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Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2016, 9:17 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By stuie83

Re: Moving to Brisbane for University of Queensland Ph.D - Accommodation Advice Neede

Living in St Lucia itself is an option, best public transport into the city from there is probably along the river in the city cat. Otherwise Indooroopilly, Taringa, Toowong are near by (short bus...
Nov 17th 2015, 11:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By stuie83

Re: Advice for elderly immigration to Australia

I have a great aunt and uncle who emigrated from the UK to Australia in their early-mid 80s. They came on a contributory parent visa (their only child lives in Australia). Despite their advanced...
Nov 2nd 2015, 8:16 am
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By stuie83

Re: Working Holiday Question

Oh that's an interesting one... if they went on to reverse the decision on the very same visa application (I.e you didn't have to initiate a new application to get your Canadian visa), then they...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2015, 10:45 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By stuie83

Re: Car servicing & warranty conditions here?

When I had a Holden I was advised against brining it in a little early.

E.g if it needed a service every 10,000km and I took it in when it had 9,500km on the clock they would recommend the next...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2015, 4:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By stuie83

Re: Working in Ipswich, living in Brisbane

It tends to speed up once past the Fig Tree Pocket exit/on ramp, leaving a whole 50 metres to resume a normal driving speed before taking the Moggill Road exit.
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2015, 10:33 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By stuie83

Re: Working in Ipswich, living in Brisbane

I worked out there for a few years, used to commute from the inner West of Brisbane in 35min once the motorway was upgraded. Add on a little more from CBD type areas but as long as you are heading...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2015, 9:42 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By stuie83

Re: Do you get your bush slashed?

I couldn't help myself when it came to the post title :o

For the posters who replied thanks for sharing your... thoughts. My query regarding maintenance of the land was resolved by the house...
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2015, 3:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By stuie83

Do you get your bush slashed?

I am viewing some houses on the sunny coast this weekend. One is in a semi-rural area near Buderim and has a couple of acres of bush land with it. Looks like the current owners get the land slashed...
Jul 29th 2015, 11:20 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By stuie83

Re: Validating PR visa in new passport.

A form 929 should cover this. http://www.border.gov.au/Forms/Documents/929.pdf

Seems you can do it online by logging into your immigration account too... How can I update my address or passport...
Forum: Australia
Jun 17th 2015, 12:05 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By stuie83

Re: Waiting options at Melbourne airport

If I were in your shoes I'd jump on the Skybus to Southern Cross Station. There are places to eat and drink there and saves you lugging your cases far. Then you can enjoy some of the hustle and...
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2015, 2:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By stuie83

Re: Arriving In Australia

I hate, hate, hate having to pay a few bucks to withdraw money from an ATM. Woolworths automated check outs let you get cash back without needing to make any purchases and that's free.

Any of the...
Apr 16th 2015, 2:14 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By stuie83

Re: Bring my 21 year old son across from UK - Help !!

A work travel visa will get the OPs son to Australia, but it won't give him any right to stay permanently. The OP hasn't stipulated whether his son wishes to reside in Australia temporarily or...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,463
Posted By stuie83

Re: British Citizenship Eligibility

Now I am no expert but clicking through the 'Am I a UK citizen' tool on the gov.uk website it looks like your children are not in luck when their eligibility for British citizenship by descent is...
Jul 17th 2014, 10:32 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By stuie83

Re: A couple more questions RE Medicals and PCC

You are quite right, you can't be assumed to be guilty. In the absence of a criminal conviction a criminal record check would not state anything about the stollen ute.
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2014, 10:11 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 7,314
Posted By stuie83

Re: Stopped by police for taking photographs

If you were a civil libertarian and wanted to be provocative you could have snapped a few shots of the police officers for good measure. There was a media piece not so long ago, when police in Sydney...
Mar 30th 2014, 11:58 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By stuie83

Re: Need to go back to UK for 6 months while on 457

This thread is from 2009 so may/ may not be applicable: http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=607695
They make reference to employers contacting the business monitoring unit to seek...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 25th 2014, 8:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By stuie83

Re: Does anyone know the cost of

For the non fancy ones it's about $8 for a pack of pods.
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2014, 7:02 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By stuie83

Re: Medic on the Gold Coast -HELP!!!

Hi Steve,

I work in the same field as you, I'm based up in Brisbane. Once you've made a few more posts it will let you PM me if you have any questions about QLD Health etc.

RE:
1 - can't...
Jan 5th 2014, 9:43 am
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By stuie83

Child entering Australia without their parents

I'm quite excited for Easter to rock around because my niece, who will be 10, is coming down to Australia for a holiday to see me. She will be travelling with my mum.

Are airlines / Australian...
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2013, 9:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By stuie83

Re: Moving to Brisbane for 1 year

Oh and the Indooroopilly (Indro) shopping centre upgrade will be all finished when you get here. They've knocked down half my road to build it!
Forum: Australia
Nov 6th 2013, 8:36 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,265
Posted By stuie83

Re: Reciprocal Medicare or Private Health Cover on 457?

When I was purchasing my insurance a few people tried to sell me visitor policies. When I asked if the policy would exempt me from the Medicare levy surcharge they said no, but they couldn't sell me...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2013, 12:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,265
Posted By stuie83

Re: Reciprocal Medicare or Private Health Cover on 457?

I moved over on a 457. Lots of health insurers tried to sell me overseas cover when I wanted health insurance to decrease my tax liabilities. That was no use what so ever, as I would still have had...
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2013, 8:01 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,288
Posted By stuie83

Re: UK Doctors working in Oz

After I competed FY2 I went to the dark side (pharma industry) for a little while, returned to clinical practice and did some locum work in the UK whilst I applied for medical registration here and...
Forum: The Barbie
May 27th 2013, 1:23 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,053
Posted By stuie83

Re: Changes in citizenship act

I don't think Afgan passport authorities are too interested in Australian Citizenship legislation. So I guess it's an Australian passport he's after.
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2013, 12:58 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,333
Posted By stuie83

Re: What 10 Things should you know before you move!

10 things I wish I had known:

You need not worry about sharks, snakes, spiders etc.

You should worry about magpies.

When you ring the UK and ask friends 'how are you going?' they will laugh...
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