we arrived here on 2nd March with a 3 year temporary visa.
One week after we submitted our visa application, my OH job went onto the occupations in demand list. Our agent gave us a choice of leaving things as they were or withdrawing the application and paying the fee again but under the PR visa instead.
We were sponsored by my cousin who was born in Adelaide.
Major issues now as we are not entitled anything, in particular the help with child care in the schools to allow me to work full time, but also for the home owners grant.
Do any of you know if it is possible for us to apply for PR before our 2 year stint is over, ie now!!!
Any help will be greatly appreciated, as we were going to stay anyway to get our PR, but would really prefer it sooner, we took the easy option as we just wanted to be here but in hindsight...........I wish we had withdrawn the application!!!
Please please help us!!!!!!