The Administration Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is an independent body who can review a decision made by the Department (e.g. a visa refusal or cancellation). In simple terms, if you decide to appeal, the AAT will take another look at your case and decide whether the Department’s decision can be changed.
How Does The AAT Work?
The Partner visa is a great migration pathway for those looking to reside in Australia with their de facto partner or spouse. However, when a relationship turns sour during the partner visa processing time or before the permanent partner visa is granted, it can turn your life around.
It’s important to be aware of all your obligations and depending on your circumstances, what options may be available to you.
If you are not married, meeting the one-year De Facto relationship requirement is extremely important for the grant of your Partner visa or de facto visa application. If you are planning to lodge a partner visa as a “de facto relationship” you must demonstrate your de facto relationship existed for at least 12 months when the application is made.
One of the most important evidence that you need to submit with your Partner visa application is your Statement of Relationship, or commonly known as the Relationship Statement, or what some people call it – the “relationship support letter”.
Packing up your whole life and moving to another country is not easy. You may still have a house, a job and with most, if not all, your family residing at home, packing up your whole life and moving to Australia in a flash of an eye might not be the best option right now. But guess what? It’s OKAY.
It’s no secret that Australian migration is becoming harder, and not to mention, immigration law in Australia changes all the time! The refusal rate for visa applications is becoming a high risk. See the common mistakes that can cause your rejection!