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Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2021, 10:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,371
Posted By JRB

Re: Moving to Perth Australia

There are about 40,000 Australians trying to get back to Australia - and they can't! You might find it very difficult to get a flight and quarantine place! Not many flights and ones that are - are...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2021, 10:09 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By JRB

Re: Family of five looking at moving to Aus

I originally got my skilled visa as a psych nurse. I'm sure your wife will easily get a visa. It is good to get permanant residency independent skills visa as it gives you more freedom. If you come...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2021, 11:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By JRB

Re: Returning Citizens

Wow! Looking increasingly difficult to get over there right now (unless you're Rita Orr!) Let's hope the vaccination roll out (internationally) will make things easier for travelling again - one of...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2021, 3:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By JRB

Re: Returning Citizens

You can do it - the main problem is getting a flight at the moment. Very limited places due to limited quarantine places. With the recent outbreak in Melbourne rumours are doing the rounds it may get...
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2021, 11:58 am
Replies: 194
Views: 24,490
Posted By JRB

Re: Want to move back to Aus

Hi there
We lived in Perth from 2001-2006 and came back to UK. We're all Aus/ UK citizens. And honestly been quite happy here in the UK. Our kids were toddlers when we left Perth and it's been great...
Forum: Australia
Feb 9th 2021, 12:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By JRB

Re: Moving pet from UK to Australia

Hi there
We've got a snub nosed breed - shih tzu. I was in contact with pet air this week to ask about it. I think quantas usually help with snub nosed breeds, and have vet checks, special routes,...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2021, 6:43 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,293
Posted By JRB

Re: Hoping to move back to Aus with my partner and 2 young kids

Funnily enough we did it the other way round and left Australia when mine were a baby and toddler, and came back to UK (both nearly adults now!). It's a good age to move as they haven't started...
Feb 4th 2021, 10:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By JRB

Re: Perth WA.....

Hi there!
We used to live in Perth but this was back in 2001-2006. It was a nice City. We rented in Cottesloe area which was absoloutely beautiful and had a good train line to the city. We couldn't...
Forum: Australia
Feb 4th 2021, 9:55 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By JRB

Re: How to Return - 2022

Thanks! Hope so - 2022/23 is the plan! I joined a FB forum for Aussies who want to return home and realized there's thousands who want to come home and are stuck, some are in some really dire...
Forum: Australia
Feb 3rd 2021, 8:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By JRB

Re: How to Return - 2022

Thanks for the replies guys! Maths has never been a strong point! I think it's because we want to bring our dog and I thought that might be £10k (he's a shih tzu (snub nosed breed) and only 2...
Forum: Australia
Feb 2nd 2021, 6:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By JRB

How to Return - 2022

Hi there
We are a family of 4 - dual British and Australian citizens. We lived in Perth for 5 years and then came back to UK 14 years ago. Overall have been happy back here and my kids have done...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2020, 9:37 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,583
Posted By JRB

Re: Flying Brachycephalic dogs to NZ

Thank you for the update.
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2020, 8:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,583
Posted By JRB

Re: Flying Brachycephalic dogs to NZ

Hi there
I hope you don't mind if I follow this thread as I was literally about to post the same question. We're Aussie/ UK citizens currently living in the UK. We love NZ and think it may offer a...
Forum: USA
Mar 6th 2013, 4:57 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By JRB

Java, J2ee Developer work, E3 visa

Hi there, I am just putting the feelers out to see if anyone may know what the work situation is like for a java, j2ee sofware architect developer in the US. This is my husbands field of work and he...
Forum: Australia
Jan 5th 2010, 5:27 pm
Replies: 435
Views: 112,370
Posted By JRB

Re: Wanted Down Under 2010

Just watched todays show about Darwin. I think they made the right decision to stay in the UK. I lived for 5 years down under ( am married to an Aussie) and had my children out there and it was a...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2009, 1:08 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 7,654
Posted By JRB

Re: Any Views on Duncraig, Perth?

Hi we lived in Carine for several years. It was nice but kind of quiet. It has a typical small Aussie shopping centre and then a massive park called Carine open space and it has a good high school....
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2009, 2:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By JRB

Re: Looking for some help in Perth, please

Cottesloe is the next suburb to Claremont and one train stop away and it is also right on the beach, much more picturesque than the city. It has lots of nice apartments and hotels. I would personally...
Feb 17th 2009, 12:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By JRB

Re: Getting a UK MORTGAGE if you're self employed.

We got one within 3 months of coming back to the UK with my husband being self employed contractor. However this was in 2007 and the market has changed since. There was an article a few weeks ago in...
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2009, 7:42 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 7,664
Posted By JRB

Re: Australian Attitudes II

Completely off track here but hi to Carnoustie folk! My dad is from there and Carnoustie was our annual holiday while I was growing up! Then when we lived in Perth the pals we made were from...
Jan 23rd 2009, 8:29 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 5,924
Posted By JRB

Re: 3 yrs in Canada, now 6 months back home

I'm so happy that you have settled well. If you can appreciate the UK in cold January (when most Brits are really fed up of the weather!) then it shows just how happy you are. We are well overdue a...
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2009, 12:40 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,224
Posted By JRB

Re: Armadale, Perth

We drove through it several times and didn't dare get out of the car! Scarey!
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2009, 12:34 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By JRB

Re: Does it pay off to have an Australina qualification?

I would say if you are in Australia and planning to stay there then yes! There are certain things you will learn which are relevant to Aus e.g. employment law etc. I found it quite insular and they...
Jan 19th 2009, 9:14 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By JRB

Re: OPTIONS

Sorry it was me who was the RMN! I seriously can't believe how much money Australia must make from new migrants. I think it's really bad that not only have people had to have had their qualifications...
Jan 17th 2009, 2:10 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By JRB

Re: OPTIONS

I really don't know anything about mortgages now only that they are harder to get. We came back in 2006 and got a mortgage after 3 months and that was with my husband being a contractor, we had about...
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2009, 1:54 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By JRB

Cathay Pacific flight sale

Hi

I got an email from Travel Zoo that this airline is having a 5 day sale from 16th - 21st Jan and flights to NZ and East Coast Australia, flights are from £599. I think you have to travel...
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