Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced that from 2nd June, they have permanently closed the following visa subclasses in the Family Stream of the Migration Programme to new applications:
•Parent visa (subclass 103)
•Aged Parent visa (subclass 804)
•Aged Dependent Relative visa (subclasses 114 and 838)
•Remaining Relative visa (subclasses 115 and 835)
•Carer visa (subclasses 116 and 836).
For latest updates visit http://www.immi.gov.au