Travel Exemption for Parents

There are several categories for someone to qualify for a travel exemption to Australia.  Previously parents were not included, unless there were compelling and compassionate reasons.  The Department has now made it easier for families to reunite, including parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents as an exemption category. The increase in vaccination rates has […]

Partner Visas – Overview

A Partner visa allows a partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia.  There are two stages – a temporary visa is initially granted and then two years from when the initial visa application was lodged the applicant can qualify for the second stage permanent […]