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Forum: The Barbie
Jan 14th 2020, 9:52 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

Current forecast for south Tassie tomorrow is smoke haze. I'm down in Dover and the locals are discusssing the effect of the smoke on their fishing. They aren't happy about it , I know that much.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 14th 2020, 5:26 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

As you know,I came through Melbourne Airport yesterday. Shocking visibility through all the descent, and the runway only visible right at the last minute.Like flying in really bad fog. And the air...
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Being Deported to the the UK

A K3 is a US visa, nothing to do with a Spouse Visa for the UK. The link you have posted for "UK resources" is also irrelevant - it is a link dealing with visas, he is a UK citizen therefore does...
Jan 11th 2020, 1:18 am
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Pollyana

Re: From UK Paramedic to QLD, Aus?

I can unfortunately confirm that QAS won't look at you until you have a visa allowing you to work, They used to sponsor but these days the money isn't there and there are masses of domestic...
Jan 9th 2020, 3:09 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 475
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australian passport name change

You don't need to update the Australian one first unless you are using it as ID for your UK one. If you don't send the UK Passport Office a copy of the Australian one (if for instance you "forget"...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 9th 2020, 9:13 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

Have to agree.
Apart from anything else a large spinifex fire in the desert would be largely left to burn itself out hence burning a far greater area than the current bushfires, which being in...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 9th 2020, 7:41 am
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Bushfire fallout.

oh very true.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 9th 2020, 4:58 am
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Bushfire fallout.

We see a lot of fires started by cars pulling off the road with hot exhausts, we also see many where there is a crash - either single or multi vehicle, and a fire then results, spreading to...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 8th 2020, 10:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Bushfire fallout.

I'm not going to speculate on numbers/dates etc, but certainly some of the recent fires in Queensland have been confirmed as started by arsonists, others are possible arson, and open source media has...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 8th 2020, 11:30 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

I can assure you this year is NOT normal. This is by far the worst year on record, that fact is discussed daily in the many briefings taking place within State Fire Service. Loss of ife is less than...
Forum: USA
Jan 7th 2020, 5:25 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,896
Posted By Pollyana

Re: UK to Australia and now US?

There isn't.
You can withdraw it if you are a temporary resident, but one you are PR it stays in Australia, regardless of whether your travel rights have run out.
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Pollyana

Re: British citizenship for child in Aus - just checking my facts!

yep, I've sent him the links to apply for the passport. Lord only knows where he was getting some of his info from!

He and his wife are very grateful for the help from BE - and I'm sure his son...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 5th 2020, 4:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Connection with expat divorcees and lonely

:hysterical: yep, not hard to be taller then Hevs! Its quite weird to think of them so grown up! Glad life is treating you well, apart from the pain of a new build of course. I'm old free and single,...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 5th 2020, 4:06 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

Just to comment on a couple of your points - back burning and fire breaks only come into play as a means of controlling a fire, rather than fire prevention.

The following is an excellent...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 4th 2020, 7:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Connection with expat divorcees and lonely

HUP??? OMG what a name from the past! How you doing matey? :)
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2020, 7:28 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia on Fire

Two sadly dead on Kangaroo Island, and a huge area burnt with the fires still going. The posh resort hotel has been burnt out and now looks like something from a war film. ...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 4th 2020, 7:25 pm
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

Rain. Simple as that. We need rain.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 4th 2020, 7:23 pm
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

Difference is partly the rules under which the pilots operate - civilian as opposed to Defence. Added to which is the danger of flying low through an area of fire-storm and spotting embers, bit...
Jan 3rd 2020, 10:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Pollyana

Re: 190 - State sponsorship

No.
You would need to check individual state sites.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 3rd 2020, 10:14 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

You would be best advised to tell your cousin to do a little more research. Any of the Australian fire services would say the situation is more complex than he says in his email.
Is he involved in...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 3rd 2020, 10:08 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

Personally I do agree with the aircraft issue, Aus should be able to utilise the aircraft a lot sooner and having some based here would solve part of that problem. Its an issue I feel Emergency...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 3rd 2020, 10:02 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

There are numerous reasons for the current situation. They include:

the drought
recent extreme heat accompanied by strong winds
continuing lack of rainfall to put out fires
dry lightning -...
Jan 2nd 2020, 5:30 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,151
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Just starting on this journey, lots to learn

HGV driver won't work for Australia, not on the current skills lists.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 2nd 2020, 8:59 am
Replies: 321
Views: 20,311
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Australia's burning

Wonder if he'll take this oneseriously....

https://www.facebook.com/pg/ABCemergency/posts/

An evacuation order has been issued for all of Kosciuszko National Park.
Everyone in the park will...
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