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Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2012, 12:21 am
Replies: 0
Views: 781
Posted By ezzie

Ladies Who Lunch....A Right Royal High Tea! Castle Hill, Thursday 14th Midday

Cucumber sandwiches at the ready…..whatever your background, there’s nothing like a right royal occasion to celebrate.
There’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Queen’s Birthday and the fact that...
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2011, 1:06 am
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By ezzie

Re: Christmas in July BBQ - Sunday 31st!

Never too late...just throw everyone in the car!
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2011, 1:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By ezzie

Re: Christmas in July BBQ - Sunday 31st!

Weather looking ok for tomorrow and games planned for the kids!
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2011, 11:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By ezzie

Thumbs up Christmas in July BBQ - Sunday 31st!

Come and celebrate with us this Sunday (31st) at Erlestoke Park, Castle Hill. Bring yourself, partner, friend or rest of family to meet up with the friendliest (mostly expat) crowd in the Hills...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 7:12 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,103
Posted By ezzie

Re: Australian Corporations Act 2001 WTF!!!!

I'm up for it....think it's dreadful that Australians are singled out for this type of treatment.
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 6:46 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,103
Posted By ezzie

Re: Australian Corporations Act 2001 WTF!!!!

Got a joint a/c there. I can't even change that to a different a/c within the same bank without going through credit approval which of course I fail as I'm not living there!!!!
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 6:45 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,103
Posted By ezzie

Re: Australian Corporations Act 2001 WTF!!!!

I know Alan, it's bonkers isn't it?
The banks we saw in the UK all said it's ONLY Australians/Brits who reside in Oz who can't open an account with them due to Australian rulings. Why this seems to...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 5:42 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,103
Posted By ezzie

Re: Australian Corporations Act 2001 WTF!!!!

God save me from banks....have just spent 30 mins on the phone to HSBC talking to someone with no idea of UK banking! However, I persevered and after waiting whilst he talked to a 'colleague' every...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 5:03 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,103
Posted By ezzie

Re: Australian Corporations Act 2001 WTF!!!!

Can you tell me how you went about this....presume they don't have branches here!
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2011, 9:05 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,344
Posted By ezzie

Re: Looking to meet People in Sydney

We're a very friendly group of (mostly) expats who meet up regularly for a variety of social events. We have an absolute ball & are never short of something to do. Most of our activity is over in...
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2011, 8:57 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By ezzie

Hills District..Thai dinner & comedy.

Ladies Night Out - Thai Dinner + Stand Up Comedy in Cherrybrook
Friday, 27th of May, at 7pm. We're a very friendly group of (mostly) expats who meet up regularly for a variety of social events. We...
Forum: Australia
May 1st 2011, 4:52 am
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By ezzie

A great way to meet others...

New to Sydney or still looking to meet the right crowd....we're Sydney Newcomers, a group of women who meet regularly, run their own babysitting group, enjoy lunches, nights out and plenty of other...
Forum: Australia
Apr 19th 2011, 8:05 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,103
Posted By ezzie

Exclamation Australian Corporations Act 2001 WTF!!!!

I need to open a UK bank account or offshore account in Sterling. I approached NatWest & Jersey offshore and it appears that anyone in the world is allowed to open an offshore account - except...
Mar 28th 2011, 7:23 am
Replies: 0
Views: 2,529
Posted By ezzie

UK bank accounts....why not?

OK, this isn't about transfers...but bank accounts (didn't know where else to post it). Apparently, living in Oz, we can't open a bank account (have one joint one with no interest, but want my own)....
Forum: Australia
Oct 28th 2010, 12:57 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By ezzie

Newcomers Halloween Party...Sunday! (Sydney)

Come and have loads of scary(ish) Halloween fun at 4pm Sunday. Lovely group of mostly expats - bring just yourselves or all the family. Also bring along a plate of food to share and drink. Located in...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2010, 6:45 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By ezzie

Smile Want something to do, places to go, people to meet?

Come along and join us. Each month we hold a range of events ranging from simply meeting for lunch or coffee, through to theatre outings, meals out, book club, going out to the flicks, parties,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2010, 3:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By ezzie

Re: Sydney Newcomers

Frazzled...need a day in the company of other expats & locals? Sydney Newcomers is off for a Spa Day at a health resort on the outskirts of Sydney as part of our variety of events we organise. We...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2010, 6:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By ezzie

Re: Sydney Newcomers

It's "The Book Thief" this month. You may have read it anyhow! I wouldn't imagine it'd be a huge issue if you just want to soak up the verdicts of the others.
Forum: Australia
Sep 11th 2010, 10:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By ezzie

Sydney Newcomers

New to Sydney? Come and meet a lively group of women at a variety of regular events.
Tuesday 14th: Ladies who Lunch
Wednesday 15th: Book Club
Thursday 16th: Coffee Morning at a woodland cafe...
May 27th 2010, 7:56 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 6,270
Posted By ezzie

Re: Anyone returned kids for uni & escaped 3yr rule?

Talking of LEA's, we had one uni which offered local fees for my son, but said they couldn't guarantee that the LEA (which seems to be run by the local Council) wouldn't overide their decision. Can...
May 27th 2010, 7:51 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 6,270
Posted By ezzie

Re: Anyone returned kids for uni & escaped 3yr rule?

Yes, it really doesn sound like you'd not have a problem...just be prepared for some wrangling if the LEA gets involved.

Why would you prefer to study at a UK uni...apart from the partner not...
May 27th 2010, 2:43 am
Replies: 65
Views: 6,270
Posted By ezzie

Re: Anyone returned kids for uni & escaped 3yr rule?

if you search on the threads you'll find some really good links about this, but the main thing is to read that definition of 'settled'. I think with what's happening to education now in the UK, any...
May 27th 2010, 1:42 am
Replies: 65
Views: 6,270
Posted By ezzie

Re: Anyone returned kids for uni & escaped 3yr rule?

It's all down to convincing them that you've been permanantly 'settled' in Germany and the rest was just holidays. But are you talking about studying in the UK, not Germany?

You need to read the...
Apr 19th 2010, 8:20 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 17,299
Posted By ezzie

Re: Thinking of going home

The problem with backpaying the UK pension is that you're only paying towards Part A (I think) which provides just part of the pension. Part B is calculated from a percentage of your earnings and...
Forum: Australia
Apr 10th 2010, 2:54 am
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By ezzie

Re: Sydney Newcomers..plenty to do!

Castle Hill - at a private home - you're still a member aren't you Wilgar? All members got email with full details on. If not, just send off an email to above address. Should be a good event.
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