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Dec 19th 2010, 5:35 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By Nozzys

Re: TRA its ARTC electrician trade test and gap training

Hey Mate,
A guy I work with failed a telephone trade test he was on phone with them for over an hour although he is a good sparks they failed him on high end technical stuff which you learn at...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2010, 11:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,559
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Does aircon improve house value?

Depending on the size of your home its probably going to cost you somewhere in the region of 13-20k to put in a ducted system assuming you have good access, and secondly most ducted systems are now 3...
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2009, 12:55 pm
Replies: 182
Views: 15,063
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Things you should know before moving down under...

fully agree with all said, you can research all you want but the truth is living here is nothing like it. I have lived in oz for two years now and dont know if anyone has mentioned this yet but the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2009, 3:19 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,947
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Taking your pets

We used ParAir in October 2007 to bring our dog and cat out. We had lots of concerns about bringing our 6 year old golden retriever because he was so terrified of storms but everything went very...
Forum: Electricians
Feb 14th 2009, 3:45 am
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Electrician looking for advice about if I need to retrain when I arrive in oz

you are spot on. been here 15 months now took me just under a year to get license. If you in queensland look up "qld" queensland electrical training run by chris willamson can recommend him to do...
Jan 15th 2009, 7:46 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,495
Posted By Nozzys

Re: A UK SPARKY ( ELECTRICIAN) NEEDS AN OZ JOB!!

Hi Mate, I have lived in brisbane now for 15 months, and found work as a spark in three weeks.....But things have changed, the other guys are right getting your licence is a ball ache budget about...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2008, 2:18 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 16,000
Posted By Nozzys

Re: For All Tradesmen

My OH is a sparky and he needed his tools pretty quick after arrival too. We sent a lot with the rest of our furniture in the container but the shipping company also dealt with air freight so we air...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2008, 2:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Difficult Decision - Advice wanted

You probably need to do some research, we live on the east side of Brisbane, bayside area and love it but there are so many totally different areas to Brisbane, expect it is the same with Mackay and...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2008, 7:14 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By Nozzys

Re: change over in Singapour

We flew with Singapore Airlines in October last year, had a couple of hours in Singapore Airport where we changed planes, our luggage was automatically transferred to next airplane. Singapore...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2008, 7:10 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,645
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Pet cat frm UK

Hi,

We moved to Brisbane in October last year and brought with us our dog and cat. Not sure of exact cost of cat but flights, vet fees and quarantine etc were in the region of £4,500 for the pair...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2008, 9:30 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 2,738
Posted By Nozzys

Re: broadband

Go Talk do some brilliant deals, can also include home phone and mobiles. At the moment we only have broadband with them and there is no tie in period.

Nat
Forum: Australia
Feb 29th 2008, 1:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Totally new to this!

We used an agent - Visa Bureau - I would suggest speaking to someone at an agency - at least you would know from the outset what the requirements are. It is quite a complicated process.
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2008, 8:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Nozzys

Re: HOW CLEAN IS CLEAN?????

Our shippers advised us to spray everything that had been outside with Vircon S - it comes in sachets and you just mix it with water - we got it from a local pet/horse suppliers - apparently they use...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2008, 1:26 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 6,559
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Relocating with pets

Hi,

We moved to Brisbane in October 2007 and used Par Air to transport our Golden Retriever and cat. Costs were:-

Shipping from Heathrow to Sydney £2,202 - total cost for both animals.

2 x...
Feb 23rd 2008, 12:50 pm
Replies: 5,383
Views: 223,066
Posted By Nozzys

Re: March Applicants

Just read your post and gosh it brings back memories, remember taking a photo of our container just before they shut the doors with the contents of our life inside!!

Treasure your last few weeks,...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2008, 11:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Nozzys

Re: snakes/spiders etc etc in w.a/qld etc

Have been in Brisbane (Redland Bay) for three months now, have seen a few redbacks outside the house, a huntsman on the entertainment area, a huntsman (approx 4") last night in my son's room which we...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2008, 11:01 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,203
Posted By Nozzys

Re: How heavy is your childs school bag!?

Not much different in the UK. Infact, I would say that my kids bags are probably lighter here. On PE day here they wear their kit, in the UK they would have to carry it round with them and it...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2008, 10:47 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,448
Posted By Nozzys

Re: How hard is it to rent with large dog

Hi,

We moved to Brisbane last October, moved into rental in November. We brought our Golden Retriever with us. He has always been an inside dog and we were also concerned about rentals. We are...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2008, 8:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By Nozzys

Re: What's the best thing to use to clean stufff for shipping?

Great thanks, been here three months now. OH in work and kids at school after "summer hols", just settling back into a routine. Lots to get used to but still really good. Unfortunately think we...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2008, 9:44 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By Nozzys

Re: What's the best thing to use to clean stufff for shipping?

We used Vircon S - this was recommended by the shipping company. It is used in horse stables etc. It is MAFF approved. We obtained it from a local pet/horse suppliers. It comes in Sachets and...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2008, 8:38 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Unlock codes

Sorry for not being more specific - it was more of a general question asking if it was possible to unlock a phone when already in Oz - the phone is a Sony Ericsson.

Nat
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2008, 8:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By Nozzys

Re: How Clean does Machinery have to be?????

After thoroughly cleaning we sprayed everything that had been outside, garden furniture, tools, lawnmower, bikes etc. with Vircon S - the shippers had recommended this. Even wiped over the soles of...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2008, 7:55 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By Nozzys

Unlock codes

Any suggestions on how to get a phone unlocked. We are in Australia and we bought the phone in the UK.

Nat X :)
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2008, 10:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Uk mobile phone in Oz?

Defo get the unlock code - then no problems, did this for two of our phones, kicking ourselves didn't do the same for the kids ones.

Nat
Forum: Australia
Jan 11th 2008, 9:10 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,205
Posted By Nozzys

Re: Cheapest way to call uk

Gotalk vouchers - go to Post office to obtain these - you just key in a pin number before you ring the UK. Calls cost approx. $0.003 per minute. $20 lasts for ages and each time you make a call it...
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