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Forum: The Barbie
Aug 4th 2017, 1:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By James516

Re: British citizenship for my kids

I think you're mixing up being British citizens with holding British passports.

Assuming you are a UK/Australian Dual citizen and were born in the UK, your kids are already UK citizens. No need...
Apr 4th 2013, 5:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By James516

Forum: Australia
Mar 19th 2013, 4:48 am
Replies: 9
WHV
Views: 821
Posted By James516

Re: WHV

Nope. $2900. :(
Feb 17th 2013, 10:07 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By James516

Re: Help with WHV and visitor visa

Of course you and the kids can come on a holiday, as long as the intent of your visit is that of having a holiday and not emmigration.
Feb 12th 2013, 10:54 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By James516

Re: Holiday/working visa in Australia

Pretty sure it makes a big difference. UK passport holders can get the working holiday (417) which can be extended to a total of 2 years. US passport holders have to get the Work and Holiday (462)...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2013, 10:50 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,698
Posted By James516

Re: Buy your way in to Australia

Yes you can.


http://www.immi.gov.au/skills/skillselect/index/visas/subclass-188/

You need to have $5 million. After 4 years it can convert to a permanent visa (888). Not sure if the 888...
Feb 4th 2013, 3:36 am
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By James516

What exchange rate to use? Moving BNE - LON

Hi all. There's always a lot of talk on the Aus boards about needing to use a conversion of around 2.2 to take into account the cost of living in Aus, but I was wondering if the reverse holds true?...
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2012, 11:27 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,805
Posted By James516

Re: Travelling with infant to oz

Top tip - if the cabin crew see dad struggling with baby, they may well offer to take her off your hands for an hour or two. Worked beautifully for me on SQ. They don't tend to so helpful for mums...
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2012, 12:22 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,573
Posted By James516

Re: UK NOVA - Who do i use now??

But it's very hard to do that as a new member. Let's say you download a few episodes of soaps and perhaps an ep or two of a miniseries, and they're all a few weeks old. You have 1-2 GB of download,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 25th 2012, 10:06 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,573
Posted By James516

Re: UK NOVA - Who do i use now??

I don't like them - the people at TVChaos are much nicer and offer a better deal for newbies to stop you plunging into negative ratio immediately.
Nov 21st 2012, 12:55 am
Replies: 111
Views: 23,880
Posted By James516

Re: How long does Citizenship process take?

Yes, visa OK until you take the pledge as although you are 'approved' you are not actually a citizen until you take the pledge.

Time varies a lot form city to city - my OH started the process in...
Nov 6th 2012, 11:23 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By James516

Re: Questions about Visa's

The Working holiday visa would be best for your circumstances. If you do approved regional work (e.g. fruit picking) for three months, you can stay for up to two years on that visa. If things are...
Forum: Australia
Oct 24th 2012, 11:11 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,039
Posted By James516

Re: A silly question for buying a house

Also, not sure you'll be getting much of a house for 450K
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2012, 10:22 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,933
Posted By James516

Re: Medicare and baby milk

The other thing is that if your baby has significant medical care needs you should apply for Carer's allowance from Centrelink (and the GP will need to fill in part of the application). This may...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2012, 11:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 9,512
Posted By James516

Re: Scaffolding in Australia

Is he an Australian citizen? If not, you are probably out of luck - scaffolding is not on the list of occupations in demand, so it'll be hard to get a visa. Does he have any other trade...
Sep 25th 2012, 2:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,110
Posted By James516

Re: Immigrating to Oz with a criminal conviction

It'll depend on the facts of the case. If you beat the shite out of some poor bastard cos you were pissed, then Brisbane is probably the best place for you. If it was the meth, then probably...
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2012, 12:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By James516

Re: Pre-school(kindy fees)

You could try one of the other daycare facilities in Kenmore that are 'approved' which would mean you are entitled to the 50% rebate - for example http://kdmch.com.au/ (just from a google search, not...
Aug 28th 2012, 4:03 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By James516

Re: Spouse visa...very early stages!

Their birth father might object to you taking your 14 year old to Australia (assuming he is alive, lives in the UK and has some sort of contact with them).
Aug 27th 2012, 8:23 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By James516

Re: Spouse visa...very early stages!

Is your husband the father of your kids? If not, there may be some issues with your 14 year old
Replies: 26
Views: 2,934
Posted By James516

Re: Australian wife, birth in UK?

We've actually been in this position. Your options are:

1) Decide that you are intending to remain in the UK. You are therefore a UK resident in the eyes of the NHS and entitled to free care. ...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2012, 11:33 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,932
Posted By James516

Re: small 7-seater car recommendations?

We are thinking of the Dodge Journey - some nice features and a good price.
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2012, 11:30 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,061
Posted By James516

Re: Emigrating with a 9-month-old

See if you can wangle an upgrade to Business, then leave the wife to sort the baby out back in Economy. Easy trip.
Jun 7th 2012, 11:06 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,743
Posted By James516

Re: 457 visa for British baby born in Australia

Although if she lives in the UK for a period of time (three years) her citizenship 'upgrades' and she can pass it on to foreign born kids.
Jun 7th 2012, 11:02 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 22,479
Posted By James516

Re: Child Visa subclass 101 questions

Just to throw the cat amongst the pigeons, our family (Me - Oz citizen, wife PR, child 1 Oz citizen) and our second child (UK citizen only) entered Australia with Child 2 on an ETA - then got...
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2012, 4:37 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,413
Posted By James516

Re: Private Health Insurance / Medicare / Out of Pocket Expense

Another big thing is that it allows you your choice of specialist, whereas if you are a public patient you have less choice.

The other thing not mentioned here is that the PMI generally covers...
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