Recent Cases

Somba v Minister for Home Affairs [2019] FCAFC 150 (30 August 2019) (Logan, Steward and Jackson JJ)


MIGRATION – appeal from decision of the Federal Court of Australia – review by Administrative Appeals Tribunal of decision not to revoke mandatory cancellation of visa – Tribunal dismissed application for review for nonappearance – whether reinstatement of application for review futile because of 84 day period for Tribunal decision on review – meaning of ‘decision’ in s 500(6L)(c) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – appeal allowed