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Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2009, 11:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Super League - Where is it?

Channel 9 mate

Sunday arvo and Sunday night
Forum: Australia
Oct 25th 2008, 9:21 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Taxi to Bribie from Brisbane Airport??

http://www.yellowcab.com.au/calculator/index.cfm?fuseaction=quote[/URL]

$138 according to this
Forum: Australia
Mar 8th 2008, 7:30 am
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: cheap camper vans

[QUOTE=tabby;6033299]Hi

remeber seeing a post once about camper vans for as little as $1 per day and you had to drive from say cairns to brissie in x amount of time

But can't find the post now...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2007, 11:49 am
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By MarkandJulie

Construction Industry labour only

A friend just arrived, worked in UK construction industry as labour-only subcontractor and considering similar here

Is the labour only option popular in Australia or is it mainly employees?

How...
Feb 9th 2007, 6:26 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Student Visa Longshot!

We are now on Bridging Visa A after completing degree and applying for PR. Our Brdiging visa has full work rights
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2007, 10:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: medicare question Re: existing conditions

Yes, dependents are included
Medicare is only if you are on a tourist visa. You will have to provide evidence that you have adequate health cover in place prior to your student visa being granted...
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2007, 10:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: medicare question Re: existing conditions

On a student visa you will be required to have your own medical cover - you will not be entitled to Medicare. All policies are different but with ours we had a 12 month wait before we could claim...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2006, 10:27 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: School Fees

4 year course but I had 18 months credit for previous study in UK, so 2.5 years in Aus
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2006, 9:51 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: School Fees

I was worried about finding work when we arrived, especially as work experience was a course requirement. But there was no problems finding work. E-mailed out my CV (just sent them, not responding to...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2006, 12:37 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: School Fees

Last month I completed my BSc in Quantity Surveying. For us, the student visa was a route to PR and therefore the studying was 'a hoop we had to jump through' to get PR. The study was generally...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2006, 11:24 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: School Fees

sorry, can't explain but we found that 2.5 years ago when we first arrived on our student visa and went to enrol the kids in school that the schools generally didn't have much understanding of our...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2006, 9:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: School Fees

Private schools have domestic fees and international fees. The international fees will be roughly equal to domestic fees plus the state education fees ie $7000 plus $2000 in your example above. This...
Forum: Australia
Dec 25th 2006, 4:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Prawns on the barbie..

I peel them first and pink means done - don't take long
No expert... but nobody ever died after eating them
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2006, 8:27 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Advice RE study route for entry into OZ

Bracken Ridge, 30 mins north of the city - quite a few posts about the suburb in the past on this forum if you do a search

Feel free if you have any specific questions
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2006, 8:20 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Advice RE study route for entry into OZ

If you send the kids to private school you do not pay the standard fees, they have higher costs for dependents of international students which basically equal their standard fee PLUS the standard...
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2006, 12:55 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Advice RE study route for entry into OZ

We are in Queensland. We pay approx. $7,000 pa for our 15 year old and if our PR isn't throught by the end of January we will need to pay approx. $3,500 pa each for our 5 year old twins to start Year...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2006, 8:54 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Advice RE study route for entry into OZ

Depends on the chosen field, but generally recent graduates have exemption from work experience requirements
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2006, 8:32 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,013
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Advice RE study route for entry into OZ

Very risky (and bloody expensive), but it is possible. I have just completed my degree and we are now starting our PR application
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2006, 8:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: What is that noise???

Cane toad? Do you get those in Perth?
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2006, 9:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Flights question?

I would say get the return first and then book a one way. We have found return flights from here to UK to be significantly more expensive than what we paid for UK to Aus return previously
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2006, 10:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: what are the chances of a cheap flight over Xmas/New Year if booked in December?

Previusly, we have flown out here on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. I recall that most airlines began to frop their prices back to more reasonable levels from late Christmas Eve onwards for just a...
Oct 19th 2006, 12:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: International student fast track!

From www.immi.gov.au (don't know how to post the link). I also attended a PR seminar at Uni by DIMA and this was discussed although I didn't pay full attention at the time as this aspect is not...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2006, 11:49 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,136
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Flights for under 2s - advice please!

We flew UK - Aus with our twins just before they turned 2. We paid for them to have seats anyway and did not regret the expense! We were told by the airline (malaysia) that they always try to leave...
Forum: Australia
Aug 26th 2006, 11:19 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Real Train Times To The Cbd

We live in Bracken Ridge and I get to train to the city almost daily. Always on time. Takes just under 30 mins. At Bracken Ridge I have a choice of two lines and have four stations within a 10 minute...
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2006, 10:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By MarkandJulie

Re: Phoning an Aussie mobile from UK??

I think 00-61-mobile number without the initial zero
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