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Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2006, 10:30 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,222
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Parents!!!

Same from my parents - they have been twice in 3 years and have just applied for the Parent Contributory Visa :D . Amazing how things can change.
Annie
Forum: Australia
Dec 20th 2005, 1:32 am
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Swimming Pool Filters

I think they are similar to the ones on our old pool - we were never told to do anything with them except hose them out.
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2005, 1:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By kango_jack

Re: so, has your house purchase in oz gone smoothly?

Absolute nightmare........ Sold our house in 5 weeks, and sale has been really smooth. We found a fantastic house, we had a few issues with finance due to broker problems - in the end we lost the...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2005, 6:29 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,514
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Christmas

Why not check out our site www.gifttags.com.au, we handwrap or gift box virtually all items on our store as well as hand written gift tags (and we accept payments throughout the world). :)
Annie
Oct 24th 2005, 11:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By kango_jack

Smile Re: Best suburbs in Brisbane

We live in Ormiston 'Bayside', and love the area. It's close to good private and state schools, and being on the bay has great breezes to keep you cool.
We are walking distance from the rail and...
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2005, 9:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By kango_jack

Re: before school care

This is an area we have been looking into as our oldest boy starts school in January.
To give you ab idea of cost it is around $12 before school and $13 after school per day, and about $30 per day...
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2005, 9:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Does your chipped DVD player work in Oz?

We had our DVD player chipped over 5 years ago and it works no problem here, the only problems we have is with the scratched dvd's we rent.
Annie
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2005, 2:42 am
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By kango_jack

Smile Re: Deposit for Real Estate Agent -how much?

Hi,

We have just purchased a new house in Brisbane Bayside, and only put down a $20 deposit! The agent told us that the standard was around $1500, which we will have to pay when the purchase...
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2005, 9:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By kango_jack

Bayside removals

Hi everyone
We are in the process of moving and wondered if any locals have any good removal firms they can recommend in the Bayside area.
Also any advise with removals (ie anything different than...
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2005, 9:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Banks in Brisbane?

We originally opened a HSBC account, on-line banking is OK (not a patch on First Direct) but going to the branch was a real pain and EFTPOS was a nightmare. We struggled for the first couple of...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2005, 7:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Which paper to advertise in??

Probably depends on the type of business you are in, also Brissie has heaps of different papers so you need to be more specific about the type of customer.
We have looked at a few for our business...
Sep 16th 2005, 5:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By kango_jack

Would you live in the suburb 'Thorneside' (Bayside Brisbane)?

Hi,

We are looking to move from Ormiston to Thorneside (Bayside Brisbane), and would appreciate the views you may have on the area.

Paul, Annie, Jack & Todd
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2005, 12:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Family Holiday & Accomodation on Sunshine Coast

When we came first time to look around the place and have a holiday we stayed in Wellington Point with family. It made for a good base and meant we were convenient for sunshine & gold coast as well...
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2005, 8:01 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Child Immunisation certificates

Both of our sons, Jack 4 and Todd 6 months, go to kindy/day care. I thought everyone (subject to earnings limits) got a discounted rate for childcare.
As we both work we are eligible for an hourly...
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2005, 5:47 am
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By kango_jack

Re: How's the weather?

Bayside Brisbane - perfect first thing, then a bit cloudy, sunny and windy this afternoon. Would guess around 23 (I am sure someone will know precisely!!).
Pretty good for early spring :D
Annie
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2005, 7:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Child Immunisation certificates

We copied Jacks immunisation page from his 'red book' with no problems.
Annie
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2005, 6:34 am
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Been here 5wks now!

Hi there and welcome to the area - we have been in Ormiston for 3 years in January and love it. Hows this weather for spring!!!
Jack our oldest starts at Ormiston College in January - fantastic...
Forum: Australia
Aug 30th 2005, 3:02 am
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By kango_jack

Re: To those who shipped their lawnmower!!

I would say not worth even considering unless it is a petrol mower - can't imagine how many extension cables you would need to cut the lawn otherwise. :D
We didn't bother with anything that would...
Forum: Australia
Aug 30th 2005, 2:51 am
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Discounted phone calls to UK

We have the same thing set up on the phone so one number and it dials UK we just top the 'card' up over the phone. We use Go Talk which we originally got from the Post Office.
Strongly recommend...
Forum: Australia
Aug 29th 2005, 12:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Good places to buy childs car seat ?

As others have suggested K-Mart & Big W are the best for price - we have found baby shops to be very expensive.
Depending on the size of your one year old you might be able to get a booster seat -...
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2005, 10:20 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,755
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Internet Shopping in Australia

We do flowers too, throughout Australia and the world! and all of our prices include delivery and fantastic on-line service :)
See us at www.gifttags.com.au
Annie
Forum: Australia
Aug 23rd 2005, 9:12 am
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Children's immunisations

I have noticed that a lot of the immunisations that Todd is having are as individual injections - I compare this with Jack who was immunised in the UK with a single injection.
Personally seeing Todd...
Forum: Australia
Aug 23rd 2005, 1:45 am
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Last one tonight - for those yet to be parents!

fantastic read and lots of it is true!!!
this is what they should hand out at anti-natal classes to get parents really prepared :D
Annie
Forum: Australia
Aug 22nd 2005, 11:17 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By kango_jack

Re: citizenship at last

Just wondering what the interview was like and how long it took?
We could have applied on Jan 31st but have delayed due to finances (no maternity pay, has meant things have been a bit tight :mad:...
Forum: Australia
Aug 22nd 2005, 10:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By kango_jack

Re: Children's immunisations

Don't know about how it affects your medicals, but do know it is something we have been requested to prove evidence of for Jack (4) starting prep next year.
I believe it is voluntary but not sure...
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