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Forum: Australia
Jan 2nd 2015, 9:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Rego Costs and Govt Fees for Cars

Thanks guys,

Not sure i'm the auction type but equally don't want to tie my disposable income up in an expensive car.

Thank you for the link to Cars Guide. I've used that extensiveley as well...
Forum: Australia
Jan 2nd 2015, 12:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Rego Costs and Govt Fees for Cars

Thank Guys - much appreciated.

I'm your traditional Toyota used car sort of guy so even looking at a company called Melbourne's Cheapest Cars is stepping outside my comfort zone. :)

It seems...
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2015, 10:00 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By bezzanbob

Rego Costs and Govt Fees for Cars

All,

Have been looking at cars in Victoria and am attracted by the prices at Melbourne's Cheapest Cars - for they do seem to be the cheapest in Melbourne.

That said the adverts state that all...
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2014, 9:59 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Teaching in Western Australia (on a Partner Visa)

Dear dmuk,

How are you getting on with your registration?

We have done it all from this end with VIT and it all sailed through, or so it seemed. We do have transcripts etc. and certified copies...
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2013, 5:42 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,471
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: baggage allowance - flights from UK to OZ

Looking at the BA website a huge number of the flights appear to be code share with you the Qantas Cathay Pacific. Does anyone know the best place to find a direct flights to Australia so that we can...
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2013, 5:29 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,392
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Schooling in QLD.

It really does depend what you are used to. There is no doubt that there are some excellent state schools in Australia, as there are in the UK. Equally, there are some quite shocking schools in both...
Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2013, 10:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Bundaberg

Dear kjm081,

We had freinds who lived in Bundy (as they called it) for a year. They were happy enough there but did identify it is some way from Brisbane and does have a country feeling to it.
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2013, 10:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: UK to Queensland driving license

JAJ,

Apologies for the irritation.

The last time I lived in Australia I had an international licence (from the AA) in addition to my GB version. For some reason I assumed it (the licence) would...
Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2013, 7:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: UK to Queensland driving license

Thanks JAJ,

So as a PR in Qld with a British licence until 2036 I would need to .......

Bezza
Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2013, 6:49 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: UK to Queensland driving license

Just a quick question that I might have missed the answer to above - how long is your UK license valid in Aus until you have to gain an Australian version?
Nov 29th 2013, 7:41 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 12,289
Posted By bezzanbob

Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2013, 11:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,392
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Schooling in QLD.

Just for a context - typical figures for the UK are 7% of pupils are boarding/at boarding school and 12% at private school.

In Australia in excess of 35% of schools are private - more so in some...
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2013, 11:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: How much difference does accommodation make?

Oh dear - I knew I shouldn't reply without glasses :(
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2013, 11:17 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: How much difference does accommodation make?

The main downside to the accommodation are the neighbours - all of whom will be adolescent boys between the ages of 13-18.

The accommodation is a flat/dwelling in/or attached to a boarding house...
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2013, 9:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: How much difference does accommodation make?

I'm sure it must have been done on the forum so can anyone point me to a decent thread on the cost of utilities?
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2013, 8:08 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: How much difference does accommodation make?

Thanks Quoll.

Re-reading my post makes little sense to me either.

Put it another way - are we foolish and arrogant to be questioning the future given that we not only have a job offer but also...
Forum: Teaching
Nov 24th 2013, 4:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,145
Posted By bezzanbob

Toowoomba Job Prospects

I have a job offer on the table for a boarding school in Toowoomba that looks good, and is at a school I know from when we lived on the Gold Coast.

The OH is a Primary teacher and we have seen a...
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2013, 4:44 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By bezzanbob

How much difference does accommodation make?

Hi there all - it's been a while or us but we have an offer on the table that we are 'almost' convinced is right for us all :)

The opportunity looks good - so typically we are now at that nervous...
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2011, 6:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Pre-paid phones and mobile broadband

The best thing about our accommodation - (apart form price and setting) - is the fact that the Wallaby squad is here!

Even had time to chat to one of my former students who currently plays in the...
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2011, 5:33 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Pre-paid phones and mobile broadband

Bizzarely my Vodafone Huwaei connection is up and active after two years of no use so we will wait and see.

Writing this from Coogee Beach and will pick up two sims from Optus/Telstra tomorrow.
...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2011, 11:45 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Dubai Stopover

We are only there for 24 hours so basic and close hotel is the way we are thinking.

Seems the metro is a good way to get around.
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2011, 8:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By bezzanbob

Dubai Stopover

Folks,

Does anyone have good advice regarding Dubai and one night stopover? :confused:

Looking for insight as to hotel location, getting to and from airport, and any must do's and how to get...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2011, 8:39 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Pre-paid phones and mobile broadband

Thanks guys - looks like it's the Telstra store for me.

Bezza:)
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2011, 5:23 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By bezzanbob

Pre-paid phones and mobile broadband

Folks,

We are validating our visa next week and will be in Oz for about five weeks.

Two questions:

We have two unlocked phones - Apple 3GS and a bog standard Samsung bought in Oz a few...
Forum: Australia
May 30th 2011, 7:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,740
Posted By bezzanbob

Re: Job Offer in Gladstone - terrified!!

Have spent a grand total of 3 hours in Gladstone - and it is by far 'not' the worst place in Australia.

Fifteen years ago I spent a satisfying 30 mins in KFC sampling the culinary delight that...
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