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Forum: Australia
May 4th 2014, 11:29 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Any experience with Inpex?

Inpex are advertising for production Tech's just now on Seek.
Forum: Australia
May 2nd 2014, 9:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Any experience with Inpex?

They appear to be a good employer, if you get in with them they pay well, around the $200,000 - $250,000 total package, dependent on experience. They are based in Perth at the moment until they get...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2013, 5:24 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,642
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Perth Curry

The best in Perth I have found and the closest to British style is the Glasgow Curry House in Joondalup, Scottish Indian owner and chef and just like you get back home, with the spiced onions and...
Aug 17th 2013, 3:41 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Working abroad while on PR

Thanks Pollyana,

Yes I know I can get another 5 year visa but can I stay out of the country for two years when I have it?

I don't want to go for citizenship just now because as soon as the...
Aug 17th 2013, 3:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Working abroad while on PR

I have been in Australia now for almost seven years and I have not applied for citizen ship yet due to my UK passport still having 3 years still to run.

I have the opportunity to work abroad for...
Forum: Australia
Jun 13th 2013, 3:24 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,093
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Gorgon Project Update

Gorgon are on the last recruitment drive then it's just Wheatstone for Chevron. Woodside are not looking just now and inpex will be looking soon but you have QGC, ConocoPhillips and Santos on the...
Forum: Australia
May 31st 2013, 4:48 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: My QROPS Super

Thanks,

I know it's an easy process to do but I am more concerned about the UK tax implications after they changed the rules this year. As I read it I could be hit with a 55% tax bill from the UK
Forum: Australia
May 31st 2013, 12:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

My QROPS Super

I have spent nearly a whole week trying to get some info on this and so far I have different answers and I am even more confused.

I transfered my UK pension six years ago into an Australian Super...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2013, 7:09 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Driving Parents car in UK

Tried them, Jesus Christ, it worked out to cheaper to hire a car for three weeks than get insurance.

What a hassle this is
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2013, 7:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Driving Parents car in UK

Tried her but said could not do it
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2013, 12:23 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Driving Parents car in UK

My wife is going back to Scotland for a month in March and was going to drive her dads car while there, he called the insurance company to make sure she was insured and they told him that because she...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2013, 5:03 am
Replies: 31
Views: 18,213
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Cheapest way to call England from Australian mobile?

I downloaded LocalPhone app, maybe its only available in Oz
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2013, 7:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 18,213
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Cheapest way to call England from Australian mobile?

the logmein app on my iphone is fantastic, uses a local number to call so that means it is included in my phone plan. i think they also charge 1c a minute
Forum: Australia
Dec 24th 2012, 12:41 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,356
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: BIRKDALE - QLD - A taste of England.

You could try making your own,

This link gives great recipes that are close to if not as good as what we get in the UK.

All the recipes are from british Indian chefs.

...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2012, 9:33 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,850
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2012, 12:53 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,850
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: FIFO Gorgon yes/no family

Depends who you are working for there, if it with Chevron then you will more likely be on a good rosta of say 2-2-2-4, but if it is a contractor then I have seen some real crap rosters like 5-1.
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 11th 2012, 5:19 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,093
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Gorgon Project Update

Just been offered a job there, start April 2013. Looks like first gas is going to later part of 2014
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2012, 10:06 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Perth Suburbs

Loks like I will be relocating to Perth for 18-24 months early next year and would love to get some help on finding a good suburb.

We are a family with two young boys, 13 and 10 and would like to...
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2012, 9:49 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,789
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Areas to live in North Brisbane

We live in Narangba too, the state high school ranks 2nd in Queensland on some list, at least thats what they said at the school. Primary school is really good too. Not much facilities but North...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2012, 6:04 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,473
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: QROPs - Charges to bring pension to AUS

I did mine myself, I used Australian Super, they sent me the forms and I signed them and they did the rest.

I was very lucky in that it was over the six month period when I transferred mine but my...
Forum: Australia
Jan 14th 2012, 12:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: X-Box 360

Yes no problem as long as its in his bag and his bag is within the hand luggage limits, I carried a playstation 3 in my rucksack.
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2012, 8:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: Don't know why but Sea world Visited again

I think they have stopped you doing that too, I am sure movie world only allows you a 10 minute pass out now to stop people going out to the car for lunch, or Maccas across the road
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2012, 6:39 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,272
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Don't know why but Sea world Visited again

Well my oldest son received an invite to Sea World for a free entry to SeaWorld for his birthday.

So Off we all went.

What a bloody rip off, and I thought the last time I went was a rip off.
...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2012, 9:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,604
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: North Lakes, Brisbane

Yes the shopping centre is scary but you can't say all Morayfield is bogan. Excelsior Park is beautiful, huge blocks and some with huge price tags.
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2012, 8:41 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,604
Posted By bobbyfaescotland

Re: North Lakes, Brisbane

Its not called little Britain for nothing.

Good shopping centre, but the houses are too close to each other for my liking. We lived there for 6 months when we arrived in Oz and hated it, maybe we...
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