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Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2003, 1:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By JustArrived

Perth: Recommended builders?

Hi,

Anyone have advice on which builders to go for or avoid? We're looking around the AU$100,000 which seems to budget for a 4 bedroom 2 bathroom house. From what we've seen, Celebration Homes...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2003, 1:52 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,178
Posted By JustArrived

"mad Welsh woman" Nothing wrong with that....

"mad Welsh woman"

Nothing wrong with that. All my Welsh friends were utterly bonkers.

Nos da.
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2003, 1:43 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By JustArrived

Northern Perth: Where to live?

Hi,

Been in Perth for 5 months and renting in Mindarie. Thinking of where to build a house. I work south of the river but my wife has ruled that out due to the prison (Canning Vale) and heavy...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2003, 1:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By JustArrived

PB, are you doing aerospace here in Perth?

PB, are you doing aerospace here in Perth?
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 5:51 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,173
Posted By JustArrived

Well, at least we know there's another 19 months...

Well, at least we know there's another 19 months to be happy. Though even if we left it wouldn't be back to the UK, no way.

Good luck with your move, though. Hope everything goes well.
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 5:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By JustArrived

Oh dear. The wife's not going to be too happy...

Oh dear. The wife's not going to be too happy when she find out.
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 5:22 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,173
Posted By JustArrived

Maybe, but I think it depends on what you want in...

Maybe, but I think it depends on what you want in life.
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 5:20 am
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By JustArrived

Can't be that bad can it? Wish I'd brought my...

Can't be that bad can it? Wish I'd brought my brolly.
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 5:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By JustArrived

Hi DianeOZ, Don't know how old your children...

Hi DianeOZ,

Don't know how old your children are but, close to you, Mindarie beach on the south side of the marina seems good for bodyboarding while Quinns has a nice sandy beach. I think the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 5:01 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,173
Posted By JustArrived

Hi, I've lived in several countries since...

Hi,

I've lived in several countries since leaving the UK a few years ago. Without exception they've all been better than the UK. Going back there for a holiday was just depressing. No wonder...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2003, 4:53 am
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By JustArrived

Hi wombat, We've been here for 5 months....

Hi wombat,

We've been here for 5 months. Left the UK about 9 years ago and have lived in a couple of places around the world. Took a 50% pay cut to come here but our standard of living has still...
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2003, 8:20 am
Replies: 1
Views: 965
Posted By JustArrived

Re: Help ! really desperate now for a Dutch VOG certificate

Hi,

I also needed to get the same certificate. Did you register in the town hall when you lived there? Assuming that you are not Dutch then I think by law you have to register. It might be worth...
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2002, 8:28 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By JustArrived

Hi, From my limited experience, if you...

Hi,

From my limited experience, if you include house rent in suburb (AU$200 per week) and car purchase/running costs (AU$200 per week) then you'd need minimum of AU$50,000 salary in Perth.
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2002, 8:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By JustArrived

Hi, Would be better off taking $AU...

Hi,

Would be better off taking $AU travellers cheques. Safer if they get stolen or lost. Yes, I also seem to remmber that AU$10,000 per person is the limit before you have to declare in customs.
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2002, 8:10 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,548
Posted By JustArrived

Hi, We'll be enjoying our first Xmas in...

Hi,

We'll be enjoying our first Xmas in Australia. Hopefully get to the beach a couple of times with the children and get in some european beer for the cricket.

PB is right, though. Doesn't...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2002, 1:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By JustArrived

Private Health Insurance (age loading)

Hi,

I wonder if anyone can please help me out on this. I'm looking at getting private health insurance and wanted to know about the age loading (2% for every year above 30) when we start the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2002, 7:57 am
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By JustArrived

Hi, Thanks very much for the advice.

Hi,

Thanks very much for the advice.
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2002, 2:03 am
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By JustArrived

Any advice?

Any advice?
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2002, 5:37 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,134
Posted By JustArrived

You don't have to worry about missing your...

You don't have to worry about missing your favourite UK soap as they all seem to be available here, at least on cable (see the "UKTV" channel). Check out the TV guide for this evening in Perth:
...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2002, 7:29 am
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By JustArrived

"12 months jail, suspended for 12 months, for...

"12 months jail, suspended for 12 months, for attacking an off-duty police officer with a sword scabbard" :confused: :confused:
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2002, 7:22 am
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By JustArrived

Borrowing money from relatives

Hi,

We're thinking to borrow money from relatives back home to get a deposit for a mortgage. Is there any time limit (3 months?) for sending money to us in Australia?

Also, is there any time...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2002, 7:12 am
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By JustArrived

Hi, On a similar topic, has anyone come...

Hi,

On a similar topic, has anyone come across ants with a large pincer (like a crab claw) at their back? They're 2-3 times the length of UK ants and I've seen a couple in our Perth house....
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2002, 2:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By JustArrived

Re: Iluka / Hillarys - Perth

Hi,

From my few weeks experience here, they are both very good places to live. All the places close to the ocean seem to be good places. Suggest that you rent for 6 months first and then take your...
Oct 21st 2002, 2:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By JustArrived

Re: Iluka / Hillarys - Perth

Hi,

From my few weeks experience here, they are both very good places to live. All the places close to the ocean seem to be good places. Suggest that you rent for 6 months first and then take your...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2002, 2:22 am
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By JustArrived

Re: sponsorship - is it easy?

Hi,

I came over on PR with an employer sponsored visa. One aspect you might need to consider is that the employer has to prove (from my limited knowledge) that nobody in the local area of...
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