[LINK] You have got to be kidding...

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Wed Jan 14 07:04:26 AEDT 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?  
> It's
> 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  
> helping.
> 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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