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    Or maybe even quicker. Generally in any "case" process a new contact resets the "must contact by" date. So bombarding them actually is usually self defeating.
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    190 visa / 5 points for partner

    I don't know how you'd solve your issue, sorry! I'd suspect that outside of the three or four agents who post on here no one is likely to have experienced it yet as it's such a new thing. I do however think your agent is pulling a sloped shoulder move here and should be doing more to find a rectification for you. I'm assuming your agent told you that you could claim the extra 5 points. I would suggest that if they cannot resolve the issue of how you actually obtain them then you have a good case for suing them to recover the monies you've spent so far. They gave you expert opinion that you have acted upon - but that in doing so you now have this issue. Whilst immigration share some of the blame, your agent should either have told you not to claim the points or if they are convinced you can, they should be moving heaven an earth to get a resolution. Remind them of their obligations to you that might be the rocket they need to do their job...
  3. @Dean0703 the IELTS results should be out today how did you do?
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    190 visa state change from SA to NSW

    Based on how the original poster phrased the statement I'm assuming his son applied and passed the admission test for one of the "Uber" exclusive private schools and not a high performing state school. NSW does have the upper hand on private schools (at least in worldwide reputation stakes anyway)
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    What are the Australia PR Visa Requirements for Indians?

    This is a discussion forum, it's for asking and answering questions and talking about people's experience about migrating. If you want to publish an article to highlight your business please talk to the site owner and pay for an advert. The rest of us don't want to read this sort of stuff on the forums, and it's unlikely to gain you any business, probably the opposite in fact.
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    Visa application help

    There is nothing they can't ask for if they think its relevant - at the end of the day they can ask for anything they want. If you can't get any details be honest and send in a declaration - but try to get whatever evidence you can - it may be that your name clashes with someone they have on one of their immigration overstay lists and so if you have proof you were working in the UK/US/wherever at that time it obviously isn't you on their list (as an example)
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    190 NSW

    The fact you were declined before does not affect your ability to be selected on a new EOI; however no one can tell you if you are as likely to be invited today as you were in the past as needs and requirements in NSW constantly change If you don't apply though you will never know!
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    They'd have to all be rural "farm" days but it's doable
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    Child Visa Options???

    I don't have any useful advice but wanted to say how sorry I am for your kids and you. If I was to have any advice it would be that given you want this out into some sort of normality as soon as you can it would be sensible to get in the phone to a migration agent and get their steer on the options you have available. Good luck with it all, once again sorry to hear your families loss
  10. Not necessarily as it's always exactly four years from the day. So anything prior to 13th Jan 2016 is now no longer usable as a qualifying day for citizenship. If you can manage four years in a row where you are not out of the country for more than 12 months in total (and no more than 3 in the immediate year before) and meet the PR rules for citizenship then you can apply
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    Entry into UK

    Do you both have the same surname? If you do they generally don't have any issues if you don't they will ask some questions, make you feel small and then wave you through anyway. At least that is our experience
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    Government Sites

    Couldn't agree more with this!!!
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    Government Sites

    On the page provided (by @paulhand) it says the phone lines are available between 1pm - 4pm ... right now (at midnight in the UK) it is 10:30 am - so you have 2 and a half hours to wait. One of the reasons I used an agent is that if any obscenely early phone calls where necessary it was them staying up through the night to do it and not me...
  14. You won't be eligible for an Australian passport until you meet the citizenship threshold. This is living in Australia for four years in a row (with some allowance for holidays etc.) and some of that time being a PR (it used to be at least 1 yr as a PR but there has been talk of that being increased) Once you qualify you apply for a citizenship test (assuming you pass) you then wait to be assigned a citizenship ceremony. Only after the ceremony are you a citizenship and able to get a passport - this is currently taking over a year from the point of applying for a test in some cases
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    804 Visa

    I believe there is also a bond that needs to be lodged (about $15,000 per assured person) that you get back at the end of the assured period (10 years for an 804) This means that if you don't make good your obligation to pay if required they can take it out of your bond.