Applicant VEAL of 2002 v Minister for Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs [2003] FCA 437

Facts The applicant was an asylum seeker from Eritrea who had applied for refugee status. In a hearing to appeal rejection of his application, it became apparent that someone had sent in a “dob-in letter” accusing the applicant of not […]

Kioa and Others v Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs and Anor (1985) 159 CLR 550

Facts Mr and Mrs Kioa, who were born in Tonga, entered Australia on temporary entry permits in 1981. The Kioas changed their addresses when the visas expired. Mr Kioa was arrested as a prohibited immigrant in 1983. During this period, […]