In response to certain recommendations of the Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee’s reports
A Sanctuary under Review: An Examination of Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Determination Processes and
Administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958 and the Senate Select Committee report
Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, the bill amends the
Migration Act 1958 to introduce complementary protection arrangements to allow all claims by visa applicants that may engage Australia’s
non-refoulement obligations to be considered under a single protection visa application process.