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Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2019, 3:00 am
Replies: 31
Views: 9,804
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Moving to Townsville from the UK, any advice?

We moved to Far North Queensland, six years ago from the UK. Yes, there are a few midges and yes it gets hot and humid in the summer but we absolutely love it. We felt at home here straight away...
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2019, 2:48 am
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By Elizabeth31

Question Postage

Hi, can anyone give me any advice on sending things via Australia Post back to the UK so that it doesn't incur import duty. We sent my son (who lives in London) a hard drive that we had loaded with...
Forum: Australia
Apr 15th 2014, 12:45 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,295
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Six Months in Oz but Keep Getting Sick

Hahaha yes I have to say the wine and medicinal JD helps :)

There are no signs of any mold in the house but I have put moisture absorbers in all the wardrobes and linen cupboard and it amazes me...
Forum: Australia
Apr 15th 2014, 12:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,295
Posted By Elizabeth31

Six Months in Oz but Keep Getting Sick

Hi All

My dream finally came true and I moved to Queensland in October last year and I love it. The only downside is that I seem to have been sick such a lot since I arrived with Allergies, Ear...
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2013, 8:11 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,162
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Is it worth bringing over an IS220D diesel lexus to Sydney?

I have recently sent my car to Oz. It is a Volvo C70 convertible and is 6 years old. It cost $8,818 in total to ship in a container and although it is a lot of money it would have cost a lot more...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2012, 7:52 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 3,219
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: First entry on permanent resident visa questions

I've just been on a two week holiday to validate my PR visa and on immigration card I marked that it was a holiday. While there I opened two bank accounts one with ANZ and one with Westpac it was...
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2012, 1:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By Elizabeth31

Thumbs up Re: On Our Way

Many thanks Sherlock and NewJersey both very helpful links.
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2012, 9:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By Elizabeth31

Smile On Our Way

:thumbup:

Sooooo excited but slightly nervous too as there seems to be so much to do!

I saw a post on here about six months ago which gave a Things to Do list which looked really helpful but I...
Nov 10th 2012, 7:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Validating Visa

Thanks to everyone for replies, much appreciated. :)
Nov 8th 2012, 7:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Validating Visa

That's great thank you, makes at least one thing nice and easy :thumbup:
Nov 8th 2012, 7:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Elizabeth31

Validating Visa

Hi All

I have been searching the threads to try to find the answer to my question but to no avail so maybe someone can help :)

My husband and I applied for Parents Visas and have now been...
Forum: Australia
Jul 2nd 2012, 5:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By Elizabeth31

Question Importing Family Car

Hi

I've been looking through old threads relating to the import of cars from the UK and I'm now slightly confused and wonder if anyone can clarify for me.

Previous posts say that you have to...
Forum: Australia
May 9th 2012, 10:19 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Any thoughts from Seniors

Thank you for your response. It sounds as though you think you have made the right move :) With the way things are in Europe at the moment I just can't see the exchange rate improving any time...
Forum: Australia
May 9th 2012, 3:42 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By Elizabeth31

Red face Any thoughts from Seniors

Hi All

My husband and I have been on the Parents Immigration list since 2005 and we have now been granted out visa's which have to be validated before December this year.

We are both retired...
May 2nd 2012, 11:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: visa granted

I have visited Brisbane every year for the last 11 years (daughter lives there) and have always looked for a flight with just a 3 hour stop over, Singapore Airlines is my favourite airline but now...
Mar 26th 2012, 11:25 am
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By Elizabeth31

Question Length of time from Bond to Visa?

Hi All

My daughter as our sponsor is in the process of depositing the bond that is required for our visa (parents 103). Can anyone give me a rough idea of how long after this is in place will it...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2012, 9:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Elizabeth31

Question Taxation

Hi Again

Can anyone help me with some information on income tax. If my OH and I come to Oz we will have pensions from the UK (not state pension). I've been trying to work out how much tax we...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2012, 8:35 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,350
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Buying a Home - Transfer Duty (Stamp Duty)

I am correct in thinking then that in Queensland the stamp duty is 3% of the purchase price of the property?
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2012, 10:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,858
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Prescription Charges

Thank you :) Can you tell me if that charge is a standard charge or if the meds are cheaper would it cost less or does that charge apply to all prescriptions? Going to work out quite expensive at...
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2012, 9:41 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,858
Posted By Elizabeth31

Question Prescription Charges

Hi Again

My second post!!! Things have suddenly speeded up for my hubby and I. We are waiting for a parents visa Subclass 103. My daughter has been asked to lodge the Assurance of Support with...
Mar 14th 2012, 3:09 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Elizabeth31

Re: Parents Visa and Bond

Many thanks :)
Mar 13th 2012, 12:32 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Elizabeth31

Question Parents Visa and Bond

Hi I am new to British Expats and this is in fact the first forum I have ever joined:) I wonder if someone can help me with some info on parents visa applications. My hubby and I joined the waiting...
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