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Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2008, 1:32 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By beanz

Re: Superannuation

I'd be inclined to say 110,000 - that 14% super is good, providing its invested in cash at the moment:D
Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2008, 1:24 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,447
Posted By beanz

Re: Hello

Sounds like you should go back to the UK, but I wonder if you go back will it be what you remember? Always a problem when you go back and forth! Good luck either way.:)
Forum: Australia
Jul 20th 2008, 2:08 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,099
Posted By beanz

Re: Moving to Mackay - alone?

I would not be heading for Mackay if I was single. From my time there I found it to be more of a family place and you might end up twiddling your thumbs a lot. It is a scenic area though and maybe...
Forum: Australia
Jul 19th 2008, 3:42 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,818
Posted By beanz

Re: Admin jobs - Gold Coast Vs Brisbane?

Have you thought about trying Property Management in Real Estate? I did a few searches and they seem to be in demand down there, pays around $45,000 - $50,000 on the Gold Coast. It does'nt take much...
Forum: Australia
Jul 19th 2008, 1:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By beanz

Re: Holidays from the East Coast-ideas

To think I forgot Lord Howe Island, now thats one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. Good for diving, snorkeling, swimming, hiking, wildlife, mountain climbing, restaurants and...
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2008, 2:59 am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,661
Posted By beanz

Re: Arrived & want to go home - things are so hard!

Nice to hear things are looking up for you! Give me Burleigh Heads over Forest Lake any day!:)
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2008, 12:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By beanz

Re: wheres best

Yes, we found it difficult to get a reasonable wage while living on the Sunshine Coast. Nice area but the income can cloud your view!
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2008, 12:20 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,166
Posted By beanz

Re: Grocerys ....

$300 per week for two of us, that is for all food as we don't have much in the way of restaurants or take aways here. The quality of our fruit and veg is pretty slack, I think our area much get all...
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2008, 4:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By beanz

Re: Holidays from the East Coast-ideas

Heron Island and Lady Elliott are great if you like the reef. Heron Island has a special for Queensland Residents at the moment - voyages.com.au. Also Whitsunday Islands have all sort of options from...
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2008, 12:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By beanz

Re: Fly In Fly Out...

Yes it can be very tough, it can break up marriages. My OH says its terrible at times hearing his workmates trying to discipline their children over the phone and the wives are upset, then the...
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2008, 8:40 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By beanz

Re: Fly In Fly Out...

Thats a good roster. My husband is away for 4 weeks with one week off. It takes a bit of getting used to I think it would be hard with kids but its an excellent way to save. It takes 5 hours from...
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2008, 3:53 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By beanz

Re: Early termination of lease - implications & questions

Yes I must admit that I eventually was definately not keen to promote an UK applicant when I had others due to the default situation.

If you are going to do a runner, make sure the place is really...
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2008, 2:44 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By beanz

Re: Early termination of lease - implications & questions

Well, if the place is re-let quickly and all costs (rent, cleaning, advertising, letting fee) are covered by the bond then there is no issue.

However if you end up owing money it depends on the...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 10:24 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,058
Posted By beanz

Re: TOWNSVILLE ADVICE

I have worked for many years as a Property Manager in Australia in various States. In relation to having a dog, I know this might sound silly but I often promoted tenants with dogs to landlords if:...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 8:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,194
Posted By beanz

Re: Wildlife

You better not come to Central Queensland! I have had about 4 different types of snakes here. The biggest was a 3 metre carpet python that popped in to have a drink out of our fish pond, I was so...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 8:48 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,387
Posted By beanz

Re: Back to Oz for the 2nd time

Thats a hard one, I think once you start going backwards and forwards you can never settle. Friends recently returned to Australia for second time and then went back again without really giving it a...
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