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Jun 23rd 2010, 11:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: On our way to Oz

Hi Gruffalo
We arrived on Oz in April. We started south of Brisbane, after research before we left we thought we would be living around the Cleveland area. When we got here we looked around so many...
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2010, 1:04 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 6,030
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Current shipping quotes ??

Good idea with the exchange rate as it is. Its cheaper to buy in the UK and pay the shipping costs!
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2010, 11:08 am
Replies: 65
Views: 6,030
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Current shipping quotes ??

Are you using the Nottingham office? We went with them cant fault them. They use Grace removals in Oz they were great too. We used DB insurance but didn't need it everything arrived as it was packed....
Forum: Australia
Jun 20th 2010, 7:17 am
Replies: 65
Views: 6,030
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Current shipping quotes ??

When they came to look at what we wanted to pack into the container they said we would fill a 20ft container. On the day of packing we actually only filled about 3/4 of it so dont worry. Fill your...
Forum: Australia
Jun 19th 2010, 12:13 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 6,030
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Current shipping quotes ??

We paid £4000 for 20ft container including insurance from Sheffield to Sunshine Coast. We went with Doree Bonner who were great both ends. We haggled prices and they beat any other quote we had. We...
Forum: Australia
Jun 14th 2010, 3:15 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,282
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Which appliances etcto take?

We brought everything washing macine, dishwasher, printers, kettle, iron etc they all work absolutely fine. We have changed the plugs on most things which was easy enough. We didnt bring the...
Jun 7th 2010, 3:23 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,652
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: 3 years now....

Hi Lynn

We have just moved to Buderim near to you off Bringenbrong Drive. I have two children 7 and 5 who have just started at Mountain Creek school, they seem to have settled in well so far. How...
Forum: Australia
Apr 28th 2010, 4:31 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,724
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Moving to Buderim area

Hi
Just reading posts on Kuluin. Are you still there? We have been looking at Buderim but have seen a property in Kuluin. Is it a good area for children?
Any info would be grately appreciated...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2010, 6:49 am
Replies: 38
Views: 10,071
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Cost of medicare

Thanks for your replies. Lets hope he only needs glasses and not braces!!!!
Forum: Australia
Feb 4th 2010, 8:24 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 10,071
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Cost of medicare

Hope you dont mind me picking your brains but you seem to have the knowledge of everything Australia!!!!
We are moving over in April to Queensland nor sure which area as yet. My 7 year old son needs...
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2010, 11:31 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: thank you australia

Great post. Hope we get to where you are. Its good to hear some positive things about Oz.
Happy Australia Day!!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2010, 1:01 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 9,773
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: redcliffe to caloundra

Thanks this post has been a great help.
Its unbelievable to us brits that surfing is part of the school day! I have been in touch with all the schools and looked at the websites, so as some of the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2010, 10:32 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 9,773
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: redcliffe to caloundra

Hi there. Do you live in Currimundi? Would you reccommend Currimundi school over say Caloundra state school or Meridan? They seem to be the schools most reccommended. The best info you can help with...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2010, 6:42 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 9,773
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: redcliffe to caloundra

I could do with a day at the beach too sick of the cold weather now.
We are flying out on the 13th April they are booked. When we arrive we are staying in Jimboomba. We had originally thought we...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2010, 3:34 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 9,773
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: redcliffe to caloundra

Your not kidding my feet haven't touched the ground for weeks!!!
Have you got a place to go to in Caloundra? It looks like a really nice place to live especially if you have kids.
Good look with...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2010, 1:05 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 9,773
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: redcliffe to caloundra

Thanks Paddy glad you seem so happy there.
Everything mad here at the moment as we are on count down. Just about to book the container, out of interest which company did you use and would you...
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2010, 11:44 am
Replies: 87
Views: 9,773
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: redcliffe to caloundra

Hi Beth
Just been reading this old thread and thought I would drop you a line for a bit of info.
Me my OH and two kids aged 7 and 5 are moving over in April. I love the look of Caloundra and Little...
Forum: Australia
Jan 11th 2010, 8:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Plumbing, Gas work or Air Con please help?

Thanks sdel. Will make a note of those companies and give tham a try.
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2010, 7:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Plumbing, Gas work or Air Con please help?

Hi
Thanks for your replies. I think to start with my oh will be working for someone instead of himself. He is self employed at the moment but i guess working for a company is one way to meet new...
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2010, 8:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Plumbing, Gas work or Air Con please help?

Hi there
My oh is a plumber gas fitter we have our visa's and are coming over in April. Hope he finds work as quickly as you did. Where abouts are you? We are landing in Brisbane on the 15th April....
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2009, 7:42 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 12,847
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Thornlands, QLD anyone?

Thanks for your reply. I think we will stick to the southside. Definately renting first can you reccommend any areas?
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2009, 5:41 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 12,847
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: Thornlands, QLD anyone?

Hi mark and joe
Just looking through old threads and wondered if you moved to the bayside and how have you settled in? We are coming over on a reccie trip in february hopefully moving over in july...
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2009, 5:11 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: What to get qualified in?

Hi there just after a bit of information regarding plumbing/gasfitting jobs in brisbane. We have had our visa's approved on my husbands job as a gasfitter but dont have a job to go out to. We are...
Forum: Australia
Oct 15th 2009, 8:22 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: holiday rentals?

Hi there
Just reading old threads on short term rentals in the bayside area. We are a family of 4 coming over on a reccie trip in february. We received our visas in september after a long wait so...
Oct 12th 2009, 9:55 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 13,707
Posted By KateandPhil

Re: WANTED - Gas fitters in Brisbane!

My husband is a qualified gas fitter all corgi/gasafe certificates upto date. Coming over in february to Brisbane for a reccie trip, hoping to be living in Oz from june. What is employment like at...
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