What Happens If My Australia Visa Gets Refused?

What Happens If My Australia Visa Gets Refused?

You’ve planned your trip to Australia, having spent a great deal of time and money to get organised. All is in order, and now you’re just waiting for your visa to be approved. All of a sudden you receive notification that your visa has been refused. This can raise questions such as; why was it refused? What are the consequences of a visa being refused? What happens next?

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Why has my Australian visa application been refused?

Why has my Australian visa application been refused?

There’s nothing worse than spending lots of time, money and effort submitting a visa application for Australia, only to learn it’s been refused. In recent times, the Australian Government has adopted a tougher approach to granting visas and the Department of Immigration and Border Control scrutinises every individual application. Checks are made to ensure that evidence supplied is correct for the respective visa. If it falls short in any way, the likelihood is that the visa application will be refused.

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Do you pass the good character test for an Australian visa?

Do you pass the good character test for an Australian visa?

Getting – and keeping – an Australian visa has become a lot tougher since a strict interpretation of the country’s ‘character test’ was introduced in late 2014. Amendments to the Migration Act in September of that year swiftly led to a crackdown on ‘undesirables’ who were not deemed of good character.

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