If you arrive in Australia legally, you can apply for a Protection visa Subclass 886
With this visa, you can:
You must meet the following requirements:
You must have arrived in Australia on a valid visa and be immigration cleared on arrival.
Be a refugee or engage Australia’s complementary protection as defined by the Migration Act 1958 (Migration Act), you must:
Australia is obliged to ensure refugees are not returned to a place where they are likely to face persecution for one of the five refugee grounds under the Act.
Australia must not return people to their home country where they engage complementary protection obligations under the Act.
Meet identity requirements
Not be barred from lodging a protection visa application.
Meet security requirements
As part of the application process, the department will assess whether you meet Australia’s security requirements for the grant of a protection visa.
You should not have held any of these visas :
Must meet health requirements
Must meet character requirements
Sign the Australian values statement