I applied 19th Nov 2013 , yesterday my application was allocated to CO ( name MF , team 32 brisbane ) asked following,
Overseas police clearence, I submitted PCC (which I submitted for 475 visa) which is expired now, according to following request , As I understood, CO is asking PCC if I travelled out side for 12 month or more out of australia which I didn't. ( I traveled only for 1 month and my wife 7 months ). Considering the facts any body please post here if you have any suggestions to do.
This is what CO mentioned,
The overseas penal clearances provided with this applicaiton have expired.
You are required to provide a current penal clearance if you have traveled out of
Australia for 12 months or more, cumulatively, since the expiry of your penal clearance.
In order to be granted a visa for entry to Australia you must meet the character test. You must
provide a police clearance certificate from each country where you have lived for a total of
12 months or more in the last 10 years, these 12 months are calculated cumulatively, not