I am in Australia on a temporary shortage of skills visa. My family also have visas, but have not been allowed in due to

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Customer: Hello, I am in Australia on a temporary shortage of skills visa. My family also have visas, but have not been allowed in due to the border closures. Although I am treated as a temporary resident, I have a 2 year contract in Australia, pay taxes and have established a life here. My question is whether not allowing my family in, is a violation of our human rights to be together as a family.
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the government?
Customer: We have applied multiple times with the requested attachments to Home Affairs for my family ot enter on compassionate grounds. We were advised to re-apply with more attachments to show that I am an essential worker, whcih we did. However, we are not getting any response.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about the visa?
Customer: We have visas. We asked the immigration agent who helped to get the visas, but he says there is nothing he can do.
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: As we are committed to live in Perth for at least 2 years, we rented out our house in the Netherlands, and registered at the ISWA school in Perth. So this month my family will have to move out of the family home and the children will not be able to attend school until they are allowed in.
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Hi, I’m John, solicitor, and reviewing your post, and may need to ask a few questions a long the way to assist you.

Concerning your important matter with about allowing your immediate family into Australia with respect to the current situation of the pandemic crisis, coronavirus, which has resulted in border closures, respectfully, ***** ***** rights have not been breached in any way.

The Australian government has full authority to close the borders and to admit only those permanent resident in Australia seasons into the country who actually hold the relevant visas as such as you do at the present time

In respect to your family members the Australian government will assist you, once the borders are open.

Naturally, it's understandable that you're raising questions, and wondering when this will be with respect to the borders being open, and everyone else is in the same position as you in regard to how long will the borders remain closed.

The most important thing at this present time is to avoid any cancellation of visas on the basis of applying for visas and being rejected when the borders are closed as this negative aspect could have an impact on future applications.

All countries respectfully ***** ***** your home country, has rules and regulations concerning entry of persons into their countries. Australian government has put very strict rules in place to protect all people in Australia at the present time.

I understand that you want to have your family with you in Australia at this present time, but unfortunately it'll be necessary to follow the Australian government rules inspect respect until the borders are reopened.

Thank you for reaching out today.

You have a legal right to protect your interests in this important situation.

I am a user like you in this chat forum to assist in your important question today.

Thank you kindly for rating me with 5 stars, which helps me support the community.

You can come back to this post any time to ask questions without additional charge.

I hope I have assisted with answering your important question today, and thank you for supporting the community.

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