New Important Changes to Employment law – Closing Loopholes: Fair Work Act changes

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023  received Royal Assent on 14 December 2023. Some of the changes introduced are as follows: Redundancy payment changes for small business Small business employers aren’t usually required to pay redundancy pay to employees who are made redundant.  However, a non-small business can become a small business as part […]

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Federal Court allows appeal of an Indian man in – Gill v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2016] FCAFC 142

Introduction This appeal was heard together with that in Singh v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2016] FCAFC 141 (Singh).In both Singh and here, separate judges of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (FCCA) made findings that the same migration agent had engaged in fraudulent conduct in the course of making separate visa applications for his two clients

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Federal Circuit Court set aside decision of tribunal on the basis of apprehended bias, in favour of an Indian Student

Singh v Minister for Immigration & Anor [2016] FCCA 2343 (21 September 2016) Background The applicant is a citizen of India. He first came to Australia in March 2009. At that time he was the holder a student visa.[2]He applied for a Skilled (Provisional) (Class VC-485) visa, this was granted and was valid for 18

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