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ILAA address at CPD Law Conference Sydney March 10, 2012 - Delivered by Paul Power, CEO Refugee Council of Australia
Paul Power, CEO Refugee Council of Australia addressed the Immigration Lawyers Association of Australasia breakfast meeting March 10, 2012 at the 6th annual CPD Law Conference. His focus was on asylum seekers, detention centres and a divisive political debate. Below is an authorized...
2012 CDP Immigration Law Conference - Keynote Address by The Hon. Chris Bowen MP Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
On Friday March 9, 2012 The Hon. Chris Bowen MP delivered the keynote address at the 6th annual CPD Immigraton Law Conference - ILAA (Immigration Lawyers Association of Australasia). His address focused on changes to the skilled migration program and the employee sponsored Visas program plus...
“Current Challenges - Future Trends” - that’s this year’s theme for the ILAA 2012 conference. The Immigration Lawyers Association of Australasia Focus Group (ILAA) hosts the annual CPD Immigration Law Conference at the: Royal Automobile Club of Australia, 89 Macquarie...
Twelve years ago at the Millennium Summit in New York City, the UN Millennium Declaration was ratified by 190-nations and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. The idea was to help the world’s poorest countries achieve a better standard of living by the year 2015. The...
Video courtesy: Australia and New Zealand Magazine - Down Under LIve 2012 Expos “Europe is in its toughest, perhaps the toughest hour since World War II”, warns Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel. The pain of economic collapse is being felt across all EU states as...
Internet Defamation - Crime & Punishment - Part 2 of ongoing series in trans-border libel - Published by ISL (for Lawyers, legal practices and other companies operating across borders) Internet defamation is unlawful and if you are tempted to write something libelous about someone else,...
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is changing the way they do business. As of January 1, 2012, a new visa fee structure went into effect, with increases rolling out over the next 18-months. Mr. Chris Bowen, Minister for Immigration claims the move was necessary, saying...
Internet Defamation - Part 1 of ongoing series in trans-border libel - Published by ISL (for Lawyers, legal practices and other companies operating across borders) You should be worried… Just one negative comment posted on the Internet could potentially cost you your reputation, destroy...
The New South Wales Government is courting top decision makers across the globe. The idea is to promote the first state as a global destination for world business, underscoring opportunities for “inward investment and business migration”. The international push begins in May 2012...
The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has announced on today, the federal government is doubling the period of time a skilled worker can stay in Australia to six years and is fast-tracking applications for certain businesses under changes to the 457 visa system. These new...