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Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2011, 8:59 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 14,443
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: How to watch UK programs in Oz?

Have you downloaded the Expat Shield toolbar, I always do my search for BBCiplayer in there rather than my usual Google.
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2011, 9:23 am
Replies: 62
Views: 14,443
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: How to watch UK programs in Oz?

Hi
Does anyone know how I can watch Sky. I have managed to create an account thanks to my lovely family in the UK but even though I am using Expat Shield Sky somehow knows that I am not in the UK....
Forum: Australia
Dec 26th 2010, 11:21 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 14,443
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: How to watch UK programs in Oz?

I have not tried Channel 4 yet but I have been and bought a monitor lead and a sound lead so that I can watch it on the TV rather than the lap top screen. Haven't tied it out yet though - will do...
Forum: Australia
Dec 26th 2010, 7:42 am
Replies: 62
Views: 14,443
Posted By Tellyaddict

Forum: Australia
Dec 25th 2010, 6:53 am
Replies: 62
Views: 14,443
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: How to watch UK programs in Oz?

I have just downloaded Expat Shield and it is free. Seems to work ok.

Can anyone tell me how many GB I will need to watch maybe an hour night of BBC Iplayer? Do you use less if you live stream...
Dec 15th 2010, 9:27 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,056
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Medical & Police Checks

We were from Leeds but it was a lot cheaper to have our medicals done in Huddersfield, if there are a few panel doctors within an decent travelling distance then shop around, we saved about £100 -...
Dec 15th 2010, 9:14 am
Replies: 8
Views: 4,191
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: 457 visa and school fees in Victoria

My kids are 10 and 7 so probably the same year group as your oldest 2. We have just paid for school books and 'voluntary' contributions and it came in at just over $500 (in total not each). This...
Forum: Australia
Nov 8th 2010, 7:31 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Fantasticfurniture...anyone used them?

We also came with nothing but our suitcases. Got all our furniture from Fantastic and all electrical goods from The Good Guys who also do a good deal if you are buying tv, fridge/freezer, washer,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 8th 2010, 9:56 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,027
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Anyone moved from the Gold Coast to Melbourne?

I have never lived in the Gold Coast but we are considering moving there from Melbourne in the future.

Melbourne is a nice place to live and Langwarrin is a lovely family area although it is too...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2010, 7:11 am
Replies: 52
Views: 5,457
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: If only I could buy a....

You can buy cans of Carling from the Beerstore online, although when hubby saw the price he decided he didn't miss it that much. May suprise him and get him some for his birthday though :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2010, 9:23 am
Replies: 52
Views: 5,457
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: If only I could buy a....

With you on the Gregg's cheese and onion pasties and also Ainsleys sausage rolls. Hubby would say pork pie and mushy peas :D
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2010, 8:23 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,453
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Slingbox

If someone does set up this business I will be your first customer, fed up of paying Foxtel for the various packages that cover our viewing needs!! :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2010, 11:27 am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,733
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: There's nothing I prefer to see than a Pom swimming back to England ...

Haven't heard the saying but I am constantly refered to as a POM in the office that where I work or should I say Pomy as Aussies tend to add a Y to the end of everything!!

I just tend to take it...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2010, 7:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,876
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Phil Down Under - 2010

We bought a house whilst on a 457 visa last year. They changed the rules just before we bought it and you no longer have to get approval providing you are using the house as a home and not an...
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2010, 11:26 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,425
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Future for kids in Oz v UK

Personally I did not feel comfortable about letting my kids play out in England. I appreciate that there are drugs and pervs in both countries but I feel more more relaxed here. Possibly because...
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2010, 10:28 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Bank account and jabs

We opened an account with NAB from the UK and it was quite easy. Just visited the branch when we arrived to collect our cards and provide identification and an australian address. We have a visa...
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2010, 10:24 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,425
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Future for kids in Oz v UK

My kids are 10 and 7 and whilst I would love them to go to uni (both top in their classes and get excellent reports) and get fantastic jobs I realise that this is my dream for them and not...
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2010, 10:04 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Gold Coast Fireworks & Must Do Things

Thanks guys, looks like a plan :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Oct 24th 2010, 11:06 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Gold Coast Fireworks & Must Do Things

Thanks for the replys everyone. Is there much to do at Broadbeach, could we spend the afternoon there and stay on for the kids fireworks?

We took the train into Melbourne last year for the kids...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2010, 3:38 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tellyaddict

Gold Coast Fireworks & Must Do Things

We (me, hubby and 2 boys 7 and 10) are visiting the Gold Coast at Christmas. Can anyone advise if they have New Years Eve fireworks and if so where is the best place to watch them. We will be...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2010, 12:54 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Buildings and contents insurance

I use AAMI and have found them to be competitive. Just received my yearly renewal and shopped around and they still came in the cheapest. The only thing I did find though was that when I did an...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2010, 10:14 pm
Replies: 433
Views: 127,696
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Renewal of UK Passports in OZ.

Thanks guys, I will call into the office and give it a go next school holidays :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2010, 10:48 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,027
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: BANKS

We used NAB as it is affiliated with Yorkshire Bank. Had no problems until recently when fraud was committed on my account. I appreciate that this can happen to anyone but the fact that NAB allowed...
Forum: Australia
Sep 21st 2010, 1:28 am
Replies: 433
Views: 127,696
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Renewal of UK Passports in OZ.

I have just phoned to see if I need an appointment at Dandenong to get the visa stickers transferred from my kids old passports to the new ones and was told it would cost me $60 per passport.

Has...
Forum: Australia
Aug 31st 2010, 12:27 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,885
Posted By Tellyaddict

Re: Jobs for 457

Well excuse me for having an opinion!! I am purely giving my opinion based on our experience and advising the OP to take everything into consideration. My husband worked for a small family firm so...
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