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Is an Australian tourist visa easy to get?

There’s a high refusal rate for most people to try to lodge their own applications. This is the visa-of-choice for those who choose to run away and work illegally for years, therefore they scrutinize applications very carefully.

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  1. Dianne Rose Alvarado

    Good day, may i ask if is it possible to get a tourist visa through an australian friend relationship only?

    • Jeff Harvie

      Anything is possible, however you ask yourself if YOU would believe someone wants to spend 3 months in Australia with a “friend”?

  2. Jordan Purdue

    Is it hard to bring family on a tourist visa just wondering we maybe thinking of bringing my sister in law to Australia for a visit and would like to know if it is hard to do

    • Jeff Harvie

      Yes, sisters-in-law are still family and if she is young and has nothing much tying her to the Philippines they will see her as a high risk of overstaying. So yes, often very hard. And right now you need to wait for the travel bans to be lifted.


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