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Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2022, 12:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By rammygirl

Re: TV via VPN

we use Express VPN and they also offer DNS as part of the service. We use the DNS with our apple box and it is more stable than the vpn.
They also have decent customer service and have helped with...
Forum: Australia
Jun 11th 2022, 9:25 am
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By rammygirl

Re: UK pension in Australia

All Uk pension payments are taxed as income in Aus, regardless of where the money is.
You don’t say if you are claiming the pensions now, if so you should be able to continue payments into your Uk...
Jun 11th 2022, 9:19 am
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Health Conditions stopping eVisitor

How old is she? A medical is required for some visit visas for older people.
May 8th 2022, 5:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Names of non-migrating members of the family unit

Double check the question. Is it asking for non migrating members of family unit. If so the definition of family unit is immediate family, you partner and any children it doesn’t include siblings or...
Forum: Australia
May 1st 2022, 11:23 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Elections Bill and frozen pensions

As long as the system works! I gave up voting because by the time I received voting papers it was too late to return them.
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2022, 12:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By rammygirl

Re: British Driving License Renewal - worth it?

In order to renew you must be resident in Uk. I have hired cars all over with my Aus license, no different to a Uk one. In fact when hiring in Uk it is easier with a foreign license as with a Uk one...
Forum: Australia
Apr 21st 2022, 11:37 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Transferring Inheritance

Register with a few. I use Wise and OFX. The get an online quote from both to see how much you will end up with. Wise have recently put their fees up but have always come out ahead for me. It can...
Forum: Australia
Mar 27th 2022, 10:18 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By rammygirl

Re: I didn't get the 801 Visa with my 820?

If it doesn’t come in a few days I would contact them.
Forum: Australia
Mar 15th 2022, 2:03 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,026
Posted By rammygirl

Re: British Passport Renewal

just renewed mine on line it was really easy, nothing to send to UK apart from old passport and photocopy of my Australian one. No original documents. Mine had lapsed for a few months. Took picture...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2022, 2:42 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Travelling to The Uk and Back to Australia

Depends on your route, I think Singapore still requires a test even if just transiting but Qatar doesn’t unless you want to leave the airport. Uk no tests required and no pre paperwork either soon....
Mar 7th 2022, 10:47 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Filling "invitation to apply" application for South Australia

Just answer honestly. If you are unlikely to be in Australia the answer is No.
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2021, 9:23 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Relocating on 482 TSS

Mmm depends what you mean by comfortable! Generally you will need at least around 2.5 times in dollars for similar lifestyle. So if you earn 70k gbp then look for at least $175k. Better if that is...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2021, 9:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Relocating on 482 TSS

It is possible for the employer to sponsor you for a permanent visa from the get go if you qualify look up direct entry 186 and 187 visas. The TSS is quicker but no need to delay a PR visa after...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2021, 11:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Looking for help and advice

When are you 45? That is the cut off for skilled visas, you wife I don’t think has a relevant occupation or qualification. Also you might struggle with getting points (you need more than the minimum...
Forum: Australia
Nov 8th 2021, 3:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Buying land on a 491

Yes FIRB applies to land purchase as well. There are also time limits to build on the land.

You must make any offer conditional on FIRB approval and you have to make and pay for a new application...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2021, 10:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Cost of a return flight to London from Brisbane

Yes I was looking yesterday at flights Adelaide to Manchester. My lifelong mates from UK have organised a reunion for our 60th year next May. They have paid my share of the accommodation (there are...
Forum: Australia
Oct 13th 2021, 3:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Executing Father's UK will from Australia

I think you can appoint someone to act on your behalf in the UK.
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2021, 7:45 am
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By rammygirl

Re: SMSF's

As I said I can’t move my final salary pension over so will just have it paid out into my uk bank account. I have to take a lump sum but the tax won’t be too bad as it hasn’t grown that much since I...
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2021, 11:04 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By rammygirl

Re: SMSF's

Considering one as I can move other assets into it and have it jointly with husband. I can’t move my local gov pension from uk though as I am too close to retirement age. I am taking professional...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2021, 12:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Midwife moving to Australia (I have questions)

Doulas are definitely a thing here. They are welcomed in most hospitals but cannot perform or advise on medical issues. With home births a qualified midwife would also be present along with the...
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2021, 12:22 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Buying in Sydney - Anyone made the move from a semi rural place in the UK?

I did say mainly……..could you still afford to buy your house at today’s prices though?
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2021, 10:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Buying in Sydney - Anyone made the move from a semi rural place in the UK?

Sure people who don’t have millions own houses in Sydney, mainly because they bought or inherited them before prices went stupid!

As above, how much are the company offering both for re location...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2021, 12:59 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Travelling to The Uk and Back to Australia

If you do intend to go make sure you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 it is circulating widely in the UK.
Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2021, 11:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,277
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Moving back to Sydney from London - salary advice in 2021

Also look for wage rates in Sydney for your position, there are a number of comparison sites like PayScale.com where you can even search by employer for large companies plus jobs on seek. Worth...
Jul 17th 2021, 8:45 am
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By rammygirl

Re: Citizenship 2021

You need to be in Australia for approval and should take the ceremony within 1 year. You are not a citizen until after the ceremony. Do you still have a valid visa to return to Aus remember the...
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