Case Study Assessment
Sally Hoffman is a Canadian citizen.
On 1 April 2018, Sally was granted a subclass 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage) visa
(“482 visa”) which expires on 1 April 2022. Sally’s 482 visa is subject to conditions
8501 and 8607.
Sally applied for her 482 visa in order to work as a Management Consultant for Telfox
Pty Ltd (“Telfox”), a large Australian company which sponsored her for this visa. Sally
has been working there since 15 April 2018 until the present.
Shortly after arriving in Australia, she also decided to try her luck at applying for a
permanent visa on her own and submitted an ‘expression of interest’ with the
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Sally received an invitation from the Department to apply for a subclass 189 (Skilled –
Independent) visa (“189 visa”) on 1 September 2018.
On 1 October 2018, Sally applied for a 189 visa while in Australia. Shortly after
applying for this visa, Sally received a letter from the Department indicating that she
had been granted a subclass 010 (Bridging A) visa (“BVA”) which is not subject to any
Sally is now considering resigning from her job at Telfox as she wishes to take a break
and pursue a career change. The Department has not yet made a decision on Sally’s
pending 189 visa application.
Sally comes to you for immigration assistance with the following questions:
(1) If Sally were to quit her job at Telfox next week and remain unemployed,
could this adversely affect her ability to lawfully remain in Australia? (15
(2) If Sally’s 189 visa is granted, what would happen to her current 482 visa
and BVA, if anything? (5 marks)
Rules of Case Study Assessment
1. This Case Study is worth 20% of the assessable component for the unit.
2. This assessment has a word count of 500 (exclusive of footnotes).
3. Students are required to employ the Australian Guide to Legal Citation referencing
system in completing this assessment.
4. Your response to this Case Study is due for submission by 9:30pm on 19 October
5. Students are required to submit their response to this Case Study through the Turnitin
link on the vUWS site for the unit. No other form of submission will be accepted.
6. Students must complete the Case Study on their own. Students are not permitted to
discuss their answers (or proposed answers) to this Case Study with anyone else.
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