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Russki last won the day on June 15

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  1. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Congratulations!!!! Finally - you have it! Enjoy!
  2. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Q1. No AFP required for baby I assume you will have HAP ID at some point, yes. Otherwise, you cannot do a medical. Q2. Combining PDFs into a single file is exactly what they want us to do. They need to be combined logically, like "Residency proof - utility bills" - and combine all bills in chronological order. Q3. It is a good question. Requirement for a passport photo is a throw back from paper applications days. Some people submit them electronically, some don't. I would do it. Just go to any pharmacy, ask them to do a passport photo and ask them to give an electronic version of it (.JPEG file). Attach in immi account. Or you can scan any existing (not very old) passport photo.
  3. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Wow, same as me, September 2017! So this poor person also waited almost 2 years! Crazy!
  4. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    No, everyone in the same one pile... No special treatment for any states, so it seems.
  5. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Thanks for promoting our petition @nudgee, I am really slack these days. Please guys if you are writing to your MPs about the problem with processing time, add this petition link in your email.
  6. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    I wonder why. Did you have to translate it?
  7. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    I think, you may be talking about this guy: https://www.youtube.com/user/SujithTalks/videos He is pretty good.
  8. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Financial year and immigration year start at the same time. So if the quotas for certain visas run out, remaining applicants will have to wait for beginning of new financial year. So, yes, in a way, we depend on quotas.
  9. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    As much proof as possible, really. Yes, you can write a clear short explanation note. Mention all people you shared the house with. Add statutory declarations from you, and if possible from every person you shared with. (As long as they over 18 of course). Attach a certified copy of person's ID with each statutory declaration. If you can show some other solid documents, like bank statement showing transactions of your money to landlord or one of the people you shared with, this would be good. Regular transactions of rent money. If you have any property lease or written renting agreements, add those to the pile. Add in a separate PDF any other proof of residency at this address. I know, CO has not asked for it, but it will help. Like your driver's licence, letters, rego documents, bills etc. Bills especially. Guys, any more ideas?
  10. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Hi, I reckon, if you complain now, immigration may send their standard "within processing time" response... But it may be worth a go. What do you have to lose? You can use Global Feedback form online.
  11. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Hi guys, sorry, I have not been on forum much. Sorry to hear this is happening again. Unfortunately, the tracker is not mine, it is set up by someone else. I can contact the owner of the tracker ask to restrict editing rights to several trusted people. But we need to agree who this will be. These people should be daily updating the tracker.
  12. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Hi guys, Sorry I cannot help much with this, because I am not applying for anything - I do not have a young family and I earn good money, so I just assumed that I will not be entitled to anything. The information attached may help you guys to start with, but I think it is best to go straight to Centrelink office and see what you can claim. website-narwp-post-passage-factsheet-etcom-waiting-period-02-jan-19_0.pdf
  13. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Pre-grant is just an email from the CO, informing that your case has been finalised. Means, your visa is ready to be granted but not all applicants are in Australia. So CO is saying: "Here is your grant, waiting for you, get all applicants to Australia and receive your grant!" We just call it "pre-grant" because it is not official yet.
  14. Russki

    887 Visa - What's the update?

    Yes, you are lucky if you already have a job, when BVA comes into effect. I was on bridging visa for almost a year, but my employer never questioned it as I was with then for a while. My son started looking for a job during our period on bridging visa and he struggled, all employer were turning him down. But as soon as we got PR he immediately got employment.

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