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Forum: The Barbie
Dec 14th 2012, 9:55 am
Replies: 132
Views: 6,218
Posted By NikiL

Re: Do you have ADHD?

Good grief.

I'm appalled by the complete ignorance of so many people in this thread.

My kid was diagnosed with ADHD at 12, the school suggested we go to a pediatric psychologist as they...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2011, 11:26 am
Replies: 230
Views: 20,785
Posted By NikiL

Re: Anyone feel stuck in Perth but want out ?

Warn you now though with Brissie, if you want a rental that will take pets my god are you in for a hunt. We still have a very short rental market, and if you want somewhere decent that takes pets,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2011, 10:51 am
Replies: 230
Views: 20,785
Posted By NikiL

Re: Anyone feel stuck in Perth but want out ?

Wow, not read a lot of the OP's other posts, but I don't think assuming that just because someone liked the UK means they should head back there necessarily.

Brisbane, personally I love it. Found...
Forum: Accountants
Nov 3rd 2011, 8:29 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 100,657
Posted By NikiL

Re: ACCA to CPA Australia

Been here three years now and it took me just over a month to find another role recently - a month is not long at all, especially if you want to find the right job. I'd look for contract work for a...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 15th 2011, 1:06 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By NikiL

Re: Jack of all trades...

"Only" good at law????? Do you have any idea of how complex that is?????

There is a reason specialists get paid a shit load more than non specialists. Its because they know more..........
Forum: Accountants
May 29th 2011, 11:26 am
Replies: 25
Views: 8,812
Posted By NikiL

Re: FCCA/ACCA Australia

The Brisbane market is still not particularly robust at the moment. Its picking up, but its nowhere near what it was a couple of years back - adverts currently run at about 60% of the peak in 2008. ...
May 29th 2011, 11:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By NikiL

Re: I have kids in uk and im planning to move to oz

There can be a sticking point with exes on this one - we had a major discussion with my OH's ex about his (non migrating) kids having medicals as she became convinced that we were going to try and...
Forum: Australia
Dec 17th 2010, 2:23 pm
Replies: 2,577
Views: 302,784
Posted By NikiL

Re: 1.93's A$ to the Pound!!!

with 1.58 yesterday..........makes UK Christmas easier and my prof subs cheaper at least...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2010, 10:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,003
Posted By NikiL

Re: Australia or UK? - Difficult circumstances

I can't comment on the divorce side, other than to say it will always suck no matter what the circumstances.

As far as education for the kids goes, personally I've found it to be massively...
Forum: Australia
Nov 15th 2010, 10:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By NikiL

Re: Pet Insurance

I think we used the holiday let address (had one for 5 weeks when we landed), best bet is to stay up one night and give them a call - that's what I ended up doing with a lot of things!
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2010, 9:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By NikiL

Re: Pet Insurance

We insured ours with Petplan to be insured from the day they landed. There's plenty of insurers who add animals to home contents etc for a small fee, but no idea of the level of cover. Petplans is...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2010, 12:45 pm
Replies: 303
Views: 17,424
Posted By NikiL

Re: The Reserve Bank has increased interest rates...

In some areas electricity infrastructure needing a massive amount of investment to be able to avoid power cuts - that has to be paid for somehow. And now we're paying for it. Unfortunate, but true....
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2010, 12:36 pm
Replies: 2,577
Views: 302,784
Posted By NikiL

Re: 1.93's A$ to the Pound!!!

aided and abetted by the oil producing countries moving to the Euro which I would think is going to happen sooner than it would have otherwise now.

Can't help but wonder if they're going to risk...
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2010, 12:47 pm
Replies: 2,577
Views: 302,784
Posted By NikiL

Re: 1.93's A$ to the Pound!!!

Quantitative easing = devalue your currency = cheaper for people to buy your exports. That's what I personally think the US are trying to do. Their internal economy isn't going to get them out of...
Forum: Accountants
Jun 24th 2010, 3:05 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,321
Posted By NikiL

Re: CIMA MRA

The MRA is completely painless. CIMA know the letter requirements, and it takes a few days to send. CPA completed my MRA in 4 days, and I don't care what anyone says, CA/CPA is better known here,...
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2010, 11:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,491
Posted By NikiL

Re: QROPS

I spoke to the ATO about this, and they told me that unless the growth was more than $50k you could class it as a contribution to your super fund and it would remain untaxed. I can't remember what...
Apr 22nd 2010, 12:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,361
Posted By NikiL

Re: Wanting to Take Child With An Ex Who Objects?

Agreed. It is however wise to have it fully, formally and legally resolved at the time of application.
Feb 8th 2010, 7:14 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,451
Posted By NikiL

Re: Parental Responsibility Warning

Just do the stat dec - it sounds like your CO has given you the green light on the basis of not being able to contact the father, and a stat dec's really not so bad.

If you can't contact the...
Forum: Accountants
Jan 30th 2010, 10:31 am
Replies: 184
Views: 112,265
Posted By NikiL

Re: TIPS to GET Accountant JOB in Australia

I have just recruited an Assistant Accountant role, HR decided it had to go through Seek (not my preference) and we had over applicants from a 5 day posting. A large number of those were completely...
Jan 24th 2010, 11:10 am
Replies: 195
Views: 14,782
Posted By NikiL

Re: Welfare State Britain

I presume that was directed at the other guy? :([/QUOTE]

Absolutely! My apologies if you thought otherwise, even if only briefly.

I also agree wholeheartedly with your view that using Maslow is...
Jan 23rd 2010, 12:48 pm
Replies: 195
Views: 14,782
Posted By NikiL

Re: Welfare State Britain

Or you have people like my stepsons mother who has stated in the past that she doesn't see why she should work if she doesn't wish to. The same woman who worked while claiming full benefits as a non...
Jan 22nd 2010, 1:12 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By NikiL

Re: Stat Dec Woes

It would be a very rare circumstance that a court would amend a residency order after the age of 16, due the sections in the Childrens Act that JAJ has singled out.

Try a migration agent if you...
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2010, 1:06 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By NikiL

Re: Avoid buying a house in a high mosquito area

Your neighbour having an open top water butt or bird water dish can give you problems with mozzies.

My favourite perfume these days seems to be Aeroguard. I wear it more than any other.......
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 22nd 2010, 1:02 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,370
Posted By NikiL

Re: Sadness, helplessness and guilt...

Like others have said, you can live with one kidney without any problems.

Fingers crossed it doesn't even come to that.

I know what you mean though, I have never felt a minutes homesickness,...
Forum: Accountants
Jan 10th 2010, 12:07 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 112,265
Posted By NikiL

Re: TIPS to GET Accountant JOB in Australia

Guys, ask the agencies! Its worthwhile getting in touch with them before you land anyway to establish the relationship with them - they won't actively search for you before you land, but its a good...
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