afternoon all. I applied for my oz working visa over 3 weeks ago. i filled it out fully and paid about £80 to apply. i have a small criminal record that consists of 2 fines no time spent in custody. they questioned this and since then iv had no information on where i am. iv been told to log in at http://www.immi.gov.au/visitors/working-holiday/417/index.htm. to check the progress of the visa but it doesnt seem to work.typical
im a fully qualified plumber and have big hopes of having a good year in oz workign hard and playing harder...im pretty impatient when waiting for things like this
is it maybee worth ringing them up...sending more emails or holding tight
Drop them an email with the subject as URGENT they do get answered quicker that way
Mine got approved within 10 mins of applying, but you should be ok.......
Sure people with more knowledge will be on soon to tell you more. Where abouts are you planning going first ?
Darwin - got 12 days there explore travel about do a few things then got a flight to Cairns...at this point Il try and get settled with a job somewhere. im a plumber by trade but dont think a can see my self spending £600 on tools to work... a suppose I can sell them when a go tho. have visions on having a camper and living out of that lol - max and paddy stylee
What time of year are you going up the top end ?? You do know when the wet season is right ?
To be honest mate a dont. Im just working my way thru the good season in asia
12 aug is when i get to darwin. is this a wet season?
That is the dry season , not sure when the wet season starts though Nov time I think may be wrong though
Dry season is usually april/may until september/october, but this varies a bit from year to year. When you're in Darwin, don't forget to go down to Litchfield National Park - it was a highlight of my trip.
Dry season/wet season applies in Cairns too, as you get further south it gets milder.
[ Edit: Edited on Nov 13, 2008, at 1:41 PM by aus_tim ]
NOt far out then...Not bad for a pom