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High Points for 489/190 - South Australia

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All,  received the grant. Planning to move in April 19. Any view about network engineer jobs. I search on some sites and found that recruiter specially ask " Those who have PR must apply".
Please share your thoughts. Looks like they prefer candidates with permanent residency visa.
Congratulations!

I think they are using it as a generic term. If you explain you have the right to work and live in Australia you will be fine. I think it's to stop people applying who have nothing at all.

I am considering using my CCNP and going for network jobs. I am also an experienced manager so might do that. I am not sure yet.

Have you looked at areas to live?

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29 minutes ago, FIS said:

All,  received the grant. Planning to move in April 19. Any view about network engineer jobs. I search on some sites and found that recruiter specially ask " Those who have PR must apply".

Please share your thoughts. Looks like they prefer candidates with permanent residency visa.

Congratulations. 

When did you submit your visa application?


VETASSESS skills assessment 15/12/2017 (5 points), Pearson PTE Academic 23/02/2018 (L90, R90, S90, W89, 20 points), education (15 points), age (25 points), subclass 489 state sponsorship (10 points).

EOI submitted: 10/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination application submitted: 11/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination granted: 17/10/2018, Invite to apply subclass 489 (STN): 17/10/2018,  Lodged visa application: 31/10/2018, CO request medical and police checks: 28/11/2018, Medical and police checks submitted: 06/12/2018, Visa grant: 19/02/2019, Terra Australis: TBC.

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14 hours ago, JetBlast said:

Congratulations!

I think they are using it as a generic term. If you explain you have the right to work and live in Australia you will be fine. I think it's to stop people applying who have nothing at all.

I am considering using my CCNP and going for network jobs. I am also an experienced manager so might do that. I am not sure yet.

Have you looked at areas to live?

No I didn't. My friend who is in Melbourne, will contact there friend in Adelaide to make this enquiry. I am thinking to make a move with family post Easter.

when you are planning, might be we will in touch there.

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14 hours ago, Jonno1981 said:

Congratulations. 

When did you submit your visa application?

I submitted our application on 23 Oct 2018. I wish you get your grant soon.

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1 hour ago, FIS said:

I submitted our application on 23 Oct 2018. I wish you get your grant soon.

Thank you @FIS,

All the best for your move and hope you find a job soon after.


VETASSESS skills assessment 15/12/2017 (5 points), Pearson PTE Academic 23/02/2018 (L90, R90, S90, W89, 20 points), education (15 points), age (25 points), subclass 489 state sponsorship (10 points).

EOI submitted: 10/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination application submitted: 11/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination granted: 17/10/2018, Invite to apply subclass 489 (STN): 17/10/2018,  Lodged visa application: 31/10/2018, CO request medical and police checks: 28/11/2018, Medical and police checks submitted: 06/12/2018, Visa grant: 19/02/2019, Terra Australis: TBC.

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New processing time for 489 Visa grant.

Processing Time

75% of applications: 7 months

90% of applications: 8 months

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My agent told me it would probably take around 4-5 months.

But not sure though.

Anyway, we are now to proceed with doing our medical checkup and request for the police clearance certificate. 

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  • VETASSESS lodged: 11/08/18, VETASSESS positive result: 14/09/18, Passed PTE Academic: 27/12/18
  • SkillSelect EOI lodged: 27/12/18, SA application lodged: 02/01/19, SA acceptance: 18/01/19
  • Visa Lodged: 23/01/19, SG Police COC: 20/02/19. Medical Checkup: 20/02/19

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My agent told me it would probably take around 4-5 months.
But not sure though.
Anyway, we are now to proceed with doing our medical checkup and request for the police clearance certificate. 
Yeah. We can do what we can! Good luck with your medicals and Police clearance.

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2 minutes ago, Renault said:
11 minutes ago, Joesline said:
My agent told me it would probably take around 4-5 months.
But not sure though.
Anyway, we are now to proceed with doing our medical checkup and request for the police clearance certificate. 

Yeah. We can do what we can! Good luck with your medicals and Police clearance.

Thanks. 😃


  • VETASSESS lodged: 11/08/18, VETASSESS positive result: 14/09/18, Passed PTE Academic: 27/12/18
  • SkillSelect EOI lodged: 27/12/18, SA application lodged: 02/01/19, SA acceptance: 18/01/19
  • Visa Lodged: 23/01/19, SG Police COC: 20/02/19. Medical Checkup: 20/02/19

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Any new updates? I managed to get all my police checks back and uploaded phew! Now just to sit and wait.

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29/12/17 AHPRA logged,  31/01/2018 AHPRA asked for more docs,  20/02/2018 AHPRA rec'd docs, 27/02/2018 AHPRA extension app'd, 12/03/2018 Reg in principle, 29/03/2018 AHPRA Full Registration, 29/03/2018 Anmac Modified Skills lodged,   15/05/2018 ANMAC Mod skills Assessment +ve,  Aug. 2018 PTE-A (L:85 R:90 S:90 W:90),  South Australia State 190 Sponsorship Applied 08/09/2018, State Sponsorship Approved 08/11/2018, Lodged 190 visa 16/11/2018.

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Any new updates? I managed to get all my police checks back and uploaded phew! Now just to sit and wait.
Good luck@jenki75. It's been quiet from couple of days!

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I've been watching the tracker and the 189 are being pumped out, they had 14 grants on Jan 31st. Hopefully the 190 starts to move in February, its been slow going for grants this month.

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29/12/17 AHPRA logged,  31/01/2018 AHPRA asked for more docs,  20/02/2018 AHPRA rec'd docs, 27/02/2018 AHPRA extension app'd, 12/03/2018 Reg in principle, 29/03/2018 AHPRA Full Registration, 29/03/2018 Anmac Modified Skills lodged,   15/05/2018 ANMAC Mod skills Assessment +ve,  Aug. 2018 PTE-A (L:85 R:90 S:90 W:90),  South Australia State 190 Sponsorship Applied 08/09/2018, State Sponsorship Approved 08/11/2018, Lodged 190 visa 16/11/2018.

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I've been watching the tracker and the 189 are being pumped out, they had 14 grants on Jan 31st. Hopefully the 190 starts to move in February, its been slow going for grants this month.
Hi,

Can you please point me in the direction as to where I can view the tracker. I'm also waiting for a 190 grant, so be interesting to view.

Thanks

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Leigh I sent a PM

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29/12/17 AHPRA logged,  31/01/2018 AHPRA asked for more docs,  20/02/2018 AHPRA rec'd docs, 27/02/2018 AHPRA extension app'd, 12/03/2018 Reg in principle, 29/03/2018 AHPRA Full Registration, 29/03/2018 Anmac Modified Skills lodged,   15/05/2018 ANMAC Mod skills Assessment +ve,  Aug. 2018 PTE-A (L:85 R:90 S:90 W:90),  South Australia State 190 Sponsorship Applied 08/09/2018, State Sponsorship Approved 08/11/2018, Lodged 190 visa 16/11/2018.

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Waiting ... logging in ... RECEIVED! meh! Wait some more!


Glad your sorted with Police checks Jenki, fingers crossed, we'll all be booking flights and worrying about what to ship soon

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I guess the Christmas and summer holidays are having a bigger effect than we thought.

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  • Occupation: 323316 - Watchmaker, Visa: State-sponsored (SA) 489 visa, high points category
  • Points: 80 = Age (30), Qualification (15), Experience (5), Language (20), SA 489 (10)
  • Passed IELTS: 9, 9, 8, 9: 20/07/2018TRA application lodged: 24/07/2018, TRA positive result: 15/10/18
  • SkillSelect EOI lodged: 16/10/18SA application lodged: 18/10/18, SA acceptance: 06/12/18
  • Visa lodged: 13/12/18Visa acceptance: ???, Arrive in Adelaide: ???

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I've been filling my time with figuring out best shipping methods. I've decided on upac we ship because we are only bringing our sectional and big furniture pieces. No electronics or appliances as they don't work from Canada to Australia. I think it will kill us to move some of the bedroom furniture, but hey I can hire a couple of strong movers for $25 an hour so should be good.I bought some packing materials on Amazon the other day.

The other thing I've been working on is getting my house ready to sell, the market is terrible. So many layoffs in the oil and gas sector over the past few years and it continues! Worst thing is I have to update the kitchen as it's a competitive market (lots of listings), house prices continue to fall.  Just had my hardwood floor refinished last week so moving in the right direction. Painter comes in February to freshen the place up.  Then I contacted a pet mover and got a quote (I've used them before), but I won't start that until the visa is in hand (hopefully before June). So many things to do, but I wish that visa would hurry along and then I can really get on with things.

Hope everyone else's plans are coming a long!


29/12/17 AHPRA logged,  31/01/2018 AHPRA asked for more docs,  20/02/2018 AHPRA rec'd docs, 27/02/2018 AHPRA extension app'd, 12/03/2018 Reg in principle, 29/03/2018 AHPRA Full Registration, 29/03/2018 Anmac Modified Skills lodged,   15/05/2018 ANMAC Mod skills Assessment +ve,  Aug. 2018 PTE-A (L:85 R:90 S:90 W:90),  South Australia State 190 Sponsorship Applied 08/09/2018, State Sponsorship Approved 08/11/2018, Lodged 190 visa 16/11/2018.

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Our 489s have been granted today!!! Still feels a bit unreal.Lodged on 13/11/2018. To those waiting, hang in there, it wont be long!!!!

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Our 489s have been granted today!!! Still feels a bit unreal.Lodged on 13/11/2018. To those waiting, hang in there, it wont be long!!!!
Congratulations!!

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3 hours ago, SJA said:

Our 489s have been granted today!!! Still feels a bit unreal.Lodged on 13/11/2018. To those waiting, hang in there, it wont be long!!!!

Congrats! 


  • VETASSESS lodged: 11/08/18, VETASSESS positive result: 14/09/18, Passed PTE Academic: 27/12/18
  • SkillSelect EOI lodged: 27/12/18, SA application lodged: 02/01/19, SA acceptance: 18/01/19
  • Visa Lodged: 23/01/19, SG Police COC: 20/02/19. Medical Checkup: 20/02/19

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21 hours ago, leighmarsh151084 said:

Hi,

Can you please point me in the direction as to where I can view the tracker. I'm also waiting for a 190 grant, so be interesting to view.

Thanks

I refer to this link below for tracking:-

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1e6B4RJHJVbPbDXBSUh8sLP3WshvdIetq5f4hheTJQic/edit#gid=1908430159


  • VETASSESS lodged: 11/08/18, VETASSESS positive result: 14/09/18, Passed PTE Academic: 27/12/18
  • SkillSelect EOI lodged: 27/12/18, SA application lodged: 02/01/19, SA acceptance: 18/01/19
  • Visa Lodged: 23/01/19, SG Police COC: 20/02/19. Medical Checkup: 20/02/19

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4 hours ago, SJA said:

Our 489s have been granted today!!! Still feels a bit unreal.Lodged on 13/11/2018. To those waiting, hang in there, it wont be long!!!!

Congrats!!! 

Did you front load everything? 

We submitted 31st October, but have had two CO contacts since, one in December and another in January. I'm hoping we get the grant this month, the suspense is killing me!!!

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VETASSESS skills assessment 15/12/2017 (5 points), Pearson PTE Academic 23/02/2018 (L90, R90, S90, W89, 20 points), education (15 points), age (25 points), subclass 489 state sponsorship (10 points).

EOI submitted: 10/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination application submitted: 11/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination granted: 17/10/2018, Invite to apply subclass 489 (STN): 17/10/2018,  Lodged visa application: 31/10/2018, CO request medical and police checks: 28/11/2018, Medical and police checks submitted: 06/12/2018, Visa grant: 19/02/2019, Terra Australis: TBC.

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21 hours ago, Jenki75 said:

The other thing I've been working on is getting my house ready to sell, the market is terrible. So many layoffs in the oil and gas sector over the past few years and it continues! Worst thing is I have to update the kitchen as it's a competitive market (lots of listings), house prices continue to fall.  Just had my hardwood floor refinished last week so moving in the right direction. Painter comes in February to freshen the place up.  Then I contacted a pet mover and got a quote (I've used them before), but I won't start that until the visa is in hand (hopefully before June). So many things to do, but I wish that visa would hurry along and then I can really get on with things.

Hope everyone else's plans are coming a long!

I decided to put our house on the market last week as I felt it would reduce the lag time from visa grant to emigrating. I expected it to take at least a few months to sell, possibly 6-9, but I got an offer I couldn't refuse within 2 days!!! I've been told it will take around 12 weeks for the council searches so I'm hoping the grant will come through before we have to move out so we can head straight to Oz. If it doesn't come through before, I will most likely rent somewhere for 6 months or do a short term AirB&B.  

It's a gamble as we may not even get the visa, but I'm comfortable with that as we will just look to purchase another house in the UK.

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VETASSESS skills assessment 15/12/2017 (5 points), Pearson PTE Academic 23/02/2018 (L90, R90, S90, W89, 20 points), education (15 points), age (25 points), subclass 489 state sponsorship (10 points).

EOI submitted: 10/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination application submitted: 11/07/2018, South Australia State Nomination granted: 17/10/2018, Invite to apply subclass 489 (STN): 17/10/2018,  Lodged visa application: 31/10/2018, CO request medical and police checks: 28/11/2018, Medical and police checks submitted: 06/12/2018, Visa grant: 19/02/2019, Terra Australis: TBC.

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