The Visa allows the partner of an Australian citizen, permanent Australian resident to migrate to Australia as their spouse. You must be outside Australia when you apply and when the Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309) is granted.
This visa allows the spouse partner of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen to live in Australia. You must be in Australia when you apply and also when this visa is decided.
This visa allows people to come to Australia to marry their prospective spouse. The applicant must be outside of Australia to lodge the application when visa is granted.