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Forum: Middle East
Apr 1st 2019, 5:55 am
Replies: 34
Views: 7,595
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Saudi offer

If you are going out to live there, you need to be saving a shit-ton of money every month by doing so. If you are not then do not go - point blank.

Working in Saudi means carrying two buckets -...
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2019, 2:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Engineering

Australian Graduate programmes generally exclude anyone with an overseas degree. Ours certainly does and we will only consider PR or citizenship.
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2019, 1:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: HNC Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Why did you remotely think this ? You won't have touched vast amounts of a Degree course which is basically all maths anyway.
Forum: Australia
Oct 30th 2013, 5:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Schooling in australia

Both have a waiting list of 6 years+, Carramar is a little bit easier to get into but as the far northern suburbs extend that will dissapear. Costs are hitting over 10k per child in the senior school...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 6th 2013, 3:12 am
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Selling and buying house in UK whilst overseas - anybody done this?

Not a problem, just find a decent solicitor in the UK to handle the paperwork. All the documents can be fedexed out to you for signature.
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2013, 8:22 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,406
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: new 457 law

It's rorted beyond belief.

Say you need someone with x specialisations for a job. You can find it locally but it will cost well in excess of 100k a year to hire someone.

So you import someone...
May 21st 2013, 8:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Applying For Jobs From Outside Australia

Realistically you have zero chance.

Employers want people here ready to go, not in 2-3 months time. Your CV will in all likelihood go straight into the 'too-hard' pile even if you have a visa.
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Forum: The Barbie
Apr 11th 2013, 12:50 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,006
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Will Ford and Holden die?

Don't worry - according to the govt and the previous one ( the Greens ) we are now on the sunny uplands of a 'Green' economy where all those dirty, carbon polluting jobs such as making cars, steel...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 8th 2013, 3:07 pm
Replies: 465
Views: 30,228
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Margaret Thatcher is dead

Nailed - the writing was long on the wall for many industries in the UK; look at the state of the car industry in the late 70s. They were killed off by a combination of crap management; sod-all...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 5th 2013, 8:45 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: A&E in Jeddah

You're experience of Saudi is obviously 180 degrees different from mine then. I meant no disrespect to any nurse but take a chill pill
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2013, 8:36 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,877
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Anyone make sense of Comrades Swan and Shorten's super "explanation?"

Yet more class war from comrade Wayne. I fail to see how it will raise billions of dollars to plug the holes in the governments finances.

It's the politics of envy - people have too much money so...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 4th 2013, 11:41 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: A&E in Jeddah

They need to say where it is. If it is an existing one people will be able to say what the accomodation is like.

The one thing I remember about Jeddah was that EVERY female nurse is a very popular...
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2013, 10:57 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,052
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Moving from UK to Bunbury

You REALLY need to find out what money is being offered here. Forget the exchange rate, you really need a mulitple of 2.5 of your UK money.

With 80k assuming your wife can get work you won't be...
Forum: Australia
Mar 27th 2013, 1:15 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,281
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Visiting Australia before emigrating?

I'd never visited before emigrating? During a visit you are in holiday mode - its very different to being here working, kids at schools, paying bills etc
Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2013, 2:02 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,631
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Australian voting system

I don't see the Federal Government putting any money up to dig it out of the ground, do you ?

Mind you, Labor in NSW are happy to get there little slice ofbthe mining pie in the form of Eddie...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 14th 2013, 4:04 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Pinoy Passports

Without a doubt the best comment I have seen on this site in years
Forum: Middle East
Dec 4th 2012, 3:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,919
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Gliding in Riyadh?

They are probably terrified that they would be a clever zionist ruse to attack their little slice of paradise.

Remember, this is a country where seatbelts are considered pointless since its Allahs...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2012, 2:57 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,788
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Non-hospitality job opportunities for holiday makers

I don't think road train drivers would be happy with nut cutlets and lentils...
Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2012, 5:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Fairly young & single guy moving to perth

You WILL need a car from day one. malaga is a commercial/industrial zone well away from where you will want to stay and you really don't want to be getting on/off buses
Nov 21st 2012, 1:09 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Australia Code selection for SAP BASIS Consultant

At first glance, a network and systems engineer would have no relevance if you are a sap 'consultant.
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2012, 10:39 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,934
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: fines for driving across railroad when lights are active

They keep flashing until the train is detected as having moved into the next track section and there are no other trains approaching. Its called interlocking and is part of the signalling system. The...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 25th 2012, 3:08 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,666
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Salmia Compound Jeddah

Perhaps if you were more specific in your original request someone might have helped you...but probably not now after that little dummy spit.
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 22nd 2012, 5:10 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,983
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: British tourist dead

One side point from this terrible tragedy - the taxi was a falcon estate, an old design now.

If the taxis here were modern vehicles with curtain airbags, better crash protection might it have...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 22nd 2012, 5:00 pm
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 19th 2012, 4:22 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By hoofie2002

Re: Bank Bounced my written cheque... what to do...

When I first came here the bank asked if I want a cheque book and I said No.

i don't miss it at all after 6 years.

I can't remember seeing anyone use one here for a while now.
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