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Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2013, 7:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Moving to Melbourne with family? - help please

If you move in time to start the school year here, your five-year-old will be in prep or grade one (depends when s/he turns 6) and your seven-year-old will probably start in grade 2 or 3 (again...
Forum: Australia
Aug 28th 2013, 1:04 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,609
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Shipito and fraud...

Thanks both! I am expecting the bank to refund as they have done so in the past so that's not the issue really. Just my curiosity wanting to be satisfied as to what sort of measures are in place on...
Forum: Australia
Aug 27th 2013, 5:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,609
Posted By elice_in_oz

Shipito and fraud...

Hi all

I have just found 2 charges on my visa debit card from Shipito in UD$ which I never authorised. :sneaky: In fact I have never ever used them for any purchase.

Obviously, I am querying it...
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2013, 3:37 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,370
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: How expensive are the houses in Melbourne?

I would have to second that wholeheartedly ;) then again I'm biased :o
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 25th 2013, 3:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,494
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Who loves to look around houses??

Congratulations! :thumbsup: Looks very nice, with a lot of cream carpet which in my life would not survive a week!! ;)
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 22nd 2013, 11:08 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,221
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Happy Birthday carolinephillips

Happy happy birthday!:drinkwine:
:starsmile:
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2013, 1:11 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,434
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Moving within Australia

Funnily enough, we're contemplating a move to Sydney - although it's all very muchh up in the air right now as we are waiting for a firm offer from the big bank the OH is contracting at.
Can't help...
Forum: Australia
May 23rd 2013, 7:44 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,360
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Possible move to Melbourne! Advice/help please!!

No school fees (other than the normal 'voluntary' contribution and stationery costs and uniform costs and...) apply in Victoria for 457 visa holders.
Forum: Australia
May 23rd 2013, 7:40 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,198
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Help!! Advice needed on pregancy and 457 visa

First things first: Congratulations on the pregnancy! :starsmile:
If you are eligible for Medicare under the reciprocal agreement with the UK, then you are right and your husband is wrong. You won't...
Forum: The Barbie
May 21st 2013, 2:16 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Principal Principle

Most cringeworthy for me

'I / You / She / He / We / They should OF known better.':frown:
Could be any other should / could / would construction as above.

Seriously!?! You should HAVE gone to...
Forum: The Barbie
May 20th 2013, 2:01 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,825
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: The Most Racist Countries are...

I am not surprised that France appears very intolerant. France is a very conservative narrow-minded country as a whole unfortunately.

However I do wonder (as they point out in the article) whether...
Forum: The Barbie
May 19th 2013, 6:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Sofa beds for the old folk

We've got this one (http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/80184745/) from Ikea and it has been really good. We did buy one of the thickest and therefore more expensive mattress they offered with...
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2013, 5:50 am
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: % of wage to spend on rent

Same as us. Currently forking out about 35% of monthly wages for fortnightly mortgage payments. Rent was just under 25% over 3 years ago but in a much smaller house with no garden and in a very...
Forum: The Barbie
May 16th 2013, 12:48 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Angelina Jolie

I kinda agree with you too MP. It was a sensible decision to make and she had the intelligence to use her fame to raise awareness. She is certainly a good person and what she did will most likely...
Forum: Australia
May 9th 2013, 3:22 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,341
Posted By elice_in_oz

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

What he said :thumbup:

My top ten
1. Do not underestimate the size of Australia. It is bigger than you can ever imagine unless you've lived in the US or another vast country before. And even...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 30th 2013, 10:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Small function venues recommendations in Melbourne?

Thanks Jilliebee. It sounds great and would love to do it with a small party, but would be too expensive for what I have in mind this time.:)

Thanks Hebe, but Bayside is indeed a bit too far...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 27th 2013, 10:59 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By elice_in_oz

Small function venues recommendations in Melbourne?

Hi Melbourne peeps

I want to celebrate my 40th birthday in some sort of style but without breaking the bank. I was thinking either a sit-down dinner (for about 30 to 40 people) and I shout the...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 13th 2013, 12:45 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,976
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Contemplating divorce - advice much appreciated

Col, I wish you all the best and really hope it works out one way or another.

Your last post made me think of my mother and how she always seems to find the negative in every situation. It screwed...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 3rd 2013, 11:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Quick question please save me time on the blower re Tiger airlines

I flew Tiger to go to Sydney a couple of weeks ago and the only restrictions they had on cabin luggage were on the weight (10kgs max and overall) and the number of pieces (one piece plus one small...
Mar 16th 2013, 8:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 13,022
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Reference Letter for System Administrator wording - Please Suggest

You certainly can write your own list of duties as you are usually the best person to know what you do on a day-to-day basis and then ask HR to include that in the reference. As long as you are not...
Feb 9th 2013, 8:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Bridging visa - 457 to PR?

Thanks BS. That's what I thought. And yes, I assume the visa will be cancelled since they were told they had a 4-year visa (obviously subject to having the job for 4 years).
Feb 8th 2013, 8:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Bridging visa - 457 to PR?

That's what I thought. And if (big huge massive if) they get the application in after the redundancy but before the 28 days, are they still considered to be on the 457? Or is it expired.
Feb 8th 2013, 10:24 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By elice_in_oz

Bridging visa - 457 to PR?

Hello wise BErs

Things have changed so much in the land of immigration since we were on a 457 and we did our PR then citizenship that I need a refresher course :unsure:

A friend of a friend is...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 11th 2012, 11:12 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,032
Posted By elice_in_oz

Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2012, 11:55 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,297
Posted By elice_in_oz

Re: Relocating to Melbourne. Which suburb?

I live down Eltham way and the commute is an hour door to door to North Melbourne (train and tram) so I am guessing St Kilda Rd would be same. You will be hard pushed to find a 3-bed house for less...
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