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New Temporary Parent Visa

Parent visa

  Living in Australia but missing your parents back home? There’s good news! The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced plans to introduce a new temporary visa option for parents. Although things haven’t been finalised yet, it’s looking like this new subclass will be on offer from July 2017. A discussion paper on the new temporary Australian parent visa was launched last month and full details are due to be announced later this year. The Government has invited members of the public to make submissions on the development of this new visa type. Anyone who wants to contribute […]


Same-Sex Partner Visas in Australia

Here at True Blue Migration, we’re regularly asked about Australian partner visa options for same-sex couples. We’ve put this blog together which hopefully answers some of the most frequently asked questions. Same-sex partner visas Prior to 2009, anyone wanting to live in Australia with a same-sex partner would have applied for an interdependency visa. However, the Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws – General Law Reform) Act 2008 marked the end of that particular visa subclass. This legislation change was designed to ensure there is no discrimination between same-sex de facto relationships and heterosexual de facto relationships in migration […]


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