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The following message is updated in the DIAC Website.

Planned System Maintenance and Technical Issues
System outages and offline periods 28 June to 1 July 2013
The department's eLodgement systems will be offline for system upgrades from 28 June 2013 and may not be available again until 1 July 2013. Clients planning to apply online for any Australian visa, prior to the introduction of new visa pricing and policies on 1 July, are encouraged to lodge and pay for their application before 9 pm (AEST) on 28 June. Clients will not be able to lodge online visa applications while the systems are offline. If a client does not lodge their visa application prior to 1 July 2013, they will be subject to the new visa pricing arrangements.

Planned system maintenance
Every Wednesday from 5 am to 7 am AEST (GMT +10).

The following systems may become unavailable during the above times:

•eLodgement (Online Applications and Citizenship)
•Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)
If you receive a 'Server 500' error message during this time, you are encouraged to try again after 7 am AEST (GMT +10).

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Refer : Planned System Maintenance and Technical Issues

Please plan and take action accordingly to avoid any panic surprises later...

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