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Mar 29th 2014, 10:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
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Re: Need to go back to UK for 6 months while on 457

Thanks for the replies. When I finally got through to the Department of Immigration, they said that so long as we were formally holding his job open for him, he was fine to go back to the UK and...
Mar 27th 2014, 3:13 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
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Need to go back to UK for 6 months while on 457

Hi there,

Just hoping someone might be able to help me as I am struggling to get through to anyone at the Dept of Immigration. I have an employee on a 457 visa who has just discovered that his...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2009, 11:39 am
Replies: 1
Views: 436
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Re: Good schools in SE Melbourne

Some private ones to look at would be Haileybury College, St Leonards (I think), Mentone Grammar school, Mentone Girls Grammar School. Can recommend the 2 grammar schools.
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2009, 1:12 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,749
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Re: Life in Victoria

my car seems to be serviced a lot more frequently over here, every 10,000 kilometres, so this should be good news for you, but cars do not need MOT's over here, only need similar (roadworthy checks)...
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2009, 11:02 am
Replies: 9
Views: 697
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Re: Perth to Melbourne??

Boat ramp in Mordialloc, Patterson Lakes - loads more but can't think off the top of my head.
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2009, 11:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 697
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Re: Perth to Melbourne??

We live in a small suburb called Waterways 5 mins drive from the sea. Mordialloc, Mentone, Aspendale are all on the bay, but maybe 30-40 mins away from the Dandenong Ranges. Google earth them and...
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2009, 8:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 697
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Re: Perth to Melbourne??

what aspect of the building trade is your husband in ? Construction on a local level is booming still - but not so much huge unionised sites. We live in S.E suburbs and there is loads going on to...
Forum: The Barbie
May 16th 2009, 12:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 673
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Re: Stingers!!

Are you talking about Mcrae and Safety Beach on the Mornington Peninsula in VIC ? If so, no stingers like on East coast, but there can be jelly fish that will sting, but nothing major.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 24th 2009, 10:04 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,531
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Re: Coping with mother-in-laws

Please be honest with them now, before they book their flights. My in-laws have just had a 5 week stay and were not really speaking to myself or my daughter for the last 2 - 3 weeks. I knew that 5...
Feb 16th 2009, 9:51 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,182
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Re: Going to Australia

hi my name is isabel
i am from melbourne but i have been to sydney
the shopping is not very good because you have to know exactly what shops too go in but the shoes are absoloutly gorgeous and...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 10th 2009, 11:34 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
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Re: Dental cover

Our insurer will only pay $600 per year for a max of 3 years for orothodontic work. I think others are pretty similar. Paid the other $6000 by instalments ! We are with Australian Health...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2008, 10:17 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,881
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Re: Water question

In Melbourne the water is soft and tastes lovely. Not sure if this is true or not but you can't buy salt to put in your dishwasher in Melbourne. The repair guy told me that because the water is so...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 21st 2008, 11:58 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,277
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Re: Any horsey people emigrating?

horsey and emigrated to Melbourne 3 years ago - can I be of any use to you ?
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2008, 12:11 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,836
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Re: Bricklaying jobs in OZ

Hi Brindy, my hubby is a bricklayer in Melbourne, so all I can tell you about is our experience.

Are you a price work brickie or a day rate brickie and how driven are you to earn a decent living ?...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 25th 2008, 7:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 574
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Re: recording programs on foxtel IQ

One thing that annoys me though is that if a programme is late starting then it often cuts the end off, so I end up recording the programme after as well if I remember !
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 19th 2008, 6:13 am
Replies: 110
Views: 7,644
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Re: Contraception - One for the ladies!

The Nuva Ring might be worth a shot as apparently the hormone levels are really low - I use it and would highly recommend it - so much easier than the pill and so easy to put in and take out.
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2008, 1:50 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 932
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Re: Citizenship Test!

Hope this helps
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2008, 10:15 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 675
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Re: Idea for childrens birthday parties

Will jot the name down next time I am passing. It is in the same set of shops as the fabulous indian restaurant Zaika !
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2008, 12:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
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Re: Parkdale/Mordialloc Melbourne Anyone?

Parkdale and Mordialloc are great locations. Both are directly on the train line and have good access to buses. I would say you are approx 5-10 minutes drive away from Southland which is a big...
Forum: Australia
Jun 27th 2008, 11:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 675
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Re: Idea for childrens birthday parties

There is a similar place to this in Beaumaris on the Balcombe Road - looks good !
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 9:35 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
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Re: Can you get a mortgage if you are a contractor?

We didn't try to get a mortgage, but we were refused a credit card and even credit just to buy a bed which we thought would help us build up a credit record, because we hadn't been here the magic 12...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 7:47 am
Replies: 9
Views: 734
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Re: A little guidance please re: Melbourne

South East Suburbs - work for Brickies plentiful as lots of developments going on slightly further inland. And people in the older suburbs are always knocking older houses down and building new ones.
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2008, 12:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 597
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Re: Practice Citizenship test ?

Found it !!!!


For anyone who might need it - aussietest.com
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2008, 12:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 597
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Re: Practice Citizenship test ?

Thanks Pollyanna, but it's not the one I was thinking of. There is definitely one where the 20 questions change every time you have a go at the test, but I just can't find it !!!!

Good news...
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2008, 11:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 597
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Practice Citizenship test ?

Hi there

Can anyone tell me the website where you can practice the Citizenship test ? I have done a search and can't find the original thread, but I have seen a site before where it gave you a...
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