Visitor Visas are for people who want to visit or extend their stay in Australia for holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational reasons, to visit relatives, or for a short business visit.
Visitor Visa (subclass 600)
Tourist Stream (apply in Australia)
This visa stream lets you visit Australia as a tourist, to see family and friends or for purposes other than business or medical treatment. If you hold another visa that is expiring and want to stay longer in Australia, this visa might suit you.
Tourist Stream (apply outside Australia)
This visa stream lets you visit Australia as a tourist, to go on a cruise or to see family and friends.
Business Visitor Stream
This visa stream lets you visit Australia for business reasons. You can make a short visit for business visitor reasons, but you can't work or sell goods or services. This visa has to be applied offshore.
Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)
This visa allows you to visit Australia as often as you wish in a 12-month period. Stay up to 3 months each time you enter Australia.