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Our 820/801 Visa Journey

    Australia Travel

    Why Is My Australian Partner Visa Taking So Long – FAQs On The 820/801 Visa

    Three Year Anniversary

    If you’re like many of the readers of my blog, you first discovered this website thanks to my articles on the Australian partner visa. We first applied for our Australian Partner Visa in 2015, and after a long wait, applied for the second stage in 2017. If you’re on the same journey as us, you already know that there’s not a lot of information out there on the Australian partner visa that really answers the questions that people have about the…

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  • Australia Personal Travel

    Home Again To Melbourne

    It has been so good to be back home in Melbourne. Yes, I miss my parents like crazy, along with the rest of my Darwin family and friends, and (let’s be honest)…

  • Personal

    Reflecting On A Primary Practical

    I’m sitting at my desk in Melbourne. It’s Monday morning, and for the first week in six weeks I’m not in Darwin. Today, I didn’t have to get up at the…

  • Personal

    Mum’s Magical Garden

    Gardening is very much a part of my identity now, but I wasn’t always a gardener. In fact, it never really occurred to me when I was younger to grow or…

  • Parap Markets
    Australia Travel

    Parap Markets Calls Me Home

    My whole life, I’ve been a Parap Markets girl. Childhoods were spent running wild on that little traffic island that, every Saturday, seemed to magically swell to accommodate the stalls and…

  • Personal

    Dad’s Bush House

    When Dad sold our family home a few years back, I felt like my ties with my hometown had been somewhat severed. It was not an issue of fault, but rather…