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Post-pandemic surge in passport applications triggers lengthy delays

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An Australian passport pictured in Brisbane, Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING

An Australian passport pictured in Brisbane, Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) Source: AAP


Published 13 June 2022 at 10:45pm
By Catriona Stirrat
Source: SBS

There's growing frustration at passport offices across the country with no end to the application backlog in sight.


Published 13 June 2022 at 10:45pm
By Catriona Stirrat
Source: SBS


Pre-pandemic there were around 7,000-9,000 [[seven to nine thousand]] applications daily - while this week ((Tue)) saw a daily record with close to 16,500 applications received.


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