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Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2013, 9:50 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,993
Posted By jillany

Re: Finding work at 64.

I applied for my Canadian Pension before I left Canada and am still waiting to hear from them. I was told it takes six months to process.

Taxi cab drivers in heavily populated areas, not sure...
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2013, 1:09 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,993
Posted By jillany

Re: Finding work at 64.

I think you need to know the roads first wouldn't you. I know GPS's are darned useful but not so sure they would work in that situation and aren't always 100% accurate. I enjoy meeting weird and...
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2013, 10:54 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,993
Posted By jillany

Re: Finding work at 64.

I thought with my Bookkeeping background of a few years it would be easy to get a job, My plan was not to stay with my daughter indefinitely. It was until I got a job. I have lived independently in...
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2013, 9:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,993
Posted By jillany

Re: Finding work at 64.

I went to Max Employment already. They told me I had to register at Centrelink. I went to Centrelink and they told me they couldn't help me as I was sponsored by my daughter. It didn't make sense...
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2013, 2:07 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,993
Posted By jillany

Re: Finding work at 64.

Thanks for your suggestions. I was an admin assistant for a year last time I was here, working for family. Retail work is a possibility and that was one of the jobs I applied for and didn't get. I...
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2013, 1:52 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,993
Posted By jillany

Re: Finding work at 64.

Brisbane area.
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2013, 1:36 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,993
Posted By jillany

Finding work at 64.

This is my second attempt to settle in Australia. I arrived two months ago on a full Contributory Parent Visa and am 64 years old. I was here 3 years ago for a year and went back to Canada for 2...
Forum: Canada
Feb 29th 2012, 11:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By jillany

Re: Where to live????

I decided to give my children and grandchildren top priority. I wish I could be in 3 places at once but I guess God never intended life to be that easy.

Perhaps my eyes are more open now to what...
Forum: Canada
Feb 21st 2012, 6:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By jillany

Re: Where to live????

Now you have given me some food for thought. I did the happiness test and weather seems to play an important part in what makes me happy as nearly everything that makes me happy happens outside. ...
Forum: Canada
Feb 21st 2012, 1:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By jillany

Where to live????

I read on the UK site about someone that moved back to UK after living in Australia for 6 years and wonders why and not sure whether to return to Australia or not. My situation is a little similar....
Forum: Australia
Jan 2nd 2012, 1:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By jillany

Re: Taking Pets to Brisbane

It took me at least six months from start to finish for my dog to only be in quarantine for a month. Speak to your vet and they will be able to confirm it for you how much time you need.
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2012, 6:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By jillany

Re: Taking Pets to Brisbane

Hi. I took my Jack Russell Terrier aged 14 to Brisbane. I did all paperwork myself and saved a fortune. My vet was amazing and helped me through the whole process. You have to get a federal vet...
Jan 1st 2012, 3:50 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By jillany

Final payment for contributory parent visa

I received my Contributory Parent visa and moved to Australia in April 2010. I had to return to Canada in April 2011 later and am still here. I plan on applying for the final visa before the...
Forum: Canada
Sep 15th 2009, 3:14 am
Replies: 190
Views: 10,349
Posted By jillany

Re: Canadians' Sense of Humour?

I was at a fair the other day and had a Young Ones Book for sale. Never expecting for one minute to sell it. A Canadadian, about 60, came up to me, raved about the young ones and then introduced me...
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2009, 2:22 am
Replies: 190
Views: 10,349
Posted By jillany

Re: Canadians' Sense of Humour?

If you want to hear profanity come and live where I live in rural Canada (Ontario). It's just the way a fair share of them talk, even the women can do their fair share of it. Every sentence has at...
Forum: Australia
Oct 28th 2006, 5:37 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By jillany

Smile Re: Young, middle aged lady enjoying it here but need more friends!

Nice to hear back from you. You still have a lot of travelling to do, but it must be nice to be able to do it with them both being in the same country. For the longest time my daughter lived in U.K....
Forum: Canada
Oct 28th 2006, 3:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By jillany

Re: Porstmouth - Barrie, Ontario

I was originally from Bucks. Stony Stratford. Now live a few miles live from Newmarke, near Haliburton. Drive through Newmarket a lot (404). and Orillia more than Barrie.
Don't meet too many...
Forum: Australia
Oct 28th 2006, 3:10 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,797
Posted By jillany

Re: Young, middle aged lady enjoying it here but need more friends!

You sound like you are full of getting ready to go.
I am also a grandmother, on her own, looking to start a new life, to be closer to my kids. I will be moving to Brisbane area, and have...
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