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My partner is Australian and i'm English. We met two years ago, have been in touch every day since and last year i spent two months with him in Australia. We have now decided that to be together we are looking at the prospective marriage visa so i can join him in Australia.

I'm wondering, because of our circumstances, what would be our chances of being eligible for the prospective marriage visa followed by the spouse visa.
I have been on disabilty benefit for the last 5 years due to various health issues, the main problem being hypothyroidism and carpel tunnel syndrome. I have no degree or qualifications and very little money saved. i believe this would certainly have an effect on my eligibility as i could be assessed as being at risk of becoming a charge on Australia's welfare system at some point in the future. My partner is also on disabilty benefit, due to an accident he had many years ago and would only be able to support me from his centralink payments. He does own a big piece of land and is almost self sufficient, so living expenses shouldn't be a problem for us in the future. Would these circumstances go against us in applying for the visas? is it worth to start the process?

I've searched lots of forums but can't find anyone with similar problems so if someone could advise us, we would be most grateful.
Your situation is a lil bit tricky, like shel here suggested, strongly recommend hiring a registered migration lawyer who would understand Immigration health requirements better. Your only issue might be your health condition, but i'm sure there are ways around it as Australia has anti discrimination laws which include disabled people.
 
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