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  • tourist visas for parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents extended

    Five Year Tourist Visa To Be Granted To Parents Of Australian Residents

    There are so many great things associated with life down under, however for some new residents of Australia, the distance from their families is often one of the few downsides of migrating to the other side of the world. This is going to change though, with a press release announcing today that the Gillard Government […] More

  • Getting Down Under Australia

    Online tourist visas for Brazil and Argentina Now Available

    Tourists from Brazil and Argentina can from today apply online for the e676 electronic tourist visa to visit Australia say the DIAC A spokesman for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) said the e676 allows people to apply for a tourist visa electronically using a fast, secure and convenient application process. “These new arrangements […] More

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    Medical Insurance Should Be Requirement For Australian Tourist Visa

    The vice president of the Victoria branch of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) has called for medical insurance to be a requirement on all Australian visa applications. Dr Stephen Parnis claims that if tourists can afford an Australian holiday, then measures should be taken to ensure they do not abuse the rights their Australian visa […] More

  • Australia Tourist Visa Restrictions Should Be Relaxed

    Australia Tourist Visa Restrictions Should Be Relaxed

    According to the country’s peak tourism export group, Australian immigration policies should be inspired by US President Barack Obama’s recent speech in which he declared “America is open for business” and announced plans to relax restrictions on tourist visas for even more countries. In an attempt to expand the tourism industry and give America’s economy […] More