There are a number of migration options for fiances, partners, children, parents, and other family members of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, or eligible New Zealand citizens.
Partners and friends of Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, or eligible New Zealand citizens may enter and/or remain permanently in Australia. Partner category migration may apply to:
- people intending to get married (francs)
- married (de jure) partners
- de facto partners (including those in a same-sex relationship).
Parents may be able to migrate to Australia if they have a child in Australia who is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen.
For dependent children, orphan relatives, or adopted children of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen.
Humanitarian Program Split Family Provisions
For the immediate family members of people granted any permanent humanitarian visa (including Protection and Resolution of Status visas) in the last five years. Immediate family members declared at the time of application may be eligible for entry to Australia through the offshore Humanitarian Program.