If you are 18 years of age or older, you must
have read or had explained to you, the life in Australia booklet and
Sign an Australiana values statement that confirms you will respect the Australian way of life and obey Australian laws.
You may be inside or outside Australia when you apply for Visa however you must be outside of Australia When the Visa is decided, unless you are a New Zealand Citizen who holds a special category Visa (Subclass 444). A new Zealand Citizen who holds a citizen Who holds a special category Visa (subclass 444) can be in or outside Australia when the Visa is decided.