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176 visa lodged March 2012

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Great to get the March band together like in previous months

 

We are off to Adelaide in September

 

Hopefully things will continue to be speedy like for recent months

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Good luck with the application. I was amazed at how quickly they processed the application...weeks not months!

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We lodged on 6.03.12 and will be heading to Perth in September. Had medicals today and sent off for police checks last Saturday. I haven't uploaded form 80 as yet as I'd rather wait to see if they ask for it. I'm just hoping to get a case officer quickly but we'll see.


WA SS applied 1.03.12 Granted 2.03.12 176 lodged 6.03.12 PCC sent 10.3.12 Medicals done 13.03.12 PCC uploaded 22.03.12. CO 26.03.12. Medical referred 29.03.12 All medicals finalised 5.04.12 Visa granted 5.04.12!!!!! One way flight to Perth on 8.08.12!!

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We lodged on 6.03.12 and will be heading to Perth in September. Had medicals today and sent off for police checks last Saturday. I haven't uploaded form 80 as yet as I'd rather wait to see if they ask for it. I'm just hoping to get a case officer quickly but we'll see.

If I were you I'd do the form 80 anyway. We had a request to complete these once we had sent everything else they requested...we're on subclass 121 and someone else I know on a regional sponsor has been asked to do them. It'll save time in the long run. Mine for some reason have gone astray. Don;t really want to have to do it all again!

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We lodged on 6.03.12 and will be heading to Perth in September. Had medicals today and sent off for police checks last Saturday. I haven't uploaded form 80 as yet as I'd rather wait to see if they ask for it. I'm just hoping to get a case officer quickly but we'll see.

 

 

Good luck guys!, one week ahead of us! - we'll be looking forward to seeing your progression!... we havent done meds or police checks yet - but will send of police checks tomorrow - and maybe book the meds too! - very exciting times - the house is under offer, - hopefully exchange by easter!

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Just popping in to wish you all the best of luck :) Applied in January... enjoy the anticipation of waiting, it's all very exciting!!!


Skills Assessment 10/10/2010 || IELTS 24/09/2011 || Unabridged Birth Certificates 24/08/2011 || WA SS 14/11/2011 || PCC 15/12/2011 || Visa application lodged 21/01/2012 || Case officer 02/02/2012 || Medicals finalised 06/03/2012 || ​Visa Granted 07/03/2012

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Just sent in my WA SS application, hopefully they'll process in a week or so and then I can lodge 176.


Too easy, mate.

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Guest SeeUlater

We applied on 4th of March. Crossing my fingers for you as well!

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Guest amrita

hai i applied in feb 2012.............

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Guest SeeUlater

Amrita - any news about your CO? do you already have one?

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Hi, we applied for WA SS on 6th March and still waiting for the outcome. Hopefully we'll hear back in the next few days so can do the main application. I have all the docs ready :o)


WA SS applied 6/3/12, granted 21/3/12, 176 applied 21/3/12 (PCCs prior to this), CO 17/04/12, meds done 20/04/12, meds uploaded and finalised 12/05/12, Visa Approved 14/05/12

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We lodged on 6.03.12 and will be heading to Perth in September. Had medicals today and sent off for police checks last Saturday. I haven't uploaded form 80 as yet as I'd rather wait to see if they ask for it. I'm just hoping to get a case officer quickly but we'll see.

 

Hey we lodged on 13th and are heading to Perth as well! we are working on getting the PCCs and Medicals et al. Hoping it goes well and goes quick!


Spouse Primary VETASSESS Applied: Aug2011 Granted Nov 2011|IELTS Dec 2011(1st attempt) IETS Jan 2012(2nd Attempt)| WA SS Applied: 18 Feb 2012 Granted 24 Feb 2012| 176 Lodged: 13 March 2012 | Meds: 28 March 2012| CO: 3 April 2012| PCC: 12 April 2012| Grant 23 April 2012

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Medicals all done and my son's say finalised on the system. I imagine they're waiting for the blood test results for mine and my husband's. I don't expect to get the PCC back for another 10 days but I'm still hoping there's some slim chance of getting the visa by the end of the month. Unlikely I know but there's always a chance!

 

We're going to the expo on 25th march to get info about possible jobs, shipping, banking etc. anyone else going?


WA SS applied 1.03.12 Granted 2.03.12 176 lodged 6.03.12 PCC sent 10.3.12 Medicals done 13.03.12 PCC uploaded 22.03.12. CO 26.03.12. Medical referred 29.03.12 All medicals finalised 5.04.12 Visa granted 5.04.12!!!!! One way flight to Perth on 8.08.12!!

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Medicals all done and my son's say finalised on the system. I imagine they're waiting for the blood test results for mine and my husband's. I don't expect to get the PCC back for another 10 days but I'm still hoping there's some slim chance of getting the visa by the end of the month. Unlikely I know but there's always a chance!

 

We're going to the expo on 25th march to get info about possible jobs, shipping, banking etc. anyone else going?

 

Waw!!! did you get CO so fast?? We lodged our application on 4.3.2012 and still waiting for CO. Hope someone will contact us soon!! :-)

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Hi, we applied for WA SS on 6th March and still waiting for the outcome. Hopefully we'll hear back in the next few days so can do the main application. I have all the docs ready :o)

 

Things must have been slowing down over at WA SS. I submitted on 13th and then called them to update something and they mentioned they received a lot of e-mails, probably from people wondering why it is taking longer these days.

 

Anyway, you should have yours soon enough. Too bad, there is no online status check.


Too easy, mate.

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Waw!!! did you get CO so fast?? We lodged our application on 4.3.2012 and still waiting for CO. Hope someone will contact us soon!! :-)

 

I don't seem to have a case officer (at least I don't think so) but I'm not sure how else the medical for my son would say finalised. I am a nurse though and have heard that we get priority processing in a lot of cases. I uploaded all my supporting docs the day I submitted the application but they all still say 'required'. That was leading me to think I didn't have a CO


WA SS applied 1.03.12 Granted 2.03.12 176 lodged 6.03.12 PCC sent 10.3.12 Medicals done 13.03.12 PCC uploaded 22.03.12. CO 26.03.12. Medical referred 29.03.12 All medicals finalised 5.04.12 Visa granted 5.04.12!!!!! One way flight to Perth on 8.08.12!!

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On that note, my husband's medical now says finalised!


WA SS applied 1.03.12 Granted 2.03.12 176 lodged 6.03.12 PCC sent 10.3.12 Medicals done 13.03.12 PCC uploaded 22.03.12. CO 26.03.12. Medical referred 29.03.12 All medicals finalised 5.04.12 Visa granted 5.04.12!!!!! One way flight to Perth on 8.08.12!!

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I don't seem to have a case officer (at least I don't think so) but I'm not sure how else the medical for my son would say finalised. I am a nurse though and have heard that we get priority processing in a lot of cases. I uploaded all my supporting docs the day I submitted the application but they all still say 'required'. That was leading me to think I didn't have a CO

 

I think the Medicals are finalized by HOC (Health Operations Centre). On the other hand, some say that your CO needs to do something so that some of details on your medical forms are pre-filled?


Too easy, mate.

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I don't seem to have a case officer (at least I don't think so) but I'm not sure how else the medical for my son would say finalised. I am a nurse though and have heard that we get priority processing in a lot of cases. I uploaded all my supporting docs the day I submitted the application but they all still say 'required'. That was leading me to think I didn't have a CO

 

 

If you have the message on your status which reads 'Application being processed further', then you have a CO...


Spouse Primary VETASSESS Applied: Aug2011 Granted Nov 2011|IELTS Dec 2011(1st attempt) IETS Jan 2012(2nd Attempt)| WA SS Applied: 18 Feb 2012 Granted 24 Feb 2012| 176 Lodged: 13 March 2012 | Meds: 28 March 2012| CO: 3 April 2012| PCC: 12 April 2012| Grant 23 April 2012

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If you have the message on your status which reads 'Application being processed further', then you have a CO...

 

I don't have a CO in that case. The medicals have obviously just been processed by the HOC. It was a bit of wishful thinking. There just doesn't seem to be any clear time schedule with any of this and it's just a waiting game!

 

Out of interest, I'm hoping to eventually work at the Fiona Stanley hospital in Perth when it opens. Anyone got any opinions on nice suburbs to live nearby with a small child (he's 15 months now)? I've been looking at Kardinya, Leeming, Murdoch (we've got friends living in Murdoch). Any thoughts? I don't want a long commute as I'll probably work full time initially and I want to still be able to hang out with my boy after work. I'll probably be working at the shenton park campus of royal Perth for the first 12 months so could always live somewhere more convenient for there and then move closer to Murdoch nearer the time. So much to think about!


WA SS applied 1.03.12 Granted 2.03.12 176 lodged 6.03.12 PCC sent 10.3.12 Medicals done 13.03.12 PCC uploaded 22.03.12. CO 26.03.12. Medical referred 29.03.12 All medicals finalised 5.04.12 Visa granted 5.04.12!!!!! One way flight to Perth on 8.08.12!!

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Things must have been slowing down over at WA SS. I submitted on 13th and then called them to update something and they mentioned they received a lot of e-mails, probably from people wondering why it is taking longer these days.

 

Anyway, you should have yours soon enough. Too bad, there is no online status check.

 

Yes fingers crossed. I just hate all the waiting! Waiting for the skills assessment, waiting for the IELTS results, now this! I did call them yesterday and she said processing time is 1-2weeks, should be soon.


WA SS applied 6/3/12, granted 21/3/12, 176 applied 21/3/12 (PCCs prior to this), CO 17/04/12, meds done 20/04/12, meds uploaded and finalised 12/05/12, Visa Approved 14/05/12

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Apparently they're taking between 2-3 weeks.

 

I emailed them in Feb, and I was told:

 

WA 2 weeks

VIC 3 weeks

SA 3 weeks

 

It may be slowing down now since there's only 3 months til DIAC change the rules and influx of applications.


JUNE 2011 ANMAC SA sent, FEB 2012 ANMAC SA issued, 11 MAR 2012: WA-SS app. sent, 20 MAR 2012 WA-SS granted, 2 APR 2012 176 lodged, 176 granted 14 MAY 2012

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Biting finger nails...

 

Applying for Vic SS as ICT Security Specialist then a 176 and a move to Melbourne.

 

Wrote 17,000 word RPL for the ACS - the migration agent said it was good after asking for 3 additional sections so pulled an all nighter!

Migration agent pro forma filled out for Vic SS so waiting on both of these to be submitted at same time by the agent. They are never as quick as you'd like but they seem calm enough.

 

With Easter in the way couldn't book IELTS until 21 April - need a 7 in each band but a tutor I spoke to said not to worry, pah!

 

As I'm 40 in August too having palpitations daily as I really want it all in by July 1.

 

If anyone want tips on the ACS RPL happy to help - 15 years in IT.


ACS RPL ICT Security Specialist || IELTS - 8.5 || Vic SS || Visa app 176 14/5/12 CO 21/5/12 ||Visa Grant 25/6/12 || Tickets booked, going back to UK 12/4/14

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we applied on 12/3/2012. Just one week gone but still keep checking our status online. Going crazy....:)


Category- Accountant, IELTS- 8 Bands(26/01/2011),Skill Assessment- 02/12/2011,SS- 02/03/2012,VISA 176 Lodged-12/03/2012,CO- 04/04/2012,Medicals-20/04/2012,Medical Uploaded- 09/05/2012,Employment Verification- 30/05/2012,OH Medical Finalized- 04/07/2012 Grant- ??

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hi , i am still waiting...... nothing mentioned abt CO ............. bt the electronic status shows- "Application being processed further"....

 

i wonder how long it might take further....

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