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Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2009, 2:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By ukmouse

Re: anyone flying to australia tomorrow

Not flying tomorrow (wish we were :lol:) Just wanted to wish you a great flight and a super Christmas. Would be interested to hear back about Perth as we're moving there next year.

Have a great...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 30th 2009, 1:02 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Why UK is no1 choice for asylum seekers

In the words of Blackadder 'I have a cunning plan'

For all of us moving to Oz and having to rent out or sell our properties, here's an idea. Let's offer our modest homes to the social housing...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 30th 2009, 12:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Why UK is no1 choice for asylum seekers

I can honestly say I'm ashamed to be British (and it saddens me to say that)... but we're the laughing stock of the world. It wont take months to sort out this country, it will take decades, and...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 12:46 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,856
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Felt phsically sick- dog diemma

I can imagine how you are feeling... its heart breaking isnt it and yet they always seem to keep wagging their tails and say 'stop fussing mum/dad... I'm fine!' :lol:

I hated leaving our boy in...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 12:40 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

I believe that's a rumour that the lucky people who live in Perth started to keep the riff raff out!!! :lol::lol::lol:

Re the schooling we dont have kiddies so we are lucky not to have to worry...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 12:31 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,034
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Things NOT to take to Oz (inc. a car question!)

Okay... we give up! Why on earth would they cut the cones off????? :confused:

...not that we have cones on our Christmas tree, but after 15 minutes of coming up with ludicrous reasons as to why...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 12:19 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,856
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Felt phsically sick- dog diemma

We lost our dog in June of this year... I have literally just returned from buying some logs at the farm shop and had to drive past the country park that we used to take him to every day. My heart...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2009, 12:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By ukmouse

Re: OMG I can't believe it......... :O)

CONGTULATIONS! We had news of our job offer last week and we're still pinching ourselves so we know how you must be feeling. Good luck with it all... xxx
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2009, 9:31 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

Excellent.. off to research Heathridge now - thanks.

...and thanks to all for the replies. Good luck to all who, like us, are moving on out. Hopefully see you over there :lol:
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2009, 8:21 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,034
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Things NOT to take to Oz (inc. a car question!)

Lots of great advice there... thanks everyone for taking the time to answer my question.

One things for sure... all my clothes are going in the bin. Its not a girl thing.. Its a 'If I dont fit in...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2009, 8:12 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

You got that right! :lol:

We'll be renting and I'd prefer to catch the train into the CBD than drive. I'm happy with a 30 minute trip in/out - I also find I wind down after work on the train.
...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2009, 8:05 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,449
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Call me Ms Wimp!

We spoke to some dear friends of ours last night to tell them we are moving to Perth. They are in their 70s and said 'if we were younger there would be nothing stopping us.' They were so excited...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2009, 5:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Have I got this correct please re LAFHA?

Hi Alan

Thank for your reply. I suppose what my question is, is can you put through a LAFHA amount that when deducted from your gross salary, the final figure is below the minimum gross salary...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2009, 6:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Have I got this correct please re LAFHA?

No


Yes - this is where I found the min salary of £45,220.

One other thing... it says that I should be exempt from the IELTS (although I have read the opposite somewhere) because we are UK...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 10:25 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By ukmouse

Have I got this correct please re LAFHA?

I know its another LAFHA question (and I have searched so apologies if I've missed the answer)... but have I got this right please?

I'm just trying to work out how to calculate the LAFHA allowance...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 5:08 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

Hey Geordiebloke... Ocean Reef? Perth? One of the places we've been looking at. I'd welcome any advice on the NOR suburbs. I've also looked at SOR near the riverside (Como areas etc).

Any...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 2:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By ukmouse

My 'What the hell are we doing' time capsule thread!

I'm just posting this into storage for when this moment arrives :)

This is why you are moving to Oz...

1) Work - you have a great job to go to.
2) OHs work - a new start, new beginning, new...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 2:05 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,034
Posted By ukmouse

Re: Things NOT to take to Oz (inc. a car question!)

Thanks for the advice.. OH was of the view of start all over but having just cooked a shepherds pie and having used every pan, lid, bowl and utensil in the kitchen I asked him how much it would cost...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 1:35 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

I remember sending the first CV out thinking 'this is ridiculous and I'm just setting myself up for disappointment.'

I am so glad I decided 'what the heck'!!! :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 1:03 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,034
Posted By ukmouse

Things NOT to take to Oz (inc. a car question!)

I wonder if folks could help please.

We're going to start sorting through the house, what to take, what not to take (we need a clear out anyway :lol:)

We were wondering if there were things...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 12:44 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

That is so true... we're flying under the banner of 'Why wouldn't we go?"

Other than friends and family (which is a given tie)... there is nothing keeping us here.. !!!

The folks are just...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 12:31 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

Hi there... see 'the naughty posts' have been removed which makes one of mine look a bit obselete but hey ho ;)

Well basically, as you asked... about us.

Never been to Perth.
Never been to...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 11:27 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

BTW......



.....still excited!!!!!!! :lol:
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 22nd 2009, 11:26 am
Replies: 50
Views: 1,503
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

I don't know you, but from reading this thread I think there may be quite a few folks waving you off at the airport!. ;)

Do you live in Perth?
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2009, 4:42 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By ukmouse

Re: I cant believe I'm typing this - WE'RE MOVING TO PERTH!

Actually.... (with the deepest respect) this is my thread, and we're discussing the fact that we are delighted that we have the opportnutity to move to Perth.

Its isnt a 'What is Perth / Australia...
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