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Forum: Australia
Aug 10th 2017, 11:33 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,570
Posted By arkon

Re: My peak electricity is now $0.52 per KWH!

Thanks ozzieeagle but that's not the quote I just got from them when I just called them. Where did you get that quote sheet from?
Forum: Australia
Aug 10th 2017, 11:29 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By arkon

Re: Does anyone on here have the ear of anyone..

Something really annoying happened to a friend trying to get a 189 visa that pissed me right off. No matter I've just sent a letter to the PM about it.
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2017, 2:40 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By arkon

Does anyone on here have the ear of anyone..

Does anyone on here have the ear of anyone important in the immigration department?
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2017, 2:37 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,570
Posted By arkon

Re: My peak electricity is now $0.52 per KWH!

AGL do look a lot cheaper but if you check their endeavour area it doesn't cover most of the Sydney basin and definitely not my area. The only 2 companies I can use are Origin and energy Australia...
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2017, 1:48 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,570
Posted By arkon

Re: My peak electricity is now $0.52 per KWH!

Great! Wish I'd thought of solar panels! What a massive numpty I've been. My house roof A faces the wrong way and B is so badly week that it couldn't take the weight of panels. MY shop is in a...
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2017, 1:41 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,570
Posted By arkon

Re: My peak electricity is now $0.52 per KWH!

The gaps under the doors are supposed to be there. how else would cockroaches and spiders get into the house. Mine before I fixed them were big enough to let snakes in!
Aug 4th 2017, 1:37 am
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By arkon

Re: Does a tourist visa application cancel 189 visa app

Why do you think it's changed? Are people less rose tinted now?
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2017, 1:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By arkon

Re: Looking for advice for family of 4

Good, but still here in Oz, looking forwards to my next uk holiday!
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2017, 1:58 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,756
Posted By arkon

Re: Health Care Insurance

This is my advice too. Oz health insurance is a scam and doesn't cover you for anywhere near the cost of treatment like a UK policy does. The only advantage seems to be you can go to a private...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2017, 1:49 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By arkon

Re: Looking for advice for family of 4

I'd recommend somewhere in the south of England! Warmer, Dryer, Close to Europe for holidays, and best of all 10,000 miles from Australia!
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2017, 1:45 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,570
Posted By arkon

My peak electricity is now $0.52 per KWH!

Ok, so seeing as I just paid a visit to the forum after a fews years absence to ask a question of the expert expats on here, I thought I'd just share some shocking bit of news (pardon the pun).
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Aug 3rd 2017, 1:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By arkon

Re: Does a tourist visa application cancel 189 visa app

Thanks Pollyana. I'll pass on the answer.

All good with me here in Australia. Still wish I could go home but hey ho, stuck here now. My boy is now 12 so getting closer by the year to when I might...
Aug 3rd 2017, 1:09 am
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By arkon

Does a tourist visa application cancel 189 visa app

It's been a while since I've been on the forum so hello to everyone.

I have a question. I have a friend who is applying for a 189 skilled independent visa to Australia from the Phillipines, we are...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 12th 2016, 9:16 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,436
Posted By arkon

Re: Why do you post? (or not?)

is it the whole site thats gone dead or just the Australian part? Has the number of UK people emigrating here dropped significantly?
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 7th 2016, 10:08 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,436
Posted By arkon

Re: Why do you post? (or not?)

This is me too. I used to post to try and stop people with rose tinted glasses from possibly making the biggest mistake in their lives by emigrating to Australia. After 12 years here life has become...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2014, 4:59 am
Replies: 92
Views: 6,161
Posted By arkon

Re: Buying a new car in Australia.

Pro Tip: Buy a Mercedes like the SLK, CLS etc, keep it a year in Britain and then bring it with you for about 5K shipping etc. An SLK in the UK is about $58,000 AUD here for the same car is about...
Forum: The Barbie
May 13th 2014, 1:59 pm
Replies: 451
Views: 16,865
Posted By arkon

Re: Share the pain

Thats only about $44,000 per australian tax payer, and there was me worrying...
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2014, 1:25 am
Replies: 105
Views: 7,815
Posted By arkon

Re: Contemplating moving to Australia...

Hi Everyone, I just stopped by to have a quick look and the first post I see was someone asking only for success stories. Surely the clue was in the question? Anyway nuff said, hi everyone,...
Forum: Australia
May 9th 2014, 2:19 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 7,815
Posted By arkon

Re: Contemplating moving to Australia...

Of course he does, he wants to come here, come hell or high water and the more success stories he gets the better he will feel making his ill advised move to the arse end of humanity. It's just like...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2014, 7:33 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By arkon

Re: 10 years in!

Hi, I didn't realise you had managed to escape! Well done.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 20th 2014, 5:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By arkon

Re: 10 years in!

Yes I'm in the shire, where are you?
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 19th 2014, 1:07 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,153
Posted By arkon

Re: 10 years in!

Good, yes, I'm well into sci fi. In the middle of creating an epic sci fi game at the moment for tablets etc.
Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2014, 11:49 am
Replies: 199
Views: 23,888
Posted By arkon

Re: Where in Australia would you live if your job only required an internet connectio

Don't you mean unlimited so long as you don't use too much!? Almost as bad as phone caps which is actually a minimum and not a cap.
Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2014, 6:55 am
Replies: 199
Views: 23,888
Posted By arkon

Re: Where in Australia would you live if your job only required an internet connectio

My brother gets his free somehow. 10 years ago when I lived there I had a package that was 29 quid a month for unlimited broadband.
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2014, 11:40 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 23,888
Posted By arkon

Re: Where in Australia would you live if your job only required an internet connectio

I haven't read the whole thread but have you said what kind of internet you need? If connecting your computer up to the web via a baked bean can and string will do they you will be ok pretty much...
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