An onshore 820 partner visa has a processing time of 12 – 15 months. Given this, it is crucial that you understand your work rights during this lengthy processing time.  If I lodge my partner visa whilst outside Australia, can I get a bridging visa to be with my partner? A bridging visa is only even associated with an application lodged whilst you are in Australia. A bridging visa is a ‘bridge’ between the visa you currently hold, and a decision being made on the visa you have applied for. If you are outside Australia and you lodge a […]