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Mar 12th 2011, 12:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,357
Posted By jensteve

Re: 857 Visa's

HI
Thanks for the comments.
I think they are surprised as before they came over on their visa spent several days in the immigration offices in Perth and was told this was the best route to take...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2011, 12:08 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,476
Posted By jensteve

Re: Any Aussie Vets on here?!

Hi

I work as a vet nurse in Perth.
The recent info on vaccinations is if the puppy has had a 6 week c3 its best to have 2 C5 boosters afterwards. The science guys are saying there are still...
Mar 11th 2011, 11:57 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,357
Posted By jensteve

Re: 857 Visa's

Thanks for the reply.

I was hoping that because they originally where granted a sponsored temp visa that the Aussie government wouldn't be as cruel to them shaft them after being here almost 5...
Mar 10th 2011, 11:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,357
Posted By jensteve

857 Visa's

Hi Guys long time no chat.

This is the question. If on a temp sponsored visa and then after 4 years applying for the 857 visa, what happens if you are over 45years old?

A friend is pretty...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2011, 12:02 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By jensteve

Re: PR- Health care card ? daughter diagnosed with Diabetes

There are a load of pharmacies which will take the card once it arrives. Some open extended hours. When the card arrives in the post there is a list of stores in a booklet.

Jenny
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2010, 1:52 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,063
Posted By jensteve

Re: Aussies blinded to summer sun are unaware of eye protection says expert

Odd isn't it? Can't quite get my head around parents with sunnies on 24/7 and the kids without. Go to any school playground at lunch and the majority will have no sunnies on and they are getting...
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2010, 1:37 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 5,232
Posted By jensteve

Re: Here's what I'm looking for - Advice greatly appreciated.

Going well, although it seems my basic cse in English always lets me down!

Built the house, love the area. I know all my neighbours by name and get constantly tipsy at the weekends with them,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2010, 12:51 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,063
Posted By jensteve

Re: Aussies blinded to summer sun are unaware of eye protection says expert

I am reading this with some amazement of how nieve people can really be.

I have just dragged out the paper from 8th November in Perth, the UV is down as being extreme.

It will stay that way...
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2010, 12:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 4,386
Posted By jensteve

Re: Where do we get UK size mattress in Perth?

We have chucked out the UK beds bought with us and changed over onto queen size instead, the rooms are bigger here and the extra space is kinda nice when the summer hits. Plus I can have a selection...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2010, 11:33 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,674
Posted By jensteve

Re: Visiting UK, what's cheap?

Don't laugh, was back in the UK 4 weeks ago and bought all my curtains for the house at TJ's, a few books, and a kettle, yep I couldn't resist a seven colour change stainless steel kettle for the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2010, 12:02 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,245
Posted By jensteve

Re: Driving Sleeves - UV protection

Getting a tint is a good option, not only does it cut out any nasty rays of sunshine that will get though glass it also keeps the heat out.
For the heat only reason we got our car tinted when we...
Forum: Australia
Nov 9th 2010, 2:49 am
Replies: 62
Views: 5,232
Posted By jensteve

Re: Here's what I'm looking for - Advice greatly appreciated.

Whatever.... no wonder I don't come on here all that often anymore.
Forum: Australia
Nov 9th 2010, 2:19 am
Replies: 62
Views: 5,232
Posted By jensteve

Re: Here's what I'm looking for - Advice greatly appreciated.

Chittering is nice, we moved out that way a couple of years ago and built. Its an hour from Perth CBD, quiet, few children and mostly proffessional people/semi retired. Cost well if you build...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2010, 1:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,596
Posted By jensteve

Re: Padbury WA

Padbury was our 1st rental place we had when we first arrived.
It has a nice little shopping centre, a couple of petrol stations close and video shop.
My son was just going on high school age...
Forum: Australia
Jun 30th 2010, 1:44 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By jensteve

Re: heading from Ireland to Oz , want a 4*4, Should I buy before I go and export?

we bought an ancient range rover when we got here as a toy for weekend fun. The bodywork was imaculate, much better than its UK cousins even much younger ones, no rotting tail gate etc. It must be...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2010, 11:35 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,952
Posted By jensteve

Re: currambine shops?

I think one of the local vets is moving in there. Heard it in work the other day, would think this is the shopping centre they where going on about.
Jen
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2010, 11:29 am
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By jensteve

Flights to the UK September

Hi All
Having a trip back to blighty in September. Have been looking at all the major airlines but do you guys know any websites who do a deal.
Have to fly from Perth into Manchester or...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2010, 6:38 am
Replies: 85
Views: 6,707
Posted By jensteve

Re: Cost Of Health Care

My Aussie neighbours are in their 50's said to me the other day that they would not have bothered going with private cover but their income exceeded the threshold. However they are terrified about...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2010, 6:20 am
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By jensteve

Re: Where to sell used books?

Hi
I use gumtree a lot, suppose you can put a list of what you ahve on the for sale section on here. I always try to buy second hand as books here are so expensive.
Jenny
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2010, 6:15 am
Replies: 78
Views: 8,155
Posted By jensteve

Re: Is oz as attractive as it was?

We arrived 6 years ago, house prices had just had a jump, we managed to buy in with a mortgage but if we tried to do the same thing now we would have ended up renting for ever more I reckon.

The...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2010, 6:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,902
Posted By jensteve

Re: Told family we're pinging back to Oz -not good.

Families are funny things. I have been in OZ 6 years. My family say they are glad we left as we have done so much more here than back in the UK, however we are heading back for a visit later this...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2010, 5:53 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By jensteve

Re: Anything in Banksia Grove Perth

Hi all
I lived there for a couple of years, we found it alright, no crime, neighbours where nice enough. As soon as we left crime hit our old road, I don't know either its always been that way and...
Forum: Australia
Jan 27th 2010, 11:41 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,647
Posted By jensteve

Re: Nearmap (birds eye view of suburbs) - Perth

I love nearmap. I can send the link of our place to family in the Uk to have a peek at. Its great and they have just updated Chittering again. We live on a big block so its nice to see from up...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2009, 5:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By jensteve

Re: Taking a pup to the Pinnacles?

Hi
We found out the hard way when we went to the Pinacles and took the dog, they do have kennel facilities but these are back down the road in town, they are incredably basic, just a metal mesh...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2009, 4:56 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,147
Posted By jensteve

Re: Eyesight deteriorated since being in OZ?

HI all
My eyesight went downhill dramatically after being pregnant, I put it down to hormones and their effect on the muscles of the eye, I waited until my eyes had settled years after and then was...
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