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Mar 3rd 2006, 10:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By jwinch

British Driving Licence

Can you get a british driving licence if you hold and australian provisional licence or would you need to retake your test ?
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2005, 11:27 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,516
Posted By jwinch

Re: When is the rain going to stop ?

Lets hope the landlord is as understanding when we tell him we will be late with the rental payments as I havent been able to work again !!

Perhaps i should offer to pay him in fish ;)

PS its...
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2005, 3:20 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,516
Posted By jwinch

When is the rain going to stop ?

I know some parts of Australia are crying out for rain but up here on the Sunshine Coast it has rained for 69 days out of the last 88 days- A bit of a piss off when you are a tradie that keeps...
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2005, 9:58 am
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By jwinch

Cost of Water Bores

Has anyone looked into the cost of having a water bore installed ? If so can you give me an idea of the cost and whats involved - Thanks
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2005, 10:26 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,456
Posted By jwinch

Re: OMG - What have i gone and done !!

Thanks everyone for your support. Feeling a bit sick and gutted at the moment but I am sure it will pass.

My husband took the news quite well and keeps telling me not to worry that I can do a few...
Forum: Australia
Jun 1st 2005, 5:09 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,456
Posted By jwinch

OMG - What have i gone and done !!

I have never been one to act on impulse. I worked for my last employer in the UK for nineteen years and was very happy there.

I have been in my first job in Oz for four months and today I have...
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2005, 9:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By jwinch

Re: Bare Feet !!!

Who said anything about walking around in public in bare feet ! I was in my own home.
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2005, 12:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By jwinch

Re: We made it!!!!!

Well Done !

I remember you found it a struggle work wise, Glad everything has worked out for you :beer:
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2005, 12:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By jwinch

Bare Feet !!!

In the six months we have been here I have yet to wear a proper pair of shoes, somehow it just doesn't seem right.

Well I got my comeuppance today. Everyone was out so I thought i would be a good...
Forum: The Lounge
May 28th 2005, 12:08 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By jwinch

A Computer iliterate needs help !

Hi

Hope some one can help me, I need to complete a job coversheet application form. I have download it from the internet as a pdf file. But it will not let me add any of my details to the sheet....
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2005, 12:24 am
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By jwinch

Re: Cost of Tank Water ?

Its a part of the Contract that we supply potable water. So we will probably just try to pick up a cheap smallish plastic tank for them. We are looking at getting two 10,000 gallon inground...
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2005, 11:18 am
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By jwinch

Re: Cost of Tank Water ?

We are still only in the process of having them put in at the moment - We have got to provide a temporary supply for the builders
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2005, 4:01 am
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By jwinch

Re: Cost of Tank Water ?

Thanks everyone

Just got in from work, whilst there i phoned a couple of companies $110 for 10,000 ltrs was quoted by all :scared:

The kids have offered to stop washing to save water !
Forum: Australia
May 23rd 2005, 11:39 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By jwinch

Cost of Tank Water ?

Can anyone on tankwater let me know how much it costs to have water delivered when your tanks run out?

Thanks
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2005, 3:52 am
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By jwinch

Commonwealth's Relationship Balance

Received a letter from the Commonwealth today to the effect that as from the first of June there Relationship Balance has been increased from $20,000 to $50,000.

Which means unless you have over...
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2005, 2:58 am
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By jwinch

Re: whats the weather like in Brisbane ?

My husband has just been given some wonderful news today, he has been laid off because of the weather.

It has been raining on and off for several weeks now up here on the sunshine coast Its...
Forum: Australia
Apr 19th 2005, 11:25 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 2,958
Posted By jwinch

Re: mossies

This mixture has been recommended by a few Australian friends:

Equals measures of Detol, Baby Oil and Meths. Out in a spray bottle and shake well before use.

Other have sugested a slightly...
Forum: Australia
Apr 10th 2005, 1:56 am
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By jwinch

Re: Pot Smoking Kids - What would you do ?

I am just surprised that a school which "appears" is so keen to ensure its reputation is not tarnished tolerates whats going on. You cant tell me the teachers cant tell when a kids stoned. ...
Forum: Australia
Apr 9th 2005, 4:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By jwinch

Pot Smoking Kids - What would you do ?

We went out for a family meal last night and sat down and had a long good chat with the kids, the first time in ages we have all manage to be together.

Just talking to them generally about how...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2005, 11:06 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,684
Posted By jwinch

Re: Working to live or living life?

Dont know where you get the idea that the minimum wage is $39,500 pa
(39,500/52/38) ie $19.98 per hour. I work with about 150 men that would love to be on your minimum wage.

They are on $15 per...
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2005, 11:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By jwinch

Re: Stopping Child Benefit

Yes done that, thats how we got our Tax rebates
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2005, 10:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By jwinch

Stopping Child Benefit

Has anyone had problems stopping there child benefit payments ?

Contacted them twice to inform them of our move, Childrens Tax credits stopped, Income tax refund received etc but they still keep...
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2005, 10:40 am
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By jwinch

Mortgages for the Self Employed

Just to let you know the Commonwealth bank have just agreed to give us a $370,000 mortgage. (Got it in writing)

My Husband is self Employed (10 Weeks) all he needed to produce was a letter from...
Forum: Australia
Apr 2nd 2005, 6:02 am
Replies: 82
Views: 7,119
Posted By jwinch

Re: Paradise !! at what cost ???

Normal for someone that spent six years studying partime at university to become a qualified Accountant and working full time whilst bringing up four kids. Its taken me twenty years of full time...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2005, 3:27 am
Replies: 82
Views: 7,119
Posted By jwinch

Re: Paradise !! at what cost ???

I am not blameing anything on the area, I am sure the issues I have raised are world wide problems to some degree


And yes we are lucky to be earning what in Aussie terms seems to be a reasonable...
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