I just had a prospective client contact me a few days ago. His wife is in Australia on a subclass 676 tourist visa (visitor visa), and it has a Condition 8503 on it. This Condition means “no further stay”, and is commonly applied to visa grants from Third World countries whom the Department consider a flight risk. The applicant may not make another visa application whilst in Australia. No visa extensions. No nothing! She must leave the country before it expires.
Now, the problem is she’s pregnant and is having some health problems. Her doctors don’t want her to travel. And her visa expires late Feb 2012! She needs to leave, but she can’t fly. What can she do? Continue reading