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Old 08-08-2011, 01:41 AM
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Addressing the future

Hi all

Hoping somebody can shed some light for us. Like many applicants, we're in the messy situation right now of trying to establish our 12m relationship for the purposes of our visa. In short:

- I met my partner OS two years ago
- She came to Australia on a working visa last December
- We're heading back to her country later in the year for a few months for various reasons, thus completing the 12m requirement
- I am then coming back to Australia to commence a new job in February
- We can't really apply for a partner visa until December as we otherwise won't (easily) establish the one year rule, thus she can't come to Australia until it's granted (presuming ~May/June 2012)
- At this point, she is intending to come to Australia to live

Naturally we are trying to avoid the perception that it is a fraudulent case and we are just trying to get her a visa into the country. It's completely not the case, but I can't alter my job starting date and we've just accepted it's better to be a part for a few months to secure our financial future as opposed to us both rocking up in July next year with no jobs lined up. As far as long term planning goes, it is a no brainer. If we could, we'd both move in February but obviously her visa won't be granted by then.

Of course, if her visa is declined I'll have no choice but to go to her home country to work but for various reasons that's a poor option for us. She is from a LR country (which I, ironically enough, have full working rights in).

Should this sort of stuff be mentioned in detail in our application & varying stat decs? We know we have to give plans of immigrating but not sure of the detail we should go in. Will it be helpful to show we've though out the the long term plans together, a hindrance to show we are willingly going to be apart for 12-16 weeks until her visa is granted (at the risk it might not be) or completely irrelevant?

All very confusing. Any guidance would be hugely appreciated. Thanks!


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Old 08-08-2011, 05:17 AM
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Hi,

In your 'history of relationship' statements (these don't have to be statutory declarations, but you can make them that if you want to, we did), they ask you to mention your future plans. Here is a guide of what to talk about in the statement (page 40 - History of your relationship):
http://www.immi.gov.au/allforms/booklets/1127.pdf

Also you might want to read page 19 about the eligibility to waive the 12 month requirement.

All the best

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Old 08-08-2011, 06:42 AM
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which state do you live in??
if it is one of the states where you can register a defacto relationship then maybe you could waive the 12mo requirement?

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