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Apr 13th 2008, 4:29 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,778
Posted By steved

Re: GMTV wants you - Have you upped sticks to Melbourne?

My wife (26) and I (32) arrived here in October last year as teachers. We travelled in Australia in 2003 for a year (worked too) and decided to apply for Perm Res afterwards on the points system. We...
Forum: Teaching
Jan 18th 2008, 5:51 am
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By steved

Re: Start teaching next week!

Thanks for the encouragement, folks. Glad to see that i'm not missing something. Guess I'll just have to 'go with the flow'.

As to where I teach, NickyP, it's a pretty decent independent school in...
Forum: Teaching
Jan 16th 2008, 11:44 am
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By steved

Start teaching next week!

After having moved here a couple of months ago from teaching secondary science in the UK, I start my new teaching job next week!

And I am sh*tting myself, to be honest. I have been into the school...
Forum: Teaching
Jan 16th 2008, 11:34 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By steved

Re: securing teaching jobs before emmigrating?

Yes, it is possible - I am one of the lucky ones who did this. I uploaded my CV to www.independentschools.com.au and the Victorian state website also. I also banged off a few applications to see what...
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2008, 5:17 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,115
Posted By steved

Exclamation Amazon.com.au!! Who wants it?

Hi. I have read quite a few posts about folk who are frustrated by the obscene price of books here in Oz. I have emailed Amazon quite a few times about the gap in the market here. Usually they...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 3rd 2008, 11:33 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By steved

Re: New to Melbourne+little bit lonely

Jen (and others),

Emma (26) and I (32) moved to Melbourne at the end of Oct and we feel the same way. We are both teachers and start work in a couple of weeks, and so maybe things will get easier...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 20th 2007, 9:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By steved

Smile Very excited!!!

Wow - my wife and I are so excited! :D We've just booked our one way emigration tickets to Melbourne with a free stop over in Kuala Lumpur.

And, even better, Air Asia (who are based in KL) have...
Forum: Australia
Oct 15th 2006, 5:42 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,951
Posted By steved

Re: Shipping a few boxes - just a thought

Am I missing something here? I just went to the 1st Contact website and was quoted £564 to send 7 tea chests. How did you get quoted £350?

Cheers,

sd.
Forum: Australia
Feb 22nd 2006, 6:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By steved

Question Teaching in Victoria - qs.

Hello all.

My wife and I have Skilled Indep. visas based on the profession/experience (I was an Engineer) when we applied a couple of years ago. I then did a PGCE in Science and am now in my NQT...
Forum: Teaching
Feb 22nd 2006, 6:54 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By steved

Question Teaching in Victoria

Hello all.

My wife and I have Skilled Indep. visas based on the profession/experience (I was an Engineer) when we applied a couple of years ago. I then did a PGCE in Science and am now in my NQT...
Jan 10th 2006, 8:53 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By steved

Got PR visa, but need a new passport

I have just read this on the UK passport website under 'Renewing your passport' (http://www.ukpa.gov.uk/_1_applications/1_renewing.asp):

'A new valid passport will be issued. Please note that your...
Forum: Australia
Feb 28th 2005, 8:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By steved

First time house buying

Hello.

After looking to buy a house in the UK for the last few years, my partner and I both gave up in despair! We are both teachers and house prices are so out of line with salaries that it is...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2004, 5:43 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By steved

Transit in Dubai en route to Oz

Hi. My partner and I are going to Melbourne on 18th Dec to get our PR visas validated (yeah!!)

We are flying Emirates from Heathrow via Dubai. We arrive in Dubai at 9:15am local time and are due...
Forum: Australia
Oct 15th 2004, 10:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By steved

Whoopee!!!

I simply cannot believe it! Less than 3 months after the application (Skilled-Independent), we arrived home to find a letter from DIMA on the doorstep. My partner couldn't open it, so I did.

And...
Forum: Australia
Aug 23rd 2004, 1:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By steved

Meds/police checks

I have my meds booked for Wed morning (v. nervous - wish me luck!!!). But police check docs won't arrive until a few weeks' time.

Does the doc send the meds off separately, or give them to me to...
Jul 11th 2004, 6:05 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By steved

Value of money, goods, assets

Does anyone know what the purpose of the "What is the total value of your money, goods and assets that you want to bring to Australia" is on the PR application form?

It is a nightmare trying to...
Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2004, 6:05 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By steved

Value of money, goods, assets

Does anyone know what the purpose of the "What is the total value of your money, goods and assets that you want to bring to Australia" is on the PR application form?

It is a nightmare trying to...
Jul 8th 2004, 3:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By steved

Re: PR application form q. about past visits

Thanks for your help - v. useful!

SD
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2004, 3:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By steved

Thanks for this - will do it. So much...

Thanks for this - will do it.

So much paperwork.....! :eek:

SD
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2004, 2:05 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By steved

PR application form q. about past visits

Hello,

On the perm. res. application form (47SK), it asks you if anyone applying has visited Australia in the past. If so, it wants exact arrival and departure dates as well as the relevant visa...
Jul 8th 2004, 2:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By steved

PR application form q. about past visits

Hello,

On the perm. res. application form (47SK), it asks you if anyone applying has visited Australia in the past. If so, it wants exact arrival and departure dates as well as the relevant visa...
Forum: Australia
Jul 2nd 2004, 12:06 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By steved

Police clearance docs and language ability

Hi. A couple of qs for PR application.

I notice the new General Skilled Migration booklet (1 July) has an added paragraph (page 54) about Original Documents. It says that DIMIA requires the...
Jul 2nd 2004, 12:05 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By steved

Police clearance docs and language ability

Hi. A couple of qs for PR application.

I notice the new General Skilled Migration booklet (1 July) has an added paragraph (page 54) about Original Documents. It says that DIMIA requires the...
May 11th 2004, 9:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By steved

Definition of 'family members'

Hi.

In the General Skilled migration booklet from DIMIA, it says that for skilled independent PR application: "All family members (whether migrating or not) must include 4 recent passport photos...
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2004, 9:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By steved

Upset parents

Hi. My partner and I have made the decision to apply for permanent residency in Australia.

When we told my parents, they seemed to be fine about it. But now, after having thought about it, they...
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