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Petitions on issues in the Immigration and Citizenship policy area


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Selective immigration policy
(PDF 57KB)

22 November 2010
21 February 2011

56
44

 

Amnesty for immigrants and refugees
(PDF 78KB)

22 November 2010

22

Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 22 December 2010, presented 21 February 2011 (PDF 361KB)

Need for complementary protection legislation for people falling outside the Refugee Convention (PDF 10KB) Mr. R Broadbent, 12 May 2011
1,034
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 19 July 2011, presented 22 August 2011 (PDF 181KB)
Decentralisation of the Australian population from Cities to towns (PDF 105KB) 4 July 2011
11
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 16 August 2011, presented 12 September 2011 (PDF 275KB)
Request that asylum seekers be allowed to come to Australia for processing (PDF 74KB) 4 July 2011
7
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 20 October 2011, presented 21 November 2011 (PDF 282KB)

Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 16 January 2012, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 198KB)
Request a halt to plans to transfer asylum seekers to Malaysia (PDF 34KB) Mr. A Wilkie, 24 August 2011
1,821
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 20 October 2011, presented 21 November 2011 (PDF 282KB)

Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 16 January 2012, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 198KB)
Requesting discretion be exercised under Section 499 of the Migration Act 1958 (PDF 85KB) 22 August 2011
150
 
Detention system for asylum seekers (PDF 66KB) The Hon. G. Hunt. MP, 22 August 2011
337
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 3 January 2012, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 277KB)
Considerations for future migration regulation amendments (PDF 40KB) 21 November 2011
129

Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 3 January 2012, presented 13 February 2012 (PDF 277KB)

Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 12 April 2012, presented 28 May 2012 (PDF 288KB)

Permanent residency requirements for a sibling of an Australian citizen (PDF 80KB) 19 March 2012
257
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 17 July 2012, presented 20 August 2012 (PDF 182KB)
The plight of refugees and Australian Immigration laws (PDF 75KB) 13 February 2012
233
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 26 April 2012, presented 21 May 2012 (PDF 282KB)
Requesting that asylum seeker legislation upholds standards set by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (PDF 58KB) 20 August 2012
134

Response from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 2 March 2013, 2013, presented 27 May 2013 (PDF 1.7MB)

Supplementary response from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 21 March 2013, presented 27 May 2013 (PDF 3MB)

Requesting a review of the security assessment by ASIO and the return to the community, of three detainees at Villawood detention centre (PDF 52KB)

10 September 2012

 

56

 

Response from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 14 March 2013, presented 27 May 2013 (PDF 2.7MB)
Requesting a review of the security assessment by ASIO and the return to the community, of three detainees at Villawood detention centre (PDF 56KB) 10 September 2012
263
Response from Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 5 February 2013, presented 18 March 2013 (PDF 828KB)
Request to reduce overseas aid and stop illegal immigration (PDF 31KB) 17 September 2012
155
Response from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 12 March 2013, presented 27 May 2013 (PDF 2.5MB)
Requesting the removal of families from Manus Island and removal of children from detention centres (PDF 526KB) 11 February 2013
54
Response from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, dated 6 June 2013, presented 24 June 2013 (PDF 946 KB)
Requesting that children and their accompanying families in immigration detention centres are placed in the community (PDF 368KB) 18 March 2013
103
 
Regarding permanent residency for two Visa subclass 405 residents of Metung, East Gippsland, Victoria (PDF 981KB) 3 June 2013 158  
Requesting the House ensures monitoring of living conditions of children in detention centres (PDF 268 KB) 3 June 2013 1  
Requesting changes to asylum seeker processing,housing and support (PDF 331 KB) 17 June 2013 145  
Request for a stipend or daily allowance for international students to undertake the Professional Year Program (PDF 595KB) 24 June 2013 34  
Request to grant Dr Guguila permanent residency, waiving obligations under the 457 visa (PDF 129KB) 24 June 2013 1,103  
       

*Presented in the House of Representatives by the Chair of the Petitions Committee, unless otherwise indicated

See also petitions presented during the 42nd Parliament (February 2008 - July 2010)

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