This visa allows the spouse or de facto partner of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to travel to and live in Australia just like the above 309/100 Partner. However, you must be in Australia when you apply and also when this visa is decided. Also, your dependent applicants must be in Australian at the time of visa lodgement.
You can study in Australia, but with no access to government funding, and enrol in Medicare, Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses.
If you are married to or in a de facto relationship with an:
- Australian citizen
- Australian permanent resident
- eligible New Zealand citizen.