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Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2013, 10:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Please identify this snake (currently living on our laundry door!)

Thanks for all the replies everyone.

He's slithered off now. Hopefully our cats won't come across him although he was obviously a baby so don't think he would hurt them!
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2013, 10:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Bonnie65

Please identify this snake (currently living on our laundry door!)

I was just about to go outside to put something in the bin when I noticed this little fellow wrapped around the door handle (outside fortunately!) I thought initially it might be a slow worm but...
Forum: Australia
Dec 21st 2012, 10:18 am
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Schooling in Toowoomba,QLD?

Hi

Welcome to Toowoomba :)

I would agree that your son would probably want to go into Year 10 in January 2013. My son was 17 in September and has just finished Grade 12 at Centenary Heights...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 2nd 2012, 11:39 am
Replies: 2,704
Views: 254,665
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: You know you are in Australia when...

Because the Dep't of Transport are no longer allowed to employ casuals to cover lunches, holidays or sick leave, thanks to Campbell Newman :sneaky:
Forum: Australia
Aug 31st 2012, 10:14 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,998
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Damn, I forgot my paddle!

It doesn't matter if she was on probation - she can still make a WorkCover claim.
Did it all happen in the last 6 months? It may be worth looking into if her doctor thinks that her illness was...
Forum: Australia
Aug 31st 2012, 8:25 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,998
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Damn, I forgot my paddle!

Hi Paul

Just a few thoughts. Did Nic suffer depression (or an exacerbation of her depression) caused by work? If so, maybe there is a possibility of a WorkCover claim? (Although psychiatric claims...
Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 am
Replies: 328
Views: 25,245
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Queensland public servants declare war on Newman

Hi Polly

Can I ask where you have heard the bit about selling off the licensing/registration bit of TMR as that is where my hubby works. He was congratulating himself at having gone from casual to...
Forum: The Barbie
May 4th 2012, 11:25 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,620
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Medical questions...

Snap -I was recently diagnosed with this too. I went to a podiatrist on a friend's recommendation and it turns out it was caused by the way I was walking. Apparently I over pronate :eek: to the...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 6th 2012, 10:01 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Are ALL lawyers complete

Then have a word with the Union and complain about the solicitor - they are not providing you with adequate service. Most solicitors would bend over backwards not to lose/upset a Union client.....
...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 6th 2012, 2:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Are ALL lawyers complete

No:) I'm nice:o

Eddie - why don't you vote with your feet and change lawyers?
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2012, 12:07 am
Replies: 44
Views: 8,921
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: National Insurance voluntary contributions

I have been paying Class 2 for the last 5 years. I stopped work in the UK in the October and didn't start work in Aus until the following February.

I had never heard about this "rule" about...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 25th 2012, 10:03 am
Replies: 70
Views: 11,687
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: How to get a fracture clinic appt - any advice from medical peeps?

Has your personal injury claim been notified to the apartment complex's insurers? Maybe your solicitor can see if the insurers will agree to pay for you to see a surgeon privately. Sometimes insurers...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2012, 1:04 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,647
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: moving to Toowoomba 1st feb :)

Hi again

Tom does enjoy it at school but I think it's more to do with being with his mates and playing football at break times than studying! It's fair to say that he really didn't put in much...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2012, 3:40 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,647
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: moving to Toowoomba 1st feb :)

Hi Lisa

Welcome to the forum. We've been living in Toowoomba (just south of the city near Preston Peak winery) for nearly six years now and love it here.

We looked at Highfields (the old part...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 30th 2011, 9:46 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Buying a cat

I got my second cat from here

http://www.brisbanevalleycatrescue.com/

and he's a lot more sociable than my pedigree one I paid $650 for :eek:
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 28th 2011, 2:57 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,982
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Slippery when wet... legal signs?

Especially when it's foreseeable that people will be wearing footwear like thongs with very little grip.....
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 4th 2011, 2:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Nice place to stay in Hobart

We were in Tassie last Xmas and stayed at these two places which were both excellent:

http://www.stivesmotel.com.au/
http://www.fountainside.com.au/

You'll see that they are owned by the same...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 16th 2011, 1:19 am
Replies: 49
Views: 3,371
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Pets - how many have you acquired since moving to Australia?

Oooh you have a Siberian - so do we:)
I've never met anybody else with one.
Here is Bonny when she was little :wub:
Sep 26th 2011, 7:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Visa Queries - Legal Profession

I think that's right - very few people have heard of it. Obviously you still need to get a sponsor though.

I think the best way to achieve that would be to come over on a WHV (if you qualify) and...
Sep 25th 2011, 9:19 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Visa Queries - Legal Profession

Friend of mine who came over on a de facto visa and then his relationship broke down managed to get an occupational trainee visa as a trainee solicitor...
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2011, 12:21 am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,880
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: what is the real average wage

We live in Toowoomba and my OH works for Qld Transport and gets $26 an hour (from memory) as a casual. I think that's quite a good hourly rate for a Toowoomba admin role.

I'm a lawyer doing...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 15th 2011, 9:26 am
Replies: 460
Views: 38,634
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: The "I Must Get Me Tickets To That Brisbane Gig" Thread

Got mine too but don't really understand the ticket allocation:huh:

Got general admission but it has seat numbers - BB 15-17?

Seems as if there is general admission standing and general...
Jul 9th 2011, 6:15 am
Replies: 663
Views: 125,553
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: The 'Jen1977au' thread

Not actually sure how you would go about declaring yourself bankrupt when you're a non-resident Jen.
You'd have to look into whether it is actually possible....:(

Nicola
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 7th 2011, 9:18 pm
Replies: 460
Views: 38,634
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: The "I Must Get Me Tickets To That Brisbane Gig" Thread

Foo Fighters coming to Aus this summer - at the Gold Coast Metricon Stadium on Sat 10 December :)
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2011, 7:23 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,405
Posted By Bonnie65

Re: Self Funding Parents... validating visa.... now what?

I have the actual letter from Medicare confirming that it is 12 months from first entry into the country after grant of the visa so I would suggest to the original OP that it would be safest to work...
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