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Forum: Australia
Feb 16th 2006, 7:03 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Coming on a 457 and worried about Healthcare ...

I dont think this is true, we dont have cover and immigration have not told us we need it

surely it would be a condition on the visa ...

we had a condition on ours that we had to report to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 15th 2006, 10:33 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By cam_uk

Coming on a 457 and worried about Healthcare ...

Dont be ...

We were, after reading some of the things said on here but i have to say we have found it nothing short of excellent and have not had to fork out a cent.

We took out daugther to the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2006, 11:20 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 5,301
Posted By cam_uk

Re: What food/drink do you miss the most (or are going to)?

not found any proper chip shop chips yet .. they are all american style fries

I do miss them . but my waistline doesn't ;)
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2006, 11:09 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 5,301
Posted By cam_uk

Re: What food/drink do you miss the most (or are going to)?

i'm a massive curry fan and I thought the same when i was down in sydney

But up here in brisbane i have found a couple of places that seem okay

the one in birkdale is OKAY, but my favorite is...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2006, 9:56 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 5,301
Posted By cam_uk

Re: What food/drink do you miss the most (or are going to)?

To be honest we were recommended the robinsons back home (by our health visitor) as 'the best of a bad bunch' and that emily should 'really' be drinking water

over here as we couldn't find...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2006, 8:43 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 5,301
Posted By cam_uk

Re: What food/drink do you miss the most (or are going to)?

No... not that we can find ..

Our daughter (2) was always drinking sugerfree robinsons back home .. over here all of the cordial seems to be full of sugar ... and the lite stuff seems to be full...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 10:30 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By cam_uk

Re: the heat in brisbane

i agree with most of above .. we live in bayside and have NO aircon

we arrived on the first of december and it has been hot .. but i dont think its been unbearable ... couple of nights have been a...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 8:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Just wondering what you thought of these areas in Brisbane...

Southside just seems to be better ... i work fairly close to the city and am at work in 25mins from my house in wynnum

The longest it has taken is 35mins
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 8:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Just wondering what you thought of these areas in Brisbane...

I agree with a previous poster ..

I spent hours and hours looking at propertys, the whereis site and transinfo site trying to pick an area we would live in before we arrived ...

But we just...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 10:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By cam_uk

Re: XBOX 360 Uk to AU

tv is 100hz so there not problem there .. but i really want the pal versions as the ntsc versions arent as good (if i remember rightly)
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 9:54 am
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By cam_uk

Re: XBOX 360 Uk to AU

i know .. but when you say $119 it seems such a lot !!! i'd definately import if i can get region free pal versions

as for hd tv .. i bought my 44" just before hd came out so it'll be a while...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 1:02 am
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Need to let of steam!!!!!!!!!!

and so it starts again ;)
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 12:18 am
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Need to let of steam!!!!!!!!!!

Suzzane, you know what i'd prefer you to do but i did think it was a bit mad kevin going back and forth to perth every three weeks .. but saying that .. regardless of where you are .. kev is still...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 12:08 am
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Scart Adaptors ?

Yeah can just buy a new lead that is scart at one end and the three phone plugs at the other end .. i saw them in tandy in wynumm so you should be able to get them anywhere
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2006, 12:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By cam_uk

Re: XBOX 360 Uk to AU

and then you have to pay the extortionate prices

$119 dollars for one game!!!

I have a Oz 360 on order but i seriously doubt i'll be able to afford to buy many games ... heres hoping they chip...
Forum: Australia
Feb 11th 2006, 4:35 am
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By cam_uk

Re: mortgages while on 457 visas

the interest rate is one of the things that put us off .. plus the fact that we can rent a much nicer house than we could addord to buy and still save for a deposit ..
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2006, 11:15 am
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By cam_uk

Re: mortgages while on 457 visas

I phoned them and they said they could help ... we decided against it for now but the person i spoke to assured me they COULD help
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2006, 11:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By cam_uk

Re: mortgages while on 457 visas

i meant two years left on your visa ;)
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2006, 10:54 am
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By cam_uk

Re: mortgages while on 457 visas

www.wizard.com.au wll give you up to 105% even on a 457 as long as your visa is over 2 years

you will still need to get goverment approval to buy on your 457 tho
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2006, 9:56 am
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Pronounciation

what about row-ta instead of router or rowt instead of route ...
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2006, 4:36 am
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By cam_uk

Re: shared container

We shipped about 350cu and it left our house on the 24th November and was delivered to us in wynnum on the 6th Feb .. so thats 11 weeks 4 days door to door
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2006, 3:23 am
Replies: 97
Views: 17,991
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Going PR from 457

This is the clincher i guess .. i have life insurance but i think she would want to stay here

It will just take longer to save a deposit as i'll lose the LAFHA .. but saying that i can rent a much...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2006, 3:19 am
Replies: 97
Views: 17,991
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Going PR from 457

so do we .. it does say something like emergency treatment only or something like that but we have yet to be declined treatment (my daughter has been seen at a hospital and a bulk bill doctors for...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2006, 1:44 am
Replies: 97
Views: 17,991
Posted By cam_uk

Re: Going PR from 457

Totally agree with what you've said and its the stability bit that worries me.

Emily, my daughter, is only 2 so we have a while before we have to worry about that (plus up here in qld i dont think...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2006, 12:49 am
Replies: 97
Views: 17,991
Posted By cam_uk

Going PR from 457

I'm currently on a 457 but my company are happy to sponsor me for ENS (pr) ..

Are there REALLY that many benifits .. my position it definately long term and they are happy to renew my 457 whenever...
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