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Forum: The Barbie
May 13th 2008, 12:08 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,276
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Permanent Residency - will Diabetes stop us getting it?

My son is type 1 insulin dep diabetic. We had no probs with PR.
Search for diabetes here for a wealth of info.
Apr 8th 2008, 4:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Phoenix

Re: WHV question ?

Hmmm - ok thanks for that. I think we may be having another talk tomorrow. He's having cold feet about going back when he could potentially have another 18 months here.
Apr 8th 2008, 2:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Phoenix

WHV question ?

We've had a lad from the uk staying with us for the last 6 months on a WHV valid from Nov 07 to Nov 08.
He goes home on Thursday and was telling me today he would like to come back but is under the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2008, 3:13 am
Replies: 558
Views: 52,203
Posted By Phoenix

Re: The Motorbike Thread

Insurance is good here. We're insured with western qbe and I pay $140 fully comp for my Ducati.
My son who is 21 and has a 600 Ducati just paid an awful lot $760 fully comp but converted it's not...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2008, 8:28 am
Replies: 558
Views: 52,203
Posted By Phoenix

Re: The Motorbike Thread

I only just remembered to fill in the slip about permanent export about 6 months after we got here. The only reason i did that so as not to get a sorn fine ;)

Part 8
In box 1 we put our own date...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2008, 8:15 am
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Phoenix

Looking for a rental in Perth Hills ?

Ours will be free from mid April

4 x 2 very large in Roleystone. Lovely clean and tidy house with aircon.
Great primary school nearby, nice area, large block, 30 mins to city.

Rent is $380 per...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2008, 6:15 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,313
Posted By Phoenix

Re: CRIMBO TRIMMINGS - WARNING!!

Bought all mine and our tree with no problems whatsoever. I did ensure that there were no pine cones however but other than that all arrived safely and without incurring expense.
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2008, 6:13 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,541
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Arcticle - House Prices to Rise by 40%

Having been house hunting for the last 6 months here in Perth I would say that house prices have dropped slightly.
I think we've paid 30k less for our house than we would have done last year.
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2008, 6:12 am
Replies: 558
Views: 52,203
Posted By Phoenix

Re: The Motorbike Thread

Just to confirm the above post - you don't need manufacturer letter of compliance to import your bike.

Compliance plates are issued when you apply to get your bike registered in the state you go...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 13th 2008, 2:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Phoenix

Re: 478 KJX

Lady at local garage has got MINGE on hers - I wonder if her hubby has HAIRY ?

Was going to get some for the bikes but decided it made me too easy to spot if I was ever naughty :o :D
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 13th 2008, 2:31 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By Phoenix

Re: children sharing rooms

I think mine would have something to say about it - given they are 21 - 18 and 10 :eek:

They have never shared a room - I honestly don't think they ever could. I haven't seen any of their bedroom...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 13th 2008, 2:26 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,013
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Are Brits rude to shop staff?

Agree with the above - my experience has been wholly positive and I often feel quite helpless as they pack the shopping. Makes it much more pleasant.

I used to have races at the uk checkout to...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 12th 2008, 12:07 am
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2008, 11:27 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,922
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Container Insurance: Anyone claimed

My Letton Percival paperwork states 1.53% - Thats what I paid.
Mar 10th 2008, 12:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Spouse visa & Meds Referred

Yes - my sons - he's diabetic. We had a couple of extra tests to do - then add about 3 weeks to app.
Mar 10th 2008, 12:53 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Medicals

Use the search function - there is a thread daily on this subject which would be informative and useful!
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2008, 2:45 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Top british hairdresser available

Made me giggle too - though i'm not sure for the same reasons :lol:
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2008, 2:43 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 5,911
Posted By Phoenix

Re: has it lived up to expectations AUSTRALIA

Absoletly without question - YES. ( but then i didn't come here thinking it was some sort of Utopia! ) :)
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 9th 2008, 2:37 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 6,605
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Aussies are selfish

Nah can't say i agree with you right now - having put up with years of abuse simply because I lived next door to a primary school and some folk saw fit to either park over my drive, on my drive, and...
Forum: Australia
Mar 8th 2008, 11:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Which types of UK card (debit/credit) are usable in Oz?

You will get asked - which account ?

They use savings/credit or cheque here.

If using visa debit you have to say credit or press the credit option.
Forum: Australia
Mar 8th 2008, 1:01 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,922
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Container Insurance: Anyone claimed

I'll try dig out the paperwork. Destination was UK to Fremantle
Forum: Australia
Mar 8th 2008, 12:43 am
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Kalamunda

Yep Kalamunda is nice. I live just over the ridge but rellies in Kalamunda.
As Amazula said - all you need and want in a small suburb with a good community feel.
Rentals from around $300 to $500 or...
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2008, 2:30 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,922
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Container Insurance: Anyone claimed

Letton Percival

Excellent - know their job. No need to get ripped off or given the wrong advice.
My cost was £200 for a full container with named items over £1000 and 3 motorbikes onboard too.
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 7th 2008, 2:24 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By Phoenix

Re: I hate my bl**dy in-laws NEED TO RANT

Reckon i'd still send the pony if its going to a nice home and when they got snotty about it i'd bill them for 2 years keep and bills. I wouldn't be speaking to them again either.

My ex in laws...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 7th 2008, 2:15 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 2,734
Posted By Phoenix

Re: Are there any positive stories...

Nah - Taxi for us - much better I reckon.
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