Elderly couple walking down beach

  Under the new temporary sponsored parent visa program, applicants can stay in Australia for up to ten years. In this week’s Budget, the Government confirmed plans to introduce a new temporary sponsored parent visa, enabling parents to live in Australia for as long as a decade, but not settle here permanently. Up to 15,000 people each year will be eligible to apply. The Government believes the visa will help families reduce their childcare costs as grandparents step in to share the load. Here are ten things you need to know before applying for the temporary sponsored parent visa. 1. […]