The parnter visa is eligible for the life partners of Australian citizens or permanent residents. Partner visas include both spousal relationship as well as de facto relationships.
Spouse Visa / De Facto Spouse Visa:
This visa category is for married couples as well as couplese in a committed long-term relationship who aren't legally married.
Prospective Marriage (Fiance) Visa:
This is visa is for the fiance of an Australian citizen or permanent resident. This visa itself is valid for 9 months during which time the marriage must occur. Afterwards, the visa holder may apply for a spouse visa from within Australia
These visa classes unite families under special conditions.
The parent visa are for parents of settled Australian citizens or permanent residents
The child visa is for a child (natural or adopted) of an Australian citizen or permanent resident
The carer visa is for people who need to and have a duty for care for an Australian relative, who is a citizen or permanent resident.
Remaining Relative Visa and Aged Dependent Relative Visa:
These visas are for people who have no other close relatives other than those who are settled Australian citizens or permanent residents.