Partner visa subclass 309

My spouse has Australian PR ( he doesn’t live in australia currently) And is valid til 2022.

  1. can I apply for partner visa even though we both are staying outside Australia .
  2. if I apply , after the visa grant do I still need to travel to Australia to make first entry ( alone or have to travel with Spouse)
  3. if I apply Visa just 1 year before spouse 5 year term completes , am I still
    Eligible to get the visa considering it comes after my spouse PR expiry term

You can apply the visa.

The terms of entry will be written on the visa if it is approved.