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Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2007, 3:54 am
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: com.au domains/websites? Registered business?

If you are looking at building a hobby site then you will find the software that I use as fantastic. I didn't know the first thing about web design or building a web page when I started to build...
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2007, 3:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Aussie taxes & car allowance

not sure if this link will be of any help?

http://www.carallowance.com.au
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2007, 6:51 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,914
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Pension transfer

[QUOTE]Agreed. Agreed. Once you have established that a transfer of your pension benefits is the way to go I would usually suggest you contact the pension scheme administrators to establish what they...
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2007, 1:15 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,914
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Pension transfer - Who did you use?

Anyone already transferred their UK pension over here? I am looking for recommendations of good companies to use?

Cheers
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2007, 12:59 am
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By sharon_gareth

One For The Ladies

When we arrived here in Perth I was fortunate enough to be invited along by another Brit to a BPW meeting. Locally and internationally BPW is women helping women.

Anyway I found it a great...
Forum: Australia
Sep 24th 2007, 1:47 am
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Car insurance-can it be arranged for Oz while in the UK?

We use http://www.rac.com.au/go/motoring the RAC over here for our car insurance needs. Contact them I am sure they will be able to organise for you. Also you can carry over your No Claims Discount...
Forum: Australia
Apr 8th 2007, 1:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Anyone got a furnished rental in Perth for 2 mths?

I know of a furnished rental available in Mindarie, they where looking for a six month let (while they visit the UK) but may consider a shorter term. If you are still looking send your contact...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2007, 4:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Car finance

The reason they are charging so much is probably because you have to pay the interest for the whole term even though you are paying the loan out early.

Read your contract before doinf anything...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2007, 4:12 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Anyone bought in UK from Oz?

Have you tried talking to a mortgage broker in the UK? Let them do the leg work for you. You can buy property in Oz whule you are in the UK so there is no reason why it should not work the other...
Forum: Australia
Apr 1st 2007, 4:08 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Can anyone help regarding renting in Perth.

Property to let is in short supply in Perth at the moment. You may even want to consider approaching a short term let and see if you can negotiate a longer period at a lesser rate.
Forum: Australia
Mar 29th 2007, 4:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Buying a TV before we go

Dont know much about techie TV stuff but I know that you dont normally get the sound on UK TV over here.

I would save your money until you get here. Not sure what you pay for a TV in the UK...
Forum: Australia
Mar 29th 2007, 3:48 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: points on driving licence

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Yep you will find it very difficult to speed at times. We were running late for a wedding down in Mandurah a few Sundays back. So one of those occasions when you want to risk going 10-20km over...
Forum: Australia
Mar 28th 2007, 3:22 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: points on driving licence

You may find this link useful

http://rac.com.au/go/community-and-information/motoring-advice/motoring-issues-and-road-safety/legal-matters/infringement-penalties-and-demerit-points
Forum: Australia
Mar 26th 2007, 2:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: comparison chart

Your Perth information is a little out of date.

Max summer temp can be in the 40's and is often in the 30's. In fact we are in Autumn over here now and we are still getting temp in the early...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2007, 5:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Days out from Perth

If you are only going to be in Perth for a week then I think you are right to stick to day trips. Although a drive down to Busselton check out the Underwater Observatory...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2007, 4:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Contracting and Mortgages

The one thing you need to be aware of when you take out your home loan over here is the cost of paying out your loan early (Deferred Establishment Fee "DEF"). Not all lenders charge the same fee and...
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2007, 9:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: First time buyers

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See page 7 of the attached, the brochure is from the QLD State Revenue Site -

Not the easiest site to navigate but heaps of informnation there
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2007, 3:06 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: driving instructors

I just found that info out for my step dad who i hope will be coming out to Oz with my mum at some point in the not to distance future. I was surprised athow easy it was. Well in WA anyway not sure...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2007, 2:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Dilemma! Please Help!

If I was you I would stick with Brisbain and apply for your perm visa once i arrived. Once had perm visa could move job without any issue. If I had been messed around would be nervous that...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2007, 2:54 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Beldon???

Beldon is in a good location, close to beach (5 min. drive),major shopping areas(5-10 min drive some within walking depending on area), transport(train and buses) and schools. Beldon has a mixture...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2007, 2:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Retired? What do you do to keep busy?

I walk my dog each morning with a senior over here (well she is in her early 60's) amd she is always talking about the trips and activities organised locally for the seniros. All at discounted rates...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2007, 2:45 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: montfort international

We were very unhappy with the experience we had with them and found the dealings with our complaint very unprofessional.
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2007, 2:29 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: How far in advance......

When you finish working and before you move you need to inform your tax office that you will not be working in the UK. You do not necessarily state that you are migrating. You will need to complete...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2007, 2:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: First time buyers

http://www.osr.qld.gov.au/forms_publications/duties/index.shtml#brochures should be helpful for you
Forum: Australia
Mar 21st 2007, 4:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,877
Posted By sharon_gareth

Re: Overseas loans (whilst in Oz)

If you are looking to borrow money to buy a property in Oz then you may find you will not be able to get a loan in another country. Generally the lender will use the property you are buying as...
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