A subclass 461 visa is NOT a Permanent Visa.
A subclass 461 visa is a Five year renewable Temporary visa.
It permits the holder to live and work in Australia, with their New Zealand partner.
A subclass 461 visa is only a TEMPORARY visa, allowing them to stay in Australia for up to 5 years at a time, with their eligible New Zealand citizen partner.
If the relationship ends, either by splitting up, or by the death of the New Zealand citizen, this visa will not be renewable.
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Some Visa Applicants might find an Experienced Australian Migration Agent of great assistance. - ai16