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Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2013, 3:38 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,449
Posted By John Mc

Re: Economic Change Hits WA

I'm on a 457 and part of the deal for being able to employ somebody on a 457 is to pay them the going rate for the position you employ them for. I'm paid exactly the same as my Aussie counterparts,...
Sep 13th 2013, 5:35 am
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By John Mc

Vetasses Technical Interview for Welding

Hello,

My brother in law is currently applying for a skills assessment with Vetasses for Metal Fabricator. He has a Cert III in Engineering Fabrication and he has been put through the first round...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2013, 10:08 pm
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2013, 10:05 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 15,092
Posted By John Mc

Re: 457s will have to pay for their kids education in WA.....

I pay a hell of a lot more than $4000 per year in tax I can assure you. Whether somebody is staying or not is irrelevent, paying for something twice over is my problem. All children in the world...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2013, 8:01 am
Replies: 114
Views: 15,092
Posted By John Mc

Re: 457s will have to pay for their kids education in WA.....

What I am saying is, yes there are people within Australia that could work within a Gas processing plant, what I currently do, but the company choose to recruit from the UK. What the company are...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2013, 6:51 am
Replies: 114
Views: 15,092
Posted By John Mc

Re: 457s will have to pay for their kids education in WA.....

I'm not getting my knickers in a twist I can assure you :thumbup:

No you cannot elect to pay tax elsewhere as far as I'm aware. Being resident for tax purposes means just that. You are here...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2013, 5:36 am
Replies: 114
Views: 15,092
Posted By John Mc

Re: 457s will have to pay for their kids education in WA.....

If companies are being allowed to exploit the system then the problem is with the companies not the individuals. The thing is they are not making it harder for companies at all, they are punishing...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2013, 2:53 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,815
Posted By John Mc

Re: ANYONE LIVE IN MANDURAH, LOOKING FOR SOME INFO PLS

As Verystormy has said, I wouldn't live in central Mandurah. Mandurah itself is a nice place but some of the housing in that area is dire. Halls Head, Meadow Springs, Madora Bay, Lakelands et al are...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2013, 2:50 am
Replies: 50
Views: 26,319
Posted By John Mc

Re: My wife wants to go home....

Lee I feel for you completely, this has been my life for the last 12 months :confused: My wife has been in exactly the same place as yours is now, slowly but surely my wife is making a lot of friends...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2013, 2:34 am
Replies: 114
Views: 15,092
Posted By John Mc

Re: 457s will have to pay for their kids education in WA.....

I'm here on a 457 with 2 children. I pay just as much in tax as any person here on PR or Citizenship (as a percentage of income of course). When it comes time to complete a tax return I am "Resident...
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2013, 10:40 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By John Mc

Re: credit check for Telstra landline/internet

I had a similar experience with Telstra, they tried to sell me something for twice as much $ for half the download capacity. I told them where to stick it and went with Spintel instead, they gave me...
Forum: Plumbers
Feb 16th 2013, 9:51 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,202
Posted By John Mc

Re: plumber/ gas engineer

Hey Gerard,

I was just about to send a message to Lisa on Facebook telling her you're best asking on here :thumbsup: Welcome to BE.

For finding jobs you want to look at www.seek.com.au

In...
Forum: Australia
Oct 12th 2012, 11:02 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,887
Posted By John Mc

Re: Skype/Viber/Mobile/laptop query....

This may sound silly but why isn't her mobile connected to your wifi in the house? Then she can use Viber or Skype on her phone for as long as she likes ;)
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2012, 10:10 am
Replies: 4
Views: 4,547
Posted By John Mc

Re: offshore rig work requirements?

I got an MSIC card last month. I had to go into the port authority offices in Fremantle, it was their port I was to work on, to apply. They took a pic of me and put the application through. It lasts...
Forum: Australia
Sep 7th 2012, 2:58 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,499
Posted By John Mc

Re: Need some Guidance! Perth

Hey Neil,

Thanks for the tips, we've got a circle of friends going and we are getting into more things. I have the kids swimming and looking to get them involved in a few sports but all the ones...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2012, 10:21 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,499
Posted By John Mc

Re: Need some Guidance! Perth

We've recently moved to Perth, been here 3 months, and there are a multitude of things I'm finding irritating about the place. I won't list them all here but what I will say is if you are not 100%...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2012, 4:00 am
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By John Mc

Re: Looking for a football (Soccer) team to play 5-aside with

105 views and not one football player in Perth, think I need to change sport :D
Forum: Australia
Aug 5th 2012, 10:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By John Mc

Looking for a football (Soccer) team to play 5-aside with

Ok so I've been here for 2 months I really need a team to play 5 a-side for or 6 a-side. I'm living in secret harbour. Someone please recuse me!
Forum: Australia
Aug 5th 2012, 4:11 am
Replies: 332
Views: 25,641
Posted By John Mc

Re: Australia..where the bloody hell are ya

UK Television doesn't just show the GB athletes. They show the whole range of sports at every Olympics I've watched. They do have round up shows that concentrate on the GB athletes but they don't...
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2012, 4:22 am
Replies: 332
Views: 25,641
Posted By John Mc

Re: Australia..where the bloody hell are ya

Channel 9's coverage of the Olympics has been utterly horrendous. I went into this Olympics genuinly hoping the Australian's did well. After watching only Australian athletes, they do know on channel...
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2012, 11:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By John Mc

Re: Best Mobile Phone Network - Perth

I'm on Virgin, which uses the Optus network, and about 50km south of the City. I always have a good signal.
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 17th 2012, 3:15 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,443
Posted By John Mc

Re: Breaking Bad

Fantastic series, can't wait for season 5 to start :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2012, 11:07 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,077
Posted By John Mc

Re: Just Been Offered a Job - Questions....

As Leewillo has said, you have 28 days to inform your payroll of your TFN. I got mine just within the 28 days :eek: You pay the normal rate of tax for that tax period.

Also Leewillo where about in...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2012, 10:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,874
Posted By John Mc

Re: Good suburbs and schools within reach of Kwinana

Despite what some people say I think Rockingham is lovely, especially on the shore front. No idea about the schools though. Eddie will have an idea on this.

We live in Secret Harbour and I work in...
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