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Nov 16th 2013, 8:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Renewing a 457

My 457 runs out in 10 months time. PR is almost impossible for me now after last Immigtation rule changes for the over 50s. I am sponsored and have a good long term job (subject to Visa)

I am told...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2013, 8:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: 4 Day Round Trip (OZ>UK>OZ)

I did the same last July for a funeral..........knackering
Apr 5th 2013, 6:36 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Renewing a 457

I have been told that it is possible to roll on my 457 after the 4 years up. I find nothing on the Immigation website about this. Does anyone else know if it is possible?
Forum: Australia
Mar 31st 2013, 8:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Recently moved to Waverton NSW

Welcome.

We are from Sheffield and living in Waverton too.........a little older than you with grown up kids in UK.
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2013, 6:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Ayers Rock Trip

Caroline, can you tell us a bit more about this? Where did you stay, how did you get there?

Thanks
Andrew
Forum: Australia
Feb 19th 2013, 10:58 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Smile Ayers Rock Trip

Thinking about a trip to Ayers Rock including hot air balloon ride. Any advice on better times of the year to go................and any advice on the trip generally? We live in Sydney and considering...
Feb 5th 2013, 10:34 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,133
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

PR for the over 50s

Nor interested in being redirected to links to the Dept of Immigration website, simply genuine first hand experience relevant to our circumstances (please).

Been here on a sponsored 457 with...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2013, 9:35 am
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Smile Byron Bay Blues festival 2013

Advice please. Is it too late to even consider this? If anyone is going, or has been to this fesitival, any advice regarding accommodation would be appreciated. Is camping the best option? Where...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2012, 6:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Could someone recommend a nice suburb closer to NorthSydney

Waverton is great (that's where we live!). I can walk to work in North Sydney (20 mins) or walk 3 mins to the train station on the North Shore Line and just a few mins into the city. There are a few...
Forum: Australia
Dec 14th 2012, 7:13 pm
Forum: Australia
Aug 10th 2012, 11:56 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,580
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Job offer in Sydney...

Yes, I'm on a 457 and know that school fees are very high....I believe around $4k per child/a year (but again, that's a guide, so check it out yourself)

Private Medical Care is a requiremnt of a...
Forum: Australia
Jul 27th 2012, 9:13 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,341
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Moving to Sydney

try

http://www.domain.com.au/?mode=rent
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2012, 9:52 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: A question for those on a 457 visa

No problems at all. My wife secured a really good job within about 6 weeks of arriving and is still employed by them almost 2 years later, and loving it.
Jul 14th 2012, 11:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: 457-PR

Many thanks JAJ.......that is a big help.
Jul 14th 2012, 9:38 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

457-PR

I know this will have come up many times, but can someone please clarify the latest regarding applying for PR?
I have been here for 18 months on a sponsored 457, working for the same employer. I...
Forum: Australia
Jun 30th 2012, 10:24 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Recommend International Removalists - UK to Sydney

We moved over to Stdney 18 months ago and used John Mason

www.johnmason.com

They were excellent. We moved our entire house contents and there was no damage at all, until I kicked over a large...
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2012, 11:25 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 9,629
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Where to call home in Sydney?

Where will you be working?
What are your interests?
Both will affect your choice of location.
Forum: Australia
Apr 8th 2012, 9:20 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Savings?

Very roughly, basic living with no thrills, per month:-

Apartment rental $2000
Bills (elec and gas) $ 150
Private Healthcare $ 350...
Forum: Australia
Apr 8th 2012, 8:44 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: opening Bank Account

Easy to set up an Oz bank account from UK so it is up and running when you arrive. I have a UK HSBC account and they set one up for me at an HSBC in Sydney. There was a fee, I think it was £100.
I...
Forum: Australia
Apr 8th 2012, 8:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Savings?

Do you both have visas?
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2012, 1:48 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 5,761
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Work wear - long or short sleeve shirts?

Don't do short sleeve shirts...he'll look like Mr Bean. Is this your only worry about moving to the other side of the world?
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2012, 8:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 5,392
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Quantity Surveying Jobs in Australia

Construction is flat in NSW, Victoria, SA......QLD is generally flat apart from the resources sector and associated industries. WA and NT are very active with resources and associated infrastructure....
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2012, 8:19 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,135
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: Making the decision to leave behind a much loved cat

We faced the same situation, then eventually decided to bring her with us. At the time she was 3 years old. The quarantine for her was definately an ordeal and a month seemed like several. She was so...
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2012, 7:36 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: possibly moving to oz

Try this...hope you find what you are after..

http://www.workcircle.com.au/jobs/melbourne/pipe-fitter
Forum: Australia
Dec 30th 2011, 2:07 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By AndrewMarilyn

Re: PRICE TO SHIP A CAT UK TO W.A

We used AirPets, who were excellent. In all it cost about £1500.

On top of that, we had to pay for the month in quarentine, which cost us another £400 ish

I can not remember the actual figures...
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