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Forum: Australia
Nov 3rd 2012, 10:19 am
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By wombat

Re: Brisbane primary schools: Bayside

Hi I have worked at Cleveland Primary school for the last 6 years and its a very nice school. Prior to working there I was an assistant tor a behaviour AVT and we visted all the redlands schools...
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2007, 7:44 am
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By wombat

Re: Alexandra hills - any comment??

Ive sent you an email
lucy
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2006, 6:21 am
Replies: 110
Views: 5,773
Posted By wombat

Re: how many brickies are on here.

we came here knowing that brickies were coming out with $900 to $1000 a week, but what we didnt realise was how expensive it is to live here $1000 soon goes when every week you have got to pay $380...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2006, 10:34 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 5,773
Posted By wombat

Re: how many brickies are on here.

Im not a negative poster either, i hardly ever post on here but i just wanted to reply to this thread to let people really know what its like being a brickie in Queensland.
we actually love...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2006, 6:51 am
Replies: 110
Views: 5,773
Posted By wombat

Re: how many brickies are on here.

no its $250 a day wish it was $350 we might not be so skint ! we know alot of english brickies round this way and not met one yet thats happy with the work or pay.
lucy
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2006, 9:38 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 5,773
Posted By wombat

Re: how many brickies are on here.

he works for a subbie, the average pay for working for a subbie is around $30 an hour.
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2006, 9:25 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 5,773
Posted By wombat

Re: how many brickies are on here.

Bricklaying here is nothing like it is there, you will find out for yourself soon enough :rolleyes:
my husband works really hard, is a decent trowel and has the respect of all the people hes been...
Forum: Australia
Aug 13th 2006, 10:27 am
Replies: 110
Views: 5,773
Posted By wombat

Re: how many brickies are on here.

We have been here (Brisbane) for two years and my hubby's a brickie and he hates working here the wages are crap compared to the UK, its all day rates not by the brick unless you are the subbie who...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 23rd 2005, 10:46 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,749
Posted By wombat

Re: A Thread For Those Who Are No Longer With Us This Christmas

my fantastic uncle john, who supported us so much on our decision to emigrate. He sadly took his own life in march this year. He had planned to visit us next year he would have loved it here, it...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2005, 10:37 am
Replies: 149
Views: 4,267
Posted By wombat

Re: Christmas gifts

haha thanks Lisa! cant believe its almost a year since i crashed the driving instructors car into a tree !
:rolleyes:
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2005, 3:39 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,126
Posted By wombat

Re: Weirdest names for stuff ??

yes i did actually see it in Kmart at Capalaba not long after we first arrived here, never seen it in there since though ! forgot all about it till this weirdest names for thing thread came up and...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2005, 3:32 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,126
Posted By wombat

Re: Weirdest names for stuff ??

haha no i didnt take the camera to Kmart, i found the photo on the internet !
lucy
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2005, 1:06 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,126
Posted By wombat

Re: Weirdest names for stuff ??

I saw this for sale in Kmart :rolleyes:
and ive bought spag-a-saurus from coles !
lucy
Forum: Australia
Jun 19th 2005, 10:12 am
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By wombat

Re: Bayside/Cleveland School Holiday Meet

Hi lucy,
i live in cleveland and i have a little boy aged 5, i am free most of the holidays if you want to meet up.
lucy x (my names lucy aswell !)
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2005, 1:15 am
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By wombat

Re: Death In The Family

sorry to hear about the loss of your uncle, i know how hard it is being away from all your family at times like these.
i moved here 9 months ago and i lost my nan she was 99 and died of old age two...
Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2005, 11:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By wombat

Re: How easy is it to make new friends....

Where abouts are you heading to ?
we live in south east brisbane and i have found everyone friendly really especially other expats, we have plenty of girls nights out and coffee mornings.
i to was...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2004, 8:20 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 1,722
Posted By wombat

Re: Do you get Eastenders in OZ?

you can get it on uktv on foxtel everyday !! little mos just been sent down for hitting trever with an iron and ians sleeping with janine and shes trying to blackmail him ! not that ive been watching...
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2004, 8:35 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By wombat

Re: brisbane brickies

i know its winter and spring ! but we have had quite a few days in the 30s which is pretty hot compared to the uk. sorry if you were confused by this :rolleyes: i said hes coped with the heat so far...
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2004, 8:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By wombat

Re: brisbane brickies

hello,
my husbands a brickie and we have been living in cleveland, south east bris since july. lees worked in brisbane and on the gold coast and hes coping alright with the heat so far, he works...
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2004, 3:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By wombat

Re: Boomie .......where are ya !

hello,
lisa and family came to our halloween bbq on sunday, they are all fine. They moved into a house in thornlands yesterday and are waiting for a modem to arrive so they will be back on the...
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2004, 1:29 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,061
Posted By wombat

Re: Expats in Brisbane

we live in cleveland, been here 4 months and loving it :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2004, 9:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By wombat

Re: 3 fillings.

my son had to have 3 fillings last week and it came to $360 !! my daughter had a check up and she needs 4 fillings and her teeth coating with protective stuff this comes to $560 :scared: sweets and...
Forum: Australia
Sep 19th 2004, 9:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By wombat

Re: How soon can you get a mortgage?

The commonwealth bank gave us an 80 % mortgage with just one payslip and and letter from lees employer to prove he was employed on a full time basis, we had only been in Australia two weeks and they...
Forum: Australia
Sep 12th 2004, 9:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By wombat

Re: South Bank - Brisbane

we went to southbank yesterday aswell, the kids had a great time playing in the water even if it was a bit cold ! its a lovely place and it only cost us $16 for the train from cleveland to there.
...
Forum: Australia
Sep 11th 2004, 12:11 am
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By wombat

Re: Easy life in Victoria in the construction game

yes the unions really help out the workers but they must be a real pain in the arse for employers !

lucy
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