cancellation of the applicant’s visa on character grounds.

PDWL and Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

In this decision, the AAT found the applicant could be granted a safe haven enterprise visa on the basis that the applicant would be at risk of harm and did not present a danger to the Australian community.

Wilson and Secretary, Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

The Department asked the AAT to dismiss one of three applications from a self-represented applicant.


Migration and Refugee

1615507 (Refugee) [2019] AATA 6511 (28 November 2019)

In this matter, the AAT affirmed a decision refusing to grant a protection visa. The AAT was not satisfied the applicant had a well-founded fear of persecution because of their religion.

1703014 (Refugee) [2019] AATA 6551 (3 October 2019)

The AAT found the applicant was unable to satisfy the criteria for a protection visa as they were not genuinely seeking protection and had knowingly submitted incorrect information.

1910423 (Migration) [2020] AATA 641 (2 March 2020)

The AAT found the applicant had a substantial reason for travelling and remitted this decision to refuse him a bridging visa.

Ca De Vin Pty Ltd (Migration) [2020] AATA 534 (26 February 2020)

The applicant sought a review of a refusal for a skilled visa. The AAT set aside this decision as it accepted the applicant meet the essential criteria for an employer nomination.


Social Services (second review)

Hurst and Secretary, Department of Social Services (Social services second review)

The AAT set aside a decision that the applicant did not qualify for a disability support pension as her condition was severe and she would struggle to find and maintain employment.