hi, i also had the same two questions.Here is the answer i got from VFS.
parent should sign all documents until the child is 18.
self attested means you sign ,but the guy at vfs centre said it is not needed anymore.
hi i am also waiting for my sc.i applied in person at vfs victoria on 10 mar,when i vfs at premium rate all they could say is please wait.we dont have any contact with hci. i have to visit india in easter holidays and also have to get visa for the same. all the best to all who are in my state. any i...