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Forum: Australia
Mar 15th 2008, 4:23 am
Replies: 1,224
Views: 181,912
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Don't let advice from strangers on the internet put you off your dreams.
I find Hervey Bay is full of tourists, old people and bogans.
I reckon being a social worker in Maryborough, specifically...
Forum: Australia
Mar 14th 2008, 10:24 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Brisbane v Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore

I live in Cotton Tree (Maroochydore) and the OH and I have both done really well on careers.

No-one I know who lives on the Sunshine Coast ever says they wished they lived in Brisbane, loads of...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2007, 9:31 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Help needed for a newcomer arriving to sunshine coast

Hi,

Some websites you might find useful.

The best one for accommodation is www.wotif.com (http://www.wotif.com/) which is great for last minute accomodation, remember you are moving to one...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2007, 9:52 am
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Pharma Sales Reps

Hi,

I'm a medical rep here in QLD covering the Sunshine Coast, didn't do it back in the UK so can't offer a real comparison but...

Reps from most companies seem to cover either GPs or...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2007, 7:10 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Why do employers not give you the time of day??

Hi,

If I could offer some advice to OP without wishing to offend...

I think you need to adapt your attitude, there is absolutely no reason why anyone should even give you the time of day...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2007, 8:55 am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,059
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Bundaberg - what would it be like to lve there?

Just remember everyone is entitled to their own opinion...

I have to go to Bundaberg for work and it's a shithole, it's as simple as that. Bargara is lovely but incredibly quiet, and I don't mean...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2007, 11:28 am
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Ladies on King's Beach from Little Mountain - Where are you?

We were there, although I am afraid we aren't your ladies. Loved Bobby Flynn from Australian Idol and thought he made the night.

Cheers.
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2007, 7:06 am
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Golden Beach, Sunshine coast, anyone there?

Hi,

'I heard that Caloundra central had problems with gangs/drugs etc.' Fantastic. Not being rude but you are way off the mark.

Caloundra is quiet and full of old people, Golden Beach is...
Forum: Australia
Feb 26th 2007, 9:10 am
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By PWBCSA

Help for new immigrants?

Hi,

Had an interesting conversation with some fellow ex-pat friends the other night. They were talking about the lack of help for new immigrants from the Australian government, I was interested...
Forum: Australia
Feb 17th 2007, 11:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Asthma

G'day,

It's not actually very common for a GP to prescribe ventolin, especially as it's available over the counter in pharmacies here.

A problem a lot of GPs face is that they prescribe...
Forum: Australia
Feb 17th 2007, 10:28 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Asthma

G'day,

My partner has had, pretty bad, asthma most of her life. The day we arrived in QLD it literally disappeared... I kid you not. Interestingly she went back to the UK last week, family...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2007, 8:03 am
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: SOS zannussi washing machine repairer

Found it! (Quicker than I expected.)

Phone HAYWARDS APPLIANCE SERVICES ph 5450 0821
They are in the phone book and also have an e:mail address listed: [email protected] (underscore between...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2007, 7:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: SOS zannussi washing machine repairer

Hi

We too live in Caloundra and have a Zanussi washing machine that we have had some problems with. I have a really great bloke who fixed it twice and was not only helpful and friendly but also...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 8:11 am
Replies: 109
Views: 4,723
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Australia Day??

1st thing to know is that some people refer to it as JJJ day.

2nd thing is you celebrate it, like most things in Australia, by drinking beer and eating BBQ with as many people as possible. If you...
Forum: Australia
Jan 5th 2007, 10:28 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,343
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Who didn't know a soul?

Hi,

We didn't know a soul when we arrived in Oz. The best advice I can give is to not turn down any of the invites you get and to go along to any and everything even when you don't really want...
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2006, 7:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By PWBCSA

One year today.

G'day,

Just thought I'd post our positive experiences at the end of our first year on the Sunshine Coast for all you nervous people out there.

Friends- Brilliant. We've been really lucky and...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2006, 10:16 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,809
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Where do you buy British products?

I read somewhere on here that My Mate is the same as British Marmite. While I'm not entirely convinced, I'm prepared to give it a go (worth a try instead of paying $18 for a 250g jar which I...
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2006, 1:24 am
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Rent Now Or Later...

We spent a couple of weeks here http://www.eloueratower.com.au/ when we first arrived. I can't remember exactly what we paid, but it was very reasonable and the people were friendly and helpful.
...
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2006, 10:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: morgages

Hi,

The first thing you will need is one of these:-

T

Cheers.
Forum: Australia
Dec 14th 2005, 10:01 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: A Levels recognised in Aus

You might find it useful to ask the school/college for a 'transcript' of the courses.

You would want it to include all the different elements of each course, hours studied for each area/contact...
Forum: Australia
Dec 14th 2005, 9:51 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Sunshine coast xmas deliveries

You could try this:

www.giftsaustralia.com.au (http://www.giftsaustralia.com.au)

Someone I know had a hamper delivered through them from a friend back home and was really pleased with it. ...
Forum: Australia
Dec 2nd 2005, 9:08 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,243
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: I am organising a Sunshine Coast meet

BUGGER!!

We recently moved into a unit on Queen St, in Kings Beach, and would have loved to have met up with some of you, unfortunately we only got broadband connected today and this is the first...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2005, 7:04 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: 'Girlie' cars

Hi,

I think we'll be OK for colour wise, as long as she behaves (!), and she refuses to have a car that doesn't have alloy wheels. Interesting comments on the build quality of the Citroen as that...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2005, 2:01 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By PWBCSA

'Girlie' cars

Hi,

We land in a couple of weeks and one of our first jobs is to buy ‘er indoors a car. I will need to drive it from time to time and have concerns over the ‘girlie car’ factor of her current top...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 2:56 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,007
Posted By PWBCSA

Re: Word of Warning Skills Assessment (AIM)

Hi,

As a fellow male I found it best to start with something very simple like standing up and peeing, both at the same time.

Hey presto! I suddenly had my first 'two things at once'...
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