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IMMI 15/071 Determinations/Other as made
This instrument determines the meaning of engaged in employment for the purposes of subparagraph 2.06AAB(2)(a)(i) of the Migration Regulations 1994.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 14 Apr 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate11-May-2015
Tabled HR12-May-2015


Commonwealth of Australia


Migration Regulations 1994




(Subregulation 2.06AAB(3))



I, PETER DUTTON, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 2.06AAB(3) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations):


  1. DETERMINE for the purposes of subparagraph 2.06AAB(2)(a)(i) of the Regulations, that an applicant is engaged in employment if:


(a)                at any time during the period specified in paragraph 2.06AAB(2)(a) of the Regulations:

(i)                 the applicant performs work for remuneration pursuant to an agreement; and

(ii)               the performance of work undertaken by the applicant pursuant to the agreement takes place in a regional area;


(b)                for the purposes of this Instrument:

(i)                 agreement means any contract or arrangement under which work is done by a person for remuneration;

(ii)               regional area is specified under subclause 1404(4) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations.

(iii)             work has the meaning given by regulation 1.03 in the Regulations;


This Instrument, IMMI 15/071 commences on 18 April 2015.



Dated 8 April  2015



Peter Dutton

                                  Minister for Immigration and Border Protection