Visitor Visa 600 for Mother
I have recently got my 489 visa and now want to apply for visitor visa for my Mother so that we both can travel together.
Little Brief: She has 3 daughters and I am the only son, 1st - Australian Citizen & staying in SA(married), 2nd - New Zeland Citizen & staying in SA(married), 3rd - in India(married). She has travelled in 2009 from Ind to NZ, NZ to Aus, Aus to NZ and NZ to Ind, all on single entry visa(she has stamp of 2 NZ visas and 1 Aus visa).
Kindly suggest on following queries:
1) What duration should we request for(ideally we want her to stay their for atleast 7-8 months in 1st visit).
2) Any particular condition to meet, if we want to get 3 year multiple entry visa for her with max of 12 months stay in 18 months.
3) She is widow and housewife, her entire bank statement and Fixed deposits are joint with me(she is primary holder i.e 1st name is for her), can we upload them as a proof of fund or not and how much fund is necessary to show provided my sister will support in accommodation and other and will provide Letter of Invitation.
4) Which stream to apply for : Tourist or Family sponsored