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2 hours ago, Phil1712 said:

Hi just reviving this thread. Has any been granted yet?

Not yet Phil, but our time line is nowhere near as long as yours was, so we anticipate quite a wait ☹️
 

ANZSCO 242111 University Lecturer

EOI Mar 2021

Pre- Invite (SA State Nomination) 11 May 2022

State Nomination Application 16 May 2022

State Nomination Granted 20 May 2022

491 State nominated Visa application submitted 3 Jun 2022 (Police checks and other documents attached)

Medicals uploaded 28 Jun 2022

Status on immiaccount says ‘Received’

 

 

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And we are not even sure if (given the above) we are going to actually get the visa….it’s all a bit confusing 🤔

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2 hours ago, Phil1712 said:

Hi just reviving this thread. Has any been granted yet?

Nothing for me, still "Received", lodged in May. 491 SA.

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I got case officer contact 5 weeks ago for new medicals and new form 80's, but no grant yet 😞


Visited QLD, NSW and VIC December 2019 with my wife and 4 children on a Reccie trip

Applied for a 491 QLD April 2020 with 95 points

 

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20 hours ago, skyeman said:

I got case officer contact 5 weeks ago for new medicals and new form 80's, but no grant yet 😞

You have to do the dreaded form 80's. What a ball ache they are

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5 hours ago, Phil1712 said:

You have to do the dreaded form 80's. What a ball ache they are

Any news on yours following CO contact @Phil1712?

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5 hours ago, Raplin45 said:

Any news on yours following CO contact @Phil1712?

Asked to do medicals again everything submitted this week and agent reckons between 4 to 12 weeks for grant all being well

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2 hours ago, Phil1712 said:

Visa has been granted 

Huge congrats buddy. I uploaded my new medicals/form 80/PCC Wednesday the 14th September and really hope i'll be soon. What was your state and occupation? IIRC you submitted early 2020 like me?


Visited QLD, NSW and VIC December 2019 with my wife and 4 children on a Reccie trip

Applied for a 491 QLD April 2020 with 95 points

 

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3 minutes ago, skyeman said:

Huge congrats buddy. I uploaded my new medicals/form 80/PCC Wednesday the 14th September and really hope i'll be soon. What was your state and occupation? IIRC you submitted early 2020 like me?

Cheers mate

SA painter and dec submitted march 2020 meds done again Aug 30 2023 submitted September 21 grant 5/10

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1 minute ago, Phil1712 said:

Cheers mate

SA painter and dec submitted march 2020 meds done again Aug 30 2023 submitted September 21 grant 5/10

That's awesome. Get them flights booked 🙂 I did my medicals on the 12th and I'm glued to my immi account haha 


Visited QLD, NSW and VIC December 2019 with my wife and 4 children on a Reccie trip

Applied for a 491 QLD April 2020 with 95 points

 

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Visa granted Friday 7th October. It's been one heck of a wait, 29 months to be exact. 

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Visited QLD, NSW and VIC December 2019 with my wife and 4 children on a Reccie trip

Applied for a 491 QLD April 2020 with 95 points

 

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10 hours ago, skyeman said:

Visa granted Friday 7th October. It's been one heck of a wait, 29 months to be exact. 

Congratulations, when you going?

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20 hours ago, skyeman said:

Visa granted Friday 7th October. It's been one heck of a wait, 29 months to be exact. 

On 06/10/2022 at 05:38, Phil1712 said:

Visa has been granted 

 

20 hours ago, skyeman said:

Visa granted Friday 7th October. It's been one heck of a wait, 29 months to be exact. 


 

congratulations to both of you! Such amazing news! I got my CO on August 24th requesting medicals, police certs etc which were submitted September 5th. I am praying I will hear this week!

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24 minutes ago, Phil1712 said:

🤞🏻Keep us posted 

Will do! Very jealous of you both… ha 

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Applied for Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) in 2019 

status : received and no CO contact as yet

no specified timelines

has anyone who applied for this type of visa around this time  been granted? And is there a way to track or enquire

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We got our 491 grant this morning 🙏

Timeline

ANZSCO 242111 University Lecturer

EOI Mar 2021

Pre- Invite (SA State Nomination) 11 May 2022

State Nomination Application 16 May 2022

State Nomination Granted 20 May 2022

491 State nominated Visa application submitted 3 Jun 2022 (Police checks and other documents attached)

 Medicals uploaded 28 Jun 2022

Direct Grant 19 Oct 2022

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 Same submission date as @RJG but w/ ACT nomination. Status is 'Further Assessment' from the beginning.

They seem to be processing randomly from all submission dates now! 

 

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I have some amazing news, my 491 visa has been granted! 

491 offshore family sponsored electrician with 90 points 

submitted: 10th May 2020

CO assigned: 24th August 2022

Updated: 5th September 2022

Granted: 4th November 2022

we are so, so happy and it is still sinking in. 

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Wow congratulations 🎉🥳. It looks like things are beginning to move👏🏾

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On 06/11/2022 at 11:53, Sparks21 said:

I have some amazing news, my 491 visa has been granted! 

491 offshore family sponsored electrician with 90 points 

submitted: 10th May 2020

CO assigned: 24th August 2022

Updated: 5th September 2022

Granted: 4th November 2022

we are so, so happy and it is still sinking in. 

Brilliant news Congratulations 🎉 

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22 minutes ago, RJG said:

Brilliant news Congratulations 🎉 

Thank you, it was a long time coming! @Kolosky I would definitely say so! 🇦🇺🎉

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On 06/11/2022 at 11:53, Sparks21 said:

I have some amazing news, my 491 visa has been granted! 

491 offshore family sponsored electrician with 90 points 

submitted: 10th May 2020

CO assigned: 24th August 2022

Updated: 5th September 2022

Granted: 4th November 2022

we are so, so happy and it is still sinking in. 

AMAZING. Huge congratulations. You lodged 1 month after me and got your grant 1 month after me 😀


Visited QLD, NSW and VIC December 2019 with my wife and 4 children on a Reccie trip

Applied for a 491 QLD April 2020 with 95 points

 

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1 hour ago, skyeman said:

AMAZING. Huge congratulations. You lodged 1 month after me and got your grant 1 month after me 😀

Thank you! What a rollercoaster ride it’s been! Have you booked your flights yet? 

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