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garyjames

I just want to say thanks to PomsinOz for helping me be able to become an Australian citizen

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Hi all,

 

I just want to say thanks to PomsinOz for helping me be able to become an Australian citizen. Without the help of this forum I don't think I would have been able to achieve this goal.

 

I received my Australian passport on Wednesday this week.

 

Here is my full timeline for those interested:

 

Jul 13, 07-Booked IELTS test for September 8, 2007.

Jul 31, 07-Posted Skills Assessment Application Form to Teaching Australia

Sep 8, 07-Sat IELTS test

Sep 23, 07-Received IELTS test result (Listening 8.5, Reading 8.0, Writing 9.0, Speaking 9.0; Overall Band Score 8.5)

Dec 6, 07-Positive Skills Assessment Certificate Received

Jun 30, 08-Applied for NT State Sponsorship

July 14, 08-Granted NT State Sponsorship

Aug 19, 08-Applied for PR under 176 SS visa

May 8, 09-Granted PR

Mar 7, 10-Arrived in Darwin, Australia

Mar 7,14-Applied for Australian Citizenship online

Mar 31,14-Citizenship test and interview appointment

Mar 31,14-Citizenship Application Approved (visible online)

Apr 3,14-Citizenship Approval letter received

May 26, 14-Citizenship Ceremony

May 28, 14-Received Australian passport

 

Kind Regards,

 

Gary

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Congratulations @garyjames , it's a fantastic forum isn't it? :) hope you celebrate well!


"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page"

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Ace mate:cool:

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Congratulations, great news. :-)


Trying to get to Aus since 2008. Finally the end is in sight and we are starting to really plan.

Hubby, Paramedic.

Me, Adult Nursing student starting Sept 2018. 

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Congratulations


I just want PIO to be a happy place where people are nice to each other and unicorns poop rainbows

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Excellent news, congratulations. Would love an update on your life here when and if you have time pretty please, it helps those who are still waiting to come over.

We have this thread here of some wonderful positive stories http://www.pomsinoz.com/forum/news-chat-dilemmas/193833-positive-emigrating-australia-true-life-stories.html


If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

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Wow! Wonderful news to hear on this lazy Sunday afternoon. Congratulations! Wishing you many more happy years in Australia! :)


262113 Sysadmin | IELTS 7.5| ACS +ve 11-Dec-2013| NSW 190 ack date 23-Dec-2013 | Invite-27-Mar-2014 | Lodged-28-Mar-2014 | PCC-2-Apr-2014 | Med-10-Apr-2014 | Grant :err:

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Congratulations and thanks for sharing your timeline with us!

 

This is such a positive post and gives hope for us still half way to go nearly.


IELTS 01/2011; TRA 03/2011; SS SA 05/2011; visa 176 lodged 06/2011; visa granted 08/2011; arrived in Adelaide 02/2012; Australian citizen 08/2016

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