Carer visa: changing sponsors & more

 

Federal Court. The sponsorship form for a carer visa application required sponsor's partner to sign that form, giving her approval to the sponsorship. Both the sponsor and partner signed form 40. Is a sponsorship valid if sponsor does not understand nature of the sponsorship obligations? Does the partner's signature on form 40 itself constitute sponsorship by the partner? Can carer visa applicant change sponsors after visa application is lodged?  DHA received a webform from informant about Appellant and provided AAT with webform and non-disclosure certificate issued under s 376. Was certificate invalid in that it was impossible to identify who the informant was and that the only information the informant sought to conceal was his/her identity?

The Federal Court answered those questions as follows:

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