Immigration authorities ‘fast-tracking’ some athlete asylum applications, lawyer says

Immigration authorities ‘fast-tracking’ some athlete asylum applications, lawyer says

Updated May 17, 2018 20:27:01 Photo: Commonwealth Games athletes from Cameroon are among dozens of foreign athletes thought to have remained in Australia. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Related Story: Up to 100 foreign Commonwealth Games delegates without visas ‘may still be in Australia’ Related Story: Missing Commonwealth Games athletes still on …

Plans to automate simple visa applications threaten Tasmanian jobs, a union warns

Plans to automate simple visa applications threaten Tasmanian jobs, a union warns

Updated April 06, 2018 07:13:45 Photo: Senator Nick McKim is warning against outsourcing of visa applications to private operators. (ABC News: Emilie Gramenz) Tasmania will be the first state to be affected by a Federal Government push to outsource visa application services, with more than 100 jobs on the chopping …