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My visa is being cancelled

What should I do?

This kit is provided by Refugee and Immigration Legal Service (RAILS), a legal organisation that helps refugees and migrants in Queensland, and the Immigration Advice and Rights Centre (IARC), a legal organisation that helps refugees and migrants in NSW. It was updated in January 2019.
This information kit gives you more detailed information about what you can do if your visa is being cancelled. It includes examples of letters that you can use to respond and tells you the information that you should include.
This kit is provided by Victoria Legal Aid, a legal organisation that helps people in Victoria. It was published in January 2018.

Some people may have had their visas automatically cancelled because of a crime by the Department of Home Affairs (formerly the Department of Immigration).
This kit explains the mandatory visa cancellation process in more detail and will help you to draft your own response to the Department seeking a revocation of its decision.

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