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Forum: Australia
May 18th 2009, 4:25 am
Replies: 97
Views: 5,875
Posted By Caroline G

Re: any one in melbourne,

This may help you http://www.visitvictoria.com/displayobject.cfm/objectid.0000B41D-D36D-1A88-8B4680C476A9047C/
http://www.street-directory.com.au/sd_new/mapsearch.cgi
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2009, 6:01 am
Replies: 97
Views: 5,875
Posted By Caroline G

Re: any one in melbourne,

Let's be constructive Deancm. Where would you suggest the OP considers living?
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2009, 8:47 am
Replies: 97
Views: 5,875
Posted By Caroline G

Re: any one in melbourne,

Hi, getting back to the OP's question.

We live in South Frankston. There are lots of good primary schools in the S.Frankston/Mt Eliza area. Here are a few that were recommended to me by the Mum's...
Forum: Australia
Sep 28th 2008, 8:48 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,664
Posted By Caroline G

Re: decent areas to live in melbourne

Mt.Eliza, Frankston South, Mt.Martha and Mornington spring to mind but it depends on how close you want/need to be to the city. Lots of couples move down to the Mornington Peninsula after starting a...
Sep 4th 2008, 5:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Getting citizenship: at what point is PR cancelled?

Hi B,

I'm awaiting my citizenship ceremony date and I have received a letter from the Dept of Immigration and Citizenship which states the following:

"The final step in becoming an Australian...
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2008, 2:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Caroline G

Re: where to live?

I would suggest you take a look at the Mornington Peninsula http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mornington_Peninsula. Mt.Martha has lovely beaches and a good range of properties. It's very family friendly....
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2008, 10:54 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Advice for car hire melbourne

We hired from the airport with Thrifty. I know that if you pick-up away from the airport it's cheaper etc. but we wanted the convenience of getting it at the airport esp as we had a just 3yr old...
Forum: Australia
Aug 21st 2008, 5:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Travel insurance?

We stopped off and had holidays in a couple of countries en-route to Australia and still had cover when we arrived through Go Walkabout. :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Aug 21st 2008, 4:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Timescale for citizenship applications (Re-hashed)

Under a week for me. I'm pretty impressed.

We completed the online application at the end of last week. I took the docs into the Dandenong office on Monday and I've just checked my mail box and...
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2008, 10:43 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,283
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Spiders and Snakes and children etc

That's exactly what we do to.
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2008, 3:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Best place to move to, for work in IT

What sector of education are you in? I presume you are talking about tertiary.

I work in the IT department for Monash University. Jobs are advertised for specific positions. Behind the scenes...
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2008, 11:00 am
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Caroline G

Re: First toddler holiday - kids club

I have a friend who is going to Plantation Island, Fiji next week as she wanted a family friendly holiday with kids clubs.
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2008, 10:55 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,283
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Spiders and Snakes and children etc

I was curious to what those jelly sausages were and whether they were dangerous but no-one seemed to know. I have since found out that they are snail egg masses and aren't at all dangerous or able to...
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2008, 11:42 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,283
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Spiders and Snakes and children etc

Here's one for spiders http://museumvictoria.com.au/spiders/ :)

I've been watching to see what the other parents do here. I've noticed that they tell their children:

not to poke around stones...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 13th 2008, 2:48 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Spiders and toddlers/crawlers

A tip: Our son got bitten by bull ants when we were camping and the Doc sprayed a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water on the bites. It worked a treat and he said that this solution will ease the...
Forum: Australia
Aug 12th 2008, 1:14 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,717
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Flights via singapore

It's a matter of timing and luck. Sometimes it works out cheaper to book direct and other times it doesn't.

I've just booked seats for my parents who are coming over the same time as they did last...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2008, 10:56 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Travel insurance

We used http://www.go-walkabout.co.uk/emigrating.php
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 11th 2008, 7:46 am
Replies: 48
Views: 1,886
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Recommend a decent tent

This site may help http://forum.camping.com.au/ :)
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2008, 11:02 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 10,051
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Commute from Mornington to Melbourne CBD

We thought MrG would end up working in the CBD so were originally heading for Patterson Lakes however when we got here there weren't many rentals so ended up renting in Mt.Eliza. We're now in...
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2008, 2:20 am
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Midwife looking to relocate to OZ

Hi,

I'm currently pregnant so I've been chatting to local Mummys about where to give birth. Rosebud hospital had a midwife led unit but unfortunately it has closed. Most of the team have...
Forum: Australia
Aug 5th 2008, 5:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Caroline G

Re: moving to melbourne

Hi, I live in Frankston South and I'm very happy here. I agree with Jonds comments.

Mt.Eliza and Mornington are nearby and have a few good bars, shops and restaurants.

I don't work as I'm a...
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2008, 2:35 am
Replies: 93
Views: 7,548
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Does anyone fancy a midwinter Melbourne curry night?

How about the Indian at Patterson Lakes?
Forum: Australia
Aug 1st 2008, 9:34 am
Replies: 93
Views: 7,548
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Does anyone fancy a midwinter Melbourne curry night?

I've just confirmed numbers to the restaurant. There are 19 adults and 9 children coming.

It's just the kind of weather to have a nice warming curry.

I look forward to meeting you all tomorrow...
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2008, 1:55 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 7,548
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Does anyone fancy a midwinter Melbourne curry night?

Yes, plenty of room. I haven't confimed numbers yet so no probs.
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2008, 11:00 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 7,548
Posted By Caroline G

Re: Does anyone fancy a midwinter Melbourne curry night?

Anymore takers?

See previous posts (just above) for date, place, time etc. :)
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