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Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2009, 9:50 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 9,349
Posted By emmakc1977

How much does it cost to have a baby in Oz?

My sister-in-law has just found out she's pregnant, they moved over to Oz in November. She has medicare and wondered how much you have to pay for antenatal care and to give birth in Australia? They...
Forum: Electricians
Jun 4th 2009, 7:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Anything I need to do in UK before migratring??

Thanks Rinkerdink and of course no offence taken!

Just having a look at the PEER website will give them a call and see what has to happen next and whether it can be done from UK.

Thanks...
Forum: Electricians
May 31st 2009, 4:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Anything I need to do in UK before migratring??

Hi Madtanz, thanks for the links I'll have a look.

the dooners - my husband was a toolmaker before qualifying as a sparks and luckily this was on the skills shortage so we got skilled migration...
Forum: Electricians
May 31st 2009, 12:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By emmakc1977

Anything I need to do in UK before migratring??

My husband and I already have PR and our visa states we must emigrate by 2012 so this post isn't related to gaining entry into Australia.

My husband qualified as an electrician (16th edition) in...
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2009, 2:08 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By emmakc1977

Anyone near The Entrance, NSW?

My brother and his wife have just emigrated out to Oz and were wondering if there were any others out there in the same situation i.e. not knowing anyone lol

Dave is 34 and Sara is 29, both into...
Dec 31st 2008, 3:28 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Meds and IVF

Hi, I see this was posted ages ago but thought I would let you have my comments anyway! When we first looked at emigrating we were trying for our second child. I had my medical done early as I was...
Forum: Electricians
Oct 27th 2008, 8:41 am
Replies: 66
Views: 69,194
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: UK qualified Electricians working in Australia

I've emailed them. I had a look at the webpage and it says that if you didn't do a formal apprenticeship (which he didn't) you need 7 years qualifications. Don't know if I said this before, but he...
Forum: Electricians
Oct 27th 2008, 8:26 am
Replies: 66
Views: 69,194
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: UK qualified Electricians working in Australia

Forgot to say he's also been self employed since April 07 and is a NICEIC Domestic Installer - don't know if that will make any difference?

Emma
Forum: Electricians
Oct 27th 2008, 8:25 am
Replies: 66
Views: 69,194
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: UK qualified Electricians working in Australia

Hi Steve,
He's done:

City & Guilds 2360 (16th Edition Electrical Installation Parts I & II ) and City & Guilds 2391 (Testing, Inspection & Certification of Electrical installations) and yes,...
Forum: Electricians
Oct 26th 2008, 10:51 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 69,194
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: UK qualified Electricians working in Australia

Hi, no he was a toolmaker before becoming an electrician so we got PR on his past occupation. We have until 2012 to actually move out - we had our visas stamped in April this year. I hope he...
Forum: Electricians
Oct 26th 2008, 8:23 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 69,194
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: UK qualified Electricians working in Australia

Hi, thanks for your post.

We got our PR visa last October, and are hoping to move over in April. As I said before Si qualified in 2004. If he's not allowed to do a tafe course does that mean...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2008, 10:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,056
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Training as a solicitor - supervised workplace training (traineeship)/Professiona

Thanks for your posts! I've got one more exam to sit (on 23rd of this month) as soon as I get the results I'll get them assessed. As I think i said earlier I was going to take the LPC here but to...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2008, 9:07 am
Replies: 10
Views: 5,056
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Training as a solicitor - supervised workplace training (traineeship)/Professiona

Just bumping this to try and get the attention of anyone who knows any answers lol!
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2008, 8:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,056
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Training as a solicitor - supervised workplace training (traineeship)/Professiona

Thanks for the link. I'm going to get my quals assessed as soon as I get the results from my equity and trusts exam. Then I'll have a chat with the Uni's to see how long and how much it'll cost. I...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2008, 7:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,056
Posted By emmakc1977

Training as a solicitor - supervised workplace training (traineeship)/Professional pr

Hi,

I'm trying to find info on qualifying as a solicitor in Oz. My husband and I already have PR (hubbie's an electrician) but we have yet to emigrate.

I'm a fellow of ILEX and I was going...
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2008, 9:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Any one emigrated whilst pregnant?

Thanks Bec, we've got our fingers crossed! We've tried once before but failed, but I'm hoping this time we'll be lucky. :)
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2008, 12:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Any one emigrated whilst pregnant?

Just looked up what medicare actually is! Is this something you can apply for before you leave - or do you need to wait until you actually arrive in Australia?

Ems
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2008, 11:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Any one emigrated whilst pregnant?

Thanks for your responses - very reasurring. Although I'm probably putting the cart before the horse as I'm not actually pregnant yet!!

Is Medicare hard to get? Is it something I should apply...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 25th 2008, 5:41 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Looking for Help with Nintendo DS and Lite

You can also buy an emergency charger for the ds lite - I got a new one off ebay a couple days ago for £4!! It's good as it plugs into the nintendo and you put AA batteries in it so when the...
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2008, 5:36 am
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Any one emigrated whilst pregnant?

Thanks Caroline - that's really helpful.

Emma
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 9:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By emmakc1977

Any one emigrated whilst pregnant?

We're making the move in January/February next year. We're having a cycle of IVF in October so fingers crossed I'll be pregnant when we get there. I was just wondering if this would cause any...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 24th 2008, 9:10 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: Looking for Help with Nintendo DS and Lite

My five year old loves his ds lite - if your thinking of using it for the plane the last time we visted Australia the battery ran out after about five hours - he was gutted as we'd brought him a new...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2008, 4:52 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,029
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: London/Surrey area

Small world!

We got back from our activation visit yesterday - had a great time (although short) time over there. We stayed in Coolangatta at the end of the gold coast - it was amazing there. ...
Feb 10th 2008, 12:39 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 970
Posted By emmakc1977

PR granted - splitting up, before emigrating

If you've been granted PR with your husband as the main applicant (subclass 136 - I think). If you split up after activating but prior to actually emigrating does that mean that the spouse can't go...
Forum: Australia
Feb 5th 2008, 9:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,200
Posted By emmakc1977

Re: How much to furnish a house in Australia??

We've got a four year old son - will defo have to bring over his toys... he has an extensive collection of power ranger toys:)
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