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Forum: Australia
May 13th 2009, 11:24 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,525
Posted By Craig822

Re: driving in oz

Wookie

It depends upon which State you're living in (doesn't everything??). The common denominator is that you may well need a Cert IV in Transport and Logistics (Driving Instruction) OR sit a...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2009, 1:39 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,525
Posted By Craig822

Re: driving in oz

Why not do what I've done then? re-train to become a Driving Instructor and show them how its done properly :) and no...I'm not joking.

I'm just getting up and runing with my driving school so IF...
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2008, 7:01 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By Craig822

Re: Is there anyone who has activated their visa and still hasn't moved yet

Visa granted in June 05. House bought on validation trip in Sep/Oct 05. Finally moving 6 weeks on Sunday!!!! Lots of reasons such as finishing contract in the RAF and a short holiday in Baghdad to...
Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2008, 6:18 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Craig822

Re: holiday route to perth ????

Hi Guys

Depends how much you want to spend of course! We're off over New Year and are going the long way around:

Heathrow to Los Angeles, stay at Disneyland/Hollywood for 6 days. The idea...
Jul 18th 2008, 9:04 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By Craig822

Re: Updates from the "Pre-July 139ers"

Cheryl

Nice to hear that you are enjoying your new life. We are not just 4.5 months away from our move; interested to hear about the transition for Garry, what if anything is he finding...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2008, 5:39 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Craig822

Re: Primary School Years

Stumpy/Littleuns

Please find a link below that should make it a little clearer:

http://www.connollyps.det.wa.edu.au/newsletters/usefuldocuments/School%20Year%20by%20Age%20of%20Child.pdf

The...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2008, 6:51 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,622
Posted By Craig822

Re: Perth boredom

Go running if you're able. Its a great way to explore your new surroundings and keep fit at the same time, but then... I'm addicted so I would suggest that :blink:
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2008, 11:39 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,775
Posted By Craig822

Re: Frozen Pensions

mmm sounds like a good reason to leave the place if you ask me ;):):rofl:
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2008, 7:16 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 4,192
Posted By Craig822

Re: Moving in April panic about exchange rate!

Totally understand me dear (as you know too well). Move over - this boats getting full:eek::rofl:
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2008, 1:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Craig822

Re: Extra baggage allowance question - With a twist!!

Bizarrely enough we booked our flights last night for Christmas :):) (FINALLY!) with Air New Zealand. Travelling via LA for 6 days in Disney/Hollywood then onto Sydney and Perth. The allowance is...
Jan 10th 2008, 6:55 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By Craig822

Re: Updates from the "Pre-July 139ers"

Cheryl

Thanks for that - lots of good gen. I was also intending to get a quote from M&S as I noticed in their paperwork that they did private international moves.

We don't have too much...
Jan 9th 2008, 7:14 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By Craig822

Re: Updates from the "Pre-July 139ers"

Hi Cheryl

Stunned to see that 37 cu metres is over the 20ft container:mad: We had 50 cu metres when we came here:blink: That said we're planning on getting rid of a lot of stuff. Please keep us...
Forum: Australia
Dec 25th 2007, 8:40 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,437
Posted By Craig822

Re: What I like about Christmas in Australia

:rofl::rofl: who are you kidding??? Our 'local' Tesco back in the UK (MILs) actually had to CLOSE the car park on Sunday as it was totally FULL. Someone else I heard of missed his cross-channel...
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2007, 9:25 pm
Replies: 1,157
Views: 82,178
Posted By Craig822

Re: Settling in Perth 2007/8 List

Hi all

Would you believe just noticed this thread:o

We're flying on 28 Dec 08 so I guess we just squeeze in to your list. Taking a week to get there and planning to land around 4th/5th Jan 09...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2007, 8:18 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Craig822

Re: Move before Christmas or after?

Dear All

Thanks for your replies. We're sort of used to not having loads of family around at Christmas as we lived in Italy for 3 years until 2005 and are now in Belgium; we're staying here for...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2007, 6:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Craig822

Move before Christmas or after?

Dear All

We're not planning on moving to Perth until the end of 2008 but are in a bit of a quandry :confused: and was hoping for any bits of advice/experience.

We've always planned on flying...
Oct 19th 2007, 5:49 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 7,014
Posted By Craig822

Re: 2 years in Perth

Worzel

Great post, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Very quickly my mind slipped into a different life, the one I'm hoping to lead in 14 months time. Only problem is - YOU'VE GOT IT!!!

We're...
Sep 17th 2007, 8:15 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By Craig822

Re: Updates from the "Pre-July 139ers"

Hi Cheryl

Sorry not replied sooner, but it was our little girls 8th birthday this week-end so been really busy. I can't believe you're visiting Perth and Tapping in particular! we looked at 2...
Sep 12th 2007, 4:03 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By Craig822

Re: Updates from the "Pre-July 139ers"

Hi all and Cheryl, congrats again.

I'm planning to put my 18 months notice in on 7 October and can't wait:thumbsup: We're still planning on making our move to Perth in December next year.

We...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2007, 6:50 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By Craig822

Re: Should we buy house while on holiday in Perth?

Sound advice.

Bought ours 23 months ago, no mortgage to pay so very lucky. Getting $360 per week rental in Connolly to give you some idea.

All the best with it.
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2007, 6:43 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 16,102
Posted By Craig822

Re: Online banking problem via HiFX

Adam

Thanks for the tons of info - really useful. I was aware of having to declare in Aus as we rent our house out already, so I've seen it on the tax return.

I'd also heard about the 'not...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2007, 8:29 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 16,102
Posted By Craig822

Re: Online banking problem via HiFX

Adam

Sorry to go off subject a little but you mentioned that you've set up your military pension to go into your nationwide account. I'm leaving the RAF at the end of 08 and was wondering whether...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2007, 8:21 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By Craig822

Re: Should we buy house while on holiday in Perth?

We did it, in 2 weeks. Best thing we ever did, just get a good agency to look after it until you move. We bought ours in Oct 05 and move over in Dec next year.:)

At the end of the day - its if...
Forum: Australia
Aug 31st 2007, 3:33 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By Craig822

Re: Shipping effects from france to Australia

Good luck with the move, please keep us updated on progress - good or bad ;)

Forgot to mention - the quote was for a 20ft container. Had an e-mail back today to say they will be in touch in early...
Forum: Australia
Aug 30th 2007, 8:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By Craig822

Re: Shipping effects from france to Australia

Guys

Just had a quote from the removal group for £3,400 door to door from Mons to Perth. Sounds good but a bit early for us yet at 15 months to go.

Has anyone actually used them? any reports...
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