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Reviews to the AAT and MIU

Reviews to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) and the Ministerial Intervention Unit (MIU)

If you have applied for a visa and have been refused, or your visa has been cancelled, you may be able to seek a review of that decision at the AAT or MIU.

It is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible about the whether you have prospects for appealing an immigration decision. Strict time limits apply in lodging a request for review. You must continue to meet the criteria for the visa whilst your visa is under review.

One Law have a team of expert immigration lawyers who can help guide you through the legal process of having your immigration decision reviewed.

The steps below explain how we can help you.

We make it simple

Our immigration law team is here to help. We would love to hear from you. You can get in touch with one of our lawyers by completing the online enquiry form below or by calling us on free call 1800 ONE LAW (663 529).


Meet With Us

We will meet with you at a time and place that is convenient for you. We will discuss the circumstances of your visa refusal or cancellation and how we will go about making the application for review on your behalf.


Review your information

We will review information supplied by you. We may also need some paperwork to confirm the information you have provided to us. We will consider the immigration law that applies to your case and determine whether you have a valid opportunity to seek a review with the AAT or MIU.


Commence drafting application for review

We will gather all the information required for you make your application for review. The application will need to be signed by you.


Lodge application for review

When the application is completed, we will lodge it with the relevant tribunal or Government body. Unfortunately the processing time is out of our control.


Review outcome of application for review

If your application for review is successful, you will be able to return to the Department of Immigration so that they can reconsider your visa. If it is rejected, we will advise you as to whether we think you have a chance of succeeding if we dispute the decision further. You can then decide how you would like to go forward.

Do you need to speak to a lawyer?

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1800 663 529