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Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2009, 7:53 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,159
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Cost comparing?

Who the heck said cars are cheaper in oz????

NOooo way!

Water is cheaper if you rent as you only pay excess water charges - currently i pay $18 a quarter for me and 2 kids - yes we are very...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 6th 2009, 7:47 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,478
Posted By homewardbound

Re: It seems very normal here in Brissy dont know if its the norm in other part of OZ

I have 2 jobs - 38 hours for one job and 12 for another but working from home... suits me well and id struggle without my second job.
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2009, 1:02 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,997
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Australia PR visa/Centrelink benefits

HOwever she would be able to register with a Job Services Provider as a stream 1 client and get assistance that way ie. help with resume.

But I'm afraid you will be over the threshold for Income...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 30th 2009, 8:54 am
Replies: 178
Views: 11,969
Posted By homewardbound

Re: $300 fine for ciggy butt!!

Well I have NEVER parked in a disabled spot in my life... but my car was chugging - there were other spaces around... but i pulled fwd into the disabled to reverse back into the normal space but some...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 30th 2009, 7:10 am
Replies: 178
Views: 11,969
Posted By homewardbound

Re: $300 fine for ciggy butt!!

So far I've clocked up

$180 fine for dropping a cig butt that i was about to pick up, i was just treading on it to extinguish and then put in the bin.

$442 fine for parking in a disabled spot...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 21st 2009, 10:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Looking for a room/bed over new year

My rumpus room will be free - 1.5 hrs from syd on the train though LOl:thumbup:

And have a few odd jobs that need attending to! ;-)
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2009, 9:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Passport help - expiry date

Maybe the British Embassy might be the right people to ask
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 21st 2009, 6:52 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Toyota Prius 2010 model - would you ?

I have a Hyundai Getz and its REALLY economical, nippy and cheap as hell!
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 21st 2009, 2:55 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Toyota Prius 2010 model - would you ?

My friend is given a company car - he has a vw vento or something anyway his friends at work all have Prius's and they love them and they do ALOT of k's and no probs - some of the cars are up to...
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2009, 2:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By homewardbound

Re: money

I managed with 3000 gbp and got a job house etc after 6 weeks until then I stayed at my aunties empty house so still had to buy food etc.

I got by with 2 kids, admittedly signed on to newstart on...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 20th 2009, 10:30 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Slab of the Week

Yes I know... my best friend is a woolies manager and DB is wayyy cheaper than BWS but BWS is 60 seconds away by car and DB is 40 min away by grrrrrrr.. My friend highly recommends the DB cleanskins...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 20th 2009, 8:40 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Slab of the Week

Anyone tried Hummingbird yet? I think its marketed at the ladies and comes in a passionfruit fusion variety!

I havent found it yet!

Also at Dan Murphy's I saw Veuve Cliquot champas for $60 a...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2009, 7:29 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,767
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Rental deposit returned-or not ?

Ah thats a relief Pollyanna. I just worry about the minor scratches that are totally unavoidable but hardly noticable but then I try not to worry as they are demolishing anyway - will def appeal if...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2009, 6:45 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,767
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Rental deposit returned-or not ?

Anyone want to shed a light on this???

So i am renting and the owners will at some stage demolish the house and rebuild - they went to build it higher and larger even though it is a nice house...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 18th 2009, 11:23 am
Replies: 108
Views: 8,057
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Get your annual skin cancer checks!!

I have some sort of growth in my head that has suddenly got bigger so am off to get it checked andprobably cut out... I've been very naughty and not made an appointment but this thread has reminded...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 11:14 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,964
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Missing items when shipped over

I went JM's too and there has been a few things missing - nothing major, some aftershave, bedding and just bits that my son keeps remembering... but its wierd cos all the boxes were sealed up and...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2009, 11:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Superannuation help!

oh its so hard to choose which one to roll it into though... I have a friend who says BT and another who says AMP.

I think i might roll it all into BT as the company MD is a tight accountant and...
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2009, 8:02 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By homewardbound

Superannuation help!

I have no idea where to start - my new employer is using AMP, my old employer was with Aria - Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan and my current Part time employer uses BT.

I want to...
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2009, 11:04 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,011
Posted By homewardbound

Re: CV Layout for OZ?!

Think someone in IT should answer this as it is industry specific... I recently applied for 3 jobs - got nothing from 2 jobs and was offered the job i actually really wanted - this was with my...
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2009, 9:52 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,011
Posted By homewardbound

Re: CV Layout for OZ?!

I tinker with my cv for every job i apply for - it takes me an average of 3 hours to tinker and write cover letter to meet spec sheet. Fortunately i have 3 months grace during my probationary period...
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2009, 9:47 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,432
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Free Turkeys for Christmas

1. The kelly bronze turkey you compared to is impossible - totally different type of turkey with the bronze being far far superior and double the price of your average white scraggy turkey!

and...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 12th 2009, 7:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Cargo shipment information

I used john masons and was very pleased.
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2009, 7:24 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,011
Posted By homewardbound

Re: CV Layout for OZ?!

So I think the rule is - to find out the industry expectation for your field as we have all said different things. I think I am about to get offered a job as an Employment Consultant/Advisor so...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2009, 11:45 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,011
Posted By homewardbound

Re: CV Layout for OZ?!

It depends and since i have redone mine i have had much quicker success.

rules are:

No more than 3 pages!

Name, contact details

Career Vision Statement - 1 paragraph
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2009, 12:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By homewardbound

Re: Theoretically speaking . . . (to do with baby bonus)

You can apply if your joint income is less than $75000 in the 6 months from the date of birth of the child. By claiming BB you also claim for FTB and Maternity Immunisation Allowance. You will need...
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