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Jul 5th 2009, 11:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By Burkins

Re: RSMS Problems - opinons please

I was also very suprised by what they said too.

Ponyrama if you do speak to them could you let me know what they said.

It is a very difficult situation.

Thanks
Jul 1st 2009, 10:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By Burkins

Re: RSMS Problems - opinons please

I didn't ask for it in writing but I got her name as reference, that is why I phoned back to double check that someone else would say the same thing. My agent did say that the RSMS visa is not...
Jun 30th 2009, 6:08 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By Burkins

Re: RSMS Problems - opinons please

I have spoken to DIAC regarding our RSMS visa and they have said that a "genuine effort" is merely starting the position.

They have said that if you move before the 2 years they won't have an...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2009, 6:26 am
Replies: 96
Views: 20,363
Posted By Burkins

Re: What cant we get here?

Where I was from it was the council estate that had the Lacoste shoes and the fitness freaks that had the asics.

I miss gravy that doesn't contain 50% of salt. The kids won't eat anything with...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2009, 6:15 am
Replies: 96
Views: 20,363
Posted By Burkins

Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2009, 6:10 am
Replies: 96
Views: 20,363
Posted By Burkins

Re: What cant we get here?

I always found that Huggies leak with both my boys best I have found here are Woolworths Select but they do seem to lead to a sore bum more often than Pampers ever did.

Pampers wipes are the...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2009, 11:51 am
Replies: 96
Views: 20,363
Posted By Burkins

Re: What cant we get here?

Pampers nappies and pampers baby wipes! Only the best for baby's bum!:thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2009, 10:48 am
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Burkins

Re: shipping hassle

Hi

We packed our own container and had no problems at all. I did a lot of research on here and knew what customs would be looking for ie xms decorations, dirty shoes and tools so the boxes that...
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2009, 11:16 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,691
Posted By Burkins

Re: Burnley V's Sheff Utd - CC Championship final

As a Sheffield Wednesday fan I will be cheering for Burnley on Monday night!!:thumbsup:
Forum: The Barbie
May 16th 2009, 12:58 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,047
Posted By Burkins

Re: Anyone got a region free DVD player?

We also unlocked our DVD player when we arrived thanks to the website mentioned.

No manual needed just make and model and a remote.

The machine now plays DVD's from anywhere.
Forum: The Barbie
May 16th 2009, 12:56 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Burkins

Re: Getting a TFN

When we arrived OH applied on line his arrived in 9 days.

I applied by post, it was returned 4 weeks later by the post office, I applied on line and 7 days later it had arrived.
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2009, 12:50 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 11,365
Posted By Burkins

Re: Meals for an infant... Singapore airlines?

Hi

We flew with an 15 month and he fitted into the bassinett no problems.

SA provided kids meals for him and they did keep offering him snacks so although I did have a bag of my own snacks...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2009, 5:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Burkins

Re: looking for holiday rental in adelaide - 2weeks??

Try looking on here.

http://www.southaustralia.com/shorts/

I would e-mail a few places directly too they maybe able to offer you something directly.

We recently went to Adelaide, I couldn't...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2009, 5:42 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By Burkins

Re: IKEA delivery

Hi

I had a quote from Ikea for delivery, we live approx 300km from Adelaide.

The delivery price actually goes on the weight of the items that you order, so sharing wouldn't make it cheaper.
...
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2009, 1:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Burkins

Re: Tax refund from UK?

I got mine after about 6 weeks. My husband is still waiting, tax office say that they put it in our account but not received by us, 2 phone calls and 2 letters later we are still trying to sort.
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 30th 2009, 3:20 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Burkins

Re: 1st interview in 13 years any tips please?

Working my way up the ladder in a solicitors in the UK, then having maternity leave twice in 3 years before I went back for my bonus then handed my notice in to come to Australia! I was very...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 26th 2009, 11:55 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Burkins

Re: 1st interview in 13 years any tips please?

Well had the interview today. First 30 minutes had to produce a flyer for a health promotions seminar then provide a detailed list of how I would organise the venue, getting people there etc.
...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 25th 2009, 11:57 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Burkins

Re: 1st interview in 13 years any tips please?

Thanks for all the tips, especially the pants one! Having a bit of a nightmare as caught the kids colds and now have no voice! Hoping the mint choch chip ice cream will work the magic!
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 24th 2009, 11:11 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Burkins

1st interview in 13 years any tips please?

I have my first interview in 13 years and also my first in Australia on Thursday and the nerves are starting to kick in.

The job is in an admin role in the local hospital.

Anyone have any tips...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 16th 2009, 10:26 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
Posted By Burkins

Re: Sending Gifts for Mother's Day

Boring but a change to flowers I was looking at Thorntons, also remembering how nice they were!
Forum: Australia
Mar 12th 2009, 3:52 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,092
Posted By Burkins

Re: Shipping times, particularly for half a container

Hi

When sharing a container there will be a slight delay as they have to find someone else to have the other half so you could wait a week or it could be 5 weeks.

A friend had her half of the...
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2009, 10:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By Burkins

Re: How to package own shipment/ tips please!

I've seen it!

We packed our leather sofa with an extra large roll of cling film that my OH got from work. The seat cushions we wrapped in bubble wrap.

It arrived safe apart from someone had...
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2009, 10:13 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By Burkins

Re: Flying with a baby, advice please?

Singapore Airlines provided a different selection of Cow & Gate baby jars.
Forum: Australia
Mar 6th 2009, 12:09 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By Burkins

Re: Flying with a baby, advice please?

We ordered the baby food from Singapore airlines, you just had to ask the air hostess and she brought it to you with a clean spoon.

Not sure if they are different sizes with different airlines but...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2009, 11:58 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By Burkins

Re: Flying with a baby, advice please?

Hi

We travelled in November with a 14 month old, we didn't have any spare cash to bookan extra seat for him so used the bassinet instead.

It was fine, the row where the bassinets are have more...
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