A Melbourne family is looking at hiring a private jet to fly from Australia to New Zealand in a desperate bid to secure an Australian visa.
- The requirement to be abroad when a visa is issued has been waived for some visas during the pandemic
- The Coalition has refused to extend the concession to more categories
- Australian permanent residents can access many services unavailable to short-term visa holders
Chinese couple Dong Liu and Lixia Wang, both in their 60s, want to settle permanently…