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Mar 14th 2014, 11:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 4,527
Posted By si.young

Re: UK Return -Car Insurance

Adrian Flux were terrible and Aviva just hung up on me :thumbdown:
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2014, 7:02 am
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By si.young

Re: Removals

The only way to go :)
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2014, 12:21 am
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By si.young

Removals

Hi, we are moving back to the UK, can anyone recommend a good cost effective removals service.
Dec 31st 2013, 12:41 am
Replies: 72
Views: 12,407
Posted By si.young

Re: A whole decade.

I said my kids, I wasn't generalising apologies if I offended.
Dec 30th 2013, 7:40 am
Replies: 72
Views: 12,407
Posted By si.young

Re: A whole decade.

Thanks Paulry, they are supposed to be optional in QLD too but it is quickly turning into a totalitarian state. They will be building Campbell Newman's ministry of truth soon ;)
Dec 30th 2013, 6:24 am
Replies: 72
Views: 12,407
Posted By si.young

Re: A whole decade.

My kids lives are no better here, in fact we now have one living halfway across the world because she hated it here, and my 14 year old saying that he is going as soon as he is old enough. I really...
Nov 30th 2013, 11:04 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,407
Posted By si.young

Re: A whole decade.

:goodpost:We have, for some stupid reason, just returned from the UK where we have had to leave our daughter, really hard thing to do. She just didn't want to stay here as there are just no...
Nov 25th 2013, 4:17 am
Replies: 72
Views: 12,407
Posted By si.young

Re: A whole decade.

Ohh your not alone that is certain, I personally know people who have given up and have already gone home or are thinking about it. I have been trying to get work back home but I don't have any...
Nov 25th 2013, 2:23 am
Replies: 72
Views: 12,407
Posted By si.young

Re: A whole decade.

We hear you, its been 8 years for us though. Just been back to the UK and we are now wondering why the fook we bothered coming back, and we are now stuck here. It really is just to difficult to get...
Forum: Australia
Nov 25th 2013, 1:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By si.young

Re: IT contracting in QLD. How?

Just go PAYE and let the agency deal with it. You can register your own business but its a royal pain in the ass as with everything here.
Forum: Australia
Jun 17th 2013, 10:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By si.young

Re: Car insurance

When we first arrived, we actually asked our insurance company if they carry over no claims from the UK and they said yes.

Apparently not the same going the other way :thumbdown:
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2013, 2:15 am
Replies: 87
Views: 7,078
Posted By si.young

Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2013, 12:09 am
Replies: 87
Views: 7,078
Posted By si.young

Re: Living Costs.....Families please help

Hi, it depends on whether you are buying or renting?

Rates if buying = $400 per quarter (you don't pay if you are renting)
Elec $110 per fortnight
We don't have any gas
Foxtel, phone and...
Replies: 15
Views: 5,353
Posted By si.young

Re: 2 years back in UK and we are off again (planned)

Hi, we are considering moving back to the UK after living in Oz for 7 years. We also have a 2 year old who was born in Australia (plus 2 older children who was born in the UK). I was wondering if...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2013, 1:08 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,048
Posted By si.young

Re: Home sickness, I can offer advice if you need help

Glad you are feeling quite settled now. I am missing family support as much as anything, especially since having the little one. I am not working at the moment as I had to give up work with the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2013, 12:16 am
Forum: Australia
Mar 21st 2013, 11:53 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,048
Posted By si.young

Re: Home sickness, I can offer advice if you need help

I am confused at the moment as to whether I want to move back to the UK, I have been here for 7 years and 2 months. My parents moved over here 5 years ago and had to move back 3 weeks ago due to...
Feb 27th 2013, 4:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By si.young

UK Or Australian Passports and Visa requirements help please

Hi All,

My 2 children are travelling to the UK from Oz in August to go to my brothers wedding they are both Oz (since 2008) and UK citizens (having been born there) we are not sure which passport...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 16th 2012, 10:18 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,890
Posted By si.young

Re: Thinking of buying a 4wd (Prado?)

Love my Prado, bought it when we arrived 6 years ago, used and abused it and its still going strong. Been on the beach :unsure: over on Straddie, traveled between Sydney and Brisbane 3 times. Great...
Forum: Australia
Apr 16th 2012, 10:09 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,454
Posted By si.young

Re: Mining/drilling work with HNC but no experience

Downer EDI have a zero policy in the bloody office never mind out on site, random alchohol/drug tests and all. No such thing as a lunchtime beer there.
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2008, 11:10 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By si.young

Re: Do you need a particular type of visa to buy a house in Oz?

A mate of mine has bought his property on a 457 Temporary long stay business visa, so you dont need to be on a PR visa. But he had to get written approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2008, 5:49 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,726
Posted By si.young

Re: Finally Here!!!!!

Welcome to Oz mate, enjoy.:thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Apr 22nd 2008, 11:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By si.young

Re: Possible move from Gold Coast to Melbourne, little help needed

We moved from Sydney to Brisbane about 2 years ago, and moved a full house. The costs of hiring a van one way was way more than having the removalists come in and move it for us, in fact it was...
Apr 21st 2008, 10:41 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,011
Posted By si.young

Re: why do so many people use a migration agent

Not everyone has a clear cut case, I work in IT but needed a degree to get through the ACS, so as far as I was concerned, that was a show stopper.

I used to be a sparky after I left school and...
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