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Christopher Levingston

Christopher Levingston

Accredited Specialist Immigration Lawyer
Convenor of Migration Alliance Inc

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I am happy to announce a new initiative, in conjunction with Legal Training Australia, Migration Alliance and Christopher Levingston and Associates to provide expert, professional and  independent advice to both RMAs and their clients in respect of any adverse decision at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).

I have set up a dedicated website:

http://www.theclearinghouse.com.au/

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Dear Colleagues,

I want to invite you to come to the MA conference which is being held at  Westpac- The Arena, Level 1, Tower 2, Barangaroo, Sydney 2000 on 21 July 2017.

I have negotiated a special deal for all of  my regular CPD attendees ( all 40 of you) to pay $1 for 3 CPD Conference points.

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The now failed proposal to permit the extradition of PRC nationals and others to the PRC is a step in the right direction.

The PRC is a totalitarian state who is in a relationship with a democracy ( Australia) that enjoys the rule of law.

This is in contrast to the position of the citizens of the PRC who do not enjoy the fundamental rights and protections available to Australian citizens.

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The announcement on the weekend that the Liberals in WA were going to direct their preferences to One Nation as opposed to their "natural" allies the Nationals, is but one hick up ( pardon the pun) on the road to oblivion apparently being raced down by the Federal Liberal Party. It reminds me of the Talking Heads song "Road to NoWhere".

This is hot on the heels of the defection of Corey Bernardi and his foreshadowed new "Conservative Party"

Reading the Sydney Morning Herald this morning at page 4 , Senator Bernardi distanced himself from the comments of Ross Cameron and Larry Pickering at a "Q Society" fund raiser.

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Attached please find a communication from DIBP concerning their unwillingness to supply speakers for the Migration Alliance national conference.

It is nice to know that DIBP has such a personal perspective on their relationship with MA and the RMA community.

I have sent a reply.

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