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Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2012, 7:55 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By parh

Smile Gold Coast, UK and now going back again!

I'm delighted to announce that my family and I are returning to the Gold Coast on Sunday after 6 months back in the UK.

We had lived on the GC for 3.5 yrs but with serious strains and stresses on...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2009, 9:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By parh

Re: Looking for friends

Have you tried joining a social club? The bowling clubs or working men's clubs and such like are a good place to start? Or maybe some of the Church clubs. Where abouts on the Gold coast are you? I'm...
Forum: Australia
Feb 7th 2009, 6:41 am
Feb 7th 2009, 6:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By parh

Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2009, 12:58 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By parh

Re: Priamry Schools - Pacific Pines, Coomera or Burleigh Waters?

Hi Nicky

2 of my 3 children are at Coomera State School (primary). My youngest started prep Jan 08 ( UK foundation) and has now just started Yr 1. My other daughter has done Yr 5 and has now just...
Feb 6th 2009, 11:43 am
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By parh

Federal Police Checks

Has anyone applied for a FPC recently? Just wondered how long you waited on average? Ours has been 2 weeks-to-date.
Feb 6th 2009, 11:21 am
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By parh

A whole year already!! Arrived on a 457 and soon to be PR!

A year on the Gold Coast.

We arrived January 2nd 2008 and a one year on we are still loving our new life!

My OH was sponsored to work here as an electonic engineer in the marine industry.In...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2008, 11:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By parh

Re: Are you still waiting for your container to arrive?

[QUOTE=Seasider;6046502]That's really bad luck, sorry to hear that. As Nerine says, how the hell do you manage? Did you ship furniture and all?

I'm concerned about this too, as we're shipping...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2008, 7:00 am
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By parh

Are you still waiting for your container to arrive?

Our shipment left the UK early December with arrival due around 8th February. We called to check it had arrived to see how long customs would take and were told it was still at sea and to expect it...
Forum: Australia
Mar 8th 2008, 10:22 am
Replies: 73
Views: 6,813
Posted By parh

Re: Gold Coast Areas to live??

We live in the north GC near the theme parks and we love it. We are always commenting about how clean it is and how friendly the people are, though there's always an exception to the rule, like any...
Mar 2nd 2008, 10:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By parh

Re: 457 to permanent sponsorship

It's less than 6 months old so should be ok, Engineers Australia.
Mar 2nd 2008, 10:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By parh

Re: 457 to permanent sponsorship

Thank you for replying. We are already here. My Oh meets the criteria e.g 3 yrs post qualified in the skill he was employed for, has already been assessed for his skills here in Australia and the...
Mar 2nd 2008, 6:07 am
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By parh

Re: 457 to permanent sponsorship

Not necessary thanks! I'm sure my OH's employer will sort it as soon as possible as promised! Just thought I'd ask !

This forum is usually quite helpful for tips before broaching the topic with...
Mar 2nd 2008, 5:23 am
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By parh

Re: 457 to permanent sponsorship

I have read booklet 5 on several occasions looking for answers to my queries but have not spotted the answer to my current question. Thanks anyway .
Feb 29th 2008, 8:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By parh

457 to permanent sponsorship

We've arrived recently on a 457 due to time restraints. Is it straight forward to switch to a permanent sponsored visa and how long does it take? Do you have to be off-shore at the time to get it?...
Forum: Australia
Feb 11th 2008, 1:18 am
Replies: 160
Views: 13,709
Posted By parh

Re: Any Gold Coast families fancy a meet up.

Hi All

We had a great day too. The kids weren't impressed that I dragged them home when I did!

It was lovely to meet you all, and I hope you do a girls night soon that I can try and make.

It...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2008, 3:53 am
Replies: 160
Views: 13,709
Posted By parh

Re: Any Gold Coast families fancy a meet up.

We hope to make it on saturday. How will we recognise the BE GC group as there seem to be several other groups when we've driven past! :)
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 1st 2008, 11:22 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By parh

Which development would you look at in Coomera region?

Only been here a few weeks but we're looking around at all the new developments in Coomera and Upper Coomera. Have any of you built/going to build or bought in any of these areas? Any particular...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2008, 2:30 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,759
Posted By parh

Re: ozzy$

The exchange rate is still shocking. Any chance of it climbing a little in the near future, maybe to 2.3 for starters?? :unsure: PARH
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2008, 9:10 am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,688
Posted By parh

Re: Temporary Residents...Do you have an Australian Credit Card??

A visa debit card looks good too. Do you know if Westpac do one?
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2008, 9:08 am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,688
Posted By parh

Re: Temporary Residents...Do you have an Australian Credit Card??

That's ok for business expenses but we may need to use one for personal expenses from time to time and I don't think the boss would approve!! ;)
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2008, 12:00 am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,688
Posted By parh

Re: Temporary Residents...Do you have an Australian Credit Card??

Thankyou for all of your replies, I'll keep trying!! We are with Westpac so will have to speak to them again!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2008, 10:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,688
Posted By parh

Temporary Residents...Do you have an Australian Credit Card??

We are still trying to find a bank that will give us a credit card. So far all banks on the internet say for Permanent residents only. My OH has to fly all over Australia for work and a credit card...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2008, 9:10 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,382
Posted By parh

Re: Australian debit/credit cards ?

I applied to Westpac today for the card I was after and we're not eligable as temporary residents, on a long stay visa! Pants!!

I'll have to keep using my UK one until we change our visa!

...
Jan 19th 2008, 9:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By parh

Re: Devon to Gold Coast 2 wks in...

We have an appointment for monday at Coomera state school. Have been looking what to do next weekend for Australia day celebrations. Any ideas?
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