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Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2014, 4:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By Icecube

Re: Victoria point, brisbane

Vikky point is an up and coming area which has been growing with new housing shops , Doctors, Chemists, eateries, cinema etc. Housing is reasonably priced with some good schools in the area (mainly...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2014, 5:31 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,851
Posted By Icecube

Re: Car: Hire or Buy?

Price quoted was from the final invoice (including a % for credit card fees).
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2014, 5:29 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,851
Posted By Icecube

Re: Car: Hire or Buy?

The Micra I noticed was about $160 pw. The Nissan Almera was better value as a bigger vehicle for not too much more $'s.

Excess for the Almera was $3K with no mileage restrictions. I take out...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2014, 1:34 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,851
Posted By Icecube

Re: Car: Hire or Buy?

Renting a car from Sixt at Melbourne Airport (a Nissan Almera / Kia Rio depending on what is available on the day) for $193 per week. Not sure who you are using for $350 pw but I gues you get a lot...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2014, 5:51 am
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Icecube

Re: IT Project Management - Sydney

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I think that it might be tight to get short term work in the 4Q of the year as the pool of labour get's filled with local Grads and most...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2014, 4:19 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,012
Posted By Icecube

Re: Birmingham to Brisbane

The other thing to consider is where your husband will be located, what sort of commute time he wants to endure, will he drive or take public transport.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 18th 2014, 6:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Icecube

ENDIES. > Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings in Australia

A new acronym making the rounds which describes people in Capital cities who are gainfully employed but, because of their incomes, can barely afford to live in the expensive city they call...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2014, 10:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Icecube

Re: Brisbane / Bayside info and help offered

. It depends what you are after? Land? Close to shops? Close to schools? Transport? Once you have that covered you can check if they have properties in your price band.
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2014, 7:02 am
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Icecube

Re: Tasamania is risky for family temporary visa?

Not much happening in the ICT sphere in Tassie. Most run from Melbourne or else Sydney. Have you thought of country Victoria / NSW ?
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2014, 12:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Icecube

Re: Used Car Dealer's Brisbane

Where are you looking / living? This may help focus in with some suggestions
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2014, 11:18 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Icecube

Re: opening a aussie bank account

The bank unfortunately is over the top in several areas. Often there are so many procedures the staff do not know what to do. It recently took 6 weeks to receive replacement credit cards through...
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2014, 11:10 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Icecube

Re: opening a aussie bank account

Agree with the pain in the A$%[email protected] comment. The secure card is impractical to carry with you all the time so transactions need to be saved up. They have introduced a new app which let's you review...
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2014, 11:06 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Icecube

Re: opening a aussie bank account

I am afraid that HSBC have weak customer service. Ask a banking question much beyond how many cents in a $ and they struggle. Call centre also weak unless you happen to speak mandarin as you struggle...
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2014, 10:58 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 8,780
Posted By Icecube

Re: God give me STRENGTH!

Agree with the comment on NRL. In Qld you either love it or have to get immune to it as it is the only thing in papers, Tv, Radio, News etc
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2014, 6:57 am
Replies: 92
Views: 6,544
Posted By Icecube

Re: Buying a new car in Australia.

But you can tell from the registration plate the age of the car, so I am not sure that this idea stands up.
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2014, 9:09 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,857
Posted By Icecube

Re: Moving to Brisbane

Nice to see some reasoned comments on this topic as opposed to some miss quotes to try and support the latest fad. When people start to talk about radiation they forget that they possibly get more...
Forum: Australia
Mar 20th 2014, 2:20 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 8,787
Posted By Icecube

Re: Melbourne or Gold Coast

I agree it has character but unfortunately more in the twilight part of it's life with prices more associated as if it was in it's youth.
Forum: Australia
Mar 19th 2014, 5:33 pm
Replies: 109
Views: 8,787
Posted By Icecube

Re: Melbourne or Gold Coast

I think the Windsor is living on it's past glory with time having past it by. It was good years ago but is now short of being the best in Melbourne , let alone Australia
Forum: Australia
Feb 26th 2014, 1:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By Icecube

Re: Best phone card to call uk

Viber works well with little delay
Forum: Australia
Feb 24th 2014, 3:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,627
Posted By Icecube

Re: Malaysia Airlines

The reason for new planes is that they are more fuel efficient, cheaper to maintain (lower running costs) and good lease deals were available a few years back. :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2014, 1:40 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,627
Posted By Icecube

Re: Malaysia Airlines

....it does take time to reach cruising height, however other airlines manage to get the meal service underway quicker. Not sure MAS are really better than Qantas, but are often cheaper and you also...
Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2014, 9:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Icecube

Re: schools cleveland area

Public (State) schools are not per se bad, but suffer from the fact that a percentage of generally higher socio economic kids get siphoned off to the above Private schools.
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2014, 1:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Icecube

Re: schools cleveland area

Sheldon has the reputation for arts and sports and Ormiston for academics (as well as sports and arts). Lots of rivalry between these two. Redlands has a more vocational reputation.

The head...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2014, 9:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Icecube

Re: schools cleveland area

I assume you mean Cleveland Qld?

3 private options are:

www.ormistoncollege.com

www.redlands.qld.edu.au

www.sheldoncollege.com
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2014, 9:11 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,611
Posted By Icecube

Re: Best Suburbs in Sydney-again sorry!

......as a general guide the more zero's in the monthly rent / sales price the more desirable the suburb....... as to what desirable means is an individual question to answer.
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