What is preventing you from visiting your significant other (besides Covid) in Australia or your home country? What are the barriers preventing you from getting married or completing common law requirements?
Difficult to say as it’s up to the VO discretion, but it is certainly a possibility. As a temporary resident, it isn’t necessarily about the conviction only. Arrest and detention would also be a consideration.
You’re a legal aide....look into tax evasion. Penalties are substantially more than just “paying the taxes”.
Just my opinion, but she would be smarter to take it on the chin and consider it a life lesson. The assumption that she submitted the forms first probably would hold any weight with...