Submissions received by the Committee

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1Legal Services Commission of South Australia (PDF 1816 KB) 
2Mr Henry Sherrell, Peter Mares, Abul Rizvi, Dr. Shanthi Robertson, Dr. Laurie Berg and Kevin Bain (PDF 104 KB) 
3Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (PDF 322 KB) 
4Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 222 KB) 
5NSW Council for Civil Liberties (PDF 149 KB) 
6Australian Council of TESOL Associations (PDF 68 KB) 
7Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness (PDF 3341 KB) 
8Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) (PDF 417 KB) 
9Ms Heather Marr (PDF 85 KB) 
10Victoria Legal Aid (PDF 476 KB) 
11Mr Kostya Kuzmin (PDF 164 KB) 
12Police Federation of Australia (PDF 71 KB) 
13Refugee Council of Australia (PDF 222 KB) 
14Visa Cancellations Working Group (PDF 526 KB) 
14.1 Supplementary to submission 14 (PDF 217 KB) 
15Department of Home Affairs (PDF 331 KB) 
16Oz Kiwi (PDF 195 KB) 
17Refugee Legal (PDF 3009 KB) 
18Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC) (PDF 3983 KB) 
19Public Law and Policy Research Unit, University of Adelaide (PDF 432 KB) 
20Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (MYAN) (PDF 425 KB) 

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About this inquiry

The bill would amend the character test in section 501 of the Migration Act 1958 to provide grounds to consider visa cancellation or refusal where a non-citizen has been convicted of a serious crime, and make consequential amendments to the definition of ‘character concern’.

Past Public Hearings

19 Aug 2019: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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