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Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2008, 9:33 am
Replies: 1,224
Views: 182,001
Posted By iceman

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Redcliffe is an older suburb, and there is either very working class bits or expensive bits (Scarborough boat harbour) there is not an in between, and personally I would not choose it as a favourable...
Forum: Australia
Jan 28th 2008, 11:02 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,560
Posted By iceman

Re: Bayside area in Brisbane advice please

I drive to Brisbane from Redland bay. It depends on what time I leave. If I go early, then 35 minutes. If I go in the rush, then about 1 hour. It's the same back in the evening. Ideally you need to...
Jan 16th 2008, 10:59 am
Replies: 932
Views: 43,772
Posted By iceman

Re: November 2006 application

Trudi and Alex

Hope you both made it safe and sound. Welcome to Australia. If either of you need any help please give me a call as it can be a bit daunting at the start but gets easier. You will...
Jan 4th 2008, 9:08 am
Replies: 932
Views: 43,772
Posted By iceman

Re: November 2006 application

Started to think you had dispappeared. You should be arriving just in time to have your share of the rain we have had here over the last week !! Have a safe trip and all the best of luck. You are...
Jan 2nd 2008, 7:57 am
Replies: 932
Views: 43,772
Posted By iceman

Re: November 2006 application

We didn't sell before we came out either, but everything will drop into place. Have a safe flight. You can give us a call if you need help or advice. Good Luck
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2008, 10:03 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,658
Posted By iceman

Re: If your earning $100k?

Couldn't have put it any better !!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2008, 9:33 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,658
Posted By iceman

Re: If your earning $100k?

We have 4 kids, live in a decent house in a nice area. We have no debt (other than a mortgage) but still have to budget every month. We are slightly better off than when we were in England, but...
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2008, 9:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By iceman

Re: Air Conditioning - How much to run?

And it's only 27 here in Brisbane !!!!
Jan 1st 2008, 9:19 am
Replies: 932
Views: 43,772
Posted By iceman

Re: November 2006 application

I wondered if any of me old cyber mates were still around, so decided to have one last go at posting on the old November 2006 thread. Can't believe where the time has gone. We arrived in Brisbane on...
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2008, 8:56 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,658
Posted By iceman

Re: If your earning $100k?

But it can make you miserable in comfort
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2008, 6:38 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,658
Posted By iceman

Re: If your earning $100k?

I wouldn't say wealthy !!!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2008, 2:33 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,658
Posted By iceman

Re: If your earning $100k?

I take home (after everthing) about $6415 per month on just over 100K a year. Hope this helps
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2008, 2:27 am
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By iceman

Re: Air Conditioning - How much to run?

Depends on the size of it and whether it is a normal stop start machine or inverter. Look for the input current on the label which should be on the box outdoors.
Oct 12th 2007, 10:42 pm
Replies: 932
Views: 43,772
Posted By iceman

Re: November 2006 application

Well the time is here. Everything we have is on a container, the house is empty and it is a very strange feeling. We leave on Tuesday evening and head to Brisbane, arriving Thursday morning. The...
Forum: Australia
Sep 28th 2007, 8:29 am
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By iceman

Re: TRA processing times ?????

Thats the easier one. I had to have all my references redone and new statutory declarations etc as the first TRA was not containing enough evidence to get through the ARTC assessment. Unless you need...
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2007, 3:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By iceman

Re: TRA processing times ?????

Is that for an ARTC or pre migration ?? The pre migration is a little shorter at the moment. They are done by two different offices and the assessment procedure is a little different
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2007, 12:18 pm
Replies: 213
Views: 17,237
Posted By iceman

Re: Exchange Rate

Interest rates are put up to keep inflation in check. The rate of inflation is under the target rate, so it is possible that rates will drop in the UK. There is an interest rate rise tipped in...
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2007, 10:25 am
Replies: 213
Views: 17,237
Posted By iceman

Re: Exchange Rate

Very risky !!!!
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2007, 10:25 am
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By iceman

Re: TRA processing times ?????

Stu,

If it gives you an idea. Mine was sent on 9th July, they received in 11th July. Then I heard nothing except an acknowledgment a couple of weeks later, and the ARTC was granted on 27th August,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2007, 10:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By iceman

Re: TRA processing times ?????

If it helps at all mine took near on 8 weeks from receipt to issue. Apparently departmental changes slowing things down.....
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2007, 10:30 pm
Replies: 213
Views: 17,237
Posted By iceman

Re: Exchange Rate

The rate rise seen three weeks ago is a blip rather than a sustained rate rise and was caused by the problems with the US dollar causing Australian investments to be pulled out. Risky investments...
Forum: Electricians
Sep 21st 2007, 10:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By iceman

Re: TAFE for Licencing

Thanks for that
Sep 19th 2007, 2:32 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By iceman

Re: migration agent

I used John Nye from AMSAS and it was the best money I have ever spent. He specialises in skills assessments as well, and he did the whole lot for me. TRA, visa, ARTC and even sorted out the...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2007, 4:20 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,623
Posted By iceman

Forum: Electricians
Sep 17th 2007, 12:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By iceman

Re: TAFE for Licencing

Thanks Youngy,
I emailed Yeronga TAFE and just waiting for a reply from them. If I don't hear before tomorrow, then I'll give him a call.
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