IARC information sheets

Immigration Advice and Rights Centre
Immigration Advice and Rights Centre information sheets provide a step-by-step guide to the visa application and review process. Includes de facto partner visas, partner visas, visitor visors, deportation and cancellation information for prisoners and offshore refugee and humanitarian visas. Also available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi

Visas, immigration and refugees - information booklets

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (Australian Government)
Information booklets (in PDF) about migration programs - partner - child - parent - employer-sponsored, points-based business skills - business skills entry - temporary work (subclass 457) - SkillSelect.

Visa cancellation kit

Legal Aid New South Wales
What to do if the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is considering cancelling your visa, or has already cancelled your visa, because of a criminal record. Provides practical assistance in circumstances where a visa is being considered for refusal. How to write a response to a Notice of Intention to Cancel - sample letters.

Immigration, Ch 30: The law handbook, 13th ed

Types of visas - applying for permanent residence - visa applications made in Australia - temprary unlawful non-citizens - appeals - the Migration Review Tribunal.

Advice about your visa if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner

Legal Aid New South Wales
Your partner cannot cancel your visa - contact information for legal advice and assistance.
Also available in Arabic, Assyrian, Darsi/Farsi, Bengali, Hindi, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese.

Migration Review Tribunal - Refugee Review Tribunal - apply for review

Migration Review Tribunal - Refugee Review Tribunal
The Migration Review Tribunal (MRT) and Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) application forms contain detailed information about applying for a review, including lodging an application for review, fees, using a representative; and the time limits.

In Prison and had your visa cancelled?

Legal Aid New South Wales
In prison and had your visa cancelled? Attention prisoners who are either Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens. If you get a letter from the Department of Immigration telling you that your visa has been cancelled, you must do something straight away.

Using a registered migration agent

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority
Information about using the service of a migration agent - what a migration agent does, how to choose one, and resolving disputes with an agent. Available in many community languages including Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Karen, Korean, Malay, Nepali, Portuguese, Russian, Sinhalese, Tamil, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese.

Legal Aid NSW Immigration Service

Legal Aid New South Wales
Free legal advice, assistance and representation about refugee law and other immigration matters.
Need immigration advice brochures available in Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Burmese.

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