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IMMI 16/110 Specifications as made
This Instrument specifies matters for the making of an application for a Temporary Work (International Relations) (Class GD) visa.
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Made 16 Nov 2016
Registered 18 Nov 2016
Tabled HR 21 Nov 2016
Tabled Senate 22 Nov 2016


Commonwealth of Australia

Migration Regulations 1994

CLASS OF PERSONS FOR TEMPORARY WORK (INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS) (CLASS GD) VISA 2016/110

(subparagraph 1234(2)(a)(i))

I, PETER DUTTON, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations):

1.             REVOKE Instrument IMMI 16/032 (F2016L00576), Class of Persons 2016/032, signed on 26 April 2016;

2.             SPECIFY for the purposes of subparagraph 1234(2)(a)(i) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the following classes of persons:

a.       Fulbright Scholars of the United States of America;

b.      participants in the Pacific Microstates – Northern Australia Worker Pilot Programme;

c.       persons to whom privileges and immunities are, or are expected to be, accorded under one or both of the following Acts:

                                  i.     the International Organisations (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1963; or

                                ii.     the Overseas Missions (Privileges and Immunities) Act 1995

and who are expected to be recommended by the Foreign Minister for the grant of a visa; and

d.      persons who hold a valid diplomatic, official or service passport and who hold a third person note of support for the application from the government, or a government agency, of the applicant’s home country.

This Instrument, Class of Persons for Temporary Work (International Relations) (Class GD) Visa 2016/110, IMMI 16/110, commences immediately after the commencement of the Migration Amendment (Temporary Activity Visas) Regulation 2016.

Dated: 16 November 2016

Peter Dutton

THE HON PETER DUTTON MP

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection