Welcome to the Immigration Assessment Authority

The role of the IAA is to conduct reviews of fast track reviewable decisions. Fast track reviewable decisions are those decisions made by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, or delegate, to refuse to grant a protection visa to a fast track applicant.

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Information for Fast Track Applicants

To assist applicants in understanding the IAA’s role in reviewing decisions, a fact sheet has been created and translated into the most common languages of our applicants.

What you need to know about the IAA

2022 - End of year arrangements

The IAA will be working at limited capacity over the Christmas and New Year period.

Our offices will close from 5.00pm, Friday 23 December 2022 and will reopen from 8.30am to 5.00pm on Wednesday 28 December 2022, Thursday 29 December 2022 and Friday 30 December 2022. We will respond to telephone enquiries and accept submissions on the days that we are open.

Our offices will remain closed for the observed public holidays on Monday 26 December 2022, Tuesday 27 December 2022 and Monday 2 January 2023.

Please contact us on 1800 205 919 if you have any questions.

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