You and your spouse must both be committed to a shared life together to the exclusion of all others. Your relationship with your spouse must be genuine and continuing. You must live with your spouse or do not live apart on a permanent basis. Your marriage must be valid under Australian law. If you are waiting for the decision on a substantive or permanent visa and want to visit Australia to see a partner or holiday you can.You must intend to stay only temporarily in Australia. If you are not a genuine visitor your visa may be cancelled.