- Indian nationals can apply for a visitor visa online starting July 1
- There has been a significant increase in demand for Australian visas
- In 4 months, over 65,000 visitor visas were granted to Indians
In the first four months of 2017 alone, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection granted more than 65,000 visitor visas to Indian nationals. "Online lodgement for visitor visa applications is a significant enhancement that will benefit Indian applicants seeking to visit Australia as tourists or business visitors, or those wanting to reconnect with family and friends," Hawke said.
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