Contributory Parent Visa (subclass 143)
This visa permits parents of an already settled Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia permanently. First you could apply for the Contributory Parent (Temporary) visa (subclass 173). Applying for the temporary visa and then this permanent visa costs more but the costs are spread across two visas in the long-run. This visa allows you to bring family members to study, work, live in Australia. You can also enrol in Medicare and apply for Australian citizen, if eligible. You can travel in and out of Australia for five years, post visa is granted.
Criteria – An applicant should