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Feb 24th 2017, 2:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 8,284
Posted By Antney

Re: First year thoughts of a sun baked country

Great post, glad you're enjoying it.

We love Brisbane and have seen it change loads in the 12 years we've been here.

I will say that you do get used to the heat, our first summer was the worst!!
Forum: Australia
Mar 3rd 2016, 12:08 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,749
Posted By Antney

Re: Moving to Brisbane 😊 Wanting more info

Hi Chelsea,

You mention family and friends being the reason not to move away from Bradford. Australia is a long way from the UK with airfares for a family of 4 about $8000 return.

Just...
Nov 8th 2013, 4:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Antney

Re: ETA to 457 onshore

Yes, you'll need to leave Australia for your 457 to be activated when you re-enter.

A 457 is an off shore visa application.
Oct 3rd 2013, 3:30 am
Replies: 11
Views: 4,138
Posted By Antney

Re: Brisbane Expat Social Club

I'd be happy to join.
Jan 9th 2013, 3:09 am
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Antney

Re: Employer sponsorship- Logistics/Warehouse?

Have a look at www.immi.gov.au for sponsored visas. There is a list of jobs that are eligible under ENS (Employer Nominated Scheme).
Jan 9th 2013, 3:01 am
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Antney

Re: Degree or experience?

You mentioned that there is high demand for the job, is it on ENSOL? If it is then you may be able to find a company willing to sponsor.

My job classification was as a Sales and Marketing Manager,...
Aug 9th 2012, 2:22 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,513
Posted By Antney

Re: Turist Visitor Visa – Health issues of My Mum

I don't think health conditions are considered for an ETA (Tourist Visa) which is valid for a 3 month stay. The conditions might be different for a long stay visitor visa, but I can't understand why...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2012, 3:19 am
Replies: 121
Views: 28,754
Posted By Antney

Re: Townsville anyone?

We can offer you a job picking mangoes, but it's only for 6 weeks in November and December.
Jul 3rd 2012, 3:13 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By Antney

Re: Visa for my mum aged 52yrs

Have a look at a Long Stay Visitor Visa. It doesn't allow for residency, but you can extend a visit past the normal 3 months and up to 12 months.

My MIL had one in 2007 / 8.
Jun 20th 2012, 3:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By Antney

Re: Visa 457 to ENS Permanent Visa

I've been through the ENS PR route and onto citizenship. There is no points tests for an 856 or 857 visa.

There is criteria that you need to meet such as a skills assessment, but if you work in...
Jun 20th 2012, 1:19 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By Antney

Re: Citizenship changes after 1 July 2012?

Yes you do get a certificate when you get your citizenship.

Children born in Australia to permanent residents are automatically Australian citizens.
Jun 20th 2012, 1:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By Antney

Re: Visa 457 to ENS Permanent Visa

Hi,

There is no points requirement for this visa. With regard to the visa grant....how long is a piece of string??

When we applied for our 856 visa (ENS - onshore) it took 3 months from...
Apr 24th 2012, 6:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,167
Posted By Antney

Re: Arrived in Brisbane 6 weeks ago, loving it!!!

Glad your enjoying it. We moved here just over 6 years ago and just love it.
Sep 30th 2011, 5:09 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,706
Posted By Antney

Re: Territorial Army Military Discharge Certificate

I faced this issue when I applied for my 457 and 856 visas.

Being a TA soldier you are not issued a discharge certificate as you would be if you were a regular soldier. However, if you telphone or...
Sep 30th 2011, 4:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,914
Posted By Antney

Re: 457 visa, how early can we enter aaarrgghh!!

You need to have owned the car for 12 months before trying to import it into Australia.
Sep 27th 2011, 4:32 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,276
Posted By Antney

Re: 457 Visa - earliest date for PR?

An ENS PR Visa such as a 121 or 856 is not points assessed, it is sponsored and based on you meeting certain criteria to be eligible for the visa.
Forum: Australia
Sep 22nd 2011, 7:53 am
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Antney

Re: Swimming pool Maintenance?

We just maintain our pool ourselves.

Never had any trouble and just to check we take a water sample to the pool shop about every 6 weeks for testing.
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2011, 6:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By Antney

Re: Making the move to Brisbane

We have some excellent state primary schools out in the west like Pullenvale, Brookfield, Kenmore, Chapel Hill and Indooroopilly.

Also private schools like St Peters.

We're in Pullenvale and I...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2011, 3:15 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,969
Posted By Antney

Re: Coles is doing new clothing department...

Amazing......given the fact that most of their stores don't have enough room to fit in the food ranges they are offering for sale where the hell are they going to put the clothes????

Sadly I do...
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2011, 1:17 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,414
Posted By Antney

Re: Places to live in Brisabne

I usually avoid all public transport unless I'm going to a rugby match or event in the city.

I drive to work in Kelvin Grove and it usually takes me about 45 minutes to an hour if I go in rush...
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2011, 12:58 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,414
Posted By Antney

Re: Places to live in Brisabne

That's the closest one, but we do have serveral bus routes out into the sticks!!
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2011, 12:45 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,414
Posted By Antney

Re: Places to live in Brisabne

Pullenvale

Give me peace, tranquility and space away from the city anyday.
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2011, 5:37 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By Antney

Re: Removal Companies and Container issues

We used PSS.

Excellent service from them and their agent Kent who handled everything when the container arrived in Brisbane.
Forum: Australia
Jun 5th 2011, 11:32 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,101
Posted By Antney

Re: Stuartholme School- Brisbane

Have a look at St Aiden's in Corinda if you want an all girls school.

We have two girls and whilst we initailly were interested in St Aiden's we have elected to go for St Peter's in Indooroopilly...
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2011, 5:03 am
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By Antney

Re: Noosa North Shore

It's been great for us thanks, we really love the place and the lifestyle.

My work life balance is much better here than it was in the UK, so no plans to return.
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