This unit (LML6006) examines the regulatory framework that ensures compliance with Migration Law in Australia. This subject will cover grounds for refusal or cancellation of visas; merits and judicial review of decisions and ministerial discretion. Students will learn to appraise pathways and options open to clients, determine strategies and formulate submissions.

Unit details

Online Real Time
Online Self-Paced
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LML6001 - Practitioner Legal Skills for Australian Migration Law

LML6002 - Australian Migration Law

LML6003 - Australia's Visa System 1

LML6004 - Australia’s Visa System 2

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Identify and critically analyse requirements and procedures relating to appeals and reviews.  
  2. Recognise when and how to undertake appropriate research to prepare submissions, and effectively advocate for clients.  
  3. Determine and implement appropriate advocacy strategies in negotiation with key stakeholders.  
  4. Plan and prepare communication strategies with key stakeholders including clients and government.  
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical and professional standards, including duty of care, informed consent and the nature of independent advice.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Online quiz (10 points) and short answer question (10 points) 20%
Assignment A written submission to government or client addressing review process and criteria. (2000 words) 35%
Examination Final Examination. 45%

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