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Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2015, 8:52 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,491
Posted By Poitin

Re: Mass exodus to the UK. Thoughts?

There has been lots of people laid off in the resources sector and a lot more projects completing this year - so more to come - and lots of theses people are 457 visa...............
Forum: Australia
Jun 30th 2014, 1:32 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,837
Posted By Poitin

Re: Dubai or Australia? Teens especially!

Unfortunately the consequences of both drinking underage and sex are far less in Australia.(not that I would encourage either for my children).

I think anyone that has lived in the middle east...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2014, 9:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By Poitin

Re: QS/ Contract Administrator Jobs

Hi LTD,

Yes there should be work for QS - there has been a bit of a slow down but I think you guys are still in demand. - not sure about Melbourne and Perth.

If you are young and happy to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 13th 2014, 8:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Poitin

Re: Senior Quantity Surveyor wanting to move to Sydney with family

Hi Swig,

Have you got a permanent visa sorted ? or looking to come on 457?

I think you will get a better response on the ground when you get here..... apply directly to Laings, Leightons, Bovis...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 21st 2014, 10:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Poitin

Re: WHV locations - any views Darwin v Broome?

I was in Darwin last April - there is a huge amount backpacker there and lots with Irish accents - nearly thought I was a home. It a great spot for the younger soul for a few months..........sadly...
Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2014, 5:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By Poitin

Re: Brisbane suburbs

Hi Neil, you can pm me if you want info on North Lakes. Not sure exactly what info you need - not read the thread all the way through. Hubby works in city and got kids at the schools in the area.
...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 9th 2013, 3:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Poitin

Re: What to do if wages are not paid?

Contact Fairwork.gov.au and see what they advise.

Hope that works.

Poitin
Nov 6th 2013, 9:09 am
Replies: 663
Views: 123,981
Posted By Poitin

Re: The 'Jen1977au' thread

Hi Jen

Did you get a new job? I have a contact for the dog if your still in my area, PM me for the details......

We are heading back ourselves over xmas - not looking forward to the cold...
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2013, 5:55 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By Poitin

Re: Rushing back to the UK / Ireland due to a death?

Last week my dad collaspe but its all good. I was worried some might happen when our passports were getting renewed recently - what would you do then - all the hassle.

My big worry is who would...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2013, 9:10 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By Poitin

Re: Help needed with the costs of moving to Oz

Just a suggestion - house share at start if its just yourself.

You'll need a car. My friend hired a car via gum tree at a better rate that the hire companies when they first came but that was over...
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2013, 5:46 am
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Poitin

Re: Veggie options in Brisbane?

Quorn products available in Coles and Woolworths in Brisbane - got a veggie child - but pricey......
Hope this helps:)
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 21st 2012, 6:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By Poitin

Re: Irish Dancing anyone ?

Not to mention all the driving around the country to all the competitions. I have 2 nieces that dance too. It brings back memories of my brother and I doing the dance classes - we were never anygood...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2012, 10:15 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By Poitin

Re: Please help.

Ah - I was talking PR.....I'm older and looking for more stability;)
I know I had younger realtions on this visa and to extend to 2 years they had to work on farms - part of the requirment to work...
Forum: Australia
Nov 29th 2012, 8:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By Poitin

Re: Please help.

Remb6464,

First worry about getting the visa........... It took us over a year in 2009 and the visa requirments have changed at least twice since - I'm not up to date with the visa - we were on...
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2012, 4:52 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By Poitin

Re: Schools & living in North Lakes nr Brisbane

Good luck with the move - also in NL - kids at two different schools - one doing brilliantly and one doing okay. We are doing public systems but as previous poster said plenty of private schools in...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 17th 2012, 1:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Poitin

Re: Great new Aussie film

I'll watch it - Chris O'Dowd - if from my home town - not that I know him - I'm ever so slightly older:).

But interested in seeing if its like The Committments - great movie - I need to get a copy...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2012, 11:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By Poitin

Re: getting started with house rental

Have you got a job lined up? If so get them to write you a letter. We were fortunate.
We had no rental history prior to our move here - we showed bank statement to show we could cover the rent and...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2012, 10:46 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Poitin

Re: New internet scam?

Yes, I was getting a lot of DHL deliveries to my old email address(last country/still occasionally after 1yr+ ).
I now deal with DHL here sometimes and they have an option to report unsolicted...
Forum: Australia
Mar 12th 2012, 11:40 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,464
Posted By Poitin

Re: Retired couple in Morayfield, QLD

Have you seen a copy of the Messenger - weekly magazine - you'd probably pick up a copy in Westfield shopping centre North lakes.
At the back there are lots of community groups - different church...
Sep 1st 2011, 4:14 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,483
Posted By Poitin

Re: We never expected to be in Dalby!

Good on you. lovely post and yes great attitude.:thumbup:
Aug 26th 2011, 1:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,984
Posted By Poitin

Update 1 Year + Brisbane

Okay so I thought I do an update- been here in Brisbane a year now. So we arrived in July and stayed 2 months in Sydney which was pretty cool – the apartment we had you could see Sydney Harbour...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 20th 2011, 9:15 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By Poitin

Re: High iron levels

My mon discovered she has haemochromatosis when she was in late 50's and yes all they done was take some blood - I only think it was a few times and now she is just checked.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2011, 2:00 am
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Poitin

Re: Cover Letter/Resume Editing Free Government Service in QLD?

I signed up with centerlink (voluntary) and they have linked me up with a government agency which gives you access to jobsearch.gov.au. I went last week and the girl was looking at my resume and told...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 5th 2011, 8:30 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,383
Posted By Poitin

Re: Aussie Woman Jailed in UAE For Getting Raped

They don't actually go to jail for rape - they get jailed for prostitution or adultery sadly.:(

The law in not in favour of women in arab countries. It will be years before this to happens.
...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2011, 9:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Poitin

Re: Need quick anwser to shipping my cat

I brought a cat from the Middle east - I move rather quicker than was planned. The cat had to have a rabies test - it then stayed with a friend for 5 months and 1 month in quarantine in Sydney. The...
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