To: Department of Immigration

Adult children are immediate family

To advocate that adult children are immediate family members for the purpose of being able to apply in this category for an Australian travel exemption and visa

Why is this important?

Covid has created a cruel divide for many families and it has caused further separation in that immediate family members have not been considered as such and have been unable to connect. Australia’s population is multicultural and for all to thrive, immediate family members need to be recognised as such. We hope that if the government are willing to recognise parents of adult children as immediate family members, it will follow that they will give the same regard to adult children.


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