Applying for Protection in Australia – the Process

Overview of making a claim for protection. Note that Protection Application Information and Guides (PAIG) are available from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website

Other languages:               Arabic        Farsi        Tamil        Dari

Protection Visas-Your Statement

Key points in making a statement to go into a Protection Visa application

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Protection Visa – The Department Interview

Key points to prepare for an interview with the Department of Immigration about a protection visa application

Other languages:               Arabic        Farsi        Tamil        Dari

SHEV and TPV visas

Fact Sheet about Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEV’s) and Temporary Protection Visas (TPV’s). Translated versions being updated.

Migration Visas for SHEV Holders

Fact Sheet about possible pathways to other migration visas for holders of Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEV’s). Translated versions being updated.

SHEV and TPV – Centrelink benefits

Fact Sheet about Centrelink benefits for holders of Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEV’s) and Temporary Protection Visas (TPV’s)

Other languages:               Arabic          Farsi          Tamil        Dari

Making Citizenship Applications

Fact Sheet about giving accurate information when making citizenship applications.

Citizenship Law Changes

Fact Sheet about new rules the government wants to put in place for citizenship applications made after 1 July 2018.  It is not certain that these laws will pass through Parliament. Applications made before 1 July 2018 will be dealt with under current law.

Refugee Family Reunion Guide

A detailed guide on the pathways available for refugees to bring family members to Australia under the Humanitarian Program and Family Migration Program.

Cancellation Kit

A detailed guide about visa cancellation or refusal on character grounds.  Published in collaboration with the Immigration Advice and Rights Centre.

Community Worker Fact Sheets

Key information for community workers about Family Law, when working with lawyers and regarding legal responsibilities

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