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Forum: Australia
May 11th 2012, 10:21 am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,113
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Wellington Point, Brisbane

Hi
We live in Thornlands just 10 minutes outside of Cleveland (Last train link into Brisbane).
As people have said previous the Bayside is a little sleepy, but we feel it still offers that...
Forum: Australia
Apr 16th 2012, 6:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Byron bay and surrounds

Sorry moneypenny, late at night and a glass of wine not a good combination for sending links:unsure: I Missed the Capitals off it is www.BrisbaneCityLife.com.au they have excellent information and...
Forum: Australia
Apr 15th 2012, 9:39 am
Replies: 576
Views: 51,093
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: What is the temperature of your pool now?

Too bloody cold for us seasoned Brisbanites!!!!!!
Forum: Australia
Apr 15th 2012, 9:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Byron bay and surrounds

You could look at www.brisbaneinformation.com.au or www.brisbanecitylife.com.au/bd/school/private. Byron is a fantastic holiday destination and changed to more of a tourist attraction since we...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2012, 9:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Campervan trip

Hi
We hired a Britz camper Seven years ago for our recce trip before we moved over. We went from Brisbane upto Cairns , cannot fault the camper van it was great.
If you need good camp sites try...
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2012, 10:22 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,705
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: How long did it take you to settle in Oz?

It Took till my Daughter could join us in Oz (5 years) until I felt settled, as long as you are with your family it doesnt matter where in the world you are.
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2012, 10:25 am
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Any good dog kennels in/near Brisbane?

Hi we use Manungra Dog Kennels on the Bayside they are great, friendly and I always feel comfortable leaving my dog their as he always comes back home happy !!!!
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2012, 10:12 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: brisbane suburbs

We are located in Cleveland which is 5 to 10 minutes to Capalaba, which is on the Bayside in the Redlands (www.more2redlands.com.au). Depending where your husbands job will be located then Cleveland...
Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2012, 9:52 am
Replies: 6,964
Views: 550,960
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: What's the Temperature & Weather like where you are now?

29% to 30% on the Bayside! Blue Skies, sunshine and definitely needing Cold Beers to cool down !!!! Sorry UK don't envy you
Forum: Australia
Oct 25th 2011, 10:33 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: How much are containers to Brisbane?

Hi
We moved over six years ago, our gear came in a 20ft container from North Notts that cost 3300 pounds.
We used Doree Bonner and their insurance, several items got damaged and we found it hard to...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2011, 10:30 am
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Can my other half take out his tools for work

Hi
I brought tools over and I gave them a really good clean then sprayed them with WD40 and wrapped them in cling film, no problems at all.
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2011, 10:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Arriving in Brisbane on 13th!

Hi
If you don't mind commuting into the city we may be able to help. Our web address is on the signature.
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2011, 10:21 am
Replies: 109
Views: 14,047
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Job offers in Brisbane and Sydney - where is best for my family????

Hi
We live on the Bayside, near Brisbane , although house prices have gone through the roof over the last several years around this area its still miles cheaper than Sydney plus you get the weather....
Forum: Australia
Sep 29th 2011, 10:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,014
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Transfer Money to Oz - HiFx?

Hi
We have used Ozforex several times and never had a problem, well satisfied.
Forum: Australia
Sep 28th 2011, 10:36 am
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: furnished accomadation

Hi
If Rudi can,t accommadate you for any reason give us a call. The web site address is in the signature.

Best of luck
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2011, 11:50 am
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: internet?

Hi
I agree with MrJenkins, see where you are going to stay then check what companies offer coverage in that area. The internet in Oz is not as consistent as the UK.
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2011, 11:40 am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,679
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Halloween

Hi
We live in Thornlands on the Bayside, where we live there are quite a few kids come round trick or treating. We always buy a big bucket of goodies which are always gone before the end of the...
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2011, 9:22 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Anyone heading to Brisbane in 2013?

Hi
We moved over to Brisbane six years ago and found we made a lot of friends through attending meets. The meets are organised by somebody starting a thread on the forum.So maybe you could search...
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2011, 11:08 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Making the move to Brisbane

Hi
Try looking at the Redlands, we have lived there for the last six years and never looked back. There is a train line into the city, you are near the water and it has some excellent schools....
Sep 14th 2011, 11:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Moving To Oz

Hi
A good idea may be to see a good immigration consultant first. We used Concept Australia, they were fantastic. First they give you a phone interview to assess your case then give you an interview...
Forum: Australia
Sep 14th 2011, 10:41 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,377
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Redcliffe Queensland

Hi Boots
We have been to Redcliffe several times and enjoyed it every time. There is some nice bike trails aswell which we have done regularly.
Forum: Australia
Sep 14th 2011, 10:34 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,752
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Brisbane or Townsville

Hi
The two places have their own for's and againsts and the previous posts have given a good account of what each place is like.
Maybe it would be a good idea to write down what you want exactly...
Forum: Australia
Sep 14th 2011, 9:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,091
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Perth or Brisbane?

Hi Gelsal
We have lived on the Bayside, Brisbane for Six years and our experiance regarding Engineers jobs is there has always been plenty of vacancies in general but regarding specific areas it...
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2011, 11:31 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,945
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: 457 Visa Granted

Some fantastic advice offered and a hard decision to make!
A huge Congratulations anyway :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2010, 10:54 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,152
Posted By spadgersdad

Re: Unfurnished rentals...what would one need to buy as a basic minimum?

Got to agree with Lesleys, just buy some outdoor furniture that you can use later (Cheapest prices usually Super Amart), then go to Kmart for an airbed about $20-$50 depending on quality. Buy some...
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