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Forum: Australia
Dec 17th 2003, 10:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Chris000

hi, i'm standing in kitchen of the house that we...

hi, i'm standing in kitchen of the house that we had built in Bris over looking hills and forest
.We chose a building company with good credentials who had house plans that you could choose,tweek to...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2003, 12:00 am
Replies: 69
Views: 6,868
Posted By Chris000

have said it all before about Pickfords-...

have said it all before about Pickfords- unprofessional and v. disappointing.When items were damaged we were told that we had to get quotes and then send the quotes back to the UK within thirty...
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2003, 12:21 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By Chris000

when the packers came we put our customs and foot...

when the packers came we put our customs and foot and mouth forms on a table, told them where they were and let them get on- at the end of a v.v. long day we realised that the forms had been packed...
Forum: Australia
Jun 17th 2003, 7:43 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By Chris000

Better money and promotion but crappier hours,...

Better money and promotion but crappier hours, but the positive is the Brisbane climate and the beautiful sunshine coast. Heaven.
Forum: Australia
Jun 14th 2003, 8:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Chris000

hi, with regards to the 40 kg of baggage, i...

hi, with regards to the 40 kg of baggage, i wouldn't recommend just turning up at the flight and expect them to accomadate you, we had to inform the airline prior to travelling. Wouldn't leave that...
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2003, 11:44 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Chris000

hi, Japan Airlines(JAL) were absolutley brill,...

hi, Japan Airlines(JAL) were absolutley brill, choice of food from a menu, free drinks during the flight inc alcohol and really nice staff, yes, this was economy class- the down side is that they fly...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2003, 12:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Chris000

Sorry, just read the rest of your post. Yes they...

Sorry, just read the rest of your post. Yes they do preceptor new members of staff, most drugs have differant names- you just learn the new ones.Havn't worked for agencies, have got jobs as i wanted...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2003, 12:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By Chris000

hi, came out on a visa through my nursing...

hi, came out on a visa through my nursing experience.Think its three years post degee.Check out the DIMA site, that will tell you.you will need to get assessed by the ANCI , when they are happy that...
Forum: Australia
May 29th 2003, 2:00 am
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Chris000

hi, yep, this happened to us.But we made the bad,...

hi, yep, this happened to us.But we made the bad, bad mistake of assuming that the buyer was a nice guy- first time buyer, single,no chain.But when push came to shove he was still messing us around...
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2003, 12:40 am
Replies: 86
Views: 5,955
Posted By Chris000

Rosy, i'm not passing judgement on anyone who...

Rosy, i'm not passing judgement on anyone who arrives in Aus and feels that its not the place for them, but i cant understand how you can make such a big dicision to return back to the UK after a...
Forum: Australia
May 10th 2003, 11:53 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 6,868
Posted By Chris000

we went with Pickfords who asked for $300 when...

we went with Pickfords who asked for $300 when our consignment arrived just incase customs wanted to open any boxes,which they didn't.This fee was never mentioned when we booked them.But then again...
Forum: Australia
May 9th 2003, 11:33 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 6,868
Posted By Chris000

won't go into details( have posted our feelings...

won't go into details( have posted our feelings about Pickfords on here before) but we had a bad experience with them last year and when we wanted to claim on damaged item(s) in the plural, due to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2003, 7:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Chris000

Yep, know him well, he's in the opposite group to...

Yep, know him well, he's in the opposite group to me, "Valerie" is his other name....sure you can work out why, got mixed up with the Lincs bit, he was there prior to Humberside, I think.

You...
Forum: Australia
Apr 28th 2003, 8:40 am
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Chris000

Hi Micky P, Who's your mate on the PACEY...

Hi Micky P,

Who's your mate on the PACEY course? Must be someone I know. I'm there as well. Which force Met, Northumbria, Lincs or Scotland?

Chris.

:cool:
Forum: Australia
Apr 27th 2003, 12:43 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Chris000

Hi, i've worked at Greenslopes as a RN since Feb...

Hi, i've worked at Greenslopes as a RN since Feb 03, free carparking,good conditions- you have to buy your uniform!!!, lots of crses, lates finish at 2300hrs!!! earlies start 0700hrs-,no lifting...
Forum: Australia
Apr 27th 2003, 12:33 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By Chris000

The most accurate and up tp date info can be...

The most accurate and up tp date info can be accessed on the World Health Organisation web site- Sars route of infection is THOUGHT to be by inhalation of droplets from infected people ie sneezing...
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2003, 11:58 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,000
Posted By Chris000

The masks are only effective when dry- when wet...

The masks are only effective when dry- when wet with exhaled breath, ineffective.According to the lecture we had at work last week- average life of a mask-three minutes.Thats a lot of masks and the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2003, 11:35 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Chris000

The other consideration is what your partners...

The other consideration is what your partners skilled ocupation is and whether it is being ' fast-tracked.' when we applied IT were being fast-tracked and waited eighteen months for our visa-i'm a...
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2003, 11:24 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Chris000

dont worry bikes are cheap here. Chris.

dont worry bikes are cheap here.

Chris.
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2003, 4:45 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,508
Posted By Chris000

Hi, I'm in Brisbane on the wards and we work...

Hi, I'm in Brisbane on the wards and we work 0700-1530 and 1430-2300.The are also short shifts 1700-2100 and 0700-1100.Management seem pretty relaxed in fitting in child friendly shifts, we also...
Forum: Australia
Apr 25th 2003, 10:55 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By Chris000

Hi, As far as I understand you have to stay...

Hi,
As far as I understand you have to stay here for two years to get citizenship, if you go back to the UK within the first two years then the clock would stop and your two years would start over...
Forum: Australia
Apr 25th 2003, 1:19 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,873
Posted By Chris000

we had mixed reactions when telling the...

we had mixed reactions when telling the rellies.My parents have property here so the news wasn't that earth shattering to them and as they have done the flight numerous times, they encouraged us all...
Forum: Australia
Apr 23rd 2003, 11:50 am
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Chris000

No probs.

No probs.
Forum: Australia
Apr 23rd 2003, 11:40 am
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Chris000

Hi, No police service here can help you...

Hi,

No police service here can help you unless you have a PR visa or citizenship, several states and NZ (I think) now have courses and intakes designed for interstate and foreign police officers,...
Forum: Australia
Apr 23rd 2003, 11:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Chris000

Hi, You get nil points for being a police...

Hi,

You get nil points for being a police officer, they only way a cop can get over here is to have a spouse who can get a PR.

Sorry,

Chris.

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