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Forum: Australia
Jun 15th 2007, 10:51 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,220
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Trying and failing to get an Australian passport...

A hell of a lot shorter than the 2 months it took me to renew my sons. And there's no need to be so nasty. I'll bow out now.
Forum: Australia
Jun 15th 2007, 10:37 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,220
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Trying and failing to get an Australian passport...

Wait until you try to renew your UK one, sweetie, that's even harder. :frown:

Jane :)
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2007, 1:07 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,193
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: The worse thing I dont like about Oz

I used to work in the tuckshop at my boy's primary school and the kids would always always say "Please may I have..." and then spend the next 5 minutes deciding what to have. :lol: The kids round...
Jun 9th 2007, 7:41 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,830
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Has anyone felt like this?

PM me if you want to whinge in person, I'm only up the road. Personally, I found stopping watching TV a huge help. The media treat their viewers as if they're all thick and I've yet to meet a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2007, 12:57 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: but baby it's cold outside

We went to Cairns in June 2004 for Jim's Birthday and it was flippin' freezing. Everybody told us it was the coldest weekend in years. We were in a lovely hotel but couldn't sleep because it was so...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2007, 12:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Can anyone recommend a bank for business accounts?

We use Suncorp and have a dedicated business manager. I've never had to use them though, as our banking needs are pretty simple, but I did have somebody else contact me suggesting we moved to a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2007, 4:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Landlord questions

http://www.reiq.com.au/BuySellRent/sell.asp

Also very helpful when you phone them.

Jane :)
Jun 6th 2007, 3:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: I was going to go alone - but do not think I can do it.

Hi Sandra,

Me again! You say your husbands got a list of reasons, are they valid? Jim won't ever go back to the UK, but that's because he knows that I wouldn't be happy there either, really. ...
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2007, 1:03 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: How clean are your whites?

Tried all the liquids too, still no good. You probably don't spill tomato, watermelon and banana down you as often as my boy does. :lol:

Jane :)
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2007, 11:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: How clean are your whites?

But only if you don't have a bioseptic tank. :(

Jane :)
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2007, 11:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Question about Australian Countryside

Just West of Brisbane has the hills and woodland, little bit further and you also get the pasture. Mount Tamborine area also has all you require. Depends what you need to be close to for work,...
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2007, 11:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: How clean are your whites?

I do the whites on a 90 degree wash and that seems to work. Can't get my coloureds clean though. Omo is the best washing powder for front loaders (I've tried all the rest :o ) but even that doesn't...
Jun 1st 2007, 11:46 pm
Replies: 162
Views: 74,252
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: What it is really like moving to Brisbane!!!!!!

Go to your nearest QLD Transport customer service centre.

http://www.transport.qld.gov.au/Home/About_us/How_to_contact_us/By_place/

Jane :)
May 31st 2007, 8:02 am
Replies: 162
Views: 74,252
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: What it is really like moving to Brisbane!!!!!!

I've already admitted I made a mistake, no need to rub my nose in it. :p

Glad you're happy. There are many many genuinely unhappy people posting on here just now and its nice to hear of somebody...
Forum: Australia
May 31st 2007, 12:19 am
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Is there a website - Current capital investment rates?

Nope, the rates change every day. You'll have to email each of the states or territories and ask for the current rate. Email addresses are here:...
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2007, 11:14 am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Water shortage

Don't forget that a few years ago they built a pipe to supply the Gold Coast from Brisbane when they were running out. They, however, neglected to make it a two way pipe. :rolleyes:

Jane
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2007, 10:54 am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Water shortage

From yesterday's Courier Mail, so it must be true. ;)

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,21803388-3102,00.html

We had some paving done a few months ago and they damaged the pipe...
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2007, 9:48 am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,744
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Water shortage

If it does break in the next few months, then the professor at the University of New England who predicted it after tying up solar activity with rainfall patterns will appear to have been proved...
Forum: The Barbie
May 27th 2007, 8:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Just a quick one!

Hi Ian,

Where did you buy in the end? Did all your research beforehand pay off? Glad to hear things are going well.

Jane :)
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2007, 5:32 am
Replies: 115
Views: 6,295
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: What did you think when reading negative posts about Australia

It funny how your perception can be swayed be how a person actually treats you rather than what they say.

When I wrote my 4 month rant about crap supermarkets et al, Dotty saw it for what it was,...
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2007, 9:14 am
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: Car Insurance Companies

I don't need to hear all that. :( I've already had it assessed at Salisbury. Would have been half an hour away except for the road works on Moggill Road. They issue taxi vouchers now to and from...
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2007, 6:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By JaneandJim

Car Insurance Companies

Last Friday, when on my way to pick my boy up from the school bus stop, a car pulled out of a side road just as I reached the junction (he'd stopped to look if the way was clear, it wasn't :frown: )...
Forum: The Barbie
May 22nd 2007, 12:48 am
Replies: 69
Views: 2,877
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: The end of an era folks!

Vinyl's are making a comeback over here. Please don't just dump them. :(

Jane :)
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2007, 3:04 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: what is bellbowrie like

We were at the top bar, all alone 'cos we don't have any friends. :( Not, really, I play tennis at Brookfield, there just wasn't anybody we knew in the bar. :) We were stood at the fence so we...
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2007, 2:46 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By JaneandJim

Re: what is bellbowrie like

We went there on Saturday! Great fireworks, much better than last year because the commentator only mentioned the sponsors name a couple of times, last year he thanked them every 5 seconds. :ohmy:
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