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Forum: Australia
May 2nd 2019, 8:58 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By jon111

Re: moving from UK to Aus

the whole process for me from start to finish with a 190 nsw visa took 24 months including skills assessments and the rest of the tests before you even put your visa application in.
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2019, 12:25 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Re: Newcastle NSW

met a guy from windale the other day. nice bloke truck driver and would like to move as its a bit rowdy lived there 3 years he said.... said jewells is lovely hehe :)
Forum: Australia
Apr 20th 2019, 11:16 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Re: Newcastle NSW

hehe possibly for me im enjoying redhead and the lake being so close :) honeymoon phase maybe although tbh i lived in some very rough places in the uk and you can normally get a feel for an area.
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Forum: Australia
Apr 20th 2019, 11:08 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Re: Newcastle NSW

if you struggle here do you have a better paid job and cheaper rent lined up in canberra? if not how will your financial circumstance change?

also you said previously that if your wife goes to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 15th 2019, 10:36 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Re: Newcastle NSW

well thats an interesting approach, toilet come living room conversation next door to a bogan, what constitutes a bogan i cant work it out?

on the estate im on wihch is actually jewells i seem to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 14th 2019, 5:59 am
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By jon111

Re: Temp accommodation

i employed a relocation agent and great as they were usless. absolutly no one would rent us a house without us ourselves specifically viewing it first, then we had to put 3 months up front and a...
Forum: Australia
Apr 14th 2019, 5:49 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Re: Newcastle NSW

well this has been an interesting read :)

so iv been in belmont north for a week and the place seems nice. the people here have been very helpful and overall compared to where i was before in the...
Mar 4th 2019, 8:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By jon111

Plumber Newcastle nsw

Hi all

so moving over on the 2nd April and am getting so much conflicting info on doing the gap training for a plumber.

who can I do the gap training with? How quick can I get it done ? Is...
Forum: Australia
Feb 4th 2019, 3:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By jon111

house prices

hi all

just wondering is there a sold house price website for NSW? for example there nethouseprices.com in britain? is there something similar in oz?

i hear there is house price drops at the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2019, 10:15 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Re: Newcastle NSW

yeh tbh only thing that puts us off sydney is price everything seems so expensive there and not sure we would get good enough jobs too cover it all initially. decisions decisions lol
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2019, 10:38 am
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Re: Newcastle NSW

well so long as we can find decent work in Newcastle then won’t commute it’s way to far to Sydney on a daily basis from Newcastle imo. So long as there’s construction and a growing city I’ll assume...
Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2019, 9:29 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2019, 9:08 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 6,513
Posted By jon111

Newcastle NSW

Hi all

looking at possibly moving there so hoping some of you will have some insights into the place. Any moved there ? how do you find it? only me and the wife so any areas to avoid/go in terms...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By jon111

Re: Possible move to the Gold Coast - Help!!!!

you many aswel book the skills assessment now and do the english test, took me 6 months to get a skills assessment. Then do eoi. Also a heads up if you think your husband will get top marks in the...
Sep 21st 2018, 9:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jon111

Re: first visa visit?

ha well tbh she wants to take my name so its her choice :)
Sep 20th 2018, 9:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jon111

Re: first visa visit?

now dont get all new age on me! ;p
Sep 17th 2018, 6:04 am
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jon111

Re: first visa visit?

excellent thank you

now my next question is we got married last month and now my wife will have to change her name which obviously means a new passport. if i update my info on immi for it is that...
Sep 16th 2018, 6:08 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jon111

first visa visit?

hi all

so the good news finally got my visa YAY!!

it says for first entry by 2 july 2019 - not sure we will be ready by then but does this mean we go for a holiday to activate the visa? then...
Sep 3rd 2018, 4:11 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By jon111

Re: Nvq 2 plumber wanting to move to Oz

i am indeed still waiting to hear back did my medicals and police checks when they asked for them and that was 6 weeks ago now and heard nothing since.

trade assist is for the first year of work...
Aug 23rd 2018, 3:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By jon111

Re: 190 visa / job offer

About 3 weeks but I had it expedited as I lost points on my age if I didn’t. However others I know had a month.
Aug 22nd 2018, 3:36 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By jon111

Re: 190 visa / job offer

tbh I don’t think they know themselves they were mentioning some sort of 4 year visa but this was before we told them about the 190. . It’s jaguar land rover so I can only assume they are approved...
Aug 22nd 2018, 6:53 am
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By jon111

190 visa / job offer

hi all so hopefully someone can help here

we have applied for a 190 nsw visa and have been waiting 6 months, co asked for medicals and police checks over a month ago.

now my wife has almost out...
Aug 8th 2018, 9:46 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By jon111

Re: Nvq 2 plumber wanting to move to Oz

i had to apply for a 190 in nsw as didnt have the points but when i was on the course they did say about training providers i cant remember WA tbh. i spoke to a guy who done it in queensland and it...
Aug 8th 2018, 9:30 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By jon111

Re: Nvq 2 plumber wanting to move to Oz

ah i see right then most of what they said was the pes is a rough guide for what youve done in your job based on employment mostly. i didnt put dates and times just looked at what the nvq 2 covered...
Aug 8th 2018, 4:22 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By jon111

Re: Nvq 2 plumber wanting to move to Oz

yeh all finalised and im waiting to hear back for the visa iv done the part your on :) yeh the PES is a bit of a sod its just going through the paperwork and the whole process takes ages. for example...
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