Scott Morrison, Australia’s treasurer, has announced that all Australian are set to increase from 1 July 2017. All visa fees are set to be indexed in line with inflation. This is also set to have massive AU$410 million (R4bn)increase to the country’s economy over the next four years.
Student visa primary applicants will now pay AU$560 (R5 522) instead of AU$550 (R5 425). A partner visa (for non-Australians who are married to an Australian citizen) will jump from AU$6 865 (R67 737) to U$7 000 (R69 000). Adult dependant applicants will now pay AU$420 (R4 144), up from AU$410 (R4 049).