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Sunday afternoon or Monday evening? Which meeting should I attend?

GLITF Vic holds meetings on the first Sunday and third Monday of each month. Is there a difference?

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Next Meeting

Meetings are temporarliy suspended due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. Please see main announcement to the right.

Meetings are held at:

The Betty Day Community Centre
67 Argyle St
St Kilda (MAP)

Melway Map 2P Reference F6
St. Kilda Road Tram 3, 67 Stop 33 or
Chapel Street Tram 78, 79 Stop 39

 

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Disclaimer (please read)

The material on this website is for general information only. This information IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE.

This information was prepared without taking into account the particular circumstances of your case.

DO NOT ACT on the basis of this information. You should obtain expert migration or legal advice on your case from a duly qualified practitioner.

Neither the "Gay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force Inc." (Reg. No. A0027220V) nor any of its members or office bearers guarantees the accuracy of any material contained on this website and cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage occasioned by anyone acting on the basis of such material.

 

 

:: Corona Virus Update

Because of government restrictions our regular meetings on the first Sunday and third Monday of the month are temporarily suspended.

Please do not visit the Betty Day Centre as it is closed until further notice.

As soon as there is a change we will let you know.

Migration Advice to Members:

We will continue to offer limited migration assistance from your registered migration agent or lawyer via email.

If you are a registered member you will have received email notification of a special email address for this use.

When emailing, please remember to include the following:

  • include "GLITF" in the subject line of your email (this helps to filter out spam)
  • your membership number
  • your advisor's name

:: About us

The Gay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force (Vic) Inc (GLITF) provides support and assistance to gay and lesbian couples (the applicant or sponsor or both) who are seeking Permanent Residence status for the non-resident partner of an individual who is an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen. This service is provided through GLITF's pro bono Registered Migration Agents (Advisors) to gay and lesbian couples who are members of GLITF Victoria. Download the GLITF Flyer

:: Facts

  • GLITF Victoria has been in operation since 1985
  • GLITF Victoria has a number of registered migration agents as advisors
  • GLITF is a non-profit organisation
  • GLITF organizations also operate in NSW, QLD, SA, WA
  • GLITF is accessible via the web and offers up-to-date details on changes to immigration policy that affects its members
  • GLITF Victoria produces a newsletter from time to time

:: What we can do for you

GLITF Victoria is a voluntary organization. We receive no funds from Government and for our finances we depend entirely on subscriptions and sales of our Guide book ("The GLITF Guide to Applying for Partner Migration"). Our office bearers and our Migration Advisers give their services to members absolutely free.

We cannot, therefore, offer an around-the-clock service such as you might obtain from a lawyer or Migration Agent acting for a fee. But we will help you to help yourself. Come to the Sunday meetings for general information, and to the Monday advice nights if you have need of advice in relation to your own situation. But before asking for advice, please do your homework - read the GLITF guide book and the DIMA Partner booklet which is available online. You drive your application - we guide you along the way!

If you are a MEMBER of GLITF Victoria living in Melbourne and have a really urgent problem you can email GLITF explaining the situation. Your email will be forwarded to one of our Migration Advisers for consideration and reply. We cannot guarantee, however, that you will receive advice outside of meeting times. Advice will not be given over the GLITF phone.

If you are a MEMBER of GLITF Victoria living overseas or living so far from Melbourne that it is impossible for you to attend our Sunday Meetings and/or Monday Advice nights, you may email GLITF if you are seeking particular advice about your own situation. Your email will be forwarded to one of our Migration Advisers for consideration and reply.

Please note that questions of a general nature for which the answers may be found in "The GLITF Guide to Applying for Partner Migration" cannot be answered outside of meeting times.


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