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Dec 2nd 2009, 9:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By markinhull

Re: Query re moving from 457 to Employer Nomination Scheme

Stephen

I am considering the 3rd option.

I have been in AU for just over 2 years now, with my current employer almost a year.
I got made redundant from my previous role prior to starting where...
Dec 1st 2009, 11:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By markinhull

Re: Query re moving from 457 to Employer Nomination Scheme

Correct. They are willing to take on my sponsorship.

Ideally, I want PR as soon as I can. If I stay put, come early in the New Year I can apply for PR, providing the month I was out of work is not...
Dec 1st 2009, 9:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By markinhull

Query re moving from 457 to Employer Nomination Scheme

Hi all

Just wondered if anyone could help. I am looking at moving from my current 457 on to something more permanent. My employer has told me that after a years employment, they will sponsor me...
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2009, 9:42 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,761
Posted By markinhull

Re: Hairdressing and travel agency wages

Yes, I am originally from Hull in the UK. I have been in Sydney now for just over a year.

It is hard to build up your client base, especially in a store with a low turnover of staff as once the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2009, 3:44 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,761
Posted By markinhull

Re: Hairdressing and travel agency wages

My wife works for flight centre and she earns more as a travel consultant here than she did managing a branch back in the UK!!!

her basic take home is around $2000 per month but it is the...
Dec 10th 2008, 12:58 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,206
Posted By markinhull

Re: Downside of a 457 and Bridging Visa

Thanks for all of the advice.

I think a trip in to Immigration is in order.

Markinhull
Dec 9th 2008, 10:12 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,206
Posted By markinhull

Downside of a 457 and Bridging Visa

Hi all

I am here in Sydney on a 457 visa and the month before Christmas, out of the blue I have been made redundant!!!

I have applied for a permanant skilled visa so that I am no longer tied in...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 10:29 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,341
Posted By markinhull

Re: £1 = $2.40 Fantastic

I know exactly what you mean.

I to am a season ticket holder, still am (my stepdad uses it).

I have been here since January and flew back for the Wembley weekend.

I keep getting photos from...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 10:16 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,341
Posted By markinhull

Re: £1 = $2.40 Fantastic

Just think of what you have gained rather than what you have lost!!!!

On another matter 3rd in the Premiership - What the Hell!!!!!!! I am another exiled Tiger down in Sydney, watching in awe over...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 9:46 am
Replies: 366
Views: 47,950
Posted By markinhull

Re: Australian Dollar - exchange rate?!

Me too, but at least it beats the 2.02 of April / May!!!

Mark :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 7:01 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,695
Posted By markinhull

Re: what is happening ? exchange rate !!!!!!!!!!!1

I have just exchanged some of my money at 2.52, I couldnt bring myself to do it all as it just seems to be going up and up.

Also, glad I didnt have to exchange back in April / May at 2.00!!!!!
...
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2008, 1:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By markinhull

Tax Relief - Working from home

Hello

I have a question for any accountants out there!!! My employer has closed their office and I am now officially based from home. Is there any tax relief I can claim back on this and what is...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2008, 2:56 am
Replies: 160
Views: 14,686
Posted By markinhull

Re: Sydney - Location location location!!

For what it is worth, I am in Chatswood and the commute in to town depends on the weather. I can normally do North Sydney in 20 minutes but if the weather is bad you can double it. Pacific Highway...
Jan 21st 2008, 10:29 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 12,391
Posted By markinhull

Re: Some tips for those moving to Australia / Sydney

Paddyo

Mcmahons point itself seems lovely. Lots of places to eat and what seemed like a really relaxed place. Unfortunately, the apartment itself was not up to much but if you can get a nice place...
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2008, 9:40 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 3,569
Posted By markinhull

Re: My estimate of costs......

your not wrong. We saw advertised a 2 bed in mcmahons point. it had the best view, full length of the bridge and it was only $580.

when we got there the apartment wasnt fit for a dog!! You were...
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2008, 9:14 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 3,569
Posted By markinhull

Re: My estimate of costs......

just to give you an idea of what I have spent as I have only been here 2 weeks. Again, this is Sydney prices.

Rental property - you will be very lucky to find any less than 6 months. There are the...
Jan 10th 2008, 9:23 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 12,391
Posted By markinhull

Re: Some tips for those moving to Australia / Sydney

Blimey!! you have done a massive amount!!!!

We arrived on New Years Day and have been in hotel since. Whilst I have been at work my wife has been looking at properties to rent in the Lower North...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2008, 12:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By markinhull

Re: Can anyone recommend a super fund??

I work in IT so I will have a look to see what I can find.

Many thanks
Mark
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2008, 11:50 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By markinhull

Can anyone recommend a super fund??

Hello all

markinhull is now markinsydney. Woo Hoo!!!!

we only got here on New Years Day and even though we are still in a hotel it is great.

Anyway, the reason for posting this morning is...
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2007, 10:21 am
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By markinhull

Re: What area?

Hello

We are in the same boat but I will be working in North Sydney. For this reason we are looking at Chatsworth / Hornsby as this seems like a fairly straight forward commute.
Sorry, i know...
Nov 26th 2007, 12:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By markinhull

Re: 457 Visa Label.

Thanks for all of your replies.

Much appreciated.

Mark :thumbsup:
Nov 25th 2007, 7:08 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By markinhull

457 Visa Label.

Hello all

We have had notification that our 457 visa has been approved. On the form it mentions that we may travel to Australia without the need to have the visa evidenced in our passport as long...
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2007, 9:13 am
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By markinhull

Re: Westpac / HBOS

Thanks for the info.

Mark :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2007, 8:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By markinhull

Re: Westpac / HBOS

The girl definately told me Westpac as this is who I planned to open the account with anyway.

I am not saying though that whoever in branch told her this was correct.

Mark :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2007, 12:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By markinhull

Westpac / HBOS

Hello

I have just been in to the local Halifax branch and they have told me that they have / are taking over Westpac.

Can anyone already in Oz confirm this??

I was just thinking that this...
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