In the Migration Institute's Character and Cancellation Advisory Panel

Along with the following experts, I am proud to be appointed to the Character and Cancellation Advisory Panel of the Migration Institute of Australia:
 
•Kian Bone (VIC) – Chair
•Michael Jones (NSW)
•Marianne Dickie (QLD)
•Alice Graziotti (WA)
•Dushan Nikolic (VIC)
•Nilesh Nandan (NSW)
 
We are committed to providing valuable insights and guidance to enhance the MIA’s approach to character assessment and visa cancellation matters.
 
The primary purpose of the Character and Cancellation Advisory Panel is to provide expert advice and insights to the MIA regarding issues related to character assessment and visa cancellation within the immigration context. This panel is dedicated to enhancing understanding, evaluating policy implications, and ensuring effective strategies in these areas. It functions solely as an advisory body without executive powers, focusing on guiding and enriching the MIA’s approach to character and cancellation matters.
 
Scope
 
The Character and Cancellation Advisory Panel will advise the MIA on various aspects concerning character assessment and visa cancellation policies and practices. This includes, but is not limited to, policy development, regulatory changes, case law developments, and member advocacy.
 
Specifically, the panel will:
 
•Consultative Group: Serve as a consultative group on legal, policy, and practical issues relevant to character assessment and visa cancellation, aiding in the MIA’s decision-making and policy-formulation processes.
•Perspectives and Insights: Present a range of perspectives and insights on matters pertaining to character assessment and visa cancellation, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the issues at hand.
•Research Assessment: Assess and provide feedback on the quality, scope, and limitations of research conducted by or for the MIA in relation to character assessment and visa cancellation.
•Guidance on Specific Aspects: Offer guidance on specific aspects of these issues, particularly where evidence is scarce or additional analysis is required.
•Expert Opinions: Respond to specific queries and challenges posed by the MIA, bringing expert opinions to the forefront of discussions.
•Fostering Connections: Assist the MIA in fostering and maintaining connections with external research bodies, legal experts, and industry stakeholders relevant to character assessment and visa cancellation.
 
By fulfilling these responsibilities, the Character and Cancellation Advisory Panel aims to ensure informed and effective strategies within the MIA’s approach to character assessment and visa cancellation matters.

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Nilesh Nandan As Seen In The Guardian Article On Protection Visa Win In Full Federal Court

“Homosexuality was a matter in which many people held deeply ingrained, and sometimes unconscious, beliefs and assumptions.”

— The Indian asylum seeker’s lawyer, Nilesh Nandan, told the Guardian

Nilesh Nandan As Seen In The SBS Article On Family Violence Provision

“It is particularly earth-shattering for temporary visa-holding women in Australia who have no such safety net as the Migration Act only safeguards partner visa applicants.”

— Immigration lawyer Nilesh Nandan says

Nilesh Nandan As Seen In This SBS Article On Immigration News

“It’s going to delay the ability for somebody to lodge a valid application because it needs to overcome that first threshold of getting a sponsor approved to be able to sponsor.”

— Nilesh Nandan, special counsel with My Visa Australia, a national immigration practice