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Old Apr 8th 2008, 4:48 am   #1
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400 a day get knocked back....Makes you wonder which country gets the most denials...

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400 a day get knocked back....Makes you wonder which country gets the most denials...

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/s...rom=public_rss
what about this bit "About 4.3 million people were granted temporary and permanent visas to Australia in 2006-2007"
4.3Million people!!!! that cant be right can it
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Why you think 4.3million is too low? or too high?

I think 4 million sounds like a reasonable number - given that a HUGE percentage of those would be eVisas issued for tourists....
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what about this bit "About 4.3 million people were granted temporary and permanent visas to Australia in 2006-2007"
4.3Million people!!!! that cant be right can it

If you count 1 for every time someone lands in Australia maybe?
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Wonder if being a desk jockey for the immigration dept is a fun job or not...
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what about this bit "About 4.3 million people were granted temporary and permanent visas to Australia in 2006-2007"
4.3Million people!!!! that cant be right can it
Does it included holiday visas etc?
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Why you think 4.3million is too low? or too high?

I think 4 million sounds like a reasonable number - given that a HUGE percentage of those would be eVisas issued for tourists....
seems high to me, but as you say maybe including tourists, but even then thats still 12,000 per day.
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Arrivals and Departures for 2006/7 http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statist...ovs/totmov.htm
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400 a day get knocked back....Makes you wonder which country gets the most denials...

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/s...rom=public_rss
And yet, "about 4.3 million people were granted temporary and permanent visas to Australia in 2006-2007".

Sounds like we've got the balance right.
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what about this bit "About 4.3 million people were granted temporary and permanent visas to Australia in 2006-2007"
4.3Million people!!!! that cant be right can it
Sounds fine to me.

Australia had 5.5 million tourists between 2005-2006 alone. That's a lot of temporary visas.
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"It is crucial that we maintain the integrity of our immigration system and ensure that people meet the criteria for the visas they apply for."

Very sensible, in the UK this would be branded as "racist".
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If you see the net movement is 2,12,968.
Total Arrivals : 11 269 335
Total Departures: 11 056 367
Net = Total Arrivals - Total Departures
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Arrivals and Departures for 2006/7 http://www.immi.gov.au/media/statist...ovs/totmov.htm
thats funny, more people departed Tasmania than arrived there
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