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Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2013, 11:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By cybie

Any views on Rothwell

Thinking of moving to Rothwell. Does anybody have any views on what the area is like pros and cons. Thanks in advance :)
Forum: Australia
Dec 26th 2012, 11:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By cybie

Hovis Digestive Biscuits

Does anyone know where I can buy Hovis Digestive Biscuits from (the ones shaped like a little loaf). I thought I bought some in Coles last year but cannot find them now.
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 10:04 am
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By cybie

Re: What companies will ship single items?

Thanks, I will give them a try
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 8:24 am
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By cybie

What companies will ship single items?

We left a few things behind when we moved, with the parents, thinking they would be cheaper here. Does anyone know of any companies that will ship single items we have a cot we now wish we had...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 8:21 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,494
Posted By cybie

Re: What's the silliest things that packers packed?

Our packers packed my young sons beaker that he left on the floor - it even had pop in it when they packed it!!!!
Nov 2nd 2009, 11:16 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By cybie

Parent visas - what are the options

I am currently in Oz but have not been here long enough to gain citizenship. My parents want to move over but fail the balance of family means test. What visas could they apply for?
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 29th 2009, 6:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By cybie

Brisbane - South Suburbs

Are there any nice/family friendly suburbs between Brisbane and 30 minutes south of the city? Most of the people I speak to say North is much better than South. The properties seem cheaper South...
Forum: The Barbie
May 19th 2009, 2:22 am
Replies: 93
Views: 3,356
Posted By cybie

Washing Powder - Are there any ones out there that acutally clean?

What washing powder/liquid is everyone using? I have tried shops own and Surf, Omo etc and none of them seem to get the clothes clean. I am using my washing machine from the UK so I know its not...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 27th 2009, 2:43 am
Replies: 43
Views: 1,986
Posted By cybie

Re: Lawnmowers

I was about to buy an electric mower, saw on in Bunnings for approx $300. Does anyone know why they keep blowing up? I had an electric one in the UK for 5 years and never had a problem. Did not...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 27th 2009, 2:36 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By cybie

Re: Furniture to ship or not to ship??

Bring as much as you can if its still in good order. The furniture here is not cheap and when you have other costs car, rent etc you can do without the extra costs of furniture as well. Just...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 11th 2009, 10:20 am
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By cybie

Re: Out at shopping centre with new born and needing the toilet!?

Yes the parent rooms are great, some have little play areas as well for older kids. Also at some of the Westfield centres they have a large "stroller friendly" toilet in the ladies. They seem a lot...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 10th 2009, 10:09 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,899
Posted By cybie

Re: Are there any drive in movies around?

Thanks for that. Looks like the Tivoli one will be best.

:thumbsup:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 10th 2009, 7:51 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,899
Posted By cybie

Are there any drive in movies around?

Are there still drive in movies around the north Brisbane area? Since we are new to the region and dont have access to baby sitters I thought this would be a good way to watch a movie. Little un...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 10th 2009, 7:14 am
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By cybie

Has anybody been to Go Wild Activity Centre?

I am considering taking my 14 month old to the above activity centre and wondered if it was worth the money or am I better to just take him to the park?
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 7th 2009, 9:52 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By cybie

Re: Which is the best park?

At least with Alma Park you can bring your own food. Most places dont let you take food in with you. You can leave it all in the car while you walk around because you have to go right past the cars...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 7th 2009, 8:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By cybie

Where is the best place to buy a cheap tv?

I want to purchase a small cheap TV to made do until mine arrives from the UK. Where is the best place to buy one from?
Forum: Australia
Mar 31st 2009, 10:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By cybie

Re: Online electrical retailers

Bring as much as you can, even kettles are around $50. We have just had a fridge freezer $799, bed $3700, sofa $2500. If we knew how expensive everything was we would have brought more with us. ...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 26th 2009, 10:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By cybie

How much would you haggle off a used car

I have seen a car I like at Norris Group for $11,000 but wondered what is the amount you would try to get off the price of the car? I thought about starting at $7,000 but thought this might be too...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 25th 2009, 11:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By cybie

WHITE GOODS & SOFAS

Where is the best place to buy a fridge freezer and leather sofa from in the Brisbane region? Have looked at Super A Mart and Homemaker City. Is Super A Mart the best/cheapest option?
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2009, 11:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By cybie

Car Insurance - Do you need it

Does a car come with car insurance (3rd party) or do you need to purchase insurance as in the UK? Who is the best company to insure with?

Many thanks
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2009, 12:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By cybie

Nintendo WII buy here or Oz?

Where is the best place to by a Nintendo WII? I can pick one up in the UK for £175 but will it be compatible with Oz games? Am I better off waiting until I get to Oz to buy one?
Forum: Electricians
Jan 30th 2009, 9:00 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,726
Posted By cybie

Re: getting a qld electrical licence

Thank you everyone for all the information especially Steve O (for all the advice on this topic). I will now apply for ARTC before I leave the UK so hopefully can go straight on to a course when I...
Forum: Electricians
Jan 28th 2009, 11:33 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,726
Posted By cybie

Re: getting a qld electrical licence

Do you have a link where to find the forms to apply for ARTC. We are in the same situation - have got the TRA electricians visa but need to get ARTC. We are moving in March 09 and would like to get...
Forum: Australia
Jan 27th 2009, 9:07 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,313
Posted By cybie

Re: Family BBQ/Picnic Brisbane Sat 21st March New Farm Park

Sorry the Michelle, Dean + 3 Kids should be Michelle & Dean (a couple) Lorraine, Lawrence (a couple with 1 kid). :eek:
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2009, 10:51 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,942
Posted By cybie

Re: west midlands meet

Please let me know if you arrange a date/venue. We live in Sheldon and will be moving to Brisbane on 1 March. Would be good to meet others about to leave/going to leave. Now getting very...
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