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Forum: Australia
Aug 31st 2007, 11:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By rapitts

Re: Broadband, but narrow-minded! Why is it so difficult to get decent broadband??

Just scrolling by and noticed this thread.

First, things move pretty slow here in Australia, its the dont worry mate........

Your basically stuffed if you are behind a RIM, you could try...
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2006, 6:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By rapitts

a fair dinkum aussie

Well as of yesterday I offically became a fair dinkum aussie and received my citizenship certificate during the ceremony, its been a long time coming and I'm glad to call my self Australian.

Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2006, 2:11 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By rapitts

Re: Newish to Sydney

Hi we are not far from you !!!!

contact my partner Suzysu, probably up for a coffee in Rhodes :-)
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 2nd 2006, 12:30 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,974
Posted By rapitts

Re: De Facto Break up

yeah aussie's werent stupid when the de facto visa was setup :)

My advice ..............

Find another aussie sheila to sponsor you :D
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2006, 9:50 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By rapitts

Re: Help!! Tax time in Oz

The medicare levy is paid along with your tax return, if your using the online etax return the program asks some questions, for example I dont think you pay the medicare levy if your a couple (or...
Jun 20th 2006, 7:42 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,379
Posted By rapitts

Re: Different continents but same baggage.

good to hear about the job front.

Lets hope that you've hit the low point and everything from here is up hill. :)
May 14th 2006, 9:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By rapitts

Re: Questions about immigration options for British IT professionals


You will need to obtain some sort of confirmation from previous employment for the last few years even thou it may be hard, pay slips, etc.

Once you get this information you should be ok...
Forum: The Barbie
May 14th 2006, 1:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By rapitts

Re: Chip and pin

From what I heard before leaving Australia if you do not enter your pin and sign instead that retailer will need to cover the costs if the card is abused/scammed.
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2006, 8:46 am
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By rapitts

Re: citizenship question re new rules???

I havent heard any news on the subject, I can apply next month :) , as I understand once your application is in the processing queue then whatever rule is in use at the time will be used, e.g. if...
Forum: Australia
May 9th 2006, 12:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By rapitts

Re: Sydney views

Stop slagging sydney :)

Its a great place with a great harbour to go with it.

Yes there are parts of Sydney which are trouble zones, but thats part of any city.....there is always one bad...
May 7th 2006, 5:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By rapitts

Re: Questions regarding sponsorship

Where does your brother live ?
Forum: Australia
Apr 27th 2006, 11:58 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,160
Posted By rapitts

Re: Some observations after 1 mth in Sydney

Well to Sydney, its a bit of maze but sounds like you've made good progress.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 15th 2006, 11:50 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By rapitts

Re: We're here

Welcome to Sydney ...........

The Easter show is on at the moment until 21 April (Olympic Park), well worth a visit
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 7th 2006, 8:17 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,242
Posted By rapitts

Re: Why Why Why Why.

I'm sure its a bit of jealous and 'how dare' you escape to Australia attitude.

I would twist the tables, you only live once and want to experience more to life.

Most people only leave the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2006, 7:39 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By rapitts

Re: Yes!

thats cutting it fine, it normally takes a few months for the ACS assessment.
Feb 28th 2006, 9:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By rapitts

Re: ACS/DIMIA working experience

ACS stick to the rules no acceptions, you really need a good 3+ references which detail the contract on letter headed paper.

If your looking to apply under the RPL I would download the document...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 27th 2006, 7:28 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,057
Posted By rapitts

Re: Whale in the Thames

check this joke that I've received !!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2006, 9:47 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,338
Posted By rapitts

Re: The Wildlife Have Moved In Already

dont feed the lorikeets seeds all the time, try honey now and again as it doesnt cause damage to the tongue.
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2006, 6:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By rapitts

Re: Any Sydney sparkies here?

Hmmmm, I've heard the same that you required a sparky to change a plug which sounds a bit mad.

However I'm sure you can find some plugs somewhere, have you tried tandy?
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2006, 8:50 am
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By rapitts

Re: portable aircon

yeah I have a 12000 btu portable unit which has a flexible tube for the window, It brings a large bedroom down to a nice 24c (from 37c ).

The problem is you need to seal the whole room and it...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 6th 2006, 12:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By rapitts

Re: Sydney Skywalk Anyone?

I heard that the glass broke on one of the platforms on the skywalk last week, anyone still going now?

........just joking about the glass :)
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 6th 2006, 12:52 am
Replies: 120
Views: 6,678
Posted By rapitts

Re: Enoughs,enough!

Lots of warm water and keep wiping the area to lift the oil.

I would suggest you get some old bed sheet and put that down on the sofa to protect it further.

Sounds like your guests dont give...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 5th 2006, 11:10 am
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By rapitts

Re: Ebay purchase gone wrong....what to do?

Always pay via your credit card since you can get a refund from your credit card company, bad news for paypal since the credit card company does a charge back against paypal so remember this golden...
Forum: Australia
Dec 30th 2005, 10:14 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,332
Posted By rapitts

Re: Sydney meets

All the best for your move up the coast, you'll have to pop down every few months to keep the meets going in exchange for a few :beer:

Anyways thanks for sorting the meets out once again.

Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2005, 11:17 am
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By rapitts

Not Happy Jan

I've been wondering who the hell Jan was and I've just found out..........

The saying 'Not Happy Jan' is from an Australian famous Yellow Pages Ad.
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