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Losing Australian Citizenship and Unreasonable delays

Dy Dinesh Weerakkody LLB (Migration Lawyer) There is a legislative framework for Australian Citizenship (see further below) It all started…

Partner and parent visa applications new laws

From 1 July 2018: Schedule 1—Lodgement of partner and parent visa applications The Minister will specify in a legislative instrument:…

Medical power of attorney new scheme commences on 12 March 2018

The Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 will set out the new arrangements for the appointment of a medical…

What is a S173 Agreement? Purchasers be aware!

Caveat emptor is a Latin term that means "let the buyer beware. This is a maxim (principle) which means that…

Off-The-Plan Purchasers Beware – Registration of Plan of Subdivision

There are a number of Acts and other legal authorities that govern the subdivision of property and off-the-plan property sales…

Age limit for visas lowered from 1 July 2017

The relevant legislative instrument is yet to be released. The Department of Immigration has confirmed that the age limit for…

Stamp duty surcharge on foreign buyers of residential property

When you buy or acquire a property in Victoria, you must pay land transfer duty (otherwise known as stamp duty)…

Police Interview

People tend to misunderstand Police interviews. The aim of a Police interview is to obtain admissible evidence to prosecute you;…

What to do in a POLICE interview

“I do not wish to say anything at this stage” You are in safe hands with Victory Law! Questioning and…

Definition of marriage in Australia could potentially violate international law!

The legal definition of marriage in Australia could potentially violate international law! Access to justice is a critical issue and…