2018: Proposed Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa.
The new Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa will allow Australians to sponsor their parents to stay in Australia for up to five years at a time, and will not replace the existing Parent category visas.
This new visa arrangement is for parents of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and eligible New Zealand Citizens.
This visa will not allow the holder to work in Australia
The Balance of Family test does not apply to this new visa.
Applicants must meet health and character requirements.
At current rates (2018) The visa application charge for the Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa will be:
$ 5,000 for a a three year visa
$10,000 for a five year visa
Some Visa Applicants might find an Experienced Australian Migration Agent of great assistance.