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Forum: Australia
Jan 2nd 2005, 1:50 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By FiFi

Re: UK Drivers Licence

Why would you want to keep your UK driving license .. you can only use it for 3 months in Perth...

Does anyone know if you can use an Aus license in the UK or Europe ?
Forum: Australia
Jan 2nd 2005, 1:44 am
Replies: 15
Views: 5,641
Posted By FiFi

Cool Re: Leeming, Perth, whats it like?

Hi we live in Bull Creek .. one suburb up from Leeming .. Leeming is a good position ..right next to Freeway about 15 mins from town .. the high school does get a good name (my son goes to All Saints...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2004, 10:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By FiFi

Re: Can't think of a good title for this thread :|

Hi Getty

well here I am sat at my desk in Perth .. about a year after I first logged onto the site ... In the final stages of our prep I did find the site usefull for bits of info and where to...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2004, 2:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By FiFi

Re: Any advice on my cds!!!!

Hi

you could just parcel up the CD tower and have it put in the hold with the fragile baggage... I was surprised to see lots of people flying into Sydney and Perth from Asia with all sorts of...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2004, 2:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By FiFi

Re: Opening Aussie Bank Account

Hi

Have you looked at HSBC... I had similar idea of wanting to set things up from UK and was able to set up bank accounts OK...but they are not active until you actually arrive in Australia ..
...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2004, 2:04 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By FiFi

Re: Off to Perth

Best of luck to you and your family Dave - don't worry about the flight ... we did it in January non stop.. the time passes, lots of food and videos to keep everyone busy and your so excited about...
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2004, 1:49 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,871
Posted By FiFi

Hi all you Scottish folk .. I moved to Perth with...

Hi all you Scottish folk .. I moved to Perth with my family on 9 January 2004 after a 2 year wait for visas etc. Perth is a nice clean sunny city, people are nice too .. and lots of opport5unities...
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2003, 12:45 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By FiFi

Re: Anyone going to Perth (or already there)

Hi Cherry and anyone else in Perth

We - me, pete, Laura (17), Stuart (13) will arrive in Perth on 10/1.. looking south of the river - Shelley, Bulls Creek, Riverton, Willetton area (Rossmoyne high...
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2003, 12:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By FiFi

Re: Robster concert in Sydney

Hi

does anyone know of anyone playing in Sydney between 3 / 9 of January .. or in Perth on 21 January

or does anyone know of any sites to look up for future concerts / events

thanks
Forum: Australia
Dec 3rd 2003, 11:57 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By FiFi

Hi does anyone know if stamp duty is paid on...

Hi

does anyone know if stamp duty is paid on all cars or just new ones ?..

is there a sliding scale / threshold for stamp duty on house ?
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2003, 3:11 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By FiFi

Help I have the forms and letter from my...

Help

I have the forms and letter from my bank .. but local HSBC are hopeless..

Say the bank letter has to be from the international branch of my bank not just the branh office (it took 3 weeks...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2003, 6:33 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,089
Posted By FiFi

Congrats.. what did you do to prepare for...

Congrats..

what did you do to prepare for the test ? Can you recommend any books / websites .. I will be sitting WA theory test in January / February
Forum: Australia
Nov 13th 2003, 10:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By FiFi

clarification of the rules

Could someone please clarify my expectations..

scenario 1
we arrive on 1/1/04 with $x
and we are liable pay income tax on the interest earned

scenario 2
we arrive on 1/1/04 with $x-y
we...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2003, 9:09 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By FiFi

Re: Help

Hi Olly

we did it all ourselves without migration agent.. only discovered this website 6 weeks ago so you are one step ahead of us..

First thing is to check on DIMA site to find the authorising...
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2003, 8:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By FiFi

Delaying Transfer of Funds

Hi

with all the uncertainty over excahnge rates etc. I was wondering if it is possible to take minimum cash initially and transfer the bulk later when things are a bit more rosy (could be a...
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2003, 8:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By FiFi

Satallite TV

Hi

thanks to everyone so far ...

Those with Sky TV / FOXTEL ... does UK receiver box work (i.e. is this worth brining) ... even for the free to view channels ?

or can the box be tunned /...
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2003, 2:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By FiFi

Settling in

Hi

this is a request for info from all you migrants recently settled in..

Can you help with some budgeting info for miscellaneous costs..

Its easy to get an idea of house prices, rentals,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 6th 2003, 10:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By FiFi

Re: Just having a quick sticky beak

Good post

I'd like to follow up on a couple fo things ...

hospital checks / xrays - is this standard .. do we need to have full medicals (again) before we can join medicare .. is it an option...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2003, 9:44 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By FiFi

TFN

Does anyone know how to get a Tax File Number from the UK..

From looking at the website I drew the conclusion that you had to be in Aus to apply
Forum: Australia
Oct 31st 2003, 6:54 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By FiFi

Jim's everywhere

Hi

anyone heard of Jim's Mowing, Jim's Paving, Jim's Fencing Jim's etc. etc....

We are really keen on a lifestyle change and are thinking of franchising via Jim's something .. just wondering...
Forum: Australia
Oct 30th 2003, 10:51 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By FiFi

Schools

Can anyone help ..


I somehow managed to print off a list of senior schools that had come out top in various subjects .. I don't know where I got the list .. and I have misplaced it (I know I...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2003, 11:54 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By FiFi

Schools in Perth

Hi

can anyone help with sites showing comparisons of senior schools in state exams... There are quite a few schools listed on the site

http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au

but I am looking for a...
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2003, 2:38 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By FiFi

Well we are one of the 59% - no previous...

Well we are one of the 59% - no previous connections .. other people say we are very brave and how they wish it was them ... I am not a deep thinker and its pobably best I don't know what I am in for...
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2003, 7:31 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By FiFi

Re: Going to AHC to get visas evidenced

Expiring passports ...

Hi advice please...

was planning to have visa stickers added next week on a visit to London next week... just noticed kids passports expire in February ... Ok cos were...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2003, 6:46 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By FiFi

Things to do in Melbourne

Hi

Ok we have yellow envelope and plan to settle in Perth .. but wamt to see a bit of Australia on our way there... Arriving in Sydney on 3/1 .. and have a list of places to see

Looking for...
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