Australia Visitor Visa

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Australia Visitor Visa

Australia Visitor visa under subclass 600 is a temporary visa for those who want to travel to Australia as tourists, to visit family or for business . This visa can be in any of the below streams.

Tourist stream: It allows applicants to travel to Australia for a holiday or to visit family and friends.

Business Visitor stream: This is for business people who need to visit Australia for a short business visit including conference and meetings.

Sponsored Family stream: This is for people travelling to Australia to visit their family. You must have a sponsor who might be asked to provide a bond.

Approved Destination Status stream: for people from the People’s Republic of China who are travelling in an organised tour group.


The salient features of this visa are listed below.

  1. Spend your holiday or visit family and friends
  2. Study in the country for up to three months
  3. Engage in business activities while in Australia, provided you:

  1. do not work for or provide services to a business or organisation in Australia
  2. do not sell goods or services to the public