The contributory aged parent (temporary) visa, otherwise known as the subclass 884 visa, allows parents to live in Australia for two years.
After this, if parents wish to remain in the country, they can apply for a contributory aged parent visa (864). The subclass 864 visa provides permanent residency and the application for this must be lodged before the temporary 884 expires.
Parents applying for this visa type generally need to be sponsored by an eligible child. In a situation where the sponsoring child is under 18, it may be possible for a community organisation, spouse or relative or guardian of the child to act as the sponsor.
You may be eligible to apply if you:
The 884 visa cannot be renewed or extended.