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Forum: Australia
Apr 27th 2009, 1:04 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By freckles

Re: anyone live in/near margaret river, WA

Hi there,
we have lived in the Margaret River area for almost three years now. It's a great place to live if you don't mind going without city entertainment like museums, decent shopping centres and...
Forum: Australia
Dec 26th 2007, 10:32 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By freckles

Building in WA/Kithomes: Help!

Dear all,
hope you had a great Christmas! Even here in Margaret River it got up to 42.6
degrees...pffff! Bit hot hey?
Now my question: after watching the market for ages, we have finally bought a...
Forum: Teaching
Aug 18th 2007, 12:00 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 99,778
Posted By freckles

Re: Thinking of teaching in Australia - don't

Hi there,
just thought I would put in a little more WA input in this thread. I have been trying to get into the State school system but there is no chance to get a permanent position if you are not...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2007, 1:46 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By freckles

Re: Areas in WA

We have been living in Nannup (1hr south from Busselton) for the past year after migrating from Holland. Great little town, good social circle and beautiful surrounding area. Only problem is the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2007, 1:16 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By freckles

Rural/remote in Victoria

Hi all,
after spending a year searching for a nice house with a few acres in the south west of WA, we have finally had a reality check: we can not afford to live here any longer.
Because we fell...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2006, 10:43 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By freckles

Re: Place to live in Bunbury

Hi there,
we live about 90 minutes south of Bunbury and go there quite often for shopping. It's a nice enough place, near the ocean and the bush, but it can get a little rough on friday and saturday...
Forum: Teaching
Nov 25th 2006, 10:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By freckles

Re: interesting wacot news

Hi Gemma,
I am not british, but Dutch, so the teaching practice will have to go through I am afraid. I will just view it as another chance to get acqainted with the Aussie school system. Would be...
Forum: Teaching
Nov 24th 2006, 11:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By freckles

Re: interesting wacot news

Hi Gemma,
how amazing that you were actually in Nannup yesterday! What a small world... We could meet you some time if you like. We came across Nannup on our travels around Australia and instantly...
Forum: Teaching
Nov 24th 2006, 12:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By freckles

Re: interesting wacot news

Hi Gemma,
that certainly is very interesting news! I live in the South West as well, near Nannup, and my application is being processed at WACOT right now. But from what I hear it will be a huge...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2006, 11:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By freckles

Re: Newman Western Australia

Hi there,
we travelled through Newman and stayed the night about four months ago on a tour through the WA outback. Newman is a typical mining town, full of fly in fly out workers. Cant say we liked...
Forum: Australia
Nov 8th 2006, 11:53 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By freckles

Re: Broadband in WA

Bunbury and Busselton both have broadband, better still, here in the bush 15 kms from Nannup we also have Wireless Broadband. Hows that for improvements!
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2006, 4:09 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By freckles

Re: Bunbury W.A

Hi Tracey,
we live in Nannup, about 60 kms south of Busselton. This area is great in summer, lots to see and do, and nice and cool at night. There are lots of swimming holes and big shady trees too,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2006, 8:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By freckles

WA:Working from home in IT?

Hi guys,
we are finding out the hard way that there are no jobs in the South West of W.A, at least not in IT. But even though we live in the bush, we still have broadband internet, so it would be...
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2006, 10:58 am
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By freckles

Re: I Need a High Interest Account in Oz for House sale proceeds

Hi there, we parked our house money with ING Direct, at an 5.85% interest rate. And all over the internet, so you dont actually have to be in OZ to open the account. Not sure about the PR...
Forum: Australia
Sep 14th 2006, 12:54 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By freckles

Re: OZ spiders immigrating

It seems there is quite a large colony of Redbacks living in Belgium and The Netherlands already. They seem quite happy and have adapted to the cold and wet weather very well. Kind of funny hey, lets...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2006, 12:05 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By freckles

Re: Bunbury...Whats it REALLY like?

Hi there,
we have been living in Nannup, 130 kms south of Bunbury, for five months now. We often go to Bunbury for shopping and theatre and have been staying overnight when we where still travelling...
Forum: Australia
Sep 8th 2006, 2:05 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 4,279
Posted By freckles

Re: Spiders - how bad..........really !

Spiders have been okay so far here in the SouthWest of W.A, but last week i woke up in the middle of the night because there was a big big cockroach crawling in my neck. In my bed!! How...
Forum: Australia
Aug 31st 2006, 12:40 am
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By freckles

Wink Hi again

I keep feeling a re-introduction is in order here: Me and my husband have been in Australia for a year today, and we have been travelling for nine months before settling down in the South West corner...
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2005, 7:15 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,117
Posted By freckles

Re: Perthites, missing person help

Hurrah!! Soo glad to hear he has been found. And what an effort from all you lovely guys and girls on the forum! Brilliant!
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2005, 2:46 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,117
Posted By freckles

Re: Perthites, missing person help

Hi all,
just wanted to bump up the thread again. Posted an ad on these noticeboards regarding the missing Gerwin Rozeboom:
www.travelpunk.com
www.backpackingaround.com
www.stonedcrow.com...
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2005, 8:32 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,117
Posted By freckles

Re: Perthites, missing person help

Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help, as we are still based in Holland. It is really touching to see so many people try and help someone they dont even know. Restores a bit of...
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2005, 5:52 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By freckles

Re: Help with creating teachers resume?

Hi Sarah,
thanks so much for that. Good luck with selling the house, we just sold ours and i swear i am never cleaning behind the couch again!
Sonja
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2005, 12:28 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By freckles

Talking Help with creating teachers resume?

Hi there,
could anyone please help me put together a resume? I am currently working in childcare here in Holland, but have been working as a primary school teacher for five years previously. In...
Forum: Australia
Apr 27th 2005, 9:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By freckles

Re: Proof of address

Those will be a bit hard to obtain, because we wont actually live on that address. Has anyone ever used a referee statement in this situation? Thanks!
Forum: Australia
Apr 27th 2005, 8:29 am
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By freckles

Re: Proof of address

And now i have just found out that a referee statement will also be accepted.. Has anyone used one of these succesfully before? Thanks!
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