You can't as far as I know. You need to apply for parent visa.
No can do
Zaback where r u bro. Long time...no news about engineer technoligists yet?You can't as far as I know. You need to apply for parent visa.
The cheap one takes 20 years + I think. The expensive one costs AUD 50,000 but is much quicker.
True, from Nov 2016 you cant include parent as dependant. The Australian government is debating whether to introduce a new long term visa for parents. The waiting wont be more for this Visa. Read the FAQ's link provided in this page.
You can't add her in your application anymore, sorry. I am in a similar situation; have been hosting my mother on visitor visa so far.