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The Federal Government has won its bid to ban a senior bikie from Australia after his visa application was rejected.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton made the decision not to allow Bandido Daniel Roach from re-entering the country, the Herald Sun reports.
The father of two, who is currently stranded in Thailand, has taken legal action by hiring an immigration lawyer in an attempt to have his visa renewed.
The Federal Government has won its bid to ban bikie Daniel Roach from Australia after his visa declined
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton made the decision not to allow Bandidos bikie member back in Australia
'The man is alleged to have had involvement in a range of criminal activities, including drug offences, through his alleged association with an outlaw motorcycle gang in Victoria,' a spokesman for Mr Dutton said.
'The male, from Victoria, was outside Australia when the minister personally intervened to refuse a return visa on character grounds.'
It's understood Roach had travelled to Thailand to train with Muay Thai martial arts experts and according to his Facebook account, his wife and two daughters, who are living in Geelong, south-east of Melbourne, are expected to visit next month.
According to the Herald Sun, between last July and March, 371 visas have been revoked on character grounds.
It's understood his wife and two daughters are expected to visit him in Thailand next month
Roach had travelled to Thailand to train with Muay Thai martial arts experts when his visa was refused
The revelation follows almost a year after the nation's biggest bikie gang - Rebels president Alex Vella had his visa revoked last June while he was overseas in his native Malta.
The Federal Court ruled he is banned from returning to the country after it was alleged the gang were involved in drug dealing, money laundering, serious assaults, kidnapping, extortion, firearms offences, threatening law enforcement officers and intimidating court witnesses.
Police identify the Rebels as 'one of Australia's highest risk criminal threats' and say its exiled president Vella 'continues to to exert significant influence' over the group.