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Forum: The Barbie
May 1st 2010, 9:31 am
Replies: 14
Views: 7,811
Posted By imanaussie

Re: moving to hills district sydney. which high school

We moved to Baulkham Hills and our daughter went into Year 7 at Crestwood High. She loved her time there and has fond memories. The staff were very friendly and I would recommend this High School...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 29th 2010, 6:33 am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,875
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Normal for a rental inspection?

Last property we rented we were told we had to pay to have one of the remotes for the roller door fixed as it was broken. We didnt even know another remote existed until I found one high up in a...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 29th 2010, 6:14 am
Replies: 74
Views: 6,852
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Moving out...rental agent demanding steam clean?

This is extremely common. You most certainly will find a clause regarding cleaning of carpets when vacating in your rental lease under 'vacating' or similar. I have never rented through a real...
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2010, 6:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Car rental Mackay to Sydney

You could try standbycars.com, then click on the link "standbyrelocs.com. You can often hire a car for $1 a day! Rental companies often need to relocate cars from one city to another, in different...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 20th 2010, 11:35 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,841
Posted By imanaussie

Re: AC/DC TOURTHREAD

We live on the Gold Coast but we drove down to Melb. on Monday Feb 15 to see them. Thats me, hubby and our two teenagers, aged 16 & 14 (their first big gig!) We all loved it! Saw them last time they...
Forum: Australia
Aug 27th 2009, 11:17 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,581
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Was Gold Coast, now maybe Sunshine, advice plz????

I live on the GC, moved to bayside Brisbane, then we moved back to the GC again and must say we have settled back here very very well. Its true, there is indeed so much more to the GC than Surfers! ...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2009, 6:43 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By imanaussie

Re: How long did it take you to get your tax refund?

If you lodged via e-tax before July 15, expect to wait up to 28 days for your return. If you lodged via e-tax after July 15 expect to wait up to 14 days.

If you lodge via taxpack, that is via...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 24th 2009, 10:50 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By imanaussie

Re: QLD the thick state - How true?

Spot on!! Qld children should be tested in years 4,6,8 and 10 for the results to reflect a more accurate measure of just how Qld students are performing against their peers in other states. So very...
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2009, 8:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Teenager feeling down

Maybe your son could try organising a day to meet at one of the theme parks. I have a 13yo son and 15yo dd and this is something they have done with friends from school. Might be an ice breaker. My...
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2009, 8:03 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By imanaussie

Re: WA vs Queensland

Its not a big deal to take your car from one state to another. These links explain the process you need to go through once you arrive in Qld from any other state in Aus.

For your drivers...
Forum: Australia
May 26th 2009, 7:44 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By imanaussie

Re: possible cockroach problem

I know it is the responsibility of the Agent to make sure a rental property is sprayed before a new tenant takes over IF there have been pets on the property. I have never heard of Pest Control...
Forum: Australia
May 18th 2009, 8:54 pm
Replies: 190
Views: 6,433
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Its 'football'

WRONG!! AFL is very much THE major sport in Tasmania and WA as well, always has been and always will be......:p
Forum: Australia
May 6th 2009, 9:03 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,192
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Southport QLD??

And what SE suburb of Brissie would get you to the GC in 30 mins??? Beenleigh is the last surburb of Brisbane before you hit the Gold Coast and takes 40 mins to get to from the GC. And you have to...
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2009, 9:05 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Schooling issue QLD/Brisbane

I was also taught a lot more world history than Aussie history during my school years in Tasmania and Im glad that things now seem to have changed and Aussie history has now been given the importance...
Forum: Australia
Apr 27th 2009, 6:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By imanaussie

Re: home contents insurance

We have been with AAMI for years and have claimed with them only last year. They were very good and there were no hassles however, we have decided to change and go with Real Insurance as they are...
Forum: Australia
Mar 22nd 2009, 9:26 am
Replies: 53
Views: 2,875
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Non-cotton school uniform gripe

This 'lets not go to school for the last week of term' is purely a Qld thing. Our kids have attended school in Tas and NSW and NEVER have we had this problem in those states. I thought my kids were...
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2009, 9:33 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 6,080
Posted By imanaussie

Cool Re: Coastal Qld - Cairns to Sunshine Coast - Tropical Cyclone Hamish

At present the Mackay airport is closed for all operations so I will keep an eye on that and hope dh can fly out Monday night or at least Tues morning. Its all a 'wait and see what happens' thing...
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2009, 8:30 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,063
Posted By imanaussie

Re: OZ or NZ?

Not many long haul driving jobs in Tassie.......so the island state would not be an option for your work needs. Good luck in your search.
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2009, 8:15 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 6,080
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Coastal Qld - Cairns to Sunshine Coast - Tropical Cyclone Hamish

I wake up this morning and read that Cyclone Hamish is now a Cat.5, you cant get any higher! My dh is working on a mine site about 95km inland from Mackay. He is due to fly back home to the Gold...
Forum: Australia
Mar 6th 2009, 8:56 pm
Replies: 379
Views: 37,701
Posted By imanaussie

Re: whats the worse thing about living in australia

Move to Tasmania, its the closest you will get to Bath.......and England........ scenery wise.
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 6th 2009, 8:11 am
Replies: 82
Views: 4,031
Posted By imanaussie

Re: If you love animals,don,t come here

I was born and bred in Tassie and lived there for 40 years and not once did I meet anyone who bragged about how many possums they could run over and then have a laugh about it. I lived in the far...
Forum: Australia
Mar 4th 2009, 8:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,168
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Family Assistance office- argh!

I have also been trying for days to get through to the FAO with no luck. Oh, I did manage to get through once only to be told "Sorry, I cant help you as all our computers have gone down and I cant...
Forum: Australia
Feb 22nd 2009, 6:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By imanaussie

Re: 18 year old daughter needs help/advice

We live in Qld and my daughter will turn 17 at the end of Year 11 and will be 18 just before she completes Year 12. Your daughter is not too old to enter Year 12 here in Qld.
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2009, 7:02 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 7,238
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Australian Attitudes II

Im a born and bred Aussie and if other Aussies are like me, they would have no idea what the top you are wearing meant. I would have no idea what an English, Irish, Scottish, whatever, sports top...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 7th 2009, 10:30 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,197
Posted By imanaussie

Re: Anyone in Oz with sinusitis/sinus problems...

Ive lived in Australia all my life however when we lived in Tasmania I suffered heaps with my sinuses all year round althoug it would ease in Summer.

When we moved to Qld I figured my sinuses...
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