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Forum: Australia
Feb 15th 2014, 9:54 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 15,964
Posted By sprug

Re: Brisbane - Springfield lakes area or North lakes area

Link on best primary schools for 2013 http://bettereducation.com.au/school/Primary/qld/brisbane_top_primary_schools.aspx. Definitely consider Bayside area as there is a big expat community there. If...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2014, 10:04 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,605
Posted By sprug

Re: Brisbane suburbs

You might get something in Kenmore for that kind of money if you want to come out west a bit further out is bellbowrie or moggill and you would get something quite nice there. You would need to go a...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2014, 10:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By sprug

Re: schools cleveland area

My friend lives that way and he swears that Ormiston is the best one over that way - I will ask him what it is like for sports.
Feb 5th 2014, 9:53 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,564
Posted By sprug

Re: 457 Visa Sponsor now approved

We are in Brisbane - Its going great - been here 6 years and a bit and loving every minute of it. Can't say it wasn't tough at first getting that network of friends together and still do get a bout...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2014, 1:21 am
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By sprug

Re: Shipping to Oz

Hi zoe I have a furniture broker in my contact list - I can give you their details if you like. If you want them PM me.
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2014, 4:20 am
Replies: 36
Views: 7,214
Posted By sprug

Re: Best places to live in Brisbane

My husband worked in Toowong when we first arrived from the UK. We lived in chapel hill on the indooroopilly side and he found it a dream commuting to work from there. Even if you were working at the...
Jan 1st 2014, 9:56 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,731
Posted By sprug

Re: How hard is the citizenship test?

I took my test in October and still waiting for a ceremony date....
Jan 1st 2014, 9:55 am
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By sprug

Re: Thinking of making the move

Hi I have worked with a lot of newly arrived teachers in Brisbane in the last 6 months and all of them have secured contracts in the western suburbs of Brisbane, I was under the impression that their...
Jan 1st 2014, 9:50 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,626
Posted By sprug

Re: citizenship and penal clearence.

I think that you might need to have this done
Jan 1st 2014, 9:49 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,564
Posted By sprug

Re: 457 Visa Sponsor now approved

Hi. our 457 took only 11 days to be granted, so hopefully yours will be quick too - good luck
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2014, 9:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By sprug

Re: Going to the Gold Coast for WHV!

I agree with Birdy432 the GC is very holiday orientated and you may find it hard to find a job, it may be easier on the Sunshine coast. I think my biggest tip would be to stay sensible in the heat...
Forum: Australia
Dec 30th 2008, 6:08 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By sprug

Re: Brisbane or Melbourne

Hi
We live in Brisbane and moved from the north of the uk over a year ago. Our boys are a very similar age to your kids and my hubby is sports mad. We live in the heat perfectly well and he still...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 19th 2008, 11:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By sprug

Smile Re: Anyone decide to rent their UK house out

Hi
We have been in Brisbane 9 months and we are renting out our house in the uk. We rent it through whitegates and they have been great. They found us a tenant with a week and sorted everything for...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 7th 2008, 8:46 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By sprug

Re: UK rental market

U dont pay tax on a uk rental. We rent ours out with a uk agent and have an exemption certificate from the IR. U should ask your rental agent about it
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 7th 2008, 8:41 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By sprug

Re: 10 things to do while you wait your visa

457- and it took 19 days, but boy was it a long 19 days!!!!
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 6th 2008, 7:43 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By sprug

Re: 10 things to do while you wait your visa

This was my favourite while we waited - checking your visa status every 10 minutes on the immi website
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 6th 2008, 7:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By sprug

Re: What's with all the kilts today?

Hiya
We have been to the south bank today and we saw a tartan event advertised, maybe it has something to do with it.
shelley
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 9:39 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,567
Posted By sprug

Re: Brisbane - The Reality!!

Hiya

We have been in brisbane for nearly 8 months. We have 2 boys aged 7 and 4 and we love living here. The climate is great and the people are lovely. It is difficult meeting new people but you...
Forum: Australia
Jun 20th 2008, 11:00 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,489
Posted By sprug

Smile Re: Are immigrants welcomed to Queensland

I havent encountered this and we live here, the only thing we get is "oh isnt your accent so cute" its a barnsley accent, never been called cute before:p
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2008, 5:25 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,219
Posted By sprug

Smile Re: Is it all that bad??

Hi
We moved to brisabe nearly 7 months ago and homesickness comes in bouts, when it comes its bad but when its not here you forget. So far we havent regretted coming to australia and we were really...
Forum: Australia
May 30th 2008, 9:24 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,510
Posted By sprug

Re: Car Seats

Hiya
Our boys were 3 and 6 when we moved and we didnt fetch car seats. When we arrived we hired them along with a hire car and then bought some when we were sorted they wernt very expensive and we...
Forum: Australia
May 28th 2008, 1:30 am
Replies: 8
Views: 5,265
Posted By sprug

Thumbs down Re: Freedom Shipping

Hiya
We have used freedom shipping. We sent 18 tea chests. They went in the last week of september and were suppose to arrive 8 weeks later. However we received our chests in the last week of...
Forum: The Barbie
May 1st 2008, 4:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By sprug

Re: The bird in my garden

We had a huge eagle type thing in our garden, my mum probably heard my screams all the way i the uk.:eek:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 28th 2008, 4:24 am
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By sprug

Re: real estate websites.au

Hiya
We got all the local agents numbers of the realestate website and then called them and looked on their website. Sometimes things dont make it on to the website as they go so quick
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 26th 2008, 11:52 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By sprug

Re: OMG!! our dogs have gone and done the dirty deed!! now what

Hiya
When we applied for our 457 we only had to have chest x rays and the kids had medicals. Our visa took 19 days from start to finish.
Good luck
Shelley
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