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Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2008, 8:21 pm
Replies: 434
Views: 39,090
Posted By Josie1100

Re: any other folks transferring to the Aussie Navy

We are in MQ's but living in Sydney is quite different I am told to living in MQ's in other parts of the country. The houses here are much smaller but we have a townhouse/unit and it is great. We...
Forum: Australia
Aug 6th 2008, 8:06 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Any Navy wives - UK to RAN out there??

The sub class 20 visa you get allows you to work. It is a permanent resident visa and I currently work full time.

I cant comment on the quarters as living in Sydney is so different to anywhere...
Forum: Australia
Aug 6th 2008, 9:54 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Any Navy wives - UK to RAN out there??

Hey

The process from start to finish took us 15 months. I have no idea how that may have changed now?

Then:-
Husband has to get a medical to be passed as medically fit
then a long process...
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2008, 8:10 pm
Replies: 434
Views: 39,090
Posted By Josie1100

Re: any other folks transferring to the Aussie Navy

If this paperwork is the beginning stage for your medical, then this is for you to get medical clearance to be fit to join the Navy. The Tavistock medical part is a long way down the line for the...
Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2008, 10:19 am
Replies: 434
Views: 39,090
Posted By Josie1100

Re: any other folks transferring to the Aussie Navy

Wow you are here!!!! Just wanted to say hi and hope your new adventure has started ok?

We are always here and understand those first weeks/months are so hectic.
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2008, 7:53 am
Replies: 79
Views: 6,703
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Has anyone been turned down for a vias due to their child having Dyspraxia ?

Our son has mild cerebral palsy and autism (Asperger's). We worried ourselves silly when we applied for the Visa's. We decided that if we didn't try we would never know and we needed those answers....
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2008, 8:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Josie1100

Re: feather duvets!!!

We shipped all of our feather duvets and 2 feather sleeping bags. We wrote them on the customks form and declared them and they all arrived fine. We also declared things like our ratten Next light...
Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2008, 1:37 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Any Navy wives - UK to RAN out there??

Hey Lou

We moved out to Australia 8 months ago and so far we are loving it. My husband has joined the Australian Navy and at the moment is on deployment for 3 months to Hawaii.

We are...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 3:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Josie1100

Re: sydney schools

A large majority of the day students at St Vincents travel from around the Cronulla area/surrounding areas. The trains are direct from there and it isn't uncommon to travel some distances to get to...
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 9:24 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Josie1100

Re: sydney schools

I work at St Vincents and it is expensive. It is however a fantastic school and a pleasure to work at. We have been at the same dilema since moving here 8 months ago. Our son is due to start high...
Forum: Australia
Jun 20th 2008, 10:25 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,518
Posted By Josie1100

Re: A spider question

My husband was driving the car and a huge huntsman landed on the top of his head and crawled down his face :eek: He did unfortuantely hit the car in front. Luckily our 4wd car came off fine. The...
Forum: Australia
Jun 14th 2008, 7:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Australian Air Force

We came out 7 months ago and my husband has transferred to the Royal Australian Navy. Not quite the same but any questions you have I will try and answer. So far it has been fantastic and we are...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2008, 11:09 am
Replies: 434
Views: 39,090
Posted By Josie1100

Re: any other folks transferring to the Aussie Navy

Hiya

Well for once I have a moment to sit down. It is work, work, work and play play play with the gorgeous weather here at the weekends!!!

We have gone through the process for those that do...
Apr 14th 2008, 9:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,777
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Royal Australian Navy (RAN)

We have been in Sydney for 5 months now. The process took us 15 months with the RAN. I just wanted to say hello and if you have any questions we will try and answer them for you. The process was...
Forum: Australia
Apr 2nd 2008, 10:18 am
Replies: 159
Views: 12,137
Posted By Josie1100

Re: BRITISH FOOD YOU MISS ?

I am so wanting some pickled onion monster munch so much!!!!
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2008, 7:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Josie1100

Re: School Fees NSW

You have to pay contribution fees to the public school as a PR Visa holder. At my kids Public school in Sydney (primary) we have paid $250 each for my kids. I am told it is $1000 at the high...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2008, 11:34 am
Replies: 434
Views: 39,090
Posted By Josie1100

Re: any other folks transferring to the Aussie Navy

We went for our citizenship test on Saturday at the Immigration office. When we were there we realised that many changes had taken place with the Labour agreements. It appears that the new...
Forum: Australia
Mar 26th 2008, 7:13 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Sydney Updates

Will try and do one when I get home from work. We have only been here nearly 5 months but we are loving it :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Mar 26th 2008, 7:11 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Car Tax

we have just had to get Rego for our car. We are in NSW so not sure what rules/difference there is. The green slip cost $328 and the pink slip cost $31. All together with the blue slip it cost $741...
Forum: Australia
Mar 15th 2008, 9:14 pm
Replies: 434
Views: 39,090
Posted By Josie1100

Re: any other folks transferring to the Aussie Navy

Hey Flo and Mags big congratualations :thumbsup:
Things will all fall into place now and you will be here soon. I cant believe we have been here 4 months last Tuesday. Time does fly when you are...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2008, 12:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By Josie1100

Re: Some thing for nothing

a few weeks ago my husband had a huntsman spider, about the size of his hand, crawl across his face when he was driving. He crashed into the car in front and luckily nobody was hurt. Gave him the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 3rd 2008, 8:21 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 16,816
Posted By Josie1100

Re: could we survive on 60,000 dollars a year

We are loving it. He works a more structured week that means we get most weekends off. So far for us the best decision we could ever had made.
Forum: Australia
Mar 3rd 2008, 8:08 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 16,816
Posted By Josie1100

Re: could we survive on 60,000 dollars a year

We have been here 4 months now. We live 15 minutes away from Sydney city centre. My husband has joined the Australian Navy and earns $60,000 a year. Our rent is cheap as we are in defence housing....
Forum: Australia
Mar 3rd 2008, 10:02 am
Replies: 71
Views: 4,731
Posted By Josie1100

Re: any one passed the visas with a autistic child

We went to Tavistock to have our medicals. Is it the same doctor? He was so lovely and made us so calm about our sons disability. Would be interesting to find ou?
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2008, 12:48 am
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Josie1100

Re: after dark in Brisbane

We have lots of fairy lights in our courtyard and lots of candles. We think it is lovely to sit out there once it is dark with a glass of wine.
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