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Aug 6th 2019, 2:13 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By drog1998

Re: Aged Parent Visa and Medicare

Hi and thanks for the replies.

This has really cleared it up for me and I think applying for the Contributory Aged Parent Visa, whilst being super expensive is a more secure option for a parent....
Jul 25th 2019, 10:29 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,784
Posted By drog1998

Aged Parent Visa and Medicare

Hi,

Could anybody tell me if a parent on an Aged Parent Visa is entitled to Medicare? Also would they be Medicare on a bridging visa leading up the Aged Parent visa?

Many thanks
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2019, 10:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,874
Posted By drog1998

Re: Moving to Sydney with 2 young children

Hi Chrisgm1981,

I recommend Rose Bay or Vaucluse. You can get a good 3 bedroom place for the price you mentioned.

Vaucluse does has its very rich parts but it's also great for families and is...
Jan 29th 2019, 12:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By drog1998

Advice on a Visa for my aged parent

Hello,

I'm trying to get my head around what Visa would be good for my aged mother.

I'm now an Australian Citizen (10 years now :) and i'm looking to bring my 73 year old mother out from the UK...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2018, 6:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By drog1998

Re: Removals from Perth to Scotland

I can tell you who not to use, steer clear of Allied Pickfords. They managed to lose my shipment and are still looking for it.
Forum: France
Jun 5th 2013, 9:32 pm
Forum: France
Jun 5th 2013, 7:56 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,886
Posted By drog1998

Re: Any suggestions on where to live in southern France

Hi All,

i appreciate the replies. Myself and my wife are both English but living in Australia at the moment. We're looking at moving in the next couple of years to be closer to family, somewhere...
Forum: France
Jun 5th 2013, 5:16 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,886
Posted By drog1998

Any suggestions on where to live in southern France

My wife and i are thinking of moving to France but have no idea on where we'd like to live. Ideally we'd like to live towards the south where it's warmer and close to the coast. We're both still in...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2012, 10:56 am
Replies: 189
Views: 64,045
Posted By drog1998

Re: How can you watch UK TV on your computer for Free in Australia?

Thank Renth, i tried it last night and got it running on my PS3, it's amazing how easy it is. the best thing is that not all internet traffic has to go through there onl the sites that need overseas...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 9:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By drog1998

Flights back to the UK at Xmas

Hi all,

i was just looking for a flight back to the UK from Sydney at xmas time and they all seem around the $3,000 mark (2,000 pounds). So i went on a UK site and looked at the same flight in...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2006, 11:58 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By drog1998

Re: Broadband / ADSL provider

I use Netcall (aanet), they have 6 month contracts and you can get a very good 512k download for $50 a month

http://www.netcall.com.au/plans.html
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2006, 11:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By drog1998

Re: For anyone starved of UK TV!

If you look into using a program like Bittorrent you'll find a whole load of UK TV like Top Gear and Little Britain.

http://www.torrentspy.com/directory/5/tv
...
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2005, 2:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By drog1998

Importing a mobile phone bought on ebay

I'm just about to purchase a mobile phone on ebay.co.uk and then get it sent on to me here in Oz but was just wondering where I stand with customs. The phone is valued at about £100 but here in Oz...
Forum: Australia
Apr 13th 2005, 10:48 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,329
Posted By drog1998

Re: ISP in OZ?

Sorry to hijack you thread but are Broadband prices in Oz much the same as the UK? and do you still have to sign up for 12 months?
Forum: Australia
Mar 21st 2005, 2:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By drog1998

Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2005, 2:49 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By drog1998

Heathcare once I get there

I'm moving to Sydney in May on a PR visa and just wondered what i should do about healthcare whilst i'm there. Obviously here we have the godd old NHS but what happens if i fall ill over there, does...
Jan 25th 2005, 2:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By drog1998

Re: Spouse arriving before primary PR visa holder?

I thought as much. Thanks for all the replies.
Jan 25th 2005, 12:18 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By drog1998

Spouse arriving before primary PR visa holder?

My girlfriend and I are all set to fly out to Sydney at the end of April to start a new life there. She is my defacto spouse and has PR visa through me.

She has recently been offered a job out...
Jan 25th 2005, 12:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By drog1998

Spouse arriving before primary PR visa holder?

My girlfriend are all set to fly out to Sydney at the end of April to start a new life there. She is my defacto spouse and has PR visa through me.

She has recently been offered a job out there...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2005, 9:28 am
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By drog1998

Broadband and Cable TV costs in Sydney

I was just wondering if anybody knows anything about cost for Broadband and Cable TV in Sydney and whether it's much the same cost/quality as we get here.
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2005, 9:14 am
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By drog1998

Re: packing your PC to take to Aus

i would lay it on its side too so that the motherboard is horizontal. mine has a large cooler fan for the cpu which if transported upright would snap off if jarred during transport. so definately on...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2005, 7:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By drog1998

Re: Shipping just the one box. Any advice?

Thanks for all the advice. I think i'll go with The Excess Bagage company, not the cheapest but seemed to be the most professional.

In regards to extra baggage allowance I think you only get that...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2005, 10:03 am
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By drog1998

Shipping just the one box. Any advice?

My girlfriend and I are off to live in Sydney in April. Don't laugh but we don't own an awful lot between us so were travelling light and will just be sending out one or two boxes (of the 3ft x 3ft...
Oct 6th 2004, 3:06 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By drog1998

Re: experience V's Qualifications?

Hi Ettle,

I'm a fellow GPP. I've just PM'ed you regarding experience in this field and exactly what they will ask for.
Forum: Australia
Sep 10th 2004, 4:17 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,432
Posted By drog1998

Re: Pollyana - what do I get for 5000?

Do any of you lot work :D
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