this product is unavailable for purchase using a firm account, please log in with a personal account to make this purchase.

The LIV is currently closed to all visitors.

We are working remotely to deliver member services. For more information visit our 

COVID-19 Hub
Select from any of the filters or enter a search term
Calendar
Calendar
The LIV provides feedback on Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment Bill
The LIV provides feedback on Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment Bill

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 22 Jul 2021

The Law Institute of Victoria has, in a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, provided feedback on the Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment (2021 Measures No.1) Bill... 

 

More navigate_next

The LIV appears before the Inquiry into Australia’s Skilled Migration Program
The LIV appears before the Inquiry into Australia’s Skilled Migration Program

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 04 Jun 2021

The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) appeared before the Joint Standing Committee on Migration on 21 April 2021 and has provided responses to the questions taken on notice...

 

More navigate_next

LIV factsheet on deregulation of migration lawyers
LIV factsheet on deregulation of migration lawyers

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 11 Mar 2021

The LIV's Migration Law Committee has drafted a factsheet providing key points concerning the deregulation of migration lawyers... 

More navigate_next

Migration law: Dual regulation system to end for migration lawyers
Migration law: Dual regulation system to end for migration lawyers

 Karin Derkley 01 Mar 2021

Advocacy by the LIV and LCA has resulted in a change that will benefit both lawyers and access to justice.

More navigate_next

Migration law: Visa refusal – It’s in the interpretation
Migration law: Visa refusal – It’s in the interpretation

 Olivia Ho 01 Mar 2021

AAT decisions show there are certain types of evidence taken into account when considering the impact on Australian business interests of a non-citizen’s visa refusal or cancellation.

More navigate_next

High Court judgments
High Court judgments

 Dr Michelle Sharpe 01 Nov 2020

Jurisdiction of Defence Force magistrate.

More navigate_next

Working holiday program needs better safeguards, LIV tells inquiry
Working holiday program needs better safeguards, LIV tells inquiry

 Karin Derkley 06 Oct 2020

Measures to guard against exploitation of vulnerable workers on working holiday visas must be introduced along with any extension of the current program, the LIV told a parliamentary inquiry...
 

More navigate_next

The LIV comments on the revised Code of Conduct for Registered Migration Agents
The LIV comments on the revised Code of Conduct for Registered Migration Agents

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 19 Nov 2019

The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) has in a memo to the Law Council of Australia (LCA) provided comments on the revised Code of Conduct for Registered Migration Agents...

More navigate_next

LIV opposes bill to repeal 'medevac' legislation
LIV opposes bill to repeal 'medevac' legislation

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 30 Jul 2019

The LIV has strongly opposed the passage of a bill which seeks to repeal vital medical transfer provisions that allow asylum seekers and refugees in offshore detention access to specialised medical treatment in Australia...
 

More navigate_next

Memo to LCA on Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) Bill 2018
Memo to LCA on Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) Bill 2018

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 28 Nov 2018

The Law Institute of Victoria contributed a memorandum to the Law Council of Australia's submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test) Bill 2018...

More navigate_next

LIV provides input to Australia's Humanitarian Program for 2018-2019
LIV provides input to Australia's Humanitarian Program for 2018-2019

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 17 May 2018

In a submission to the Law Council of Australia, the Law Institute of Victoria has offered input into the Department of Home Affairs consultation regarding Australia's Humanitarian 2018-19 program...

 

 

More navigate_next

LIV calls for regulation to ensure migration agents are suitably qualified
LIV calls for regulation to ensure migration agents are suitably qualified

 Migration Law Committee 18 Apr 2018

In a memo to the Law Council of Australia, the Law Institute of Victoria has recommended that changes be made to the current regulation process to ensure that migration agents are suitably qualified and have the requisite necessary experience...

More navigate_next