Shifrah Blustein

Lawyer, WestJustice

Hannah Lewis

Principal Lawyer, Justice Connect

Jasmine Ali

Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid

Fines and people who do not have Australian citizenship

For people who do not have Australian citizenship, the implications of incurring fines can be more severe because the fines can have an impact on their migration status. This is particularly the case for asylum seekers.

For detailed information about how infringements can impact a person’s migration status, see the fact sheet, ‘Migration law impacts of infringements and minor criminal matters for non-citizen clients’.

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