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Forum: The Barbie
May 20th 2008, 9:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,440
Posted By Sara W

Re: Permanent Residency - will Diabetes stop us getting it?

Do you need an agent if your wife is a midwife? You will know they are in demand. I'm a nurse approaching 45, which meant I didn't have enough 'points', but got state sponsorship for a permanent...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,755
Posted By Sara W

What counts as full time hours

Got a job as nurse in Perth, arrive June. My employer (Charlie Gairdners) says that pay is dependent on how many years as well as how hours I have worked since qualifying as a nurse. My question is...
Forum: The Barbie
May 16th 2008, 8:44 pm
Forum: The Barbie
May 16th 2008, 8:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,440
Posted By Sara W

Re: Permanent Residency - will Diabetes stop us getting it?

My friend has just got his permanent residency and he's an insulin dependent diabetic.
Good luck
Sara :)
Feb 23rd 2008, 3:46 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By Sara W

Re: Thinking of emigrating/ any advice or info..

We did our visa application ourselves. It was time consuming, but we did it. I would say it's quite straight forward if you are a nurse. We got loads of help on this forum. Every time we got stuck...
Jan 31st 2008, 9:12 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Sara W

Re: ACS Assesment queries

I did not get any points. I did not need the points, but even so had to prove english competency.

Sara :)
Jan 31st 2008, 8:37 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Sara W

Re: ACS Assesment queries

Hi,
I had a real struggle proving that I could speak english. When I registered as a nurse in Oz, I was advised by the nurse reg board to get a letter from my school to prove I was educated in UK....
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2008, 8:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,554
Posted By Sara W

Re: Perth v Brisbane weather

We went to Perth, it was red hot (December) but it is dry heat, I would recommend it. I haven't been to Brisbane, but people I know worked there. They said the humidity was a killer. They said it...
Replies: 11
Views: 3,206
Posted By Sara W

Re: nursing royal perth hospital/freemantle/charlies

It would be easy to commute to Perth Royal. I understand it has a train station right outside. My friend works at Charlies, he likes it there.

Good luck,
Sara :)
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2008, 8:48 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By Sara W

Re: How do you get the extra baggage allowance?

Hi Sue,
I'm going to Perth on 29th June with my husband and two cats. We've just got our permanent visa after 15 months. I'm going to work as a nurse & my hubby's gonna try something completely new,...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2008, 6:15 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By Sara W

Re: How do you get the extra baggage allowance?

Hi Suesk.

I originally e-mailed to [email protected] with my groveling request, a nice lady called Morag replied, asking me to send scans of our passport picture pages and visa pages to...
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2008, 6:13 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By Sara W

Re: How do you get the extra baggage allowance?

Hi Suesk,

I e-mailed them with a part grovelling and part complaint, got a reply asking us to e-mail scans of visa page etc' and then they'll 'see what can be done', I'll take that to meen it's...
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By Sara W

Re: reference letter

The reference you're talking about (if I remember correctly) is stating the hours you are contracted, how long you have been working as a nurse, your typical daily duties, etc. I wrote mine myself...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2008, 6:51 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By Sara W

Re: How do you get the extra baggage allowance?

Hi,
We booked our flights on line, direct with Emirates a couple of days ago.
Then we e-mailed them to ask about the double allowance. The reply told us that we could have it as long as we hadn't...
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Sara W

Re: Age Restrictions - Nursing (child) - Oz

Just reading post that says you can get visa after 45, this is correct. I meant specifically the permanent visa. As I am 42 (with cats and family in tow) I wanted to know that if I went I had the...
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Sara W

Re: recent nurses visas ?

I have several friends who are already working in Perth and have let me into the 'reality' of working in Australian hospitals, so I think I have some idea as to what it is really like and if you have...
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Sara W

Re: recent nurses visas ?

Congratulations on qualifying. Get yourself to Oz ASAP as the working conditions are by far superior (nurse/patient ratios, etc). Don't worry about them holding a job for you, there are always jobs...
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Sara W

Re: recent nurses visas ?

15 month start to finish for permanent residency:

October 2006: Started application (getting registered as nurse first because this made skills assessment cheaper, granted 6 weeks later in...
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Sara W

Re: Age Restrictions - Nursing (child) - Oz

You must submit your application before your 45th birthday, so get organised and get the application in quick.

It doesn't have to be granted before your 45th birthday, just submitted.

Good luck...
Dec 20th 2007, 10:12 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,108
Posted By Sara W

Re: overweight for medical

We know somebody who I would estimate is about 4 or 5 stone overweight who has passed his medical, so not that strict.

Hope you get your visa and get healthy in the the Australian sunshine.

All...
Dec 20th 2007, 9:55 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Sara W

Re: English Test??

Hi,
I've just had my permanent visa granted. I didn't know if I needed to do test and wanted to avoid if possible. To prove I could speak english I had to get a letter from the headmaster of the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 28th 2007, 7:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By Sara W

Re: Perth what is it like?

We are waiting for our permanent visa, we're going to Perth. We did consider Queensland, but having talked to a lot of people they tell us the humidity and excessive heat are very draining. Oh course...
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2007, 6:23 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By Sara W

Re: Taking car?

Hi
Try this website,

http://www.customs.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=4371

Its the Aus customs site with all the official info you need.

We're taking two cars (hopefully) in a 40ft container with...
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Sara W

Re: English language

Hi Charlie,

I'm going on a 137 state sponsored visa so don't need the full 120 points, I sent off visa app' in May and have only been asked for Meds & police checks, they're in now so it's just...
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Sara W

Re: English language

I did not have any evidence of my English language competency (such as exam results) I was advised to get a letter from my school to prove I was in the school system. Unfortunately the school did not...
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