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Immigration reform

Transforming Australia’s visa system

Members of the public and stakeholders were invited to provide submissions to help inform our consideration of visa simplification.

Submissions closed on 15 September 2017.

Submissions have been published below, unless withheld at the submitter's request.

The Department held public consultations from 31 July until 15 September 2017 on simplifying Australia's visa system. We received detailed responses from across the community and industry, which have provided valuable input towards the system's design. A consultation summary is available.