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    1 hour ago, Nicole Eire said:

    On Monday we will be waiting 14 weeks for the phone call...

    That really is crazy - and I see from your earlier posts that you have tried to at least get some information from them.  Have you had any feedback from them at all? It must be so frustrating for you.

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    CPV 143 lodgement 12.3.15, Acknowledged 14.4.15

    AOS, Medicals, Police checks and Form 80 requested 21 Dec 2017

    AOS submitted 3 Jan 18, Police certs & Form 80 submitted 7 Jan 18, Medicals booked 10 Jan 18


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    15 hours ago, Nicole Eire said:

    On Monday we will be waiting 14 weeks for the phone call...

    14 wks, that is terrible. I don't know if this is of any use to you or anyone else waiting but I called them, it took 2 1/2 hrs to get through though. I acted a bit dumb and said that the person at the Centrelink office didn't understand fully what they had to do (this is true by the way) and I just wanted to know if my application had made it onto the system. I also asked if there was anything else I needed to provide to finalise the application. The guy I spoke with said he can see it on the system but he will send them an email asking them to contact me if they do need anything else. I joked with him and said I hope that him doing that would put me to the back of the queue and he said no we don't work like that. The next day I got the interview phone call, I think this was around the 9wk mark.

    If you have a spare 2-3hrs 😩 you could try something similar. Apologies if you have already called them ☺


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    19 hours ago, Pertenhall said:

    That really is crazy - and I see from your earlier posts that you have tried to at least get some information from them.  Have you had any feedback from them at all? It must be so frustrating for you.

    Twice when I went in they checked in the system and told me that everything was in order and that I just needed to wait for the phonecall. The last time I went in, they made me use their phones to call the dedicated number. Spoke to someone there and they went off to speak to somebody, then came back and said they would send an internal message as the maximum wait time is supposed to be 8 weeks. Told me to keep my phone with me at all times and expect a call from a private number in the next few days - but that was on Monday!!!! Agggghhhh!!!

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    TRA Bricklayer submitted 19/07/11 - Technical interview 10/08/11 - TRA successfully completed 11/08/11 - Employer nomination (drc) and visa application (non-drc) applied together 13/09/11 - Meds 22/09/11 - CO 14/10/11 - VISA 17/11/11 - Flights 30/12/11 citizenship 09/03/17

    My parents lodged 143 contributory parent visa 18/03/15 - request for form 80/meds/police check/aos 10/10/17 

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