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Forum: Job Offers
Feb 1st 2008, 5:17 am
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By kaz101

WANTED: Organic farm manager (South Australia)

Hi everyone,

I wasn't sure where to post this but a local farmer (Mount Gambier, South Australia) has a requirement for a qualified organic farm manager. He cannot find anyone suitable locally.
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 21st 2007, 7:42 am
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By kaz101

Re: Simple advice about Skype

Yeah Skype is excellent. Spent over an hour talking (and seeing!) to my parents today with it and it didn't cost us a penny - sorry I mean cent :thumbsup:

Regards,
Karen
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 13th 2007, 4:57 am
Replies: 838
Views: 61,650
Posted By kaz101

Re: My dream has died

Hey at least you are still friends for your kids. I know couples who can't stand to be in the same court room as each other! And no I'm not talking from personal experience.

Thanks for sharing...
Forum: Australia
Dec 13th 2007, 2:00 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By kaz101

Re: GP Surgeries

No worries :)
Forum: Australia
Dec 13th 2007, 12:10 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By kaz101

Re: GP Surgeries

There is more to South Australia than Adelaide :D
I'm in Mount Gambier about 400kms away from Adelaide. Our GP doesn't do bulk billing and if they send it to Medicare I lose the $4 discount - I...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2007, 11:25 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By kaz101

Re: Transfers from Melbourne Airport to CBD

When we fly in from the UK we take the Skybus. It takes you right into Southern Cross station from Melbourne airport (Tullamarine) and we changed buses there for the one that took us to the hotel.
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2007, 11:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By kaz101

Re: Skype VOIP and video conferencing

I went with Bigpond since I could set that up from the UK (we had bought a house out here) and it was for my business.

I'm sure you can get cheaper but here is their website...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2007, 10:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By kaz101

Re: Validation Trip/Reccie or One Way Ticket?

I'm far too much of a control freak to come out without a reccie :D

We had been on holiday here before we decided to move out and in that first holiday we visited Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide,...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2007, 10:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By kaz101

Re: Useful tool for Property Seekers

Thanks I hadn't got some of those sites and I'm looking to buy another investment property nearby.

Regards,
Karen
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2007, 10:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By kaz101

Re: GP Surgeries

I'm in South Australia and went to the GP this week and I had to pay too. I had already registered with them and the charge for the visit was $57 but if I paid then I only paid $53 ($4 discount) and...
Forum: Australia
Dec 10th 2007, 8:11 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By kaz101

Re: shipping cars....maybe!?!

We brought over our 1971 Ford Mustang. It's just got to go through the road worthy inspection now. We brought the car over (to Melbourne for us) in the 40ft container so it was included in that cost....
Dec 10th 2007, 7:15 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By kaz101

Re: Cheap flights Oz to UK - are there any?

I guess in the UK to can get cheap flights to most places but that doesn't seem possible from Oz.

I have looked at the really cheap airlines too but found that I didn't save much considering all...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 10th 2007, 9:04 am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,039
Posted By kaz101

Re: Britons leaving the country in record numbers

Why did we move?

My husband has bad circulation so we knew we'd move to warmer climate at some stage. Didn't reckon it'd be this far away though :D

UK economy doesn't help since I hate the...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 10th 2007, 7:15 am
Replies: 54
Views: 2,208
Posted By kaz101

Re: What will you miss this christmas?

I'll miss my parents - first Christmas apart in 43 years (my lifetime) :(
My friends.
The cold, but I'm saying only that because I'm not in it :shades_smile: It will be very strange to have a...
Dec 10th 2007, 5:50 am
Replies: 102
Views: 29,250
Posted By kaz101

Re: A year in Hinsight (B'ham to Adelaide and back again)

Maybe it's the area? We didn't wait for our neighbours to introduce themselves we went around and introduced ourselves to the neighbours! One side are working all the hours and we never see them...
Dec 10th 2007, 3:13 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By kaz101

Re: Gizza Job, I can do that.

I spend a lot of time tapping away from my desk at home with a home based business. Now this may not be what you are looking for but if you are interested in hearing more about a business that can be...
Dec 10th 2007, 3:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By kaz101

Cheap flights Oz to UK - are there any?

Hi everyone,

I'm heading back to the UK for a conference in February from Australia and I've been looking around for flights and there doesn't seem to be any such thing as a cheap flight.

Has...
Dec 10th 2007, 3:03 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,403
Posted By kaz101

Re: connecting Utilities

Some websites only promote the companies when they get commission from them so they may not promote the cheapest utility company so check around several sites.

Water is usually the local water...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 8th 2007, 9:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By kaz101

Re: Would you tell your estate agent you was going to OZ?

We didn't tell our estate agents we were going to Oz since we wanted as much as we could get and we didn't want the potential buyers thinking we were desperate and putting in silly offers.

We've...
Forum: Australia
Dec 8th 2007, 9:05 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,311
Posted By kaz101

Re: Baggage allowance

And if you have validated your visa then the allowance is about 20kg each case if you fly via Asia (although we were told it's actually up to 25kg at the airport).

Karen
Forum: Australia
Dec 8th 2007, 9:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By kaz101

Re: Anyone buy in Oz before getting visas?

Hi Noofie,

Yes you certainly can since that's what we did. We are property investors and at the time we were attracted to Australia by the exchange rates since back then it was nearly 3 AUD to 1...
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2007, 4:05 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,131
Posted By kaz101

Re: Is racism still a big problem

Maybe your friend was trying to help you (as others have suggested) and maybe he's just a little bitter since it didn't work out for him. I don't know. I can tell you about my experiences so far. We...
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2007, 8:57 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,071
Posted By kaz101

Re: my mum's just arrived from the UK

And it's meant to be the other way around too - you are 'meant' to get your mother's unconditional love.

I do appreciate my parents and I also understand what you are saying since my Mother in...
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2007, 6:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By kaz101

Re: WE're on our way!! Advice please x

Sorry Bex I'm not in that area....

We didn't take much with us since we hadn't bought anything new for ages.

We forgot to take meter readings when we sold the house in the UK. And also shut...
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2007, 6:19 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,071
Posted By kaz101

Re: my mum's just arrived from the UK

I miss both my parents.

They have just gone back to the UK after being out here for a month. My husband was dreading it since my Mum and I love each but we are too alike to get on well when we...
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