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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: Immigration and Border Protection
Made 08 Apr 2015
Registered 14 Apr 2015
Tabled HR 12 May 2015
Tabled Senate 11 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