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      Australian Visa Timelines Tracker website now live   19/10/17

      If you’re applying for an Australian visa, you want to know how long it’s going to take to be granted. This is understandable as you’re eager to start your new life in Australia. Having such information will also allow you to get on with other crucial steps in the immigration process. That's why, after feedback from our members,  we've launched our Australian Visa Timelines Tracker https://ww.australia-visa-timelines.com The tracker allows you to enter key dates about your visa application and compare them in tabular format with other applicants around the globe. You can look at who’s applied for the same visa as you, the same dates as you, from the same country, occupation etc. This will allow you obtain greater insight into the likely time is will take for your visa to be granted. We've still a couple of changes to make over the next couple of weeks, but the site is now online and available for use.

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  1. Brexit

    156 pages of arguing the toss - now he decides Brexit aint that important? That's it: move on folks, nothing to see here. lol.
  2. Cost of Living Canberra 2017

    No.. Look at my facebook. Took the kids tobogganing last week, less than an hour out of the city and suddenly there's snow!
  3. HEADS A MESS!

    From what I read you've already drawn a conclusion and now you're re-arranging the facts around to try and make moving back to the UK the only obvious choice.
  4. Are UK child seats any good in Oz

    The issue I believe is should you have a car accident and are found to have used an unapproved restraint you risk invalidating your insurance. At best you would be unable to claim against insurance for any injuries to the child in the seat.
  5. Are UK child seats any good in Oz

    Just to add, it is the same going back the other way: the UK doesn't accept Australian car seats either.
  6. Heading to Oz before grant?

    The Department of Immigration and Border Protection state on their website "If you want advice, don't ask us, ask a migration agent" and the experience of many people is that the staff in the DIBP call centres give out notoriously bad and incorrect advice. Said advice, is also non-binding and useless if a border guard decides you are not a genuine visitor.
  7. Brexit

    Please stick to the topic of Brexit, or start another thread lol
  8. Brexit

    Yes is all hunkydory in UK car manufacturing... UK car manufacturing slumps 14% in June and hard Brexit could mean a further hit, industry body warns http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/uk-car-manufacturing-slumps-14-in-june-and-hard-brexit-could-mean-a-further-hit-industry-body-warns-a7861706.html
  9. Rent to Salary ratio in Sydney

    Never heard that one before.. Glad I don't rent.
  10. Rent to Salary ratio in Sydney

    No matter where I lived I wouldn't want to spend more than 30% of my income on rent. There really is no hard and fast ratio, what you can afford/what you want to spend really depends on your salary and lifestyle.
  11. 2 years back.....

    For 37 years, I lived just up the road from Wales and apart from learning the Welsh word for Service Station (thanks M4) my grasp of the language is poor. Certainly I know more French or German than Welsh.... Here I'd say my kids understand more Mandarin than Aboriginal...
  12. Whale Watching in Australia

    We also have been dolphin watching at Huskisson (with the big tour company that sends boats out several times a day). Happy to report that there were no issues with engine noise and we saw plenty of dolphin pods.
  13. Brexit

    There is none so blind, as them that can't see.
  14. Brexit

    you sir are a hypocrite.
  15. Rent vs Salary

    I don't think there are any hard and fast rules. But personally, I wouldn't want to spend more than a 3rd of my income on rent.