[LINK] You have got to be kidding...
stil at stilgherrian.com
Wed Jan 14 07:04:26 EST 2009
On 14/01/2009, at 6:53 AM, grant at apc.org.au wrote:
> Did they submit too late? Were all the T's dotted and the I's
> crossed? Was
> some supporting information missing or not supplied when requested?
> possible that they expected Australia to be as quick and efficient
> as many
> other countries at allocating short term biz visas (eg: on arrival :)
Fair point. However the travellers were all employees of Sun
Microsystems, who as a global organisation are quite familiar with
organising travel to many, many countries -- including Australia.
> Good luck getting the official word out of them. There are some good
> people in there but the "mandarin's" & management layer aren't
> Applying leverage through your favourite MPs will probably be the
> effective way to get reviews performed, information out and possible
> change to happen.
While fighting for the visas is not my role here, it'll be interesting
to see whether any information will emerge at all. This is my task
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