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High Court Clarifies Application of Direction 90 in Visa Refusals: The Case of Ismail v Minister for Immigration

In the High Court case of Ismail v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs [2024] HCA 2, the court examined Direction 90, a guideline issued by the Minister to assist in making decisions under Section 501 of the Migration Act 1958. This decision has significant implications for visa refusals or cancellations based on character…


Do I need a lawyer to represent me in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT)?

I have often heard client’s say, “I didn’t get a lawyer to represent me in the AAT as I thought it was more important to have a lawyer to represent me in Court”. Nothing could be further from the truth. Our primary aim is always to win in the AAT, not the Court. The AAT…


Why use a lawyer to represent you in your application for a visa

1.    Any application for a visa requires a fee to be paid to the “Department of Home Affairs.” Such a fee can be anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000 and is not refundable if the application is refused. It is, therefore, advisable to get expert representation in your visa application. 2.    An application for an Australian…


Permanent residency options for working holiday makers

Skilled visas – commonwealth or state government sponsorship These are the ‘points-tested’ visas sponsored by a Commonwealth or state Government. If you have a skills assessment in a listed occupation, competent English, and work experience you could be invited to apply for a permanent visa (if you have expressed your interest). Whether you will be…


Sydney Immigration Lawyers

We are Sydney Immigration Lawyers and Migration Agents based in the Sydney CBD with over 35 years of experience in:

  • Migration Law,
  • Visa Refusals,
  • Visa Processing,
  • Court Appeals,
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal Reviews,
  • Federal Court Appeals
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As of September 2022, Ray Turner, Sai Priya Sivalohan and Emma Hungerford Espino ceased all connection and have no association with Turner Coulson Immigration Lawyers.

We now practise exclusively as Ray Turner Immigration Lawyers.


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Sydney Immigration Lawyers

Ray Turner Immigration Lawyers are leaders in the field of immigration law, based in the CBD of Sydney Australia.

We can help you with a visa application, visa refusal, visa cancellation or visa revocation. Ray Turner Immigration Lawyers has dealt with it all and have the skills, expertise and confidence to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

We represent clients in the Department of Home Affairs, Immigration Assessment Authority, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2), Federal Court of Australia and High Court of Australia.

We have over 35 years of experience in immigration law including acting for clients in section 501 character matters.

If you have an immigration problem, we have a solution to help you.

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