This visa is for family members of New Zealand citizens who are not New Zealand citizens. Eligible New Zealand citizens who hold a Special Category Visa (subclass 444) can bring their non-New Zealand citizen family members to Australia with subclass 461 visa. To be eligible for this visa the non-New Zealand applicant must be related to the New Zealand citizen. Subclass 461 visa allows visa holder to live and work in Australia for a period of five years. At the end of five year period visa holder can reapply for another five year subclass 461 visa. Applicants must meet the Public Interest criteria and the Special Return Criteria.