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Forum: Australia
Sep 23rd 2009, 2:07 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Newly single mum needs friends

I live in Sydney, so can't help, but i thought I'd reply to bump this back up to the top for you.

Good luck.
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2009, 6:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Builders licence

That's insane!! I heard a funny one the other day, a friend of my other half has just got his licence to teach skateboarding:huh: whatever next!!
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2009, 4:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Builders licence

Hi Paul

To get a builder's licence, you need to do your Building Certificate IV, my other half started a home study course with TAFE but never got round to doing it and then we discovered the...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 8th 2008, 12:13 am
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By Poppy 2

Builders Licence: NSW Bricklayers/Carpenters

Just thought I would mention that you can do your Certificate IV Building Course at the Master Builders Association in Sydney over 13 weekends across 26 weeks. It costs around $5000/$6000 and they...
Forum: Australia
Aug 19th 2007, 9:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Brickies

He hasn't got a licence and its a hassle to get one. He is only bricklayer until something else comes up as its doing his back in and he's got RSI in his elbow!!

He was working for himself doing...
Forum: Australia
Aug 19th 2007, 8:40 am
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Brickies

Yes, my OH just rang up jobs in the paper and went along, but for NSW you need a green card (a day's course you need to do for health and safety which costs around $120), they won't let you on site...
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2007, 3:11 am
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Re-mortgaging UK house from Aus

Sorry, over, the girl has just phoned me back to say she made a mistake, it's not 45% on the capital :), its just on the interest you make from it!! I thought that initially, but wanted to know how...
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2007, 2:52 am
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Re-mortgaging UK house from Aus

Hi

We are talking with our UK mortgage broker at the moment, but I've just found out, that we could be looking at paying tax to Australia of 45% on the capital :ohmy: If this is the case, we...
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2007, 12:02 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 13,762
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: 20ft container? how big are they?

If you're getting quotes in, they let you know what size container you will need. we had a four bedroom house, 2 adults and 3 kids worth of clothes/books/cds/toys, 1 superking bed and 4 singles, 5...
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2007, 12:57 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Advice on Sydney areas please!

We are in Woolooware in Sutherland Shire, its a 2 minute drive to the beach, a 10 minute drive to big shopping centre, a 40 minute drive to Sydney CBD and there is a train that takes you there too. ...
Forum: Australia
Feb 26th 2007, 9:30 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Bricklaying

Hi

You should do search at the top for bricklaying because aston man did a months reccie in Perth and he's a bricklayer and he couldn't believe how many jobs there were. There is a building boom...
Forum: Australia
Feb 24th 2007, 9:15 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Bricklaying

Hi

I'm not a bricklayer, but my OH is. We live south of Sydney and he works in Sydney and the money is not good, works out about 300 pounds a week, but have heard that the money is much better in...
Forum: Australia
Feb 24th 2007, 12:37 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 14,503
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Wanted down under - bricklayers

My OH is working in Sydney CBD, he's a brickie and earns $800 a week which equates to approx 300 pounds a week, which is disastrous. I think the good money is only in Perth! The guys on his site...
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2007, 1:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: How long did it take for you furniture to get to you

Ours arrived in Syndey on December 11th and was delivered on january 18th, so I think that's around 5 weeks! I would call the company and check its progress.

Know what you mean about wanting your...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2007, 9:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: welsh brickie needs advice on work situation.

Hi, My other half is a bricklayer and there is quite a lot of work in that direction. We are South East Sydney and most of the work seems to be West, North West of the CBD, ie Paramatta, Windsor,...
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2007, 12:01 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: new here and questions!!!!!

Hi

I would ring an agent, try Darren at Visa-Go, if you do a search, you'll find him in google. He sorted our visas, My SIL visa and a friends and he will let you know over the phone whether he...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 6:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Re-mortgaging in the UK

I've found his email address, so if you want to PM me for that.
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 6:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Re-mortgaging in the UK

We have a buy to let mortgage in the UK and the reduced rate period runs out in 2 years. The mortgage broker I used said no problem, give me a call and I'll find another one for you and that he'd...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 12:02 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Phone Card recommendations please

Don't know of a card, but got this from another Expat's Post:

www.jajah.com

You just register your details at no cost and then you get calls cheaper, but the great thing is, if you get your...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 11:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Any opinions on Gosford?

The press can blow things out of all proportion! on the anniversary of the troubles, there were tv cameras there, desperate to try and find something, but we were there and everybody just gets on...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 11:25 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Any opinions on Gosford?

Sorry, I've obviously missed that one!!!!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 11:15 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Any opinions on Gosford?

Hi Arkon

Have you ever thought of Cronulla area? We are next suburb in and there is a train into Sydney. We drive and can do it in 30 minutes to Circular Quay, but that is a good day, probably...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2007, 10:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Best time of Year to up sticks and settle on OZ.

We landed mid November, which we thought would be good as we have three kids, only thing is, the kids will have been off school for 12 weeks by the time the Summer Holidays are over :scared: I think...
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2007, 12:47 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: Packers in Tomorrow (Tuesday 9th Jan) and VERY VERY Stressed!!

Good luck! John Mason said when they arrived at ours that they couldn't believe what a state it was, didn't have it all sectioned off, just had to keep running into to each room they were in and...
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2007, 12:38 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,283
Posted By Poppy 2

Re: stuff for visitors to bring from UK

Don't want to hijack your thread, but I did see on the internet that Aunt Bessies Yorkshire Puds/mix are imported :) Keep forgetting to look when I go to supermarket!

WHilst I'm here, I'll try and...
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