On this page you can purchase low-cost learning materials on Australian migration law topics. These materials do not attract CPD points, but are of an equally high standard to the CPD we offer.
The materials are a valuable repository of videos and papers which can assist your learning as a migration agent, and at a low cost.
These materials are supplementary to your annual CPD requirements. The information within the materials is current and up to date.
After checkout, you will receive a confirmation email containing links to download your selected items. Your tax invoice / receipt will be available after payment under 'My Account'.
Document Type: MP4
Date: 28th Feb 2019
Duration: 1hr 57 mins
Recorded Webinar - Presented by Ross Ahmadzai, Immigration Lawyer
This CPD Session will focus on Business Innovation visa steams including the Significant Investor Stream. Policy, Legislative Criteria as well as process of making a 188 application will be covered during the webinar.
Date: 23rd Jan 2019
Duration: 1 hr
This Webinar will focus on Business Sponsorship and Temporary Business (Long Stay) - Subclass 482 Visa application.
1. Business Sponsorship Application
• Criteria for approval as a Standard Business Sponsor (whether overseas or Australian Business)
• Application for approval as a Sponsor
• Terms of Approval of a Standard Business Sponsor
• Length of Sponsorship
• 482 Accreditation Scheme
• Policy Interpretation of Regulations
• Forms and Lodgement
• Division 2.19 Sponsorship Obligations
• Sanctions for Breach of Sponsorship Obligations
2. Nomination Application for TSS- Subclass 482 Nomination
• Criteria for approval of nomination
• Gazetted list of Occupation and ANZSCO
• Terms of Employment and Market Rates Requirement
• Annual Market Salary Rate
• Validity period of Nomination Approval
• Policy Interpretation
• Forms and lodgement
3. TSS - Subclass 457 Visa
• Schedule 1 Requirements
• Schedule 2 Time of Application Requirements - Primary Applicant
• Schedule 2 Time of Decision Requirements - Primary Applicant
• Skills Assessments
• MFU Requirements
• Mandatory Conditions
Date: 27th Feb 2019
Duration: 1 hr 46 mins
A Business Talent visa allows an applicant to establish a new or develop an existing business in Australia. The Business Talent Visa has two streams which will be covered in the webinar:Stream One - Significant Business History: for high-calibre business owners who want to do business in AustraliaStream Two - Venture Capital Entrepreneur: for people who have sourced venture capital funding from a member of the Australian Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL). This session will also include a guest speaker Ben Jolly, Operations Manager from Infinity 8 Group. Ben will discuss the following in relation to 132 visa:- I8G 132 Client qualification checklist- How can my client make safe investment into Australia?- Property Development vs Business or Venture Capital options - How to invest in Property and get a visa.- I8G working with client and migration agent in successful sponsorship - Business plan and gaining State Sponsorship. (As per 132 training received in Ross's presentation) - Money Back Guarantee - Why recommend WA and partner with I8G? - State comparison.- I8Gg Experience. - Age and Employment Exemptions in practice - Over age waiver - Employment exemption - Timelines / Workflow - State Nomination - Financial timelines
Date: 30th Jan 2019
Duration: 57 mins
This session will cover 1 July changes to the GSM Programme including the skill select process, points test allocation and provide an outlook for GSM Programme for 2019.
This session covers family visas including Child, Carer and Remaining relative visas. Case studies and guide on how to make an application will be covered during the webinar.
Date: 24th Jan 2019
This session will focus on current Citizenship Act 2007, transitional arrangements as well as provide an outlook for anticipated changes for 2019.
Date: 18th Jan 2019
A Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA) is a flexible way for states, territories and/or regions to deal with their individual economic and labour conditions through a labour agreement-based framework.
Under a DAMA, employers in designated areas who have skills and labour shortages can sponsor skilled and semi-skilled overseas workers.
Date: 15th Feb 2019
This CPD Session will focus on Employer Nomination via ENS and RSMS
Nomination categoriesSelf-sponsorship and Nomination of related or connectedLicensing and registrationTerms and conditions of employmentMarket salary rateEnterprise agreementsCriteria for Temporary Residence Transition streamCriteria for Direct Entry streamMandatory registrations, licensing or similarAge ExemptionsTY-444 or UP-461 visa holdersPublic Interest Criteria - Health and CharacterPIC 4020
Date: 5th Feb 2019
This CPD Session will focus on Ethical dilemmas faced by Migration agents in their day to day practice. The session will involve case study scenarios and live examples of ethical dilemmas as well as applicability of the Code of Conduct and its role in Migration profession.
Date: 19th Jan 2019
Duration: 1 hr 40 mins
This session will focus on the newly introduced Global Talent Visa Scheme including how to make and application under the GTS programme as well as eligibility requirements.
Duration: 1 hr 55 mins
This session will focus on Labour Agreements including making an application for a labour agreement, legislative requirements, document checklist, industry as well as company specific labour agreements.
The session will also cover Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMAS) with a presentation by RDA Orana in NSW. It will cover other DAMAs currently being negotiated across Australia. It will also cover the NT DAMA.
Date: 20th Feb 2019
Duration: 59 mins
This session will provide an update on MI, explain the process and provide real case examples of MI.
Date: 23rd Feb 2019
Duration: 1 hr 49 mins
This webinar will discuss amendments to the the Migration Act 1958 to establish a sponsorship framework for the sponsored family visa program to: separate sponsorship assessment from the visa application process for family sponsored visas; require the approval of persons as family sponsors before any relevant visa applications are made; impose statutory obligations on persons who are or were approved as family sponsors and provide for sanctions if those obligations are not satisfied; facilitate the sharing of personal information between parties identified in a sponsorship application; enable the refusal of a sponsorship application and the cancellation or barring of a family sponsor in certain circumstances; enable the regulations to prescribe details for, and in relation to, the operation of the sponsorship framework; and make consequential amendments.
Date: 22nd Jan 2019
Duration: 58 mins
Professional Indemnity Insurance is paramount for any migration agent's practice. This session will cover the PI requirements as well as offer practical scenarios for utilising PI.
Document Type: PDF
Professional Migration Agent e-Book
This e-book is primarily aimed at Registered Migration Agents (RMA). As an RMA you are subject to the Migration Act 1958. Yet day-to-day practice as an RMA is a multi-faceted dynamic affair. So this e-book is designed as a compendium to support you in achieving enhanced daily work practices. As such, it is distinct from other ethics or compliance focused material you may have read. You are invited to use this e-book as a helpful starting point to build a stronger performing and better integrated migration practice. Enjoy gaining and implementing practical information sourced directly from experienced successful migration experts. Welcome to the community of advanced Australian RMAs.
Date: 13th Feb 2019
This session will provide agents will real examples of issues including strategies to deal with clients impacted by PIC 4020.
Date: 21st Feb 2019
This session will focus on health and character provisions associated with grant of an Australian visa as well as cancellation provisions.
Duration: 1:52 mins
This session will focus on Skill Select Process including preparation of a skills select application, receiving invitations to apply for a General Skilled visa; maximising your points and chances of successfully gaining a visa for your client.
Date: 12th Feb 2019
The establishment of the Skilling Australians Fund (the Fund) is a major change in TSS and ENS/RSMS Visa applications. This webinar will provide with you all of the latest details on SAF including practical examples to manage cases and clients impacted by the change.
Duration: 1 hr 57 mins
This session will focus on different short term visas available for frequent travellers. The session will include in depth study of various visitor visas, short term work visas and case studies.
This session will focus on successful submission writing including addressing legal criteria for a particular visa subclass, exemptions, seeking extensions and developing case theories.
Date: 31st Jan 2019
This session will focus on Subclass 407 Training Visas. Topics covered will include sponsorship, nomination as well as visa requirements, document checklists and policy interpretation to assist agents in filing a successful 407 visa application.
Date: 9th Feb 2019
This session will focus on the Code of Conduct and the role the Code plays in day to day practice as a migration agent. The session will also address real and practical scenarios for migration agents to consider.
Date: 7th Feb 2019
This CPD Session focuses on conducting a hearing at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT). Content includes:
• Background to the AAT and its work
• Understanding the legal framework for the time constraints on lodgement of an application
• Preparing for a hearing
• Defining the parameters of the legal issues
• Exercises on forensic analysis and problem solving
• The strategic perspective of preparation for hearing
• Rules for witnesses
• Conduct of the hearing