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Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2021, 9:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Child (age 17) returning for Uni

I know going the other way, i.e. back to the UK, the student needs to have completed at least the previous 2 years in high school to be considered a domestic student even with a British passport.
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2021, 3:32 am
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By ossigeno

Re: self managed super

I wouldn't use a financial advisor at all. I would go to esuperfund.com.au and do it myself, there are others too.
Forum: Australia
Jun 18th 2021, 12:18 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By ossigeno

Selling UK Shares

Resident in Australia. Have some UK paper share certificates I would like to sell.

Share registrar tells me I need a share broker or bank than is licensed to trade in both UK & Australia.

Any...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 31st 2018, 12:27 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,067
Posted By ossigeno

Re: The mind boggling world of health care

Private health insurance is a rort. Some of the insurers even brag about their junk policies...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 3rd 2017, 5:36 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,922
Posted By ossigeno

Australia’s Economy is a House of Cards

Very long article about the Australian economy but well worth a read.

Australia’s Economy is a House of Cards...
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2014, 11:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Best phone card to call uk

I use FaceTime and Vodafone mobile to call UK.
Forum: Australia
Feb 24th 2014, 8:18 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,005
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Can anyone recommend a Financial Advisor for transferring pensions

Most the big super providers have their own dept who handle such transfers.
Forum: Australia
Feb 7th 2014, 12:05 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,285
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Melbourne Suburbs

Where do you live in the UK and what are you looking for in a suburb?

The places you have shortlisted are around the bay. Zone 2 on Frankston line, about 50 mins to Flinders St...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 7th 2013, 4:42 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,051
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Buying houses

Take some comfort in knowing that the seller will be down $10k for the cost of the pantomime auction.

Source for historical price data I use: http://house.ksou.cn/index.php
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2013, 1:54 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,202
Posted By ossigeno

Re: New Super - pay cut?

Because some people are stuck with super & with such a margin product for super they can leverage their $50k into $250k. Doesn't seem too complicated.
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2013, 12:23 am
Replies: 43
Views: 5,202
Posted By ossigeno

Re: New Super - pay cut?

I like your approach. Whilst considering this I was thinking for those who wish or need to use super, what if they could use margin lending against their existing super balance. Something like the...
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2013, 3:32 am
Replies: 142
Views: 9,732
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Boat arrivals -> P New Guinea

Well I can't think of a stable Shia country around Iran. Religion I would suggest is not the primary motivation, getting to a country that provides opportunity is.
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2013, 3:24 am
Replies: 90
Views: 7,854
Posted By ossigeno

Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2013, 12:52 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 7,854
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Petrol... How much???????

Shopped at Coles today and the discount voucher was 40cents/litre.
Forum: Australia
Jun 13th 2013, 12:49 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 10,346
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Melbourne Suburbs

Certainly have views on it. What city do you live in UK?

Point Cook could be compared a new town like Basildon. All new housing but with dire transport.

Caroline Springs also new but more...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 13th 2013, 12:37 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Contesting a will.

Yes. It is called duty of care. I have seen wills successfully contested by estranged children who suddenly wanted a share of estate, despite a will leaving them nothing, when the parent died.
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2013, 9:15 am
Replies: 13
Views: 6,597
Posted By ossigeno

Re: BEST PRIMARY SHCOOL IN MELBOURNE.

What kind of suburb you want to live in?
Do you also want state school for secondary?
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 10th 2013, 3:08 am
Replies: 465
Views: 32,586
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

I think were it caused offence was by the droves of Socialist Worker types who remove themselves from the electoral role in order to avoid paying. The thought process eventually worked out they...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 9th 2013, 9:56 pm
Replies: 465
Views: 32,586
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

Dear oh dear. Very selective. If I got time I will emulate for Labour's legacy but here are a few:-

Under Healey VAT reached 25%.
Tony Blair's post PM jobs - roaming ambassador to Kaskastahan &...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 9th 2013, 5:46 am
Replies: 465
Views: 32,586
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

Yep. Same bunch who jumped on Melbourne mayor's car last week and have regular "socialist alliance" type stalls in the city. Useless people who have never held a proper job, just full of envy and...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 9th 2013, 4:20 am
Replies: 465
Views: 32,586
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

Yes I 've seen the photos. People who weren't even born during Thatchers era. Usual extreme Left rent a mob suspects with an axe to grind.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 9th 2013, 1:55 am
Replies: 465
Views: 32,586
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

Quite. Undignified. Apart from the hatred, their arguments are tainted with envy and feeling a victim.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 8th 2013, 11:59 pm
Replies: 465
Views: 32,586
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

Should have adapted instead of feeling a victim. In GFC when I was out of work I didn't sit around feeling a victim. I worked interstate, slept in a hostel and went home at weekends.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 8th 2013, 11:43 pm
Replies: 465
Views: 32,586
Posted By ossigeno

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

Probably not. Also I fear lost that ANY prime minister of the time would have taken the exactly same response in relation to the Falklands.
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