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LONG DELAYS AT AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSION

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OA AMORA

Recent long delays to get my relatives issued with visas to come to Australia has prompted me to raise this concern to all Papua New Guineans. 
PNG is now classified Category D by Australian Foreign Services. PNG is in the same category as Afghanistan, Iraq  etc. These countries are considered highly dangerous and problematic. Visa processing now takes one week before approval is given. This is to ensure proper background checks are made, whether people have sufficient funds to travel to Australia, whether their relatives in Australia are able to support them etc etc etc.
As PNG is category D classification, there will continue to be delay after delay at the Aussie High in Pom. What irks me is that PNG politicians do not seem to give two hoots about this, yet many flock to Australia like grasshoppers.
I was saddened to see my birth countryman standing for hours on end like cattle to be loaded on the road trains. I had tears in my eyes to see them standing in long windy lines. Man…

LONG DELAYS AT AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSION

Image
OA AMORA

Recent long delays to get my relatives issued with visas to come to Australia has prompted me to raise this concern to all Papua New Guineans. 
PNG is now classified Category D by Australian Foreign Services. PNG is in the same category as Afghanistan, Iraq  etc. These countries are considered highly dangerous and problematic. Visa processing now takes one week before approval is given. This is to ensure proper background checks are made, whether people have sufficient funds to travel to Australia, whether their relatives in Australia are able to support them etc etc etc.
As PNG is category D classification, there will continue to be delay after delay at the Aussie High in Pom. What irks me is that PNG politicians do not seem to give two hoots about this, yet many flock to Australia like grasshoppers.
I was saddened to see my birth countryman standing for hours on end like cattle to be loaded on the road trains. I had tears in my eyes to see them standing in long windy lines. Man…