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Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2008, 8:32 am
Replies: 26
Views: 6,645
Posted By Pam

Re: Flights back to England so expensive..

Snap! We are going back in Sep and have paid 50% more doing Oz-UK-Oz than doing it the other way around! I used to work for a corporate travel co in the UK, so I contacted them to try and sort...
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 9:00 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,996
Posted By Pam

Re: Need new girlfriends to see Mamma Mia with - Bayside area Brissy

Yes!!!!!!!!!
I moved here in Aug 07 and would love to see Mama Mia!!!!
Hubby also not interested! PM me if you fancy A night out - I know a few other expats who would probably come along too!
Forum: Plumbers
Jul 1st 2008, 12:08 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By Pam

Re: URGENT! Anyone taken a skills test in QLD?

Update.....
Not sure if anyone wants to hear this but we are now 9 months in and seem to have got nowhere....
Well, filling in forms for Plumbing Board and then Skills Test is clearly not enough. ...
Forum: Plumbers
Apr 17th 2008, 8:57 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By Pam

Re: URGENT! Anyone taken a skills test in QLD?

No he didnt to TRA, I was able to get a Visa more easily with my skills.
I have now telephoned the Plumbing Board to 'express my concerns', and after asking the right questions and getting people...
Forum: Plumbers
Apr 15th 2008, 4:00 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By Pam

URGENT! Anyone taken a skills test in QLD?

We have been here 7 months now, and for the last 5 months have been trying to get a provisional license for hubby. He has been refused on quals (as no apprentaship taken), have appealed based on the...
Forum: New Zealand
Nov 21st 2007, 10:17 am
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Pam

Looking for the Von Becks!

Hi, am just trying to find some friends who emigrated to NZ from UK (Hampshire) early Sep. We emigrated to Aus 1 month earlier and I've lost your e-mail address!!!
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2007, 8:31 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By Pam

Re: Will UK PS3/Xbox360 work in Oz?

Hi, we brought our uk ps3 and haven't tried oz games yet, But oz blu-ray disc spiderman 3 worked fine and hired Ghostrider from Blockbuster and that played too.
Forum: Australia
Nov 3rd 2007, 11:29 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,185
Posted By Pam

Re: Cleveland meet up.

Hi Kerry,
Presumably kids cant come along? May have to leave OH at home as well then! :D If I pop down with some friends, how will I know who BE lot are?
Forum: Australia
Oct 19th 2007, 8:33 am
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By Pam

Re: Shipping quotes

No, but check your quote against what you've been told.
We were told that our price included all fees - both ends - (except for any quarantine cleaning/destroying charges which were out of their...
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2007, 11:24 am
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By Pam

Re: The shippers have been!!

Hi Tash - great news!
You'll be here before you know it! All our woes seem like ages ago now that we're here, although they have been replaced with new ones!;) Houses, cars, schools, jobs... the...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2007, 8:01 am
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Pam

Additional fees after deposit - is this normal?

Have just arranged short term accom in Brisbane, and had agreed a good weekly price with the owner. However, now after having paid a very large deposit, he has now come back with an addtionally...
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2007, 12:33 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,313
Posted By Pam

Re: Bank Vs Hifx, Ozforez etc, surely banks are worse?

I've just phoned my bank to check out internet banking and they also have a £10k limit, as per Online banking. My only option is CHAPS, but I need to go into a branch to do so - can't seem to get...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2007, 9:23 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,313
Posted By Pam

Re: Bank Vs Hifx, Ozforez etc, surely banks are worse?

Thanks Gina, will have a look now - although flying out on 18th so may already be too late, but I'll give it a go!
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2007, 5:09 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,313
Posted By Pam

Re: Bank Vs Hifx, Ozforez etc, surely banks are worse?

Out of interest, how did you actually trabsfer your money out of your UK account? Our bank says we need to do a CHAPS, but we are leaving our money here to see if the ER increases, so not sure how...
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2007, 11:10 am
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By Pam

FREE PERTH STREET MAP TO COLLECTOR!

Anyone prepared to collect from GU14 is welcome to a Perth Street map directory - like the one you would get in a Hire Car. We bought it last year, but are no longer heading for Perth!
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2007, 7:33 am
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By Pam

Re: Third time lucky!!

Hi Tash, it was 3rd time lucky for us too - we've finally exchanged!! :eek:

Major panic now trying to get everything organised - we fly out on 18th!
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2007, 4:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By Pam

Re: Singapore Airlines Meals

Yes but the sausages are chicken! They look anaemic!!
But you do get some beans and a couple of potatoey thingys! My children didn't each much o theirs, but enjoyed my salad and roll!
Adult food...
Forum: Australia
Jul 27th 2007, 10:09 am
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Pam

Really stupid workwear question

I am now officially unemployed :thumbsup:

I worked in an office in the UK, and plan to do the same in Oz.
What is the work attire down under? In the UK I wore a suit, so was today planning to...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 25th 2007, 6:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By Pam

Re: Things are going from bad to worse!

Hi Tasha,
Just thought I would let you know that we are having major probs too! First chain collapsed due to house at bottom, 2nd chain we pulled out of as bottom buyer messing everyone around, now...
Forum: Accountants
Jul 11th 2007, 3:25 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,054
Posted By Pam

Re: CIMA Qualified

[QUOTE=JAJ;5038003]There is no such thing as a "globally recognised" qualification.

JAJ - I think you need to take this up with CIMA and the Recruitment agencies in Brisbane then - I am only...
Forum: Accountants
Jul 10th 2007, 6:53 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,054
Posted By Pam

Re: CIMA Qualified

Hi Simon,
For Visa I used Go Matilda, and CIMA memebrship was enough- ie did not need to get any further quals or experience - as accountants are on MODL list. In fact I got Visa 9 months after...
Forum: Accountants
Jun 27th 2007, 6:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 6,058
Posted By Pam

Re: CIMA Letter of Goodstanding - Your Advice

I got mine in less than 2 weeks! It may be they send this note out just to cover themselves, or I might just have been really lucky:thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2007, 2:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Pam

Re: How do you transfer money once in Oz?

Did you have to give Barclays a set date that you wanted the money transfered on? If so, how did you kno that date?
Forum: Australia
May 24th 2007, 12:24 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Pam

How do you transfer money once in Oz?

:confused: I've just been told by my bank that I can only transfer max of £10,000 per day by internet banking, or need t obe in the country to sign the transfer at my branch. We were hoping to wait...
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2007, 11:25 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,014
Posted By Pam

Re: Best place to stopover?

We stopped over in Singapore last time (just because they were the best priced flights). We stayed on Sentosa Island which was so fantastic we are doing it again this time!
However, we are only...
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