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  1. wrussell

    Visitor Visa Subclass 600

    Y^our parents must make separate applications. If they apply as a group it will ensure that their individual applications will be decided at pretty much the same time and by the same processing centre.
  2. wrussell

    Visitor Visa Subclass 600

    If you are on a bridging visa why do you want a visitor visa?
  3. wrussell

    Midwife 190/491

  4. To sponsor a partner you must be a citizen, a permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen and be married, or in a de facto relationship for 12 months, or have a registered relationship and have evidence to satisfy the minister that your relationship is: exclusive, mutual, genuine and continuing. To add a partner to an undecided 190 application is a quite different matter. It is not a sponsorship. Marriage counts for very little, but must be declared as as a change in circumstances, even if a partner is not going to be added to an application.
  5. wrussell

    Do we have any chance?

    There are age and other exemptions under some Labour Agreements.
  6. It can be noted that, for some years, delegates have increasingly been asking (improperly) for prospective marriage applicants to provide the level of information required of de facto applicants.
  7. wrussell

    Skill Assessment - Vetassess - 272499

    I have not dealt with a criminologist case since the days when a degree in ANY discipline assessed comparable to an Australian degree was enough to qualify for a positive skills assessment for ANY occupation on the VETASSESS list (except one) and work experience was not assessed at the skills assessment stage and at the visa application stage a qualifying period of work experience (12 or 18 months) in ANY skilled occupation was enough. If you are not familiar with the duties of a criminologist, perhaps Mr Google could help. It might pay you to assess your probability of being granted a visa if you nominate criminologist as your skilled occupation.
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    Skill Assessment - Vetassess - 272499

    From the skills assessing body VETASSESS: Social Professionals nec (ANZSCO Code 272499) This occupation requires a qualification assessed as comparable to the education level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor Degree or higher degree and in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation. In addition to the above, it is essential for applicants to meet the following employment criteria: § at least one year of post-qualification employment at an appropriate skill level, § undertaken in the last five years, § working 20 hours or more per week, and § highly relevant to the nominated occupation. Please note in order to achieve a successful Skills Assessment Outcome, a positive assessment for both qualifications and employment is required. nec means “not elsewhere classified”. Applicants should include a cover letter that justifies the rationale for choosing an nec category.
  9. Be careful about withdrawing a 300 before you are requested to, otherwise the request to run a 309 might be overlooked.
  10. If you apply for a 300 and wed before it is granted and let immigration know, you will cop this: ***************************************************************************** As you have married your sponsor before your current Prospective Marriage visa application has been finalised, you are taken to have also applied for a Partner (Provisional) (Class UF) visa and a Partner (Migrant) (Class BC) visa on the day we received notice of the marriage. If you have not done so already, please provide a copy of your marriage certificate and advice in writing that you wish to withdraw your application for a Prospective Marriage visa. If you do not state in writing that you would like to withdraw your Prospective Marriage visa application, it will be refused. This information must be scanned and uploaded to your ImmiAccount. ***************************************************************************** If you do not let them know, you are likely to cop far worse when they find out. What could be worse than having a visa refused? Having one granted.
  11. wrussell

    SC190 Obligation Warning

    From what you have posted you should be able to make a good case for no action to be taken if you have to leave the ACT. Keep copies of everything and take professional advice from a registered migration agent about strategy.
  12. wrussell

    Overseas Police checks for Citizenship

    It can be noted that the character criteria for citizenship are different from those required for PR.
  13. All I ever write in the categories is - to be uploaded - and I let the uploaded supporting documents speak for themselves. Concatenating supporting files in date order makes it easier for a delegate to access them.
  14. wrussell

    Skill Assessment - Vetassess - 272499

    What sort of help do you need?
  15. wrussell

    Visitor Visa Subclass 600

    They will probably send an email.