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Jan 3rd 2012, 9:01 am
Replies: 1,019
Views: 147,181
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Contributory Parent Visa - Part 5 - Visa/Immigration queries only please!!

Wow! Well in that case, that's awesome! Thanks!
Does anybody else have a similar tale to tell?
Jan 3rd 2012, 6:56 am
Replies: 1,019
Views: 147,181
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Contributory Parent Visa - Part 5 - Visa/Immigration queries only please!!

Ok, maybe 'activate' is the wrong word, but apparently when you get your visa and you're overseas, you have to enter Australia by a certain date. I was just wondering how much time they give you. ...
Jan 3rd 2012, 5:28 am
Replies: 1,019
Views: 147,181
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Contributory Parent Visa - Part 5 - Visa/Immigration queries only please!!

Hello everyone! I haven't been on here in aaaaages! Great to see that Expats is still going strong! :D

I have a question for you that only folks on the contributory parent track can answer for...
May 24th 2010, 9:39 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,827
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Where does the $35,000 go? Contributory parent visa- temporary

Yes, but not when you have the 173 contributory parent visa - temporary. Its done so you can pay the $35K in two parts over two years. You dont get your rights till they get all their money.
May 24th 2010, 8:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,827
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Where does the $35,000 go? Contributory parent visa- temporary

They just asked where she was resident at the time she applied for the visa. Because she was living in Canada at the time, she isn't eligible. Being a British citizen doesn't count. I just think...
May 24th 2010, 12:20 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,827
Posted By Wanderlust

Where does the $35,000 go? Contributory parent visa- temporary

Hiya,

My mum finally arrived on her contributory parent visa, she has the temporary one where she pays $17K up front and the second half when she applies for permanent residency.

We spoke to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2010, 7:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: What kind of spider is this?

Its an orbweaver, and its not dangerous. They don't tend to bite, and if they did it would hurt a bit and you might feel ill for a few hours, but it would pass.
Sep 12th 2009, 9:39 pm
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,473
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: EVEN NEWER SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Hello All!

Just to let you know, my mum (Jillany) was granted her visa on August 31st! :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
She applied in January 08. Needless to say she is floating on cloud nine now...
Aug 25th 2009, 5:33 pm
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,473
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: EVEN NEWER SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Just a quick update.... my mum applied for her visa in Jan 08 and I've been keeping track of progress to make sure there were no holdups. First she didn't get her requests for medicals when expected...
Forum: Australia
Jul 12th 2009, 10:42 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Stubborn 13 year old who doesnt want to move to Australia

Hiya,

My parents did this to me when I was 14. We had been living in South Africa since I was a toddler and we were going back to the UK. Considering what was happening in S. Africa at the time...
Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2009, 4:29 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 6,853
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: THANK YOU AUSTRALIA

Thanks Australia for my Aussie hubby and my 2 Australian born sons. :D
Jun 10th 2009, 9:27 am
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,473
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: EVEN NEWER SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Hiya,

I actually asked my mum's case officer the same question today. She said to send to the same address as before. Even thought their street address has changed, their postal address (Locked...
Jun 4th 2009, 11:35 pm
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,473
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: EVEN NEWER SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Hi All,

I have a question about Form 80. Thought this would be a good place to put it seeing as a lot of folk here would have filled it in. :)

Q31) Details of intended visit to Australia. ...
May 29th 2009, 5:14 am
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,473
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: EVEN NEWER SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Hi All,

Just thought I'd let you know what happened...

My mum's (nickname Jillany) application was acknowledged on Jan 29th, 2008. I've been watching Sandch's spreadsheet regularly to see when...
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2009, 10:03 am
Replies: 339
Views: 21,312
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Mummy meets south brisbane

Hiya,

I won't be coming out on Friday, but if you are looking for a child friendly cafe to meet at, you should check this place out. :)

http://www.breathingspacecafe.com.au/

Lena
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2009, 11:31 am
Replies: 339
Views: 21,312
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Mummy meets south brisbane

Hiya,

A newbie to this thread.... I will be there tomorrow with my 2yr old little man, and will be bringing another expat friend who has a 10 month old daughter.

Looking forward to meeting...
May 10th 2009, 10:02 am
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,473
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: EVEN NEWER SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Thanks for that Sandch! (Congrats to you by the way :p )

Do you think that would apply for a 173 visa as well? (pay half now, half in 2 years)
May 10th 2009, 4:35 am
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,473
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: EVEN NEWER SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Hello all,

I have a quick question....

If you get granted your CPV, come to Australia to validate it but can't move over straight away.... how much time do you have between validating and...
Forum: Australia
May 3rd 2009, 10:06 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,622
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Gas fires for winter - best place to buy?

We use the oil filled radiators to heat our rooms. We have 2 of them, and move them around to suit what we're doing. They are great! Do a fantastic job of heating, and they are portable and you...
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2009, 3:11 am
Replies: 339
Views: 21,312
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Mummy meets south brisbane

Hi Est,

Thanks for that! Not being rude by not calling this morning - but had a last minute Dr's appointment to keep, and didn't check expats before leaving. Will be in touch though, if that's...
Forum: Australia
Apr 28th 2009, 10:46 pm
Replies: 339
Views: 21,312
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Mummy meets south brisbane

Hiya,

If we were to make it out to this meet, as a newcomer, how would we recognise the expats gang?

:)
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2009, 10:55 am
Replies: 30
Views: 4,357
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: soo gravy granuals

You can also get Bisto beef or chicken gravy at Syd's Pies, in between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
www.highlandflingproducts.com
Forum: Australia
Apr 3rd 2009, 1:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,528
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Any thoughts on Ipswich QLD?

Ipswich may have a poor reputation now, but it is going to grow amazingly fast and it would be a good investment to live there now. In ten years time Ipswich will be a very desirable place to live,...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2009, 2:47 am
Replies: 202
Views: 29,251
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: the ALL NEW SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Ah Polly, they knew what they were doing when they made you a moderator. :)
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 27th 2009, 11:51 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Wanderlust

Re: Looking for some reassurance

Nearly everybody here had to do the same thing.. hand in notice, become homeless or something similar before coming over. Letting go of something that has been your security for so long is scary! ...
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