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Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2019, 11:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,049
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: Where to go

As it has been previously alluded to, seek employment clarification first. We initially wanted to move to Melbourne as my wife has family roots there, but the job offer I secured was in Brisbane and...
Dec 2nd 2014, 10:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: Just asking for a little advice.

Thanks for the quick reply.

I thought this was the case and emailed a copy of the wife's passport last night. Hopefully I'll get an update tonight.
Dec 2nd 2014, 9:12 am
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Gaz_F

Just asking for a little advice.

I currently have my application in for a 186 Visa; I received an email from the DIBP last night asking for police checks and medical information for my wife and for her to be added to the Visa...
Mar 11th 2014, 10:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: Australian passport photographs

Thanks for the reply: Looks like a trip to Exeter this weekend.


:)
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2014, 10:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: How much would you need to move?

Depends on the circumstances; my wife qualified for, and received, Citizenship by Descent as my other in law is Australian.
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2014, 8:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: How much would you need to move?

The Australian dollar has gained in some strength against sterling of late.

We moved to the USA in 2007 and got through well over five grand (UK) in just start-up costs. Budgeting much, much more...
Mar 10th 2014, 7:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Gaz_F

Australian passport photographs

Just a quick question regarding Australian passport photographs overseas.

Has anyone managed to get any done in the UK to the correct Australian standard? If so, did you use a professional...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2013, 2:19 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,654
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: Is a bfpo address a uk address?

Just address it as (Example)

Name
Unit/Squadron/Ship
BFPO 051
London
UK

I'm not sure how it works in Australia, but if the parcel is going to a serving ADF member, there may be some system...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2013, 2:01 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,654
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: Is a bfpo address a uk address?

Postage to Operational BFPO addresses (i.e. Afghanistan, Iraq and certain ships) is free up to a certain size and weight limit. The post office will have the list of BFPO addresses that incur a fee...
Sep 7th 2013, 11:09 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

Just as an update: I have been successful in the interview, so hoop number 5 of 15 now navigated.

:thumbsup:


Only a few more weeks, as long as there are still posts in my profession, until...
Forum: Australia
Sep 7th 2013, 11:05 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: Uk to aus military

Caresbears2010, I am currently going through the OLTS from the UK military to the ADF.

I'll be happy to answer any questions you and your husband have concerning my experiences of the process....
Aug 27th 2013, 12:22 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

We have actually been planning this move since early 2008 after almost a year of living in the States, but only started looking into it seriously when we returned to the UK at the end of 2010. The...
Aug 25th 2013, 5:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

The wife will get dual nationality; but I need to be an Australian citizen without any other ties due to what I do. Same over here in the UK, you cannot work in the field I work in if you have...
Aug 25th 2013, 2:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

Thanks for the replies everyone.



Jilliebee, that is a very interesting thing to know. It may be easy to just go for the Visa's then, as at least I'll know we should get them around the same...
Aug 22nd 2013, 5:45 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

Thanks, it looks as if it makes more sense to get the Citizenship by Descent paperwork completed. :D
Aug 22nd 2013, 5:43 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

If you're alluding to my 90 days, no there's no confusion. If successful in my application I'm going into government employment (ADF), hence I will need to be an Australian citizen to ensure I have...
Aug 22nd 2013, 5:19 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

Hi, thanks for the reply.

No, I am not an Australian citizen, but have to start the paperwork to become one within 90 days of my arrival. My wife is the one who is planning to apply for...
Aug 22nd 2013, 2:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gaz_F

A couple of questions on Citizenship by Descent

Has anyone gone through this process? I've done a search of this site but unfortunately not found the answers I'm looking for.

I will find out on Sept 6th whether my work application for Australia...
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2013, 2:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,903
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: shipping household and car in same container etc

Is that new, or only with certain shipping companies?

When we left the USA I was informed that if we broght a motor vehicle back, (The plan was to bring back a car and my sons moped) it had to go...
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2013, 2:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: The first, of probably many, stupid questions....

Thanks for the reply.

Out of interest, did you inform HMRC you'd be emigrating before you left the UK or after arrival in Australia?
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2013, 2:31 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: The first, of probably many, stupid questions....

Thanks for the reply; we will be leaving the UK debt free, and it will be just the wife and I as our children are all grown.
Forum: Australia
Jan 5th 2013, 4:58 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By Gaz_F

The first, of probably many, stupid questions....

I've tried searching, but haven't found anything that answers the following questions to my satisfaction.


1. Credit Scores: Do you, as in the USA, need to build up a credit score in Australia,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2012, 5:05 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,660
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: A taxation question

IIRC, if you transfer under the equivalent of Euro15000, nothing is done but over that amount the bank is required to inform HMRC because of money laundering laws passed in 2007. This will open you...
Nov 21st 2012, 9:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: The new guy - Thinking of moving to the USA

To work in any of the public service occupations in the USA you need to be a US citizen, unless you have something to offer that there is a massive skill shortage of; (i.e. CSI's, fire investigators,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2012, 6:36 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 15,525
Posted By Gaz_F

Re: New Rabies regulations from Jan 2012

Just out of interest, are there any restrictions on dates when dogs can be taken into Australia?

I only ask as when we moved to Las Vegas, we had to fly the dog into, and collect from, Los Angeles...
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