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VISA Granted!

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    Guest NickG

    OMG Just checked on line and we have a VISA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:biglaugh:

     

    My apologise for not posting as we went along, but we have been glued to the forum throughout.

     

    We cannot believe how fast this has all happened after waiting all these years.

     

    First thought of Australia - Sep 1996

    Began Family Sponsored Visa 1996 then cancelled due to guilt over leaving family!

    Thought about australia again July 2010

    Contacted Go Matilda - July 2010

    TRA Information sent to Go Matilda - July 2010

    TRA Submitted - 18 August 2010

    TRA Successfull - 24 September 2010

    State Sponsorship lodged - 18th October 2010

    SA Sponsorship received - 3rd November 2010

    Visa 176 Application Submitted - 23rd November 2010

    CO Allocated - 21st Feb 2011

    Police Checks - 3rd March 2011

    Medicals Done Birmingham - 26th March 2011

    Meds Finalised - 7th April 2011

    Visa Granted - 8th April 2011......

     

    This has been one hell of an experience, going through the elections last year, the freeze on 176 Visa's, the suspension of the skills in demand lists, the publishing of the SA Interim List, the wait for final DIAC approval and then a rush at the end. Now all is left is to sell the house and fly away.

     

    Big thanks to all of you who post on here the information and support has been invaluable. Also a massive thanks to Sarah & Wendy at Go Matilda, there is no way we could have done this on our own!

     

    Good luck to everyone who has shared this experience, and to those of you who are just setting out. Keep going be prepared for your life to stop, and don't lose faith!

     

    Nick 40, Kelly 39, Emily 13 & Alice 12.

    ;)

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    Hi Nick,

    Congratulations!

    You must be so relieved...understatement!

    We have friends arriving at the end of this year and the rollercoaster ride with DIAC has been extreme to say the least.

     

    All the best and let's hope your new life is everything that you imagined.

     

    Tamara

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    Guest leeannekays

    That is such great news, how exciting.

    We can not wait to hopefully get to that position.

    Good Luck with everything

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    Guest hughescl
    OMG Just checked on line and we have a VISA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:biglaugh:

     

    My apologise for not posting as we went along, but we have been glued to the forum throughout.

     

    We cannot believe how fast this has all happened after waiting all these years.

     

    First thought of Australia - Sep 1996

    Began Family Sponsored Visa 1996 then cancelled due to guilt over leaving family!

    Thought about australia again July 2010

    Contacted Go Matilda - July 2010

    TRA Information sent to Go Matilda - July 2010

    TRA Submitted - 18 August 2010

    TRA Successfull - 24 September 2010

    State Sponsorship lodged - 18th October 2010

    SA Sponsorship received - 3rd November 2010

    Visa 176 Application Submitted - 23rd November 2010

    CO Allocated - 21st Feb 2011

    Police Checks - 3rd March 2011

    Medicals Done Birmingham - 26th March 2011

    Meds Finalised - 7th April 2011

    Visa Granted - 8th April 2011......

     

    This has been one hell of an experience, going through the elections last year, the freeze on 176 Visa's, the suspension of the skills in demand lists, the publishing of the SA Interim List, the wait for final DIAC approval and then a rush at the end. Now all is left is to sell the house and fly away.

     

    Big thanks to all of you who post on here the information and support has been invaluable. Also a massive thanks to Sarah & Wendy at Go Matilda, there is no way we could have done this on our own!

     

    Good luck to everyone who has shared this experience, and to those of you who are just setting out. Keep going be prepared for your life to stop, and don't lose faith!

     

    Nick 40, Kelly 39, Emily 13 & Alice 12.

    ;)

    Congratulations enjoy your celebrations!!!! Claire:jiggy:

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    Congratulations, now for the exciting stuff.

    Good luck with the house sale,

    You've done the right thing, South Australia is great for families.

    Now life will begin....

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    Guest barb

    Congratulations,know just how you feel,we have just got our visa too after a real rollercoaster of a ride,last year was a nightmare but we have come through it,so happy you made it and the best of luck with everything else left to do.

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    Guest Angie12

    :jiggy:' CONGRATULATIONS ':jiggy:

    Well done , on finally getting to your goal !!

     

    Good luck with all your plans and enjoy your celebrations !!:biglaugh:

    I know i'm still on a high from ours visas being granted on monday :jiggy:

    ' CHEERS '

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