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Forum: Australia
Aug 20th 2010, 9:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By GillyG

Babysitting rates for NYE

Has anyone ever babysat on New Years eve or had a babysitter for NYE? What is the going rate on the Gold Coast? It will be for 3 children aged 1-6. Thanks!
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2010, 9:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By GillyG

Re: What to pack for august.....

Yes bring a mix of clothing. At the moment some days are warm enough for shorts and T.shirts but it gets very chilly in the evenings. This week's high has been around 21 degrees but has gone down to...
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2010, 9:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By GillyG

Re: Dog training classes-Gold Coast

I live in Oxenford :)
Forum: Australia
Jun 30th 2010, 3:11 am
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By GillyG

Dog training classes-Gold Coast

We have recently bought a dog from the Animal Welfare League and want to take him to some dog training/obedience classes (he is a bit of a nightmare on the lead!)

Can anyone recommend anywhere on...
Forum: Australia
Jun 7th 2010, 10:49 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By GillyG

Re: Is a childcare co-ordinator the same as a qualified practitioner?

I have a BA (hons) in Primary Education and Teaching specialising in the Advanced Study of Early Years and am employed as a teacher/assistant director in a great child care centre. PM me if you want...
Forum: Australia
Jun 7th 2010, 10:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
Posted By GillyG

Re: Best 3G broadband "dongle" deal

I bought a 12GB dongle from 3 for $149 and it doesn't expire for 12 months. Impressively fast (especially as I live in quite a built up area). See...
Forum: Australia
Apr 20th 2010, 10:50 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,342
Posted By GillyG

Re: Cheapest place to purchase an ipod touch in Australia?

cheers. So now I have another question... I am happy to get a Nano but my husband wants an ipod touch...is it really worth the extra money or are the extra bits and pieces on the touch worth the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 18th 2010, 11:23 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,342
Posted By GillyG

Cheapest place to purchase an ipod touch in Australia?

I am looking at buying an ipod touch...can anyone recommend places to look in Australia (shops or internet) where I will get the best deals?

Thanks.
Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2010, 4:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By GillyG

Re: 4 days heading north to reef from Gold Coast- where should we go?

After a bit of research we have decided to do and stay at the following...any suggestions/comments welcome!

Caloundra- Dicky Beach Caravan Park
Tin Can Bay- Kingfisher Caravan Park
Noosa- Noosa...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2010, 10:48 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By GillyG

Re: 4 days heading north to reef from Gold Coast- where should we go?

Thanks guys. imcruises and Spirit of 1770 are the two companies I have been looking at...just got to decide which one to book now! Any negative to either of them??
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2010, 9:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By GillyG

Re: 4 days heading north to reef from Gold Coast- where should we go?

Thanks for the advice but I think 1150km there and 1150km back is pushing it a little in just 4 days. I have been looking at Lady Musgrave Island as you can access it from 1770..can anyone recommend...
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2010, 2:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By GillyG

4 days heading north to reef from Gold Coast- where should we go?

My family (sister, BIL and nieces aged 5 and 11) are coming to visit from the UK in a couple of weeks' time and want to see a bit of the reef. We have hired a campervan and due to work commitments...
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2010, 8:41 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By GillyG

Re: Training to become a primary school teacher in Brisbane

You can study a post grad certificate in education. Takes about 9 months. There are s few unis that offer it (Griffith, Queensland University of Technology and University of Queensland are the ones...
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2010, 12:50 am
Replies: 139
Views: 7,807
Posted By GillyG

Re: Australia - what you need to know

Sorry to say I disagree with a few of your "not so good" comments!

1- My bank doesn't fleece me at all...small monthly fee waivered if you have a certain amount of money going in each month,...
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2010, 3:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By GillyG

Re: Man and a van (Gold Coast) recommendations?

I was thinking of doing that. What company did you use? (might have to PM me that one)

We are moving on a Friday so J and D will both be at work :(
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2010, 3:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By GillyG

Re: Man and a van (Gold Coast) recommendations?

Hi! We have bought a house in Oxenford so just south of where we are living now xxx

[QUOTE=Jan4kids;8243542]Why not hire a trailer and do it yourselves?...maybe pay (in beer or a meal out) some...
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2010, 10:07 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By GillyG

Man and a van (Gold Coast) recommendations?

Can anyone recommend a man and a van (or 2 men!) service on the Gold Coast? We are moving from our unit to a duplex 10KM down the road. We don't ave loads of stuff, just basics to fill a small 2 bed...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2010, 11:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By GillyG

Re: Free things to do? - Sunshine Coast

Yeah I'd be interested in this one too if anyone has any suggestions! Also things to do in the rain as the weather is shocking at the moment :eek:
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2010, 9:44 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,418
Posted By GillyG

Re: reclaiming tax when leaving the UK

I second this. Very straightforward once all the forms are filled in.
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2010, 3:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By GillyG

Re: Buy new here or in Oz?

If you have room I'd recommend buying in the Uk and shipping. Furniture/white goods/electrical items are a lot dearer over here in my opinion.

Good luck with the move!
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2009, 2:10 am
Forum: Australia
Dec 28th 2009, 1:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,989
Posted By GillyG

What percentage less is an acceptable offer on a property?

We are living on the Gold Coast and are hoping to buy a property soon. Obviously I know if I really want the property to offer the asking price/know to think about how long it has been on the market...
Forum: Australia
Dec 28th 2009, 12:53 am
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By GillyG

How much is first time home buyers grant in QLD?

Does anyone know how much the FTHG is in QLD at the moment? Is it due to change in the near future?

Cheers.
Forum: Australia
Dec 23rd 2009, 12:59 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,429
Posted By GillyG

Re: What to do on Christmas day!?

O'Reilly's is a great place to go. Take a picnic Christmas lunch and have a hike through the beautiful rainforest.
Forum: Australia
Dec 23rd 2009, 12:56 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,024
Posted By GillyG

Re: Have you made the effort to see this wonderfull country

I travelled round a great deal of Oz before I actually moved here...Cairns, Brisbane, Gold Coast, drove from far north Qld down to Sydney, been along the Great Ocean Road, bush camped from Darwin to...
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