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Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2006, 10:04 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By CJN

Re: Brisbane or Perth ???

Lee, drop me an e-mail at work on [email protected] along with your CV. You never know when we'll have a position free. We're about 20k South of Brisbane & it's a very easy commute each...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2006, 9:57 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By CJN

Re: Help - looking for rental accommodation in Brisbane

We booked a week at the Snooze Inn Hotel. It was fairly basic but very new, clean & there was free access on the hotel's PCs to the internet. We paid just $400. It was five minutes walk from the...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 26th 2006, 8:28 am
Replies: 278
Views: 13,241
Posted By CJN

Re: the grass ain't greener!!!!!!

You'd never catch us back in the UK.

Australia does have it's problems but it's a big place.

There's less traffic, there's more opportunity to make a good living if you're willing to put in...
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2006, 8:14 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By CJN

Re: Help - looking for rental accommodation in Brisbane

try www.seqrents.com.au or just walk into the ground floor offices of any apartment blocks as there are usually on site managers that know what is available
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2006, 8:09 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By CJN

Re: Brisbane or Perth ???

& exactly what do you do for a living?

I work for a company that manufacture thickening fluids & thickened drinks - we're always looking for good staff
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2006, 8:06 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By CJN

Re: Brisbane or Perth ???

Bris is indeed great.

We landed here 6 months ago & have settled in really quickly. The beaches are better in Perth but it's so far from the rest of the World & it's full of Poms. Bris is just a...
Forum: Australia
Jan 5th 2006, 12:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By CJN

Re: Couriers for meds

We sent my skills assessment, our visa application, meds, meds receipt & police checks and finally the passports down to London all by Royal Mail & nothing went astray. The passports were posted the...
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2005, 11:32 am
Replies: 12
Views: 19,140
Posted By CJN

Re: England to Australia - Shipping Costs!!

Looking at some of the insurance postings on here - I think that 3% is a bit rich. :scared:

1% would be closer to the mark for a good deal.

Shop around :
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2005, 3:03 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,597
Posted By CJN

Re: What is your biggest fear?

Biggest Fear?

Regarding Oz???? - None

Otherwise, heights
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2005, 8:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By CJN

Re: Messages from immigration?

:D :D :D

Thanks.

I was getting a litle concerned as our final date for submitting the meds & police checks was 20 November & they went off ages ago

Can't wait to have a few :beer: on the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2005, 8:15 am
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By CJN

Messages from immigration?

We sent our meds off about seven weeks ago now & have heard nothing back from them - I half expected a quick e-mail from them but perhaps not??

Do you normally get a receipt or have to wait until...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2005, 8:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By CJN

Re: A Tax Question

The tax rates vary with income & the top rate is 47%, I seem to remember.

Regarding the 40% - what does she mean fail??? Considering the amount of money it's costing us for the visa, house sale,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2005, 2:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By CJN

Re: Reality Check -Advice Please...

If I was given a 100% pay rise it wouldn't make me stay.

We want the lifestyle & if this means sacrificing a little short term earnings, who cares? It's not like the lifestyle can change here in...
Forum: Australia
Nov 3rd 2005, 4:01 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,169
Posted By CJN

Re: How many on here .............

Not me, I've always been sick of the weather here & can't wait for the Bris sun
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2005, 11:22 am
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By CJN

Re: anyone sold their house privately in uk?

We used an agent but could have sold without (as it turns out).

Someone who lives about 150yds from our house saw the board go up outside our house & then arranged to view & then buiy the house. ...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2005, 11:18 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,386
Posted By CJN

Re: Sold House And No Visa's

We've sold our house, hopefully moving out to our parents on the 19th November. The police checks went off on 23rd Sep & meds on 3rd Oct after being requested.
We took the view to get our money out...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2005, 12:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By CJN

Re: China Eastern Airlines

I asked a travel agent specialising in Oz flights about the cheapest way to get there. She told me China Eastern but told me that I wouldn't really want to go with them. I can't remember the reason...
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2005, 11:49 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,898
Posted By CJN

Re: I need you ALL to cross EVERYTHING at 1530 tomorrow!

How long?

Our board went up on Tuesday a few weeks ago, in the paper on the Friday, first viewing Saturday afternoon & offer accepted Monday morning.

Sold at an acceptable figure in less than...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2005, 11:30 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By CJN

Re: how do you tell perents your going to oz

Or what's the alternative................

Meet them tonight, tell them that it is your dream to go to Oz & try a new lifestyle BUT your going to stay put because you don't want to upset...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2005, 11:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By CJN

Re: how do you tell perents your going to oz

Just remember who's life it is in the end.

Yes they'll be upset, but if you didn't go & then in the future your kids wanted to emigrate you'll be upset thinking that you'd missed out.
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2005, 11:16 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By CJN

Re: how do you tell perents your going to oz

I just told mine that I was sick of the weather here & sick of the keeping up with the Jones's mentalilty of this country.
Forum: Australia
Sep 22nd 2005, 12:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By CJN

Re: Manual or not

I'm a calculator manipulator aka Accountant
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2005, 11:33 am
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By CJN

Re: Anyone out there with no kids?

We're off to Brisbane assuming the meds are fine this week.

Australia is very family friendly but hopefully we'll be able to find plenty of adult only :beer: bars & :beer: clubs in Brisbane - we...
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2005, 11:48 am
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By CJN

Re: Overly Worried?

We heard within about a week from the ICAA & used Royal Mail signed for - the exact same service as we used for the main application, again with no
Forum: Australia
Aug 12th 2005, 9:55 am
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By CJN

Re: the flight nerves have started!!!

My fiance is a bad flyer.

A couple of years ago she went the get hypnotised before a short flight we were due to make. I could not believe that I was flying with the same person - it's the best...
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