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May 30th 2020, 10:47 am
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Posted By fastrhino

Re: Agony over decision to come back to UK

I think it is true to say that hundreds of years of struggle by our forefathers led to us having a liberal democracy with relative freedoms, my grandfather being one of those who fought tyranny in...
May 30th 2020, 5:25 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Agony over decision to come back to UK

Many experts are coming out and saying the same thing, protect the vulnerable only, this virus was never a serious threat to healthy people. So the cure now is worse than the disease.
May 30th 2020, 3:20 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Agony over decision to come back to UK

Just general freedoms such as the freedom to associate, freedom to travel, being able to work and operate a business without the government breathing down your neck, with added rules and red tape.
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May 29th 2020, 5:09 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Agony over decision to come back to UK

I assume you mean percent not millions.

all things being equal it is about where I wanna be, everything else is comparable.
May 29th 2020, 4:31 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Agony over decision to come back to UK

I guess my fear is how long the CV19 restrictions will be in place, things here are not ideal either with no real end in sight to the lockdown and the massive job losses.
May 28th 2020, 11:35 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Agony over decision to come back to UK

That is a very good point, The company I work for (part time, casual) just made 40% of the support staff redundant and I work in a very volatile industry in WA.

I miss my family, my dad died after...
May 28th 2020, 9:11 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By fastrhino

Agony over decision to come back to UK

Hi guys
I have been planning to come back to the UK for some time and was happy with the idea of coming back and being close to my family.

However since the CV19 situation I have been felling...
Apr 30th 2020, 4:51 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,608
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Imminent move and Coronavirus

great thread, I was going to fly back this Sunday from Perth WA, but I have put it on hold until the lockdown restrictions in the UK are relaxed.

Qantas will not be operating flights at this stage...
Apr 12th 2020, 5:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Australia making it difficult to return to UK

That is definitely an option I am considering.
Apr 11th 2020, 5:15 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By fastrhino

Australia making it difficult to return to UK

In the current crisis I have been alarmed at the travel restrictions placed on dual nationals.

I have applied twice now for a dispensation to travel so I can move back to the UK as this was a...
Sep 24th 2019, 9:24 am
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Should I stay or should I go?

I am in similar place to you, unable to decide and and probably overthinking it too.

I am going back again for another visit in October to hopefully help me come to a final decision.

The fear...
Sep 7th 2019, 2:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By fastrhino

Apple MacBook Keyboard Change

Has anyone had the keyboard changed on their apple MacBooks from non British layout to British layout?

the layout in Australia is different and there is no Pound key.
Sep 2nd 2019, 11:17 am
Replies: 26
Views: 9,799
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Moving back: An online diary!

I just opened an account with Barclays and I had the account open in 30 minutes, Received a debit card and PIN number in 3 days. even got online banking set up.

It was very easy and painless.
Sep 2nd 2019, 11:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By fastrhino

Moving money back to the UK

I have just returned to Australia after my trip to the UK and I am almost ready to start making the move back.

I managed to open a bank account in the UK (Barclays) and I am ready to start...
Jul 23rd 2019, 2:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By fastrhino

Re: ToR Approved 😁

I provided a list of items I am shipping back to the uk with values, proof of residency (council tax bill from my sister), covering letter explaining my plan to live with my sister, passport and...
Jul 20th 2019, 11:15 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By fastrhino

Re: ToR Approved 😁

The form is correct, I did not have an appointment they should just review the form and supporting documents you sent them and then make a decision, I would try calling them or submit it again and...
Jul 20th 2019, 7:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By fastrhino

Re: ToR Approved 😁

The email address is : [email protected]

$1600 for 300 KG sounds ok, I only have my tools and some personal belongings to bring back so maybe that would be a better option than waiting 10...
Jul 19th 2019, 10:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By fastrhino

Re: ToR Approved 😁

I sent my email in two parts due to the size of the files, I titled the email in my name and part 1 of 2 etc. I got an acknowledgement for both emails.

I am also thinking of air freight because I...
Jul 19th 2019, 12:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By fastrhino

Re: IHS question

What was your main source of frustration with the banks, I am hoping to open a bank account when I come over in August, I have my UK driving licence already sat waiting for me with a current UK...
Jul 19th 2019, 12:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By fastrhino

ToR Approved 😁

My Tor was approved in just over 2 weeks and my URN has been issued.

Only 4 weeks until my first trip to the UK to start looking for a rental, buy a car and maybe look for a job 😱
Jul 13th 2019, 1:56 am
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Proving UK residence on transfer of residence form

I am also staying with family initially when I go back, I got my sister to send me a copy of her rates bill as evidence of the address and an explanation in a covering letter.

I have read...
Jul 6th 2019, 8:02 am
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Taking SMSF out of Australia

I would imagine there is some kind of reciprocal arrangement for Tax cheats and people who have misappropriated funds as a trustee of the fund.

Sounds like a very risky enterprise to me, it may...
Jul 5th 2019, 1:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Exchanging Old Paper Drivers License for new one

you will have to complete the form for the photo card part of the license too.

As you have never had a photo card you will need to apply for a new photo card.

This has to done by completing the...
Jul 5th 2019, 2:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By fastrhino

So it begins.......

I have taken the first step in returning to the UK by lodging my ToR.

Other steps I have taken are to open an account with TORFX for the transfer of funds, apply for new UK driving licence and...
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By fastrhino

Re: Which passport to use? 🤔

I will leave the country on my Aussie passport and enter the UK on my UK passport and visa versa coming back.

Problem solved. both UK and Australia with have an entry and exit recorded for me.
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