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May 16th 2016, 10:18 am
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Income requirements for the new pathway to permanent residency for New Zealanders

Many thanks guys, my fear is if we ask hubbys boss for a pay rise then wait 5 years by then the rules might state they want a higher minimum income!! Aw well, will wait to see what the rules are...
May 14th 2016, 12:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Income requirements for the new pathway to permanent residency for New Zealanders

Hi, I used to post in the general Australia up until a few years ago when my posts died off naturally as I settled into Oz. Well I have now been in Hervey Bay in regional QLD for 7 years on the 461...
Jan 6th 2013, 1:45 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Are we eligible for subclass 190 please?

Hi guys
We have been living in Australia for nearly 4 years on the subclass 461 temporary visa as I am a pom and my hubby is a kiwi. We love it here and need
Permanent residency.
My hubby's job...
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2011, 8:56 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Self Employed Mortgage advice

Hey guys

in answer to some of the questions:

Vic_Eddy: the first home owners grant is $7000 if you buy an established home or $14000 if you buy a brand new home. Not sure if you have to be...
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2011, 9:24 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Self Employed Mortgage advice

Yep, the general rule of thumb is that if you own the limited company you have to show tax returns for the company, even if you are classed as an employee and are drawing a wage. Its a bit of a grey...
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2011, 10:30 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,358
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Self Employed Mortgage advice

Hi,

I work for one of the major banks and the following general rules apply although every lender is different:

- We will lend up to 95% of the value of the home if you have been a customer...
Mar 7th 2011, 10:32 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,852
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: 2+ years on....

Hi Sally,

your story sounds similar in some ways to mine: especially the family illness back in the UK, and the not quite feeling like where you are is home yet.

You're absolutely right...
Mar 7th 2011, 10:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,772
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Living in Regional Australia - 2 years in Hervey Bay.

I meant "transient" not "transit" - with regards to people moving on & moving around a lot!
Mar 6th 2011, 8:54 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,772
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Living in Regional Australia - 2 years in Hervey Bay.

2 years in and I would most definitely say Australia is for me. I wanted an outdoor, beachy, laidback lifestyle and thats what I've got. I can't speak highly enough of the friendliness of the people,...
Jan 1st 2011, 5:18 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,057
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: 10 Months in Sidney

Love it, love it!!

Anything that literally makes me laugh out loud (that bloody LOL expression is completely overused) has my vote, and your description of sushi as "fishing bait wrapped in rice...
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2011, 5:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: My dad is in surgury right now

Hey hun, hope our night out helped distract you. Glad the op went as expected, get booking your flight home cos that will help you no end.

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Dec 30th 2010, 9:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: NZ Citizen becoming Oz citizen

Thanks JAJ, that all sounds very promising. Appreciate the advice.
Forum: Australia
Dec 14th 2010, 7:24 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,492
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Citizenship of 3 countries - is this allowed?

Trigamy, Buzzy Bee , I love that idea!!!!:thumbup:

Like you say, its not illegal, and may indeed be a brilliant idea for a business venture here on B.E - fake trigamous marriages for visa's!!
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2010, 11:07 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 7,492
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Citizenship of 3 countries - is this allowed?

Thanks Buzzy,

I know, I know, it sounded too good to be true! I think a lot of older Kiwi's have been brought up with family & friends crossing the ditch to Oz very easily under the old...
Dec 12th 2010, 9:27 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: NZ Citizen becoming Oz citizen

Thanks for the links Dorothy, will check those out now.
Thanks for the advice Bermuda Shorts, yes, I'm keen to get off the 461 and on to PR asap. Would love a short cut but thats not always...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2010, 9:23 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,492
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Citizenship of 3 countries - is this allowed?

Bourbon-Biscuit, thanks for detailing the rules for me, I thought it sounded too easy to be true that my hubby could come into Oz as a Kiwi and go directly for citizenship and get me my PR.

Ah...
Forum: Australia
Dec 11th 2010, 11:42 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 7,492
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Citizenship of 3 countries - is this allowed?

Hi guys

My Kiwi hubby currently has dual citizenship of NZ and the UK.

Is it legal for him to also become an Oz citizen and therefore be a citizen of 3 countries? Has anyone got any...
Dec 11th 2010, 11:33 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

NZ Citizen becoming Oz citizen

Hi guys

just thought I'd ask for your experiences/opinions.

My hubbie is an NZ citizen, I am a Pom. I am here in Oz on a 461 temporary visa on the basis of being the spouse of a Kiwi.
...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2010, 7:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Hervey Bay ?

Sounds good Sarah, good luck with finding out whether your partner has been stationed here, everything must be a bit up in the air for you at the moment.
There are 2 expats here that are nurses so...
Oct 10th 2010, 9:31 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

18 months in Hervey Bay - ups & downs but still loving it

Arrived here in Hervey Bay in April 2009. As my previous 2 update threads state, I loved it straight away. I am lucky enough to have my brother and his Australian wife here, its fab to have family...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2010, 8:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Hervey Bay ?

Hey Sarah, when do you arrive in Hervey Bay? Let us know if you fancy meeting up when you arrive.
Cookster has given a very good summary of the place. My hubby and I are mid 30's, no kids and we...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2010, 8:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Bundaburg Qld

Hi, I live in Hervey Bay (about hour an half from Bundy) and don't know a lot about Bundy itself except Bagara Beach nearby is lovely, and I went to see the turtles hatch at Mon Repos which was...
Forum: Australia
Sep 7th 2010, 8:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,963
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Would you leave a secure job?

Thanks Mr Kilt, well done you for being brave, so glad it paid off for you. Fab story, really inspiring.
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2010, 10:07 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,963
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Would you leave a secure job?

Thanks guys, that seems to be the general opinion so there must be something to it.
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2010, 12:54 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,963
Posted By Mrs Kiwi

Re: Would you leave a secure job?

Thanks guys, I've told my brother I'll think about it and we'll sit down a chat when he gets back from holiday next week.
My overall conclusion is that it is definitely time to leave the bank, at...
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