| By Leila Reypour
The Parent, Child and Other Family section has advised that visa program numbers for Parent Visas are close to being filled for the 2015/16 year and if applicants have not been contacted by a case officer by now, it’s unlikely their application will be assessed in this year's migration program.
Allocation dates for final processing for contributory Parent Visas are currently for applications received:
Offshore subclass 173 or 143 - 16 May 2014
Onshore subclass 884 or 864 - 7 August 2015
Temporary 173 holders applying for Permanent 143 - 6 November 2015
Temporary 884 holders applying for Permanent 864 - 6 November 2015