An Australian 6-month Tourist Visa allows for multiple visits to Australia for the purpose of tourism. You may only stay for 6 months at a time. The visa is valid for 12 months from the date you first enter Australia. You may also study / train for up to 3 months during the 12 months.
A 1 Year Tourist Visa allows multiple visits to Australia for up to 12 months at a time, for the purpose of tourism. It is valid for 12 months from the date you first enter. You may study / train for up to 3 months
With an Australian working holiday visa, people aged 18 – 30 (35 for Irish & Canadian Passport holders) can travel, study and work around Australia for up to 12 months at a time
If you are planning on visiting Australia with a criminal record, you will require an application that allows you to disclose the offence and sentence. You cannot use the normal electronic application process. Depending on the nature of your convictions, you may still be able to visit Australia, despite your criminal record.