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UK passport office in Canberra to shut

Old May 4th 2009, 12:35 pm
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Default UK passport office in Canberra to shut

Simply for info

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news...e/1502742.aspx


What a bizarre decision.
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Old May 4th 2009, 12:41 pm
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Default Re: UK passport office in Canberra to shut

Originally Posted by killamarsh View Post
Simply for info

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news...e/1502742.aspx


What a bizarre decision.
...And then the people at the Wellington office will be working overtime rates to keep up with demand, negating the cost savings.
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Old May 4th 2009, 12:43 pm
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Default Re: UK passport office in Canberra to shut

Originally Posted by paulry View Post
...And then the people at the Wellington office will be working overtime rates to keep up with demand, negating the cost savings.
I bet they slow the demand down mate
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Default Re: UK passport office in Canberra to shut

Thanks for the info.

Yikes, I better get a move on I need 4 kids passports renewed.
How long does it take to process a passport at Canberra approx?

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I bet they slow the demand down mate
That too.

My OH has seen it all before. She's not complaining though, she loves the overtime rates.
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Default Re: UK passport office in Canberra to shut

Originally Posted by paulry View Post
That too.

My OH has seen it all before. She's not complaining though, she loves the overtime rates.
Got mentioned a few weeks back - http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=598337. Bound to make things slower for people in Aus - no way of driving to Camberra to sort things out now either.
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