If the child is an eligible New Zealand citizen, an Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident, then they can have their parents to live in Australia under the Contributory Parent visa (subclass 173 and 143).
For a period of 143two years, the contributory parent 173 visa holder is permitted to reside in Australia as a temporary resident.
This visa cannot be renewed or extended; however, if the applicant wants to remain in Australia permanently, they must apply for a Contributory Parent visa (subclass 143) within two years of arriving on a 173 visa.
What you can do on this Visa?
Being a contributory parent 173 visa holder
• You can Live, study and work in Australia for 2 years.
• You will be eligible for health coverage from Medicare (Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses)
• You can Visit Australia frequently for 2 years from the date visa is granted.
Being on contributory parent 143 visa holder
• You can Live, study or work in Australia for indefinite time.
• You are eligible to get health coverage through Medicare.
• Apply for Australia citizenship for permanent residence.
• Leave and revisit Australia for five years from the date visa granted.
• Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence.
What are the Eligibility Criteria for 173 & 143 visas?
The applicant must be a holder of Contributory Parent Visa Subclass 173.
The applicant must abide by all the criteria applicable to temporary contributory parent visa (Subclass 173)