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Forum: The Barbie
Jan 19th 2014, 3:02 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By The A Team

Re: Victoria University

Don't worry too much about him only being 17. My son was only 17 when he started at the University of Melbourne having moved here from Townsville. He fitted in just fine and there were others of a...
Forum: Australia
Jan 14th 2014, 9:16 am
Replies: 121
Views: 26,383
Posted By The A Team

Re: Living in Townsville

Ditto!

We lived in Kirwan for over 6 years and never felt threatened or experienced any crime there. Unlike our previous location of a small Dorset town where we had several break-ins at work,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 24th 2013, 12:08 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,725
Posted By The A Team

Re: airbnb or stayz.com.au - are these good sites to use for holiday lets?

I've used both airbnb and stayz. No issues at all and would happily use both sites again :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Jan 11th 2013, 6:43 am
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By The A Team

Re: Building Insurance on Rental Property in Oz

AAMI and Suncorp definitely offer this. Ring them up as it's so much easier. I know AAMI is open 24/7.
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2012, 8:34 am
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By The A Team

Re: Accommodation needed in Melbourne Dec 1st

You could try this site. We have recently used it to for temporary 2 week accommodation while we were re-locating from Townsville to Melbourne so we could have a good look around before deciding...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2012, 8:19 am
Replies: 121
Views: 26,383
Posted By The A Team

Re: Travelling from Townsville

No we managed to fly to the UK last Christmas Day with Etihad Airlines via Sydney without spending a night there.... but we did have 6 hours in Sydney airport on the way there, coming back was a much...
Forum: Australia
May 1st 2012, 1:46 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,412
Posted By The A Team

Re: Advice needed, 17 year old flying from Dublin to Melbourne via Abu dhabi alone e6

You don't need to sign anything and you don't need to be there at the check in desk either! We weren't there at all when my son flew alone at age 16 from Heathrow to Townsville via Abu dhabi and...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2012, 9:41 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,412
Posted By The A Team

Re: Advice needed, 17 year old flying from Dublin to Melbourne via Abu dhabi alone e6

My son flew alone on the return leg of our Christmas holiday with Etihad via Abu dhabi when he was 16 without any issues. He didn't have to rush back to work like we did so was able to stay on an...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,932
Posted By The A Team

Re: Townsville

We're okay here thanks but OMG :ohmy: I had to go for a scan this afternoon which was across the other side of town. We avoided the worse hit suburbs but even so drove past plenty of fallen trees,...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 16th 2012, 10:02 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 1,903
Posted By The A Team

Re: Buying a cat

gorgeous!!! :wub::wub:
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2011, 8:58 am
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By The A Team

Re: Best Chinese Restaurants - Townsville

I had a really nice meal at Dynasty Chinese Seafood Restaurant at 228 Flinders Street in Townsville. Work was paying which was just as well as I seem to remember it was quite expensive but I did...
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2011, 10:35 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,702
Posted By The A Team

Re: Magnetic Island - Thoughts/Anyone live there?

We've had a couple of week long holidays on Maggie when we've needed to switch off and do nothing as well as a few day trips there. It's actually a suburb of Townsville and a number of people commute...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 24th 2011, 8:41 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,485
Posted By The A Team

Re: Sons mate and family moving to Cairns

We moved to North QLD when my son was 11 and we told him repeatedly that it was safer to assume there was a croc in every waterhole or creek and to avoid unless he had our permission to go near it. ...
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2011, 12:42 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 26,383
Posted By The A Team

Re: move to townsville?!?!

Well said!!

Funnily enough I was thinking the other day I haven't seen you on here for ages. I love your photos...I've been to a lot of the places you have but your pics are so much better than...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 27th 2011, 9:44 am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,258
Posted By The A Team

Re: So excited! 5 years ago who'd have thought?

I'm so happy for you all :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Replies: 36
Views: 4,322
Posted By The A Team

Re: Queensland - possible Tropical Low developing

sounds serious then :rofl:

better top up the cyclone kit....again :(
Replies: 36
Views: 4,322
Posted By The A Team

Re: Queensland - possible Tropical Low developing

Keeping my eye on it...thanks for posting :thumbup:
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 25th 2011, 11:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By The A Team

Re: People in Townsville

Doesn't JCU have some sort of student services to help with this? Failing that Saturday's edition of the Townsville Bulletin has the accommodation supplement in it. Hopefully it will have some...
Replies: 67
Views: 8,051
Posted By The A Team

Re: Good luck to people "üp north"....

Hi Tony, that last hour chatting on facebook where we were trying to decide if the cyclone was heading your way up to Cairns or my way down to Townsville I have never been so scared. I'm so relieved...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By The A Team

Re: Social media/alerts in disaster situations

yep and it was a bit confusing as the first message was received three times, then the second message three times and then the last message three times so when you have just woken up and are trying...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By The A Team

Re: Social media/alerts in disaster situations

also found QPS and Townsville Disaster Information on facebook invaluable and I am glued to the weatherzone forums...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By The A Team

Re: Social media/alerts in disaster situations

I received my messages from the Queensland Government via optus at 2.33am on 02/02/2011.

This is what they said:

(1st message)

This is a message from the Queensland Government. It is...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,993
Posted By The A Team

Re: Thinking for the people of Queensland

Yeah I had to stop watching the news in the end but to be honest the wording from BOM actually freaked me out the most :eek:

I do agree though that there is a fine balance between scaring people...
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