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  1. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, I am new member here. I am currently in Australia on visitor visa 600 which is valid for 3 years (can stay for 12 months each time) and has 8503- No Further Stay condition. I understand I can apply for Contributory parent 143 visa from within Australia but read somewhere that...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi. I'm looking at getting a Contributory Parent Visa for my parents. They meet the balance of family test because I'm an only child and I'm sure they would meet the character requirements as well - based on the fact that they have no criminal records. The only thing that concerns me is the...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I am 20 years old studying in Australia under student VISA. My older siblings are trying to sponsor my parents and me ( as dependent child) to live here in Australia via the contributory parent visa subclass 143. I was wondering if that sponsorship will affect my working rights under the...
  4. Visas and immigration
    CONTRIBUTORY PARENT VISA Like many, I fail the Balance of Family Test and find myself in a pickle. My siblings are grown up, settled and have lives of their own. No chance of moving here. Having worked hard to gain Residency, I now operate a Company, pay a good chunk in tax and have private...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hi There, My mum has made a 143 contributory parent application (July 2013 from Australia). On the immigration dept. website it lists the processing time as 12 - 24 months; just wondering if anybody has had an application approved recently and can tell me how long it took for theirs? Waiting...
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