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Jul 29th 2015, 7:59 am
Replies: 50
Views: 26,979
Posted By mi5agent

Re: 12 Years on; more bad than good

Curious about what exactly????

There are no original complaints to add to a forum thread like this - like the Highlander - there can be only one - and after that they get repeated to fit...
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Spousal visa application question

My agent advised us to include anything and everything that seems relevant to the question asked. If its not needed immigration will ignore it.

To my unprofessional eyes, you know the answers -...
Jul 7th 2015, 12:46 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 26,979
Posted By mi5agent

Re: 12 Years on; more bad than good

Cannot disagree with anything.... add to yours....

It takes the local council 9 months to process most application - no matter how simple.

Aussie really believe big stores can knock 60% off...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 7th 2012, 2:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By mi5agent

Shipping from Sydney to Philippines??

I have some filipino friends near Sydney who are trying to ship about 1 cubic meter at a cost less than DHL!!

Just wondering if anybody is planning to ship a load to Manila or Cebu would have...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2010, 8:42 am
Replies: 52
Views: 11,429
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Port Macquarie

Just add "DITTO" to every other country and small town.

Try Manila - they have padlocks on their false teeth....

It may be an old thread..but its been re-opened and others will call in to...
Aug 9th 2009, 4:46 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Should i go to an agent?

I would suggest if you do decide to use an agent, give thought to using one in your nearest town or city...its easier visit with documents or problems.
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2009, 2:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Can i take my medicines aboard,ie paracetomals etc

Take any prescription or de-regulated medicines if you wish.

1. You will get a declaration card on the plane, fill it in accurately, any mistakes cand at minimum get a $220 fine and a permanent...
Aug 1st 2009, 8:16 am
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Visa Route - Please help!

Good advice...we used George.... The guy and his staff are ACE!
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 23rd 2009, 6:00 am
Replies: 81
Views: 4,459
Posted By mi5agent

Re: who thinks immigration should let poms in ?

mmmmm he's Scottish ....... and last time I was there they had troops on the border keeping peope from leaving.
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 23rd 2009, 2:38 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,152
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Alex "Hurricane" Higgins

I am old enough to remember when Pot Black was a boring little thing on BBC2 and seeing a very young Alex coming into the limelight.

Alex seems to be another Irish genious sportsman who has demons...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 23rd 2009, 12:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Pension From the UK

Hi,

I asked this same question a while ago... below is a copy of a post that I think explains what you need to do.

I applied 6 months before my 65th birthday, after contacting the UK pensions...
Forum: Australia
May 30th 2009, 7:47 am
Replies: 81
Views: 10,167
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shippers and Shipping

This is all sound information - but we did similar things an dwhen the teh John mason packers came in... they re-packed everything into their own boxes. What we had in plastic storge tubs was sifted...
Forum: Australia
May 30th 2009, 5:53 am
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Income Tax whenmoving UK to Oz

My advice as an ex director on self cert, is take your file to an accountant to deal with it.
I can give you a good one I used near manchester, but as most of it can be done online..location is no...
Forum: Australia
May 30th 2009, 5:45 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Searching of laptops at perth airport

Where did I hear it mentioned that......

Only the guilty need fear the law and justice.


BUT, according to Border Security which is oft repeated, some naughty stuff is considered OK, but...
Forum: Australia
May 30th 2009, 2:07 am
Replies: 81
Views: 10,167
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shippers and Shipping

Hi,

We were in you position about what to bring over and id virtually as you did, dumped the firniture and brought over - as you mentioned and all our art and craft studio stuff.

I think your...
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2009, 3:03 am
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shipment container???

Without a quote snippet to guide...I am not sure you are commenting on my post..... if you are, then mentions about taxes are factual and relevant.
A lot of "ex-pats" with un-finished tax affairs...
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2009, 1:40 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,682
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Emirates, a few questions for those who have flown

Unless it has changed since we flew out last October - The plane will land and taxi to the far end of the terminal.
Then you will get on a bus that will take to to the far end of the termnal where...
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2009, 9:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shipment container???

I will add this - which I forgot to mention.

John Mason told us that they deliver "door to door" and verbally mentioned within 100miles of Sydney ( in our case).
It will say somewhere in you...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2009, 1:36 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 10,167
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shippers and Shipping

Sounds good, but IF the stuff missing went out of the house in a box that was NOT sent as it should have been and ended up in a car boot somewhere.
All the precautions for checking seals...is a...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2009, 9:42 am
Replies: 81
Views: 10,167
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shippers and Shipping

Who was it said "There are lies, damn lies and statistics"

Sorry you excercise means to quote my yanky mates - didly squat!

What the facts are being the numbers is another story.

We sorted...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2009, 9:25 am
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shipment container???

Hi,

With respect to the other posts, you seem to be digging big holes for yourself to fill in.

Lets start at basics, you need to ship your CHOSEN household goods to Australia.

Step 1. Get...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2009, 6:54 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Validation Process

I rather get the impression that every entry visa type is known to immigration at the airport long before you land.

Its not unlawful to enter Aussie to validate your visa. Once you have passed the...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2009, 1:32 am
Replies: 51
Views: 5,473
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Shippers - NOT HAPPY

As a follow up to my original post about us using John Mason.
Like others with a shared container, ours took a few weeks to exit the UK.
It arrived at Sydney 19th January 09 - it was March 5th when...
Forum: Australia
May 6th 2009, 6:43 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,124
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Advice from those that have shipped and have children

I dont know about kids, we nailed ours to the garden wall whenever we wanted some quiet time......

BUT as a victim of stuff going missingfrom a shipment I will offer this advice,
anything you...
Forum: Australia
May 6th 2009, 6:03 am
Replies: 74
Views: 7,433
Posted By mi5agent

Re: Advice on Shipping Companies

Hi,

Thanks again for your time on this.

I agree with all you say; initially a few replies to my origianl post came up with similar "losses" and either had no insurance or decided it was not...
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