Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill extends the repeal date of the Government's temporary powers relating to visas in response to the COVID-19 outbreak by 2 years, to the close of 15 May 2023. It also extends the maximum duration of a suspension in the ability of certain offshore persons to make temporary entry class visa applications from 3 months to 6 months.

Current status

Passed third reading 06 May 2021, awaiting Royal Assent

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 24-1
Introduced 1 April 2021
First reading 8 April 2021
Select Committee Education and Workforce Committee
Public submissions due 16 April 2021
Select Committee report back 28 April 2021
Second reading 4 May 2021
Third reading 6 May 2021
Divided No

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