If you are applying for visa subclass 176 or 886 and you want to be sponsored by a relative.
You need to know the list of eligible relatives who can sponsor you.
Who can be a sponsor?
To sponsor a skilled worker you must be at least 18 years of age and usually resident in Australia as one of the following:
an Australian citizen
an Australian permanent resident
an Eligible New Zealand citizen.
You, your spouse or your interdependent partner must be related to your sponsor as one of the following:
a non-dependent child – including an adoptive or step-child
a parent – including adoptive or step–parent
a brother or sister – including adoptive or step-siblings
a niece or nephew – including adoptive or step–niece or nephew
an aunt or uncle – including adoptive or step–aunt or uncle
Where can a sponsor be living?
Your sponsor can live anywhere in Australia.