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Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2012, 10:03 am
Replies: 214
Views: 24,221
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: What to ship or not

Bring as much as you can squeeze into a container! Money flows quickly out of your pocket once your here and having not to worry about sofas, washing machines etc will really help with the move. We...
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2012, 11:48 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: What's Chelsea Victoria like?

Buzzy--Bee, your are GREAT. Each time you mention a suburb I'm straight into Real Estate.com checking the area out. A massive thank you. I have a great little list. You are a :starsmile:
Forum: Australia
Apr 3rd 2012, 6:53 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Melbourne suburbs and job opportunities

Thanks Lynetteh, I hadn't heard about the train station at Williams Landing. We were even thinking about there, but it seems there is lots of construction still going on.

Liking the idea of the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 2nd 2012, 11:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Melbourne suburbs and job opportunities

We are relocating to Melbourne from Adelaide in a couple of months. We were in VIC last year (crikey where has the time gone?). We raced around trying to suss out the areas. We looked at Point Cook...
Forum: Australia
Sep 11th 2011, 10:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Seacaptain

Moving within Australia

Hi folks,

We are currently in Adelaide, but have an opportunity to move to Melbourne in the new year. We've had one removals company come round and give us a quote, which we've received and it...
Forum: Australia
Aug 1st 2011, 11:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By Seacaptain

Trip back to the UK

Hi folks,

I was prepared for some difference is cost when I checked about flights from Oz to UK for a wedding next year, but jezz a difference of £1000 for Singapore Airlines and Virgin if we were...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 26th 2011, 7:54 am
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Seacaptain

Alice Springs Hotels

Hi all,

Any recommendations for hotels (mid-range) in Alice Springs?

Many thanks in advance,
:thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Aug 26th 2010, 4:38 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 4,627
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Shippers coming!

We are using DB and they've said its going to be a tight squeeze in a 20ft. Relieved to hear that you managed to squeeze it in! Have a good trip over!:thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Jun 17th 2010, 6:29 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,081
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Adelaide or Melbourne?

Maybe worth checking out Poms in Adelaide http://www.pomsinadelaide.com/

I like both, but moving to Adelaide later this year. Also have friends who have been there just over a year and have...
Jun 3rd 2010, 5:07 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Distinguised Talent Visa?

Just to update this - my friend was successful in obtaining a talent visa. Suppose the BAFTA award helped after all and leaves for Oz in 12 days time!!! :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2010, 8:08 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Adelaide prospects

Try posting on Poms in Adelaide, may get more responses!

http://www.pomsinadelaide.com/
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 27th 2010, 9:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Auckland Airport to the City

Thanks everyone - shuttle it is!
Forum: Australia
Feb 26th 2010, 8:06 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: The removalists are coming, how do I prepare?

What your not sending, and which will still be in the house when the packers arrive, place in a cupboard, seal the door within an inch of it's life. Then place a big note on the door 'NOT TO BE...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 26th 2010, 9:05 am
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By Seacaptain

Forum: New Zealand
Feb 26th 2010, 6:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By Seacaptain

Auckland Airport to the City

Hi all,

We arrive just before midnight in Auckland and have a hotel book in the city. We've never been before so was wondering what's the best way to get there from the airport. I've seen lots of...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2010, 2:23 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: ?where to live SA. You advise

Take a look over at Poms in Adelaide - hub of info there as well!

http://www.pomsinadelaide.com/
Forum: Australia
Feb 21st 2010, 12:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Job opportunity in South Australia

Hi,

Might be worth posting on Poms in Adelaide. May get some suggestions there. :fingerscrossed:

http://www.pomsinadelaide.com/
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 14th 2010, 10:57 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,599
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Sorry to be gloomy but....am I a real cow??

Oh dear, this is awful for you. I've seen plenty of threads here were folk have been in the firing line of plenty of awful comments from their friends and family. I suppose a number of reasons,...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2010, 9:32 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,676
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Car Finance - is there a 3 month rule?

This is good to hear as we are hoping to do the same as the OP within a couple of weeks of arriving in Oz! :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2010, 8:51 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Suitability of Adelaide

Check out Poms in Adelaide - lots of discussions on there about where's best to live etc. We move to Adelaide later this year. Our friends have been there nearly a year now. They are struggling with...
Feb 10th 2010, 9:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Distinguised Talent Visa?

Thanks George.

The BAFTA is worldwide and often viewed as the run up to the Oscars. Everyone in the film industry would view a BAFTA as a recognised award, as they do the Golden Globe and an...
Feb 10th 2010, 9:05 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By Seacaptain

Distinguised Talent Visa?

Hi all,

Has anyone had any experience of the distinguised talent visa?

I have a friend who has won a BAFTA, and a BAFTA nominated for another film. Also won awards across the globe and been on...
Feb 9th 2010, 10:04 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,550
Posted By Seacaptain

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

It's a lovely place, they have been there over 5 years I think - Moonbeam.

Glad it's all good for you, the 139rs seems so long ago now!

Will let you know if we are your way!

Kez x
Feb 8th 2010, 8:15 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 12,550
Posted By Seacaptain

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

ohhh our friends live at Springfield Lakes!

We've not made it yet to Oz, but flights booked for November which makes me the only one left in the UK I think!
Feb 8th 2010, 6:13 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 27,424
Posted By Seacaptain

Re: Changes to General Skilled Migration 8 Februrary 2010

Does this effect you if you have been granted your visa 07, validated but yet to make the move?

I can understand why this is such a difficult time for everyone. We had a similar panic when they...
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