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Old Mar 14th 2007, 10:57 pm
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to all looking at emigrating to melbourne a good choice or not . as a class 1 hgv driver hope so
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Old Mar 14th 2007, 11:07 pm
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to all looking at emigrating to melbourne a good choice or not . as a class 1 hgv driver hope so
Great choice in my opinion its a beautiful city and Victoria is not named the garden state for nothing its green rolling hills are beautiful. The weather is great as well, yes its not as hot as other places in Oz but remember you have to work, you are not on holiday so having a varied climate can be an advantage.

Basically no one can choose for you but melbourne is for my family we love it.

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Old Mar 14th 2007, 11:17 pm
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I would say that you couldnt fail to be impresed with any of the major cities in oz. Each state and city have there very own charms! Perth being my favourite.
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Old Mar 15th 2007, 3:50 am
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to all looking at emigrating to melbourne a good choice or not . as a class 1 hgv driver hope so
Depends on what you are wanting from Aussie life. Each city is different and generally stereotyped. Perth for example is more laid back country sorta feel, melbourne more cultural, sydney quite urban. All you can do is try. I am living in Perth and working in Melbourne. Melbourne is busy, lively and energetic, whereas I go back to Perth to relax as its much quieter.
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If I had to live in a mainland capital city, Melbourne would be my first choice. It would also be my second. Oh, and probably my thitd as well.

By the way, did I forget to mention that Melbourne's a great place?
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We picked Melbourne because we already had friends based here and because, when we researched into it, Melbourne seemed to be the most suited to us. The weather is much better than Scotland obviously, but I don't think the heat is as humid as some of the other areas. I think a very humid spot woul be too draining.

It's very brown in Mel just now, although it rained today for a bit.

We're down on the Mornington Peninsula and only really have experiences of that area, which are all positive (except maybe the flies).

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Old Mar 16th 2007, 4:29 pm
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We picked Melbourne because we already had friends based here and because, when we researched into it, Melbourne seemed to be the most suited to us. The weather is much better than Scotland obviously, but I don't think the heat is as humid as some of the other areas. I think a very humid spot woul be too draining.

It's very brown in Mel just now, although it rained today for a bit.

We're down on the Mornington Peninsula and only really have experiences of that area, which are all positive (except maybe the flies).

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David,

I cannot tell you how much my hubby hates flies (and they love him). He has stated that he cannot live in Oz if the flies are too much. How bad are they on Mornington Pen as that is where we hope to live. I must say that I thought they would not be as bad by the sea,

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I can't wait to get to Melbourne.
I've even started watching Neighbours so I can get a glimpse of it
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Hi
We are moving out to mornington as soon as we manage to sell property,we visited last year and loved it.

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David,

I cannot tell you how much my hubby hates flies (and they love him). He has stated that he cannot live in Oz if the flies are too much. How bad are they on Mornington Pen as that is where we hope to live. I must say that I thought they would not be as bad by the sea,

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Lived there for 3 months in winter, cool, damp and grey a lot of the time and never noticed a single fly. Went back in december whoaa! yes victoria melb definately gets flies, the sort that get into your ears eyes nose etc.

Dont expect too much green, they have had a hot dry summer and its brown as brown, its often brown in summer but as you fly in now its incredibly brown for as far as you can see.

Its a nice city, bit of variety, very multi racial, huge variety of housing, main problem we have with it now is if you want to live anywhere inner city (not outer burbs with the dreaded commute) is the price! of property, inner city seems to have caught up with sydney prices
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Default Re: melbourne a good choice ?????????

Don't think the flies have been as bad this year as previous years. Could be due to the extremely dry weather. Besides good swatters are only 59 cents from Safeway.
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