1.1.C.60 Carer visa holder (CP)

Definition

For the purposes of CP, a carer visa holder has the same meaning as in the Migration Regulations administered by DIBP.

A carer visa holder is granted permanent residence (1.1.R.200) on the basis of needing to provide personal care to a family member who is an Australian resident, who has a disability or severe medical condition but has no other carer (1.1.C.40) to provide the required care.

Act reference: SSAct section 7(2) An Australian resident is…, section 23(14) For the purposes of this Act other than Part 2.11 and the YA Rate Calculator in section 1067G, each of the following is a family member…

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.6.4 CP - Qualification & Payability

Last reviewed: 2 January 2015