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  1. 29 points
    FINALLY, Got GOLDEN E-MAIL, CO Peter MADE MY DAY after 17 months 26 days. Applied 2nd feb 2018, First contacted 2 Oct 2018, Co Kimberley Second contacted 2 April 2019, Co Sophorn AND GRANT TODAY AT 12.25 ,PM Co Peter I made a complain on 25th July and Co Peter repose that complain today with seperate email Thank you so much everyone, now your turn , wish you for the best
  2. 22 points
    So finally got grant today Applied 26th June 2018 First contact requesting birth certificates and employment letter 2nd contact require more payslips and criminal record stat Dec Complained 2 times. Co Peter
  3. 20 points
    Hi everyone, I finally received golden emails from CO Peter, just about 5 minutes ago, Submitted on 4/7/2018 First CO Sophorn: 23/5/2018 for AFP Granted today Co Peter 25/7/2018 I, my wife and my newborn baby had PR at the same time. My baby medical had done before when I submitted Passport and Birth Certificate for her back in June. Thank you very much everyone. More importantly, I lodged complains last week, got reply on Monday and today visa granted.
  4. 18 points
    Grant ! Grant ! Grant !!!! Applied on 13th June 2018 1st CO contacted on 20 June 2019 requesting new born baby medicals. Granted today. CO Peter.. All the best for everyone....
  5. 18 points
    HI Friends Yesterday I got Grant @ 5PM After long Wait Applied : 28 December 2017 1st contact 11 July 2018 2nd contact 22 May 2019 Grant 23 July 2019 I am Silent follower in this Gourp
  6. 16 points
    Grant grant grant hey my friend applied on 18 th of July 2018 and got direct grant this morning co Peter hope they speed up the process like that today is a great day Peter is on fire with the grants.
  7. 15 points
    Hi everyone, I'm sharing my joy with you all that I got my golden email yesterday. This was happened just 1 business day after I made a complain call to the department. I am already outside the time frame at the time I called them. I complaint that to my knowledge application way behind me got finalized what is going wrong. I query application is not being processed by the time put in. I also complaint that there should be a time frame for CO when they received our updated document just like us only having 28 day to provide document when we were being asked for. My timeline is: Application submitted: 16 Feb 2018 I updated AFP since the old ones expired 1st Co contacted: 8th April 2019 (requesting AFP with alias name) 1st CO: Sophorn updated AFP with alias name 29 April I made complaint call at 26 July 2019 Granted: 29 July 2019 by CO Peter The email was came in 30th I wish good luck to every applicant in this forum
  8. 13 points
    Hi everyone. Finally got my golden email. Applied 17 april 2018 First contact 6 june 2019 ( ask for rental ledger) Co joan Granted on 23 july 2019( lodge complaint on 15 july) Co peter This forum was so helpful for me. I hope they speed up the process now. Thanks.
  9. 13 points
    I wish I was here more often, but I found I have so much life to catch up on after I received my PR, - my life has been on hold for such long time! I keep my fingers crossed for every one of you guys, so you can get your PR and catch up on your lives - properly.
  10. 12 points
    Hi All, We got our platinum grant today 3pm. We spent 16 months and 29 days. Applied 01/03/2018 1st contact 14/05/2019 Spouse English C/o Michael 2nd contact 17/06/2019 PCC name not tally with passport name of the spouse. C/o Ashish Granted today by C/o Peter Thank you very much for this wonderful forum, I have educated much and I relief my stress by updating. I suggest you guys to submit all documents which are requested ( 887 check list) by home affairs web site. Wish you all to get the grants soon!
  11. 9 points
    Hi all, I just made a quick chart. Beside all the rather depressing comments on not processing any applications,.. yes there are hardly no grants this month. You are correct. And yes, seems that they work towards their quotum EOFY - always bigger numbers in March and June. But there is also progress. If you kinda block it per 6 months, they always increase their number of grants every month. After 6 months of increasing there is a basic stop and they start all over again. Next month, and the month after will be better than this month. Keep up the good positive spirit everyone. Do not lose hope!
  12. 9 points
    New week, new hopes... Good luck everybody! Hoping that the queue moves forward again this week.
  13. 7 points
    Yes, it was. It was pretty dead and we were all going mad. It felt terrible. But it got better. There is a light at the end of the tunnel guys. Please have faith.
  14. 5 points
    Thanks for courage. Golden mail is like a lucky draw. I bought business in regional area and sponser one employee and guess what he got his PR and i am still running behinde DHA for golden mail.
  15. 5 points
    I agree with you @Seacity112. Please do not get me wrong. I'm just trying to find patterns and keep up the good spirit. Know that I'm frustrated also about all this.
  16. 4 points
    Everyone would get pr before new visa 491 kicks start in Nov. Hahaha.
  17. 4 points
    Hi, 489 is a ultra shit visa. 189 the best or at least 190. Both are permanent residence visas. Adelaide best to live if you have good job. State sponsorship is a bloody joke. They just dump people here and you have to look after yourself. Jobs are hard even odd jobs. No need to do IELTS again for 887 , If your spouse did the higher studies in English medium. Schools free for 489 but some schools you have to pay around $500 per year. Monthly expenses would be around $ 3000 for month. Its for just food and rental for 4 family. Do better research before come or come your self first and study the situation at least one month.
  18. 4 points
    Best to go for the independent visa (189/190) if you have enough points, as 489 is a pain in the butt. Sorry. Only go for 489 if you do not have enough points. You will not have Medicare on 489 (unless your country of origin has reciprocal agreement with Australia, like UK), so will need visitors' private health. Most people go with BUPA, for full comprehensive insurance (extras + hospital) you may be looking at paying about $200 a fortnight for 4 people. Please research this online, I cannot give exact figures. I pay $120 a fortnight for me and my son. this covers all extras and hospital with $500 excess. You can get a job here, but please be prepared that it may not be in your field. Adelaide is a funny place like that. You have to be very lucky to get straight into your profession on arrival. Many people of good professions like doctors and engineers here work as UBER drivers, which is a bit sad, but it gets them a PR in the end! No requirement for IELTS for main applicant for 887, but there is for a secondary applicant. Or you can use a university degree as a proof of English. Adelaide is very livable in terms of rent and living expenses. There are some cheaper suburbs north and south, more expensive in the hills and near the ocean , you just have to look for there you want to be. You can rent a house or unit for your family for $300/week, if you want to start small. Plus other expenses: food, cars, energy bills, phones, internet. As an example, all my bills with rent average at $450-500 per week plus car fuel, food and mobile phone. Yes, you can invite parents on 489.
  19. 4 points
    Today should be a good day, good luck everyone, go CO Peter Parker, our good neighbor :)
  20. 4 points
    This is the busy time for student visa. I think all CO's will be back mid of next month. This is reason of slow processing.You will see the big month coming up after August .
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  22. 4 points
    Be positive everyone - hopefully all will turn out well!
  23. 4 points
    School holidays are finished in Adelaide. Hopefully kids will come back and start processing our files from tomorrow. [emoji854] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  24. 3 points
    We are 56 signs away from 2500 signatures. Share with your friends. https://www.change.org/p/david-coleman-reduce-processing-time-for-887-pr-visa-to-7-months
  25. 3 points
    Thank you @Russki We are getting mad, the strength you've gone through that darkness really inspires us go further.
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