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Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2009, 4:47 am
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By smiths

Re: Citizenship question

This happened to my hubby who apparently had a namesake doing dodgy business in NSW. It took about a month to hear back from immigration to say all ok. Just waiting for a ceremony date now.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 8th 2009, 6:33 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,670
Posted By smiths

Re: Have you seen 'Australia' and did you like it?

I heard and read all the reports on the movie but had to see it for myself and I must say I loved it.
Forum: Australia
Dec 27th 2008, 12:28 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,353
Posted By smiths

Re: Dog at the vets being treated for paraylsis ticks

We have 2 dogs and use the Koala Park Vets.

Have you any idea where the ticks came from?
Forum: Australia
Dec 27th 2008, 12:23 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,353
Posted By smiths

Re: Dog at the vets being treated for paraylsis ticks

Hope your dog is a bit better today.
Whereabouts are you?
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2008, 9:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 5,269
Posted By smiths

Re: Aviation High School Brisbane..anyone have kids going there?

Hi

We were in a similar situation to you. Our son now year 11 at Cleveland High is getting on fine. However our daughter moved schools after being in year 8 for 8 months as she said the girls...
Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2008, 9:06 am
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By smiths

Re: Anyone for coffee victoria point?

Hi Supersonic

I live in Victoria Point but have to work in the week except for Tuesdays.
Some of us expats quite often meet on Tuesdays at Coffee Secret at Raby Bay. You are more than welcome to...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2007, 5:17 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,111
Posted By smiths

Re: Cleveland meet up.

hi

It was good to meet some different faces on Saturday. Shame we didn't get to meet everyone but yes it was rather busy. Maybe next we should hold a carnation or put the union jack on the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 6th 2007, 10:48 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,111
Posted By smiths

Re: Cleveland meet up.

Unless I'm mistaken, 8.00pm at the Ikon Bar at Raby Bay - this Saturday 10th November
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2007, 8:20 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,111
Posted By smiths

Re: Cleveland meet up.

Hope to be there at 8.00pm
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 28th 2007, 11:46 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,863
Posted By smiths

Re: Installing a new Pool

hi

Looks fantastic.
Which company did you use?
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2007, 10:48 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By smiths

Re: Vicky Point High

Don't let me put you off. Like I said my son is quite happy there. Maybe Jenna is just finding it hard to settle. I know she still misses her old friends in the UK. The area is nice and there are...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2007, 10:25 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By smiths

Re: Vicky Point High

Hi

They are a few expats but she says most of them are quite mean and she says they all do 'litter duty' and she feels left out because she doen't have to do it!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2007, 10:16 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By smiths

Re: Vicky Point High

Hi

We've been here a year next month. Adam 15 is at Cleveland year 10 and is doing fine. Jenna 13 and year 8 on the other hand is leaving cleveland for Vicky Point at the end of this term. She...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2007, 11:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By smiths

Re: Will english Playstation work on Oz TV????

Can confirm because son is a gaming nut.

Oz games are PAL (same as UK and Europe) so no problems with playing PS games in Oz when bought in UK.
Forum: Australia
Aug 12th 2007, 1:03 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By smiths

Re: lender mortage insurance

Our deposit was only about 6% and on a loan of $350k we got charged LMI of $6k which we were able to capitalise onto the loan. It turned our loan into a $356k loan but it saved us paying out an extra...
Forum: Australia
Aug 12th 2007, 12:44 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,298
Posted By smiths

Re: would this be correct

PR would be irrelevant. Residence for tax purposes is different.

Your worldwide income would only be exempt from Aus Tax if the ATO were satisfied that your "usual place of residence is outside...
Forum: Australia
Aug 12th 2007, 11:56 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By smiths

Re: Cleveland Saturday 11th August

Thanks to all who made it last night - we had a great time.

For those of you who missed out, we'll probably arrange another one in the none too distant future.

Cheers

Heather & Haydn
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2007, 10:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 11,777
Posted By smiths

Smile Re: What's the best OTC medicine for migraine in Aus?

Hi

I couldn't find anything that worked for me over the counter so went to the doctors who gave me imigram. Luckily I haven't used any yet as still had some maxalt left, which I found to be very...
Forum: Australia
Aug 6th 2007, 12:06 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,758
Posted By smiths

Re: australia morgages HELP !!

Mortgages or "Home Loans" as they are known in Oz, are similar to the UK. You can get home loans for up to 95% of house value with most lenders, but then you have to pay mortgage lenders insurance...
Forum: Australia
Aug 6th 2007, 7:14 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By smiths

Forum: Australia
Aug 5th 2007, 7:42 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By smiths

Cleveland Saturday 11th August

Hi,

Just thought it had been a while since we had our last meet up so here goes.

Next saturday 11th august at 7.30pm in the beer garden round the back of the the Grand View Hotel.

There will...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2007, 1:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By smiths

Re: process of buying a house in oz...anyone explain?

In QLD:

Once property found contact Real Estate Agent selling house who will help complete written offer. Real Estate Agent then presents offer to vendor - if accepted, vendor will countersign...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 22nd 2007, 11:54 am
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By smiths

Re: New on The Barbie Forum. Desparately seeking help... re Brisbane

Hi,

Our thought process was as follows:
1. Most best paid jobs are in CBD, so on the probability that you may be working there, need to consider commuting.
2. Tried bus and train, prefer train...
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2007, 10:04 am
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By smiths

Re: Golfers in Bayside, Brisbane

Hi,

This is "the husband".

There are many courses in Bayside area:
Wynnum
Howeston (Birkdale)
Redland Bay
Carbrook
Riverlakes
Forum: Australia
Jul 19th 2007, 8:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By smiths

Re: Golfers in Bayside, Brisbane

Hi

My husband plays regularly at Carbrook and sometimes at Redland Bay. I will get him to give you more details when he comes in from work.

Heather
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