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Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2013, 12:28 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 11,964
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Oz Forex - Losing the Faith

Macquarie bought a 51% share of Ozforex way back in 2007. I've not heard of any further acquisition by them since then.

I have used Ozforex on a regular basis and always used to get a little...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2013, 11:33 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,790
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Brain Picking - where would you buy in Perth?

You were saying this over 3 years ago mate

Like others have said, Perth has a distinct shortage in rentals and there is no sign of this letting up anytime soon. I see this all the time as new...
Forum: Australia
Oct 9th 2012, 1:08 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,036
Posted By Kalenge

Re: How to move GBPounds to AUDollars???

yep another vote for ozforex (www.ozforex.com). :starsmile:

Been using them for a number of years now and transfer completions are quicker than ever and rates that won't be bettered.

Did some...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2012, 1:15 am
Replies: 71
Views: 6,825
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Buying a house in Perth? Knock 30% Off!

Why does it have to be a millstone?

Just because banks will lend people more than they can comfortably afford certainly doesn't mean that it's a good idea. A case of living within your means, but...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2012, 3:17 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 6,825
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Buying a house in Perth? Knock 30% Off!

Yep, it's the usual green envy monsters that lurk about whenever there's the slightest hint of a bit of uncertainty in the economy. They don't like anyone else to have what they can't have.
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2012, 1:56 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 6,825
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Buying a house in Perth? Knock 30% Off!

"It's all good" .... until a knock-on effect means you lose your job too!

Weren't you dishing out the same trite 3 years ago???
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2012, 1:51 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,214
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Is this a good offer for solar?

Quality solar panels made from tempered glass (which most are) are generally considered to be hail proof and would sustain golf ball size hail at the minimum.

Of course that's not to say that in...
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2012, 3:08 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By Kalenge

Re: What's the easist way to transfer GBPs here?

I think I might know why it hasn't been mentioned on here before - this is possibly the worst way to do any transfers!
Apart from legality issues, you will get just about the worst exchange rate...
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2012, 1:10 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 5,798
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Work wear - long or short sleeve shirts?

Most people wear long sleeves here in Perth, and generally turned up at the cuffs once or twice outside of winter.

I know what you mean about wearing short sleeves and I generally avoid them as...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2012, 10:27 am
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2011, 12:17 pm
Replies: 230
Views: 21,109
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Anyone feel stuck in Perth but want out ?

Have lived a number of years (minimum 5) in each of London, Oxford, Amsterdam, Johannesburg and certainly got the best out of what each city/area had to offer, but now in Perth for 4 years and lovin'...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2011, 2:49 pm
Replies: 209
Views: 16,927
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Qantas...hmmmm....

Just what are you smoking dude?
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2011, 1:10 pm
Replies: 209
Views: 16,927
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Qantas...hmmmm....

Yep, pretty much agree with your analysis
Forum: Australia
Oct 30th 2011, 4:33 am
Replies: 209
Views: 16,927
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Qantas...hmmmm....

I've worked for a number of companies across the globe that have gone through periods of outsourcing and offshoring. It's a natural step in the business world to deliver profit and beat competitors. ...
Forum: Australia
Oct 28th 2011, 5:41 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Is MiFi MEANT to be this slow?

Sounds like there's something not quite right with your setup.

I've only heard good reports of this device at work, and you won't find a faster network than Telstra.
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2011, 2:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Money exchange

Minimum is actually £1,000 (+£7 charge) ... so about $1,500 at today's rate.

:thumbup: OzForex
Forum: Australia
Sep 9th 2011, 4:00 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 6,232
Posted By Kalenge

Re: House affordability NSW

Could you not rent for a couple years instead and hold out for a better exchange rate?
The UK economy and interest rates have to pick up some time and improve the value of the pound.
Forum: Australia
Sep 9th 2011, 3:51 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,246
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Mining Industry overated: report

Well, well, well ... every time you post something about mining, and the oil & gas industries it's blindingly obvious that you know nothing about them at all. Picking up one article in isolation...
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2011, 2:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,936
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Civil Engineer - Salary Help!

You'd probably pick up another 30k per annum with LAFHA. Once you've been here a while you could start picking up more $$ out in the field, but you're getting a good first step into Australia ......
Forum: Australia
Aug 31st 2011, 2:25 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Kalenge

BBC's Nick Bryant reflects on his time in Australia

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14726289
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 20th 2011, 4:03 pm
Replies: 415
Views: 27,573
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Why is everyone so serious ?

Sad to say, but you'll find that a lot of people who live in this forum have an axe to grind about something. And when there is something negative, boy do they bang on about it ... empty vessels...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 20th 2011, 3:24 am
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Guess who?

Yep, very good!

The pic of Julia should be used alongside her carbon tax campaign
Forum: Australia
Aug 19th 2011, 11:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Internet

Sorry to say it mate, but that model is pretty old technology - only has wireless "G" capability (slow in todays range), whereas the DGN1000 at least has "N" but then only N150 whereas the BoB2 has...
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2011, 4:08 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By Kalenge

Re: Internet

DGN1000 functionality is pretty basic in comparison, and is half the wireless speed (N150) of the BOB2.

I presume you're getting the iinet naked DSL i.e. VOIP phone package included? If so then...
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