Management of the Immigration Detention Network

This measure provides eligible asylum seekers residing in the community on Bridging Visa E (BVE) with work rights.

This Budget measure is not subject to the passage of legislation.

Description of the measure

This measure provides eligible asylum seekers residing in the community on Bridging Visa E (BVE) with work rights.

Eligibility is determined by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection or by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

If a BVE holder finds employment, it may affect their payment under the Status Resolution Support Services.

Questions and answers

Who is affected by this measure

This measure affects eligible asylum seekers who are:

  • newly released into the community on a BVE
  • in the community on a bridging visa

Who is eligible for this measure

Eligibility for this measure is determined on a case by case basis.

The date this measure will start and finish

This measure started on 16 December 2014 and is ongoing.

Page last updated: 15 March 2016

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