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Forum: Australia
May 18th 2005, 11:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By holsdad

Re: Football near Melbourne (real Football, not AFL!!)

Sorted!

Anybody else fancy a game? There is a social side as well for the drinkers! :beer:

PM me if interested.
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2005, 8:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By holsdad

Re: Football near Melbourne (real Football, not AFL!!)

No, Football. Round ball and jumpers for goal posts :D
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2005, 2:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By holsdad

Football near Melbourne (real Football, not AFL!!)

Anybody fancy playing football for Croydon Ranges, east of Melbourne? Games take place from Seaford through to Knox so you never have to travel far for away matches and training is on a Thursday...
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2005, 12:34 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By holsdad

Re: urgent advice needed re dependants

Same hear, I have a few tatts and no extra cost or extra bloods for the medical. Seems that people have a mixed experience on this subject....

I.
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2005, 11:42 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By holsdad

Re: Importing a car

We are taking an MG Midget and possibly an MGF in the same container as our furniture. Getting the import permits was quick and easy and for a car over 15 years old you have 2 choices for the type of...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2005, 8:21 am
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By holsdad

Re: Stargazing?

We did the same thing whilst visiting Aus. Driving in the ass-end-of-nowhere in Vic we had plenty of opportunity to gaze upwards and it is just amazing. The only Milky Way you get to see in Europe...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2005, 12:44 am
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By holsdad

Re: Stargazing?

The most sensible approach would be to talk with a specialist dealer, either a proper shop or online. They will talk you through the different types available and help you find the best model to suit...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2005, 12:03 am
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By holsdad

Re: Stargazing?

You can see some of the same stuff, but on the whole the night sky in Aus is very different to the UK - nicer I think as there is more to see with the naked eye. With the aid of a star map it is...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2005, 11:42 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By holsdad

Stargazing?

Any of you peeps already down under own a telescope and take advantage of the lower light pollution which is readily available?

I.
Forum: Australia
Dec 30th 2004, 12:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By holsdad

Re: Emirates - good or bad to fly with

We've used Emirates in the past and found them to be pretty good. Will also be using them when we move to Aus in April...

No doubt there are some people on here with horror stories and some with...
Forum: Australia
Dec 23rd 2004, 3:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By holsdad

Re: Existing NTL email account

Hotmail now give you 250Mb of space and accept large attachments. Should be enough to see most people though until getting a proper mail account if one is requried.

Cheers,
I.
Forum: Australia
Dec 14th 2004, 12:12 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,403
Posted By holsdad

Re: Long Live the Republic - Time for the Queen to Go!!!

What about...

Australia: Kylie
and, errrr...
UK: Kylie

;)
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2004, 2:18 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By holsdad

Re: C.V. Resume question

If you do a google.com.au search there are some free Aussie cv builders and examples of cv's. May or may not be of some use to you. It's the path I intend to initially follow and see how things go....
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 5:15 pm
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 2:57 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

1. It's a conversation not a slanging match.
2. If it bothers you so much why are getting involved instead of just ignoring it? ;)
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 1:04 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

Just as a point of interest, this is the official UK line:

Children included on Passports before 5th October 1998
Before 5th October 1998 many children were already included on a valid passport....
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 12:58 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

Like you say, we don't know either way but having done the US we don't need to visit there for a while and have no plans to leave Aus for a couple of years as there are so many things to see. Thanks...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 12:52 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

Damn Brits get everywhere, once we've arrived they should change the immigration schemes and not let any more in!!! :eek:
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 12:43 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

Thanks Don. Next time I'm talking rubbish don't beat around the bush, just get straight to the point and tell me! ;)
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 9:57 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

We travelled from the UK to Italy on Ryan Air 2 weeks ago with our daughter on her mother's passport. No problems and no questions.... Have no problems with Easyjet either.

I.
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2004, 9:55 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

No disrespect whatsoever to you, but I'd be inclined to take the written word of my case manager at dimia over other peoples...

I.
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2004, 8:45 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

That's what our visa grant letter said, which is why I asked and was told by dimia it doesn't really matter...

I.
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2004, 8:42 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

> This is not correct. The grant of the visa is not contingent on passport details.

So you're saying our DIMIA case officer lied to me? I'll be having words with her after we've arrived. No...
Forum: Australia
Nov 26th 2004, 1:03 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,287
Posted By holsdad

Re: Advice please on how to deal with kids on mothers passport

We had the same question, so I asked DIMIA. Here's their answer...

Dear Ian
I am glad you asked. It will be much easier if you leave the passports as
they stand. Any changes to passports must...
Forum: Australia
Nov 25th 2004, 9:23 am
Replies: 242
Views: 9,246
Posted By holsdad

Re: what football team do you support?

Yeah, except I don't forgive you. Put Charlton on the damn list!! ;)

I.
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