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Forum: Australia
Dec 9th 2008, 9:21 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: good schools in perth area

The school is Mount Lawley primary,it was recommended to me by my sister who lives in Perth.My kids are 6,9 and 14. My 14yr old has got into Mount Lawley SHS.What school to send them to, was the main...
Forum: Australia
Dec 8th 2008, 8:07 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: good schools in perth area

No.On the education dept web site it say's that the school my 2 youngest kids are going to is a "level 5" primary.I can't find any info about what this means.It must be good because it is mentioned...
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2008, 2:08 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Question Re: good schools in perth area

Anyone know what a level 5 primary school is (in WA)?:unsure:Is that a good thing? What does it mean?
Dec 3rd 2008, 9:37 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ** Spouse Visa **

No idea,when I questioned them about it they said that they wouldn't have had an address for us as we didn't notify them we had left Aus.But now that I think about it our original contact address in...
Dec 2nd 2008, 8:57 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ** Spouse Visa **

The conditions of the original visa (issued 2000) were OH could have PR visa 2years after arriving in Aus,but I was told by Aus House that we didn't qualify for a resident return this time round, as...
Dec 1st 2008, 8:35 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ** Spouse Visa **

We never thought we would go back again,without giving you my life story we didn't have a good experience in OZ the first time.Nothing to do with the place or people.It's our own fault about the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2008, 10:35 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: expat Business network in Perth

It's ok,just looked at your link!
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2008, 10:34 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: expat Business network in Perth

What type of business is yours?Mine will be retail.
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2008, 10:19 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2008, 10:12 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 11,570
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: Rich Tea Biscuits

Loooove Peter Kay.It doesn't matter how mant times I see that clip it's still soooooooooooo funny.OH keeps looking at me like i'm a nutter,wondering what I'm laughing at.True about biscuits in oz...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2008, 9:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: Feeling the fear but doing it anyway....

You made me cry! We are leaving for the second time in 8 years 4 weeks from now.Saying goodbye is the hardest thing to do.My advice is don't let anyone come to airport with you,it's too hard....
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2008, 9:50 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: expat Business network in Perth

I understand why someone would ask such a question.It's not about excluding yourself from the Australians, but speaking from experience (9 years ago and returning in 4 weeks after 8 years) never...
Nov 30th 2008, 9:32 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ** Spouse Visa **

No it was a temp visa, we were in the proscess of getting married when we applied the first time.That was 9 years ago so we couldn't get a resident return this time because to much time had passed.So...
Nov 30th 2008, 1:25 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ** Spouse Visa **

Maybe they were just making us wait because we had been granted a spouse visa before and returned after only 9months,and they thought we didn't deserve another one:rofl:
Nov 29th 2008, 4:04 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ** Spouse Visa **

It takes more than a few weeks.Ours took 3 months and we've been married for 9yrs and have 3 kids.When I phoned Aus house they told me 6 months is normal.But as we had been married for more than 5yrs...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 29th 2008, 3:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 12,173
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: Showers at Singapore airport

We are flying into singapore on 31st Dec,is there really a swimming pool at the airport? :thumbsup:The kids would love it.
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2008, 9:54 am
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: good schools in perth area

My sister suggested Mount Lawley SHS and Mount Lawley Primary.It's really hard to know what to do when we're not there.I think we will just have to look around when we get there.I have heard good...
Forum: Australia
Nov 28th 2008, 1:03 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: good schools in perth area

We used to live in Blackfen on Blackfen Rd and my husband works for the hyundai dealer in Blackfen.My eldest goes to Chis n Sid Grammar.When we first arrive we will be staying with my parents they...
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2008, 8:13 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: good schools in perth area

Hi
We live in Welling,Faraday rd just off of Hook lane.We are leaving on 30/12/2008.Getting scared now,its all starting to feel very real.It's OH last day at work next Thursday (OMG).
Where in...
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2008, 2:03 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: good schools in perth area

I feel sick now."sacrificing my childs grammar school education" are the schools really that bad.I saw a quote on aussie move "Researchers into school effectiveness agree that schools account for...
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2008, 2:48 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 31,332
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: good schools in perth area

We finally have a date 30/12/2008,this will give the kids time to settle before school starts.Looking at leeming SHS for 14yr old and leeming primary for little ones. Anyone have any views on these...
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2008, 1:15 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 19,426
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ***Moving to Perth 2009?***

Hi
Just replying to spouse visa question.We applied for my hubby's in first week in august 2008 and had it in hand by 27 oct 2008.Pretty quick I think.But we were told by Australia house that it...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2008, 8:05 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 19,426
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ***Moving to Perth 2009?***

Hi Donna,

Thanks for the support.I'm getting really nervous now, OH is too.Christmas is going to be a wash out, packers are coming christmas eve and then again on 29th (I think we timed this all...
Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2008, 1:51 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 19,426
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: ***Moving to Perth 2009?***

Hi Everyone,

We have booked our flight and are leaving 30/12/2008. We are George (34) Dean (36) Sam (14) Charlee (9) Spencer (6). We are looking at settling in Leeming mainly because of schools...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 25th 2008, 1:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By georginabutcher

Re: PLEASE!!! Need suggestions...

what about going interest only on your mortgage.Thats what we've done, it has almost halved our repayments.It might be a good short term solution, that way you can rent it out and hopefully cover the...
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