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Forum: Australia
Feb 15th 2006, 6:15 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,473
Posted By GrantP

Re: So who's happy they moved to Brisbane??

...you mean looks like suicide!! ;) .... :beer:

Wouldn't mind having a go though. Not much chance of the sharks catching you with one of them things hauling your ass accross the surf!!
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 9:19 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,473
Posted By GrantP

Re: So who's happy they moved to Brisbane??

Hi Tinkerbell,

The way I looked at it was that I might regret it if I never try. I'm pretty sure that 99% of people that come out here love it. I hear some people on here complaining about...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 9:13 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,473
Posted By GrantP

Re: So who's happy they moved to Brisbane??

Hi John & Netta!

I'm currently living in Forest Lake on the south side, but I'm finding it's a little too far away from the city for my liking. I'm moving to Camp Hill in 2 weeks!! :D
Where...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 9:11 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,473
Posted By GrantP

Re: So who's happy they moved to Brisbane??

Hi Hilary!!

I'm goooood thanks! :)
..buying a house at the moment, so hope thats an indication of how much I like it here!! :D
You will love it when you get here in April! How's everything going...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 8:30 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By GrantP

Re: Whats the deal with Ozzie Mortgages?

Hi,
Don't know about most aussies, but I've taken out a repayment mortgage over 30 years. I was told that it's better to start at 30 years as it's easier to make extra payments than it is to extend...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 11:00 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,473
Posted By GrantP

So who's happy they moved to Brisbane??

:D
I've been here since the end of August, and so far I'm glad I made the move! I have my parent coming out here this week for a holiday, and I can't wait to show them around!

I'm happy to hear...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 10:54 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By GrantP

Re: Whats the deal with Ozzie Mortgages?

Hi,

I just in the process of buying my first house, and have only managed to get 6.74% through a broker! ...I'm not totally clued up on mortgages with this being my first one, but I do know that...
Forum: Australia
Jan 14th 2006, 12:35 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,441
Posted By GrantP

Re: From Wales to Brisbane - My experience!!

We need to start Organising!!!

So that was it, a life changing decision was made on the phone to my new employer! "Yes I'll take the job"....we're moving to Brisbane!!!!! :D

Where the hell do...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2006, 4:59 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By GrantP

Re: Jetski advice

Someone has a talent for taking awesome pictures there!! ;)
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2006, 8:08 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By GrantP

Re: Jetski advice

It all depends what you're looking for! ....have a look on ebay, as they have some bargains on there! You can get a mansion on water for $18k (same price as a new four stroke jetski). ....and if...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2006, 12:20 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By GrantP

Re: Plug Adaptors in Oz

I brough over a 4 way uk adaptor in my shipping and put an aussie plug on that. This works well for computer/tv/hi-fi stuff, but for kitchen equipment and hair dryers you're def better off cutting...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2006, 12:14 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By GrantP

Re: Jetski advice

I've looked into getting one too! ....what's put me off though, is that for the same money you pay for a good one, you can buy a boat, on which you can do far more than you can do on a jetski.
...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2006, 2:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By GrantP

Re: Anyone Playing Soccer in Brisbane??

Thanks for the info!! ...much appreciated!!

I'm currently in forest lake, but we're moving closer to the city, maybe the Camp Hill area!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2006, 10:17 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By GrantP

Anyone Playing Soccer in Brisbane??

Hiya!

I've been in Brisbane for 4 months now, and with the new season officially starting in March, I'm eager to find a local soccer team.

Any information greatly appreciated.

Grant
Forum: Australia
Dec 23rd 2005, 12:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By GrantP

Re: I want my BBQ back!!!

The job is good thanks! :) ....I'm settling nicely, and I actually now know a little about what the hell I'm doing!!! :rolleyes:

Grant
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2005, 10:50 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By GrantP

Re: I want my BBQ back!!!

....invade the house??

I've already lost my BBQ to load of RedBacks once, and now you want me to hand over my house??? ....Fat chance! I'm going to come out fighting this time!!! :D :beer:
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2005, 6:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By GrantP

Re: I want my BBQ back!!!

Hi H!!!

Good to hear from you!!

You can always send me a PM if you miss me posting, or need some info!! ;)

I'm heading straight for the beach on xmas day!!!! ....gonna have a nice stroll and...
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2005, 6:36 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By GrantP

Re: I want my BBQ back!!!

I recently killed a nest of Huntsman's (including the mother! :( ) simply because they were in my garage, and there must have been over 100 babies!! ...you telling me I should have left them alone??...
Forum: Australia
Dec 19th 2005, 9:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By GrantP

I want my BBQ back!!!

Hi people!!

I've not posted on here for a while, as I've been far too busy enjoying my new surroundings!!! :)

I just thought I'd post a quick thread about my BBQ! :scared:
I bought a lovely...
Forum: Australia
Dec 19th 2005, 5:59 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,441
Posted By GrantP

Re: From Wales to Brisbane - My experience!!

Please hang in there, another installment coming soon hopefully!
....they're keeping me far too busy at work to have time to surf the net like I used to!! ...on second thoughts, I wanna go back to...
Forum: Australia
Dec 19th 2005, 5:53 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,441
Posted By GrantP

Re: From Wales to Brisbane - My experience!!

Sounds like you've done all the hardwork!!! ;) ...just hang in there, belive me it's worth it!!! :D ...bloody hot here at the mo!!
Forum: Australia
Dec 19th 2005, 5:52 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,441
Posted By GrantP

Re: From Wales to Brisbane - My experience!!

Hi!!

I was born in wrexham, but worked for 11 years in St Asaph. I lived in Caerwys for 6 months just before moving to Brisbane! ;) ...nice place Mold! :D
Forum: Australia
Dec 19th 2005, 5:50 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,441
Posted By GrantP

Re: From Wales to Brisbane - My experience!!

Hi Dave!

Sorry for the slow reply, been far too busy!!

I'm currently working for a company who are a reseller for CAD/CAM software (as I'm from a CAM background). Not sure sure whether to...
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2005, 9:59 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,441
Posted By GrantP

Re: From Wales to Brisbane - My experience!!

Hi hilary!! :D

Looks like like I should have said congrats to you just over a week ago?? Well done on passing your TRA!! :D ....it's all downhill from here on in!! ;)

Job is good! It was hard...
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2005, 7:13 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,441
Posted By GrantP

Re: From Wales to Brisbane - My experience!!

I have PR status now! A temporary visa locks you into the company!
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