If you have received a decision by a review tribunal and you are not pleased with the outcome, you can make a request for Ministerial Intervention.
The Minister enjoys two discretions. The Minister may choose to intervene or not and if the Minister chooses to intervene, the Minister may choose to overturn the review tribunal's decision or not.
The Minister's public interest powers require a decision from a review tribunal before a request can be made to the Minister, seeking the Minister's intervention.
Although a Minister has the power to reverse a decision made by a review tribunal, there are certain circumstances where the minister cannot intervene. These include where:
DIAC will advise if your request cannot be considered under the Minister's public interest powers.
Due to the complexity of requesting ministerial intervention, we can help you with your application and liaise with the department on your behalf.
Australia is a very popular destination for study, as it is internationally recognised as providing high quality education at all levels. We have extensive experience in representing Student Visa applicants... read more
The Australian government is committed to allowing Australian citizens and permanent residents to bring their family members to Australia... read more