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Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2013, 6:14 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,283
Posted By stevemich

Re: Rail jobs

try www.railcareers.net.au (http://www.railcareers.net.au) and www.artc.com.au (http://www.artc.com.au) as well as some of the main contractors such as John Holland Rail, Leightons, Coleman Rail,...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 14th 2013, 11:39 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 6,408
Posted By stevemich

Re: Oscar Pistorious

That'll teach her for buying him socks for valentines day!

:eek:
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 15th 2013, 1:11 am
Replies: 8
Views: 5,007
Posted By stevemich

Re: Living in the Blue Mountains and commuting to Sydney

and I have used it often !! haha - busted!:p
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 15th 2013, 12:36 am
Replies: 8
Views: 5,007
Posted By stevemich

Re: Living in the Blue Mountains and commuting to Sydney

I live on the Central Coast and used to work in Wynyard which was 1:45 each way door to door.
That was fairly tiring but doable.
I now have the dubious pleasure of working in sW Sydney and this...
Forum: Australia
Nov 15th 2012, 4:47 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,297
Posted By stevemich

Re: Newcastle / Lake Macquarie

Currently working for a rail company tendering, putting together construction contracts, contract admin and financial reporting.

which is not what I trained as (building surevyor in the UK), but...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2012, 10:12 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,297
Posted By stevemich

Re: Newcastle / Lake Macquarie

They have a fairly similar feel from what I can tell. We are happy enough where we are (just north of Gosford) but there are some unpleasant areas around which make us miss where we were before in...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 13th 2012, 10:06 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,689
Posted By stevemich

Re: Coldplay at Etihad, Melbourne last night

great news - I'm seeing them Saturday..!
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2012, 10:04 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,297
Posted By stevemich

Re: Newcastle / Lake Macquarie

Glad to help.
Not sure when/if we will be going up. I live on the Central Coast at the moment and commute to SW Sydney so not ideal. When current project finishes I am hoping to be offered a permo...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2012, 10:57 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,297
Posted By stevemich

Re: Newcastle / Lake Macquarie

There is a chance we may end up moving there too depending on future job offer... from a quick internet search I did a while ago I compiled the following list on where to go and where to avoid. Bear...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 17th 2012, 4:21 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,662
Posted By stevemich

Re: Another petrol rip off

I would love to use it, but round by me (NSW Central Coast) I can only see it on the Woolies petrol stations, and you have to have a woolies credit/debit card to do it...

my regular visa does not...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2012, 1:55 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,989
Posted By stevemich

Re: What's your favourite online shopping website ?

nope. they quoted a lower price on the parcel so I avoided it. I was prepared to pay it too as they were that much cheaper anyway..
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 10th 2012, 5:46 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,989
Posted By stevemich

Re: What's your favourite online shopping website ?

for all sorts of stuff try www.shoppingsquare.com.au (http://www.shoppingsquare.com.au) ...

I have bought perfume, toys, memory cards from here and always the best price I could find.

I...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 20th 2012, 11:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By stevemich

Re: Petrol prices

What bugs me is that it is 12c per litre more expensive (in the same brand stations) where I live than some petrol stations I see on my train commute into work...
However, this can flip around...
Forum: Australia
Jul 23rd 2012, 6:09 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,777
Posted By stevemich

Re: Website showing actual house sold prices in Oz

there is a Commbank Property Guide app which may be of use as it shows sold prices (info from RPdata). Not sure how up to date it is though..
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2012, 1:56 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,511
Posted By stevemich

Re: Where should I live in Sydney??

I would recommend Lane Cove - we used to live there and paid $580 a week for a 3 bed house although Admittedly it was direct with the owner and a 3 years ago now.

Lane Cove often gets overlooked,...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 10th 2012, 12:46 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,382
Posted By stevemich

Re: Camp Ovens

have you finished talking to yourself ;)
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2012, 5:30 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,735
Posted By stevemich

Re: Cheapest/safest place to buy a camera when living in Australia?

These guys are good too - got a real store (in Sydney though) which gives a bit more comfort when spending big $$ online.

http://www.d-d-photographics.com.au/
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 5th 2012, 5:56 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By stevemich

Re: Shopping at Woolworths - 5% discount

I seem to remember the Entertainemtn Book had this type of offer on for Coles... that was a few years back now though..
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2012, 3:22 am
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By stevemich

Re: employment advise..

4 weeks notice may not apply if she is still within any probationary period.
worth checking the contract to see if that is relevant.
Good luck, sounds crappy all round.
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 19th 2012, 1:51 am
Replies: 55
Views: 8,819
Posted By stevemich

Re: Bye Bye Bigpond, Hello Internode

Hmm interesting. I have a top quality Netgear modem that I bought after my Netcomm one kept going offline randomly.
The Netger one now also does it, but is fine when I turn off an turn on again......
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 8th 2012, 5:30 am
Replies: 121
Views: 18,590
Posted By stevemich

Re: Do you agree on removing Union Jack from Australia flag?

Should Australia ever leave the Commonwealth and become a republic, then I suppose they may want to consider it. Other than that, why would they bother?
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2012, 1:21 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,492
Posted By stevemich

Re: Found $3000.00 Dollars at Singapore Airport

I found a school kids wallet on the train in Sydney... looked through it and had a school pass, a few small denomination notes and some other membership cards etc but nothing with an address or...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2012, 11:37 pm
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2012, 6:56 am
Replies: 56
Views: 9,892
Posted By stevemich

Re: Private Health Insurance / Medicare / Out of Pocket Expense

With regard to the bit in bold... I have a family, but we only have my income which is above $84k... do they consider us as a single (i.e. single income) or a family??

or put another way, if I...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2012, 12:05 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,686
Posted By stevemich

Re: Railway job

plenty of rail oriented companies around.

I work for a company responsible for maintenance/providing new freight lines, and we use Laing O'Rourke, MVM Rail, John Holland Rail, Coleman Rail,...
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