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Feb 12th 2013, 4:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,375
Posted By The morris clan

Just over 5 years in Cairns!

Hi All,
I have to say I really do love this place! I love living here in Cairns & wouldn't want to be anywhere else ( well maybe somewhere about 10 degrees cooler!)
We arrived here in October 2007...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 9th 2011, 12:47 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,118
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Flood Assistance - NO Help for Temporary Residents

Thanks Pollyana,

I emailed my Local MP regarding this but due to him being a state MP he said he couldn't do anything about it but he had forwarded my email to our Federal Senator to see if she...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 9th 2011, 5:58 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,118
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Flood Assistance - NO Help for Temporary Residents

I have just been reading this as due to Cyclone Yasi I was unable to work for 3 days & being a casual worker lost 2 thirds of my wages. We are here on a 457 visa, do not claim any benefits as we are...
Jul 11th 2010, 3:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Dependant child 457 visa

For 5 months since I did the original post, he has done nothing but eat sleep & use our home like a hotel while he goes out & does whatever he likes with so called friends. He refused to go to school...
Jul 10th 2010, 3:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Dependant child 457 visa

Problem solved! My son has gone back to the Uk & we are finally starting the 857 RSMS visa this week!
Jan 17th 2010, 4:17 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Dependant child 457 visa

That was the 1 the old agent said when we were doing the 457 visa, if I remember correctly. He said because we are in a regional area (Cairns) it should all go straight through no problems, but then...
Jan 17th 2010, 3:38 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Dependant child 457 visa

My husband was told he can't do a skill assessmnent as he is a plant operator ( excavators, dump trucks, etc) and we were told we would have to do the RSMS route and have 2 years on the 457 to...
Jan 17th 2010, 2:11 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Dependant child 457 visa

Our problem is we don't know if him working in the past will causes problems on the visa or do they just look at what he is currently doing? The reason he failed year 12 was because he dropped out so...
Jan 16th 2010, 4:40 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By The morris clan

Dependant child 457 visa

Hi I was wondering if someone can help me, I have an 18 year old who will be repeating year 12 this year,( silly wotsit failed yr 12 due to being a I know it all teen & has now decided his mother...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 15th 2008, 1:40 am
Replies: 185
Views: 7,354
Posted By The morris clan

Re: anyone going to or in cairns??

Hi

We are in Cairns too, Me, Hubby and 4 "darling" sons aged 17, 13, 12, and 9.
The meets are great, unfortunately we have had to miss a couple.
Sorry Bix :)
May 17th 2008, 12:59 am
Replies: 46
Views: 6,466
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Heavy Plant Driver - Initial Advice Please

Hi Dawn,

I'm so pleased Flintoff is coming too!!!!:thumbsup:

I told you if you didn't give up and stayed positive you would find something.


:beer::beer::beer: looking forward to the...
Apr 18th 2008, 10:14 am
Replies: 46
Views: 6,466
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Heavy Plant Driver - Initial Advice Please

Hi,

we are the family who Dawn-D knows in Queensland who got here on the 457 as Plant Op. We arrived beginning of October 2008 and since being here found out that our sponsor had been advertising...
Forum: Australia
Feb 3rd 2008, 2:49 am
Replies: 191
Views: 6,554
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Cairns meet during Easter 2008

Been there with a bunch of people, majority of kids were over 12, so we should be okay. :angel_smile:
Forum: Australia
Feb 2nd 2008, 2:51 am
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Cairns - Mum's with kids under 12 only

Hi I have 4 boys, only 3 aged 12 or under (12, 11 & 8), eldest is 16, does that count us out?

It would be nice to meet some others with kids.

Speak soon
Forum: Australia
Feb 2nd 2008, 2:47 am
Replies: 191
Views: 6,554
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Cairns meet during Easter 2008

I go to Brissy for 2 weeks and come back to find I nearly missed this one.
We are up for a meet, have been to Trinity Beach as well as The Esplanade, both lovely places.

It would be lovely to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2008, 11:57 am
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Advice on Shippers messing us around.

Hi Bix, we have contacted the UK end by email (Monday) but haven't had a reply, we were hoping they would help but they haven't.

I'll try ringing them again on Monday and see if I can speak to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2008, 11:48 am
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Advice on Shippers messing us around.

Hi Ian,

I'll name and shame when our things turn up, you never know who is reading this and I would like our things to turn up in 1 piece.

I'll PM you the name and if anyone else wants to know...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2008, 6:56 am
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By The morris clan

Advice on Shippers messing us around.

I was wondering if anyone can give us any advice on what to do about our shippers. In the Uk they were really good, told us it would take about 8 -10 weeks, here they are being a mega pain in the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2008, 3:49 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By The morris clan

Re: My container's arrived, why the delay?

Our things landed on 7th December, left us on 29th September, we have been told they (Excess Baggage) may be sending a shipment upto Cairns in the next 10 days, but cannot guarantee our (13) boxes...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2007, 6:28 am
Replies: 89
Views: 6,248
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Cairns

Hi Natalie,

I have been here almost 3 months, love the place.

Personally I take notice of what Bix says about different places, he has been here a while and both him and Da Boss have given me...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 29th 2007, 5:39 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,789
Posted By The morris clan

Re: In danger of flooding

Hi Bix

Hope you get it sorted soon.
Nov 18th 2007, 2:58 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,389
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Another anniversary

Hi again,

Great post, if I wasn't already here, I'd want to come.

It was great seeing you on Friday, have fun next weekend!

Speak soon

x
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2007, 12:41 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 11,536
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Moving to Cairns - advice needed

Hi Kaye,

we are loving it here. Still trying to get my head round the christmas carols playing in the shops when it is hot though :confused:

The big one has gone to Smithfield State High School...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2007, 11:51 am
Replies: 33
Views: 11,536
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Moving to Cairns - advice needed

That's good to hear, I can drive but seriously lacking a car!! Walking in this heat is no fun but great for weight loss!! ;)
We have driven up your way a couple of times, lovely up there :thumbsup:...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2007, 11:36 am
Replies: 33
Views: 11,536
Posted By The morris clan

Re: Moving to Cairns - advice needed

I'm not worried :ohmy:, I'm sure I'd rather meet Bix than a croc or anything other nasty!
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