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Forum: Canada
Mar 12th 2013, 12:40 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By colonel

Re: Potential Offer - Relocation from Perth, WA to Calgary !

We arrived on 457 and received PR last year. The weather is certainly something that will take a while to get used to however, the idea of having the rockies down the road makes us for it.
Forum: Canada
Mar 12th 2013, 12:28 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By colonel

Re: Potential Offer - Relocation from Perth, WA to Calgary !

The cost of travel, especially as a family of five, is quite prohibitive from Perth. I understand that Calgary is probably as isolated as Perth however, its location and competition between...
Forum: Canada
Mar 12th 2013, 5:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,227
Posted By colonel

Arrow Potential Offer - Relocation from Perth, WA to Calgary !

I have been asked to interview for a position in Calgary and am trying to assess the benefits etc.

We are currently based in Perth, Australia and earn a good wage.

Looking at numbeo.com, the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2012, 4:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By colonel

Re: Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Administrator job availability in Oz?

I am a QS and was sponsored in 2010. I have 12 years experience and am MRICS and MCInstCES.

Work in WA has slowed over the past few months due to the contraction of the mining sector however,...
May 16th 2012, 12:22 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By colonel

Re: Bridging Visa to 176 Application

Okay thanks. I have been offered another position [again, sponsored] so would I have to transfer my 457 [which I have done before] and would it be okay to do so given that I have applied for a 176 ?
May 14th 2012, 12:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By colonel

Arrow Bridging Visa to 176 Application

Hi,

I am currently in Perth, WA on a 457 visa.

Five days ago, I made an online application for a 176 state sponsored visa [WA].

Am I right in thinking that in submitting a 176 application, I...
Mar 25th 2012, 11:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 6,002
Posted By colonel

Mar 2nd 2012, 7:26 am
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By colonel

Length of Stay - WA SS [176]

I have just received WA SS and it mentions that I must intend to live in WA for two years.

I am currently on a 457 and have "served" 12 months. Am I able to use this 12 months as part of the two...
Forum: Canada
Feb 28th 2012, 1:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By colonel

Re: Perth, WA to ?, Canada !

The agency concerned is called Hays and they have significant global experience in this type of industry. I have been advised that they have undertaken a number of relocations from Australia to...
Forum: Canada
Feb 28th 2012, 12:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By colonel

Re: Perth, WA to ?, Canada !

Firstly, when I say that the agency will place me, I actually meant that they advised that they have a number of clients who are looking for people with my skills and hence, do not see placement as a...
Forum: Canada
Feb 28th 2012, 12:46 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By colonel

Arrow Perth, WA to ?, Canada !

We [family of five] are currently based in Perth, WA on a sponsored visa and we are now looking to relocate to Canada.

I have made initial enquiries to Canadian recruitment agencies and they have...
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2012, 11:57 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,299
Posted By colonel

Re: Moving employer on 457 Visa

I have just done exactly the same in WA. The transfer only took 5 days to swap over to my new employer. I waited until the visa had transferred until handing in my notice.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2012, 1:01 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,842
Posted By colonel

Re: Job Offer - Doha, Qatar !

Okay excellent guidelines...ideally, I want the Company to pay for accommodation, flights and education. Will put this forward to them as a proposal.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2012, 12:26 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,842
Posted By colonel

Re: Job Offer - Doha, Qatar !

Okay mate....will do that
Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2012, 12:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,842
Posted By colonel

Re: Job Offer - Doha, Qatar !

35 all-in mate....not good I think !

Gonna tell them 50 or nothing....is that about right ?
Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2012, 12:06 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,842
Posted By colonel

Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2012, 12:06 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,842
Posted By colonel

Re: Job Offer - Doha, Qatar !

Hi fellow QS [!],

We have been looking at Dubai/AD however, the agency steered us towards Qatar and hence, here we are !

I am in two minds with regard to the offer and after having done some...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2012, 11:39 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,842
Posted By colonel

Re: Job Offer - Doha, Qatar !

My profession is Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager. I am a Chartered Surveyor [MRICS] with over 11 years experience.

I have been told that I should be aiming higher...and based on your...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 2nd 2012, 11:18 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,842
Posted By colonel

Job Offer - Doha, Qatar !

I have been offered a position with a salary of 35,000k per month [Package].

My family and I are expats from the UK and have been in Australia for nearly 11 months.

We are now looking to earn...
Oct 17th 2011, 6:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By colonel

Re: 457 to PR

Thanks tking for your response. That has cleared it up :thumbsup:
Oct 17th 2011, 4:41 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By colonel

Re: 457 to PR

I studied in the UK and hence, fall into the "former overseas student" category...therefore, is the 886 route applicable ?

I am sorry that you have not understood the context of my post and trust...
Oct 17th 2011, 4:02 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By colonel

Re: 457 to PR

Hi,

No, I studdied in the UK and looking at the Immi site:



Would a 886 visa be an applicable route ?
Oct 17th 2011, 3:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By colonel

Re: 457 to PR

Thanks. Just out of curiousity, would an 886 be more applicable than a 176 ?
Oct 17th 2011, 12:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By colonel

457 to PR

Hi,

We are currently based in WA and have been for the past seven months on a sponsored 457 visa.

My employer has offered to pay for our PR application after two years of continuous service...
Apr 23rd 2011, 3:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,020
Posted By colonel

Re: Colonel's Tale of Emigration to Perth, WA

The rats are smaller in WA !

Thanks for your advice anyway ;)
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