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Forum: Australia
Apr 18th 2017, 6:48 am
Replies: 88
Views: 5,047
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: 457 visa scrapped

WOW! Seems to lack a lot of detail yet and for sure like everything, there are a few that are using 457's for what it is not meant for. But I know a lot of Australian business, especially in regional...
Forum: Australia
Mar 20th 2017, 1:44 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: The sunshine coast

My wife does general admin and accounts. When we lived in Sydney, she worked for two major finance blue chips and could walk from one job to another. Here, she spent a year applying for at least 15...
Forum: Australia
Mar 15th 2017, 1:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: The sunshine coast

Hi mate,


We have lived up at the northern end of SSC for last 3 years (before we were 6 years in Sydney). You have done the main thing - getting a job. Employment prospects here are pretty dire...
Jul 21st 2016, 5:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,180
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: High Blood pressure and pulse at the time of medicals - reason for declining 190

I think it depends on the individual doctor. Mine has always been high because I am over weight...he just muttered something like 'that's a bit high' and got on with the next test. Not really...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2016, 8:00 am
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Pool Safety Compliance question (with drawing)

Unfortunately, this is Australia...and worse Queensland. Common sense doesn't come it to it.


A 39 page rule book does:...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2016, 2:45 am
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Pool Safety Compliance question (with drawing)

No expert, but from the QBCC website:


"For fences at least 1800mm high, the 900mm non-climbable zone may be on the inside of the fence and must be measured from the top of the inside. This...
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2016, 11:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,533
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Noosa meet up QLD

We are in Peregian (south of Noosa), and although we don't have kids, as you are coming on a WHV I think us being 43 and 50 years old might be the wrong age bracket for you?
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2016, 11:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: what suburb south of sydney?

Defo Sutherland Shire.... Sutherland, Loftus, Gymea, Miranda, Cronulla. Easy drive through to Holsworthy against the traffic.
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2016, 12:46 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,215
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Adelaide or Sunshine Coast ?

From the Sunshine Coast...


Don't come here unless you already have a job. 300+ people applying for many positions.


Be absolutely sure that you have good internet. Many areas have no more...
Forum: Australia
Feb 9th 2016, 9:06 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,604
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Moving To The Sunshine Coast - Qld

We made the move from Sydney to north end of Sunny Coast 2 years ago and for most part love it. If you are already used to the frustrations of living outside a major city you be fine. BUT make sure...
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2016, 7:26 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Oil & Gas jobs - perth

Even without the current oil $$$ situation, my understanding that unless is very specialist work for critical sub-sea etc most of the drawing is done in Asia by Asians because its cheaper.
Jan 12th 2016, 3:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: 186 - New (Employers) Training benchmarks condition

When I did my 186 about 6 years (because my lazy employer got me to fill in both his paperwork and mine!) there was a section where you had to talk about training investment as a percent, I'm sure it...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2016, 4:33 am
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Green Slip? Pink Slip?

Yep, its a pain. Absolutely, don't accept the car without a pink slip and it MUST have been issued within 30 days prior to you buying the car.
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2016, 2:42 am
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Green Slip? Pink Slip?

Pink Slip - Similar to MOT, except that the seller has to give it to you and it has to have been done within 30 days of selling the car to you. He cannot give you one from 4 months ago! Don't accept...
Dec 20th 2015, 3:37 am
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Visa processed confirmation?

I would not 100% trust automatic notification. When we got our PR visa, it was only after two frustrating phone calls to Immi enquiries did we get the news that it had been 'finalised' one month...
Forum: Australia
Sep 23rd 2015, 12:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Travelling to Bali on UK passport from Brisbane

oh great - going to Jakarta next week, so will wave the British one!
Forum: Australia
Jul 13th 2015, 2:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: moving to sunshine coast

Agree, we live in Peregian Springs - just behind Coolum. Travelling anywhere near Brisbane everyday would be a nightmare, but its do-able just once a week.
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2015, 2:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Bananas

Flying between NSW & VIC & QLD, unofficially, no problem. Entering S.A. and W.A. however a different matter as they do have fruit detector dogs in arrivals (even domestic). So defo between Sydney and...
Jun 2nd 2015, 8:18 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,975
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Citizenship Application Help

[QUOTE=MarkHoath;11662884]Its got nothing to do with a "leap second".QUOTE]

I was being facetious :sarcasm:
Jun 1st 2015, 2:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,975
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Citizenship Application Help

Its because of the leap second added on June 30, 2012 at 23:59:60 UTC http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leap_second
May 6th 2015, 9:33 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Submiting Citizenship Documents

Yes, just colour scans. Citizenship seems a bit more relaxed than the rest of the visa processes. It should be - you'll have been paying their wages in your taxes for at least the last four years by...
May 2nd 2015, 7:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Working as a Consultant in Australia but based in NZ

Yes, but he is NZ PR. I don't still don't see that it needs a 457 or similar. I went to do meetings and commission machines in NZ when I was on 457 and Oz PR (before citizenship). Just got 6 month...
Apr 29th 2015, 11:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Working as a Consultant in Australia but based in NZ

I think you are looking in to it far too deeply. You will be living in NZ, getting paid in NZ and paying tax in NZ. You will simply be coming to Oz when required. Its no different that when I go from...
Apr 26th 2015, 11:12 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Working in Australia Cryogenic Gas Test Technician

As that is a very specific job, I think you would have to find out what broader category it falls in to on the skills list. SOL or CSOL.

It might be that you need some 'help' of a sponsor to find...
Forum: Australia
Mar 19th 2015, 12:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,540
Posted By Red_V_Roger

Re: Ato tax debt and moving back to the uk

I think it is still the employers responsibility. That is why the ATO is a preferential creditor when a company goes bust - i.e. they recover what they can first. Don't forget that most companies in...
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