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Old 03-11-2018, 11:50 AM
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There is no guarantee of getting a 12 month Visitor Visa in fact it can be refused if you give information that leads to being considered a Genuine Temporary Entrant.

Visitor Visas can only be granted for certain reasons, even if approved can have a No Further Stay condition - that wrecks your plan.

The Immigration Department is also trying to make changes to have sponsors pre approved - they tried to get this passed last year but deferred it to this year.

There is zero risk of applying for another visa to be in Australia after a PMV or 309 application affecting that application.

For a PMV or 309 grant you only need to go offshore - we were in Darwin and went to Vietnam for a week not to Ukraine where PMV application started.