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Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2016, 7:56 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,411
Posted By mika24me

Re: Floor Layer Information Needed Please Australia

My hubby is a floor layer in Victoria. There is no formal certificate required to work for most shops as a sub contractor. And he's never been short of decent paying work since we arrived. Hope...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 7th 2014, 4:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By mika24me

Re: Best time to book flights for January

That's a good point. Most of our flights go through London but if it is cheaper to fly from there to Edinburgh or Aberdeen rather than Glasgow then we could consider that. I think driving from...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 7th 2014, 12:12 am
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By mika24me

Re: Best time to book flights for January

Briliant advice, thankyou! I have discussed with DH stopping over in Asia for a few days but it feels like a lot of work with 4 kids, we might reconsider though. I'll keep an eye on prices over the...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 6th 2014, 5:26 am
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By mika24me

Re: Best time to book flights for January

Thanks for the advice, will take a look at Kayak :)

From reading other threads it seems April or August are the best times to book...anyone have any more information on that?
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 6th 2014, 3:09 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,931
Posted By mika24me

Re: advice for keeping sane please

I try and make the room for the visitor(s) as comfortable as possible, with things like a chair (or sofa) as well as a bed and access to a computer, TV, DVD's, books so that they can retreat to their...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 6th 2014, 2:59 am
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By mika24me

Best time to book flights for January

Hello everyone :) Long time member, very infrequent poster here

I'm looking at a trip back to the UK December/January to see family and wondering what the best time to book is. Flight prices...
Dec 24th 2012, 4:56 am
Replies: 85
Views: 18,709
Posted By mika24me

Re: common assault conviction

Thanks so much, nice to have this clarified before I do anything :)
Dec 23rd 2012, 2:53 am
Replies: 85
Views: 18,709
Posted By mika24me

Re: common assault conviction

Bumping an old thread

I was wondering if anyone can help me. I've established that my hubby will need to apply for rehabilitation earlier in the thread, but we don't have the dates of his...
Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2012, 11:16 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By mika24me

Re: Midwifery

You don't need any qualifications to study midwifery here. You have to sit a STAT test which is a multiple choice english/maths/logic exam and use the results of that as your entry grade. If you...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By mika24me

Re: looking to get a graduate midwifery positon

It's quite hard to get your foot in the door to the public hospital in Geelong unless you train here (so I am told) but you might have a good chance if you come over on a skilled visa, rather than a...
Feb 3rd 2012, 7:36 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By mika24me

Re: citizenship revocation

I would imagine the words "serious offence" are of importance here. In Australia, pre marital sex is not a crime, never mind a serious one. Of more importance, is she currently in Australia and...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2012, 4:32 am
Replies: 189
Views: 61,770
Posted By mika24me

Re: How can you watch UK TV on your computer for Free in Australia?

no you have to download a torrent player like utorrent
then you can go into piratenet and search for the programme you want, which will download into utorrent and from there you can watch it.
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2012, 1:28 am
Replies: 189
Views: 61,770
Posted By mika24me

Re: How can you watch UK TV on your computer for Free in Australia?

I just download the individual programmes I want to want via torrent using piratenet or similar.
Feb 1st 2012, 12:04 am
Replies: 85
Views: 18,709
Posted By mika24me

Re: common assault conviction

Thank you this is very helpful. I think I will get my husband to apply to the Scottish police under the freedom of information act and get all the details so we know what we are dealing with, and...
Jan 31st 2012, 11:39 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 18,709
Posted By mika24me

Re: common assault conviction

My bold. This is the bit that confuses me. What about crimes committed outside Canada?
Jan 31st 2012, 11:33 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 18,709
Posted By mika24me

Re: common assault conviction

Have been following this thread with interest but am still slightly confused as to my own situation. Could anyone help me please?

My husband has 3 convictions, all in the late 1990's. The first...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2012, 1:21 am
Replies: 193
Views: 32,073
Posted By mika24me

Re: Any families in Australia living on combined gross income of less than $100,000 a

30 years is the standard mortgage length now in Australia, in the same way that 25 was in the UK. For our latest remortgage I wanted to reduce the term but our particular lender did not offer that,...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2012, 4:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By mika24me

Re: Midwifery

As PP's have said, you are eligible for lower fees which can be deferred once you are a citizen. To apply for uni you usually (although it may change state to state) have to sit a STAT test which is...
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2012, 10:05 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By mika24me

Re: Midwifery

I am a student nurse and midwife in Australia at the moment. What specific questions do you have?
Jan 28th 2012, 11:52 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By mika24me

Re: Wish to emigrate to Australia with Australian girlfriend.

Loys of work for floorlayers when you come over. Most are self employed sub contractors but the money is alright.
Jan 27th 2012, 10:12 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,144
Posted By mika24me

Re: 6+ years on GC, little unsettled

We were also very unsettled after a few years in Oz (4 years in our case) and decided to move back to Scotland. The recession took us by surprise a few months after getting back and we were also...
Jan 27th 2012, 5:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,780
Posted By mika24me

Re: Scottish Independence - a new angle

I don't know, I think this referendum is going to be a pretty close thing actually. Alex Salmond is a persuasive man and with a few years up his sleeve I think he could talk people around. ...
Forum: Canniversary
Jan 27th 2012, 4:35 am
Replies: 231
Views: 37,559
Posted By mika24me

Re: 7 weeks and headed home :***(

Surely I am not the only one who emigrates for an adventure, amongst other things? There are a hundred different reasons people want to move to Canada or Oz or NZ. The first time we came to Oz for...
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2012, 10:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By mika24me

Re: Melbourne to Geelong

You could cycle it if you were so inclined. It would take you all day but it's not that far. Personally I tend to take the train and a good book. The scenery along the way is nothing to brag about.
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2012, 10:47 am
Replies: 193
Views: 32,073
Posted By mika24me

Re: Any families in Australia living on a combined income of less than $100,000 a yea

We're on less that $100,000 and have a decent size mortgage, 4 kids, plus I am a full time uni student with all associated costs (including 2 kids in full time daycare). We are more than just...
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