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Old 01-26-2014, 05:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Inkhearted View Post

No way to expedite (save for compassionate and compelling circumstances, I believe?) but it might not necessarily take that long. Mine was approved in just over 9 months. It's all going to depend on where you apply and the citizenship of the applicant. If you apply in a city that has a high volume of applicants, it's probably going to take longer for them to get through all of the applications. If the applicant is from a high-risk country, they will likely need to take more time with the application. (I applied in Brisbane and I'm from a low-risk country, for reference.)
Brisbane is faster from what I have see . Good news for us Brisbaneites