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Forum: Australia
Oct 13th 2009, 12:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Schools NOR Perth

My girls are both at St.Stephen's in Carramar, one in Y4, the other in the Y7 transition programme and it's been an outstanding school for us so far. My Y7 is doing work that I remember doing in 2nd...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2009, 5:40 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: school year (which one)

My eldest daughter is in Y7 now (born sept 97.) She was moved up by the state school she was in at the time so there must be some leeway (depending on the child I suppose.) She is now at private...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2009, 2:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: anyone flown business class with emirates?

My mum & dad flew out business at Xmas and on their return were upgraded to 1st class. They couldn't speak highly enough about them. Limo was a bonus too! Go for it if you can afford it.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Apr 5th 2009, 10:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Light installation in Perth

We've used an electrician a couple of times who lives in Padbury (we're in Currambine) who did a really good job (and tidy.) He quoted $100 each to supply & install downlights. His name is Derek...
Forum: Australia
Mar 29th 2009, 9:11 am
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Plumber in Perth NOR

We've found a fantastic plumber - lives in Currambine. Did a great job, arrived when he said he would, and cleaned up after himself - brilliant. His name is Adam 0418 973401.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Mar 26th 2009, 8:15 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Question re dental treatment

I absolutely agree. I'm a dental nurse, and while the RCT prices quoted earlier are a lot cheaper, it's more expensive to have it re-done. Dentists will do straightforward RCT's but any complication...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2009, 4:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,631
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: What spider is this

Where exactly do you live??!! I have never seen anything as monstrous as this :ohmy:!! I'd have been on the next flight home if I had:D. Please tell me you're not in WA.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Mar 19th 2009, 4:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,189
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: How can I pay the Australian police from UK?

Do you know anyone here who could help? My cousin needed to do this in December so she sent the forms to me & I wrote an Aussie cheque and sent it off for her.
TJ
Forum: Teaching
Feb 15th 2009, 11:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: french teachers

St.Stephen's (Carramar)
TJ
Forum: Teaching
Feb 13th 2009, 11:11 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: french teachers

They teach French at my kids school here in Perth, and in a few schools roundabout (primary & secondary.) Couldn't tell you how big a demand there is though. Best of luck.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2009, 11:47 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Boarding kennel fee's in perth for those all ready here.

I have used Northern Suburbs Pet Chalet (Neaves Road, Wanneroo) for the past 3 years for my 2 dogs and have found them to be brilliant. They are $35 per night for both (sharing a kennel), I think...
Feb 6th 2009, 11:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Federal Police Checks

My cousins took just under 4 weeks, she received it last Wednesday.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Jan 20th 2009, 6:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Guitar teacher Perth NOR

My youngest was learning with a guy called Craig at Joondalup Music Centre. Don't know if he's still there but I can recommend him - great with kids.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Dec 18th 2008, 10:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,116
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Home Loan Recommendations?

We used Home Loan Connexions in QLD to sort out all our mortgage details. Tracy & Roz there were fantastic, I couldn't recommend them highly enough. We heard about them through a recommendation on...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2008, 11:13 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,057
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: What are U All Doing on Xmas Day?

Mum & Dad arrive on Saturday so it'll be pressie opening with them & kids at 5am or whatever ungodly hour they wake up :), then down to Sorrento beach with another 7 or 8 families for brekkie and a...
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2008, 10:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: More expensive video games in Aus!

You need to shop around. I find BigW, Target & JB Hifi are cheaper than the games stores (and even more so when they have sales on). I paid $58 for the new Grand theft auto (PS3) in Big W and the...
Forum: The Barbie
May 27th 2008, 10:56 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,629
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Just how much stress can one person take?

Sorry you're having such a stressful time of it. Once you've moved I'm sure it will all become a distant memory while you enjoy settling in. We've had problems too (we're supposed to settle today),...
Forum: Australia
May 7th 2008, 2:17 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 7,899
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Dentists in Australia

Find another dentist!! I'm a dental nurse and at prices like that I'd be looking for a 5 star holiday thrown in! Seriously, that dentist is WAY overpriced.

Dentistry here is generally of an...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2007, 9:57 am
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Brownies Group - North Perth ?

Here is the Guides website http://www.guideswa.org.au/. My girls are 7 & 10 and go to guides in Padbury, they love it and seem to do much more than they did at Brownies in the UK.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Aug 22nd 2007, 9:01 am
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Cleaners???

Don't have one myself (unfortunately) but friends do and pay $17/hour in Perth. Apparently good cleaners are rare here.
TJ
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2007, 10:40 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Will my dog Acclimatise ? ?

You can't leave your dog in the car at all in summer (or spring & autumn for that matter). You'd come back to roast dog for dinner. We often find that the dogs just have to miss out on day trips...
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2007, 2:26 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Will my dog Acclimatise ? ?

We brought our 2 English Cocker Spaniels here last year and apart from having to have their coats cut shorter they love it! The dog beaches and parks are brilliant. They suffered no ill effects...
Mar 5th 2007, 9:23 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By The Johnstons

Re: Applying for PR while on 457

Thanks to everyone for all that information, I really appreciate it.:) I'm off to check out all those links now.
Cheers
T
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Mar 2nd 2007, 8:37 am
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By The Johnstons

Question Applying for PR while on 457

I have a quickie question and hope some kind soul can help. We are in Perth on a 457 (been here a year) and hubby's employer was supposed to apply for PR on our behalf but are playing around:frown:...
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