Can I extend my contributory visa 173?
You cannot extend this particular Parent Visa however if you wish to continue living in Australia or settle here permanently you may apply for contributory parent visa (Subclass 143) by adhering to the strict time schedule.
How long this visa takes to process?
The contributory parent visa subclass 173 takes around 2-4 years to process which is considerably faster than the other categories of Parent Visa
Can I include my spouse and child in the application?
The answer is yes, you may include your partner, child, step-child or your partner’s child or step-child in your application. If your family members are granted this visa they will be sanctioned the same rights and obligations as of yours.