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Forum: Back Home
Apr 16th 2019, 10:59 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 24,036
Posted By jimtrish

Re: 4 Years and Still Struggling

Hi elonii

Just wondering how you are going, are your plans for NZ still on the cards?
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2013, 6:43 am
Replies: 121
Views: 33,369
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Living in Townsville

We are from Swindon originally. Magnetic island is absolute bliss and as Craig has said, it is something many people do, I have heaps of friends that do that.
You will be fine, we just ensured we...
Forum: Australia
Sep 28th 2013, 3:51 am
Replies: 121
Views: 33,369
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Living in Townsville

Hi Jenna,

Mackay is very similar...only TSV is alot bigger, so if you like it there you should like it here. Florida summer and ours are very very different, our temps can be 45c with 100%...
Forum: Australia
Sep 27th 2013, 3:02 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 33,369
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Living in Townsville

Hi,

We have lived in Townsville for 8yrs from the UK. We really do love it, I wouldn't say you get sick of the very hot summers, as you really just learn how lucky you are to have your own...
Jun 21st 2013, 6:09 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By jimtrish

Re: JAJ - a Mod who will be sadly missed

JAJ you have been fantabulous throughout the years, you gave me a huge amount of guidance before we migrated here in 2005. Take care and enjoy your freedom....but don't forget to pop in every now and...
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2013, 6:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Hi - Townsville

sorry Phil, only just saw this otherwise would have shown you around. Hope you settle in to Oz soon:)

Trish
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2012, 11:10 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 33,369
Posted By jimtrish

Re: move to townsville?!?!

I was shown this by one of my nursing students...it is her son! my belly hurt from laughing so much:rofl:
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2011, 9:59 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 9,688
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Magnetic Island - Thoughts/Anyone live there?

I agree with you, its great to visit on even holiday on, but to stay for a year... you would get very bored and be broke as its soooo expensive. I think its a fab place to visit for a long weekend:)
Nov 11th 2011, 9:53 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By jimtrish

Re: reducing working hours on 457 visa?

She would like to drop to .8 per fte so dropping one shift per week, I will tell her to keep on at immigration until she gets an answer....she can ask for PR visa once she has worked there for 3mths,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2011, 10:40 am
Replies: 34
Views: 9,688
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Magnetic Island - Thoughts/Anyone live there?

We live in Townsville and go there often, it feels like you have left the rat race behind and can really start to feel less stressed.
Its expensive there as they have a captive audience, but my...
Nov 11th 2011, 10:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By jimtrish

reducing working hours on 457 visa?

Hi There,

My mate has come over on a 457 visa, she is a nurse at the hospital I work at.
She wishes to see if she can reduce her hours from full time as they are struggling with childcare for her...
Forum: Australia
Nov 9th 2011, 8:41 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 33,369
Posted By jimtrish

Re: move to townsville?!?!

Wow...ok, I have lived here just over 6yrs, when we arrived it was quite a small Township, in comparison to Uk ones...but we loved it, we were greeted by most with open arms. Now Townsville is...
Jul 11th 2011, 11:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By jimtrish

Re: 457, medicals and blood tests..

My friend is a nurse like me....so she will most definitely ( I would think) have to have medicals.

Thanks for your reply:)
Jul 11th 2011, 8:54 am
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By jimtrish

457, medicals and blood tests..

Hi Guys,

My friend is coming out to Australia on a 457 visa which has just been approved for its nomination...now she is concerned as she does not know when to do the medicals and who needs to do...
Replies: 40
Views: 21,759
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Why do Australian Nurses think they are thre best in the world

I think you have to make your own mind up wherever you go, I can only speak for the hospital I work in and ones my friends work at....Townsville, Sunshine Coast, Cairns and Brisbane...all excellent....
Replies: 40
Views: 21,759
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Why do Australian Nurses think they are thre best in the world

Hey Sue!

hope you are well

good to see you still on here...we are like old timers now :rofl:
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Townsville hospital

Hi

you can address it to [email protected]
she is in HR and will be able to address any enquiries you have...goodluck :)
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Townsville hospital

The whole hospital is expanding as its just not big enough to cope with the areas it covers...so yes, mental health included. Not sure by how much but can certainly find out for you as I deal with...
Replies: 40
Views: 21,759
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Why do Australian Nurses think they are thre best in the world

Hello!!!!!!

haha I hardly come on here...not because I don't want to, its just life is abit busy...moving out bush soon...cannot wait! will be fantastic.
What are you up and where are you? Life...
Replies: 40
Views: 21,759
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Why do Australian Nurses think they are thre best in the world

Well done, good luck with that...not one I would like too much stress. good on you though
Replies: 40
Views: 21,759
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Why do Australian Nurses think they are thre best in the world

me too, does'nt matter where you trained or where you go, you will get good and bad nursing...same as any job. Its not where you train its how you use that training...Love my job and love working...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 13th 2011, 10:17 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 8,144
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Good luck to people "üp north"....

Haha...no, ours was'nt as big....but when cleaning out the front yard, I found the frozen coke sign too.....haha:)
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 5th 2011, 4:19 am
Replies: 242
Views: 23,395
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi

No matter how bad or not the situation turned out, you would hope for neighbours to all help. I never had it in the UK, neighbours stuck to themselves, here in Townsville I can honestly say I have...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 5th 2011, 2:17 am
Replies: 242
Views: 23,395
Posted By jimtrish

Re: Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi

Thats really shitty....we are obviously very lucky where we are, real feeling of us all being in it together, to the point that my neighbour went round the entire close ensuring everyone was ok pre...
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