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Forum: Australia
Sep 22nd 2009, 10:41 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By the woodys

Re: MIGRATING AS A SINGLE PARENT

Thanks for all of the advice everyone, there seems to be a lot more success stories than negative ones which bodes well. I feel like I want us to jump in and take the chance before its too late. I am...
Forum: Australia
Sep 21st 2009, 1:42 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By the woodys

Re: MIGRATING AS A SINGLE PARENT

Thanks for the heads up everyone, I do have a visa but I am on the clock to activate it or I'll lose the opportunity

I drop a few pm's to the people suggested and see if I get anything back
...
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2009, 10:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By the woodys

Re: MIGRATING AS A SINGLE PARENT

Its still under discussion but I think I can convince her that he would be better off
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2009, 6:50 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By the woodys

MIGRATING AS A SINGLE PARENT

Hi All

I am planning to migrate to Buderim on the Sunshine Coast around December. I will be travelling with my 13 year old son and I obviously have a few apprehensions about him adapting,...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 29th 2009, 10:58 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,687
Posted By the woodys

UK PENSIONS

Hi
Just wondered if anyone could offer any advice about cashing in UK private pensions prior to migrating to Oz

thanks
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 7th 2008, 2:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By the woodys

RENTING OUT YOUR UK HOME ?

Hi All

As the property market is as flat as a pancake in my area, I am flirting with the idea of renting out our home in the UK and migrating anyway.

I would imagine that this isn't an ideal...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 10:22 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,641
Posted By the woodys

Re: House Swap ?

is there anyone out there in oz that is looking to return to the UK but cannot sell ?
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 4:42 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,641
Posted By the woodys

Re: House Swap ?

Hi

Thanks for that,

Has anyone ever managed a permanent switch rather than a short term arrangement ?

D
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 3:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,641
Posted By the woodys

House Swap ?

Apologies in advance if this sounds a bit daft but...

Just wondering if there has ever been a house swap engineered via Expats ?
ie someone in the UK swapping homes with someone in Oz

Has...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2008, 7:47 pm
Replies: 295
Views: 19,927
Posted By the woodys

Smile Re: Essex meet?

Hi Everyone

We are planning to join you next Sunday at the Halfway House, we live in Harold Wood and we are planning to emigrate to the Sunshine Coast. We have just returned from a reccie a few...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2008, 6:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By the woodys

Re: Cost of Flights

Hi
We recently returned from a reccie to Brisbane and flew with Etihad airways. The journey was a three legged affair starting firstly Heathrow to Abu Dabai, then on Singapore and finally on to...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2008, 5:10 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By the woodys

GOLD COAST HOLIDAY

Hi

Can anyone recommend a nice family resort in the Gold Coast for a short break,

thanks :)
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2008, 9:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By the woodys

UK / Oz Housing Market

Hi All

I was wondering if anyone out there is in a similar position to us ? We have taken the decision to migrate some while ago now and we have a visa. However, a real sense of frustration is...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2007, 3:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By the woodys

MOVING INTERSTATE ON SIR

Hi All

I was wondering if anyone has successfully moved Interstate on an SIR visa prior to completing the two year requirement ? Failing that has anyone switched State sponsorship to another...
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2006, 8:31 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By the woodys

Re: Prescriptions and how it all works

yeah that sounds about right i might try and get more if i can so you haven't got the worry about sorting out that for a while until you've settled in.
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2006, 8:14 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By the woodys

Re: Prescriptions and how it all works

oh well it would have been worth a try ! i'll have to use it myself then, never knew i could be so deceitful!!
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2006, 7:36 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By the woodys

Re: Prescriptions and how it all works

I am on Thyroxine too, I was wondering if we can get it for free like we do here in the uk. I was planning to get as many months of medication as I could to take with me. Your doctor was a bit mean...
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2006, 10:37 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By the woodys

Re: malaysia airline

We flew with Malaysian with four children, we are flying back to Australia next month and this time we chose to fly with Singapore Air. The reasons being, that three of the six monitors were broken,...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2006, 11:22 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,592
Posted By the woodys

Re: Adelaide Bound

Hi Martine

Unfortunately we leave Adelaide on the 11th of April. So just miss you, Sounds like you have had a nightmare, getting to this stage. Fingers crossed with the house sale, third time...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2006, 8:01 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,592
Posted By the woodys

Smile Re: Adelaide Bound

Hi Martine
Good luck with your big move ! We are also travelling to Adelaide on March 27th for a reccie. Are you on the SIR visa ? If so do you mind me asking you how long the whole process has...
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2005, 3:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By the woodys

Re: SIR Visa is it really worth the risk ??

Hi Nick

Really appreciate your advice on this issue. There is certainly some comfort in reading a SIR success story, I began to think it could be a lost cause, the risks seemed to outweigh the...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2005, 8:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By the woodys

Re: SIR Visa is it really worth the risk ??

Nice to hear a success story, thanks for your positive reply. Do you mind if I ask a few questions,

1) Was Adelaide your chosen destination anyway or was the SIR visa the main factor in your...
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2005, 7:02 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By the woodys

Re: SIR Visa is it really worth the risk ??

Hi Kris,

You must live on this site !!

Thanks for the info, 115 already includes the bond, I'll check out the studying option. Really would prefer to go as permanent.
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2005, 6:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By the woodys

SIR Visa is it really worth the risk ??

Dear All,

After applying to migrate unsuccessfully a few years ago, I recently resubmitted my skills application to AIM and was delighted when it was positively passed recently. Moving on with...
Forum: Australia
Sep 28th 2005, 10:05 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 3,301
Posted By the woodys

Re: Essex meet up

We would also be up for an Essex meet, looking forward to meeting a few new faces

Dave Jo
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