So after eighteen months of blood sweat and tears I can safely say we are finally there!
I have been living off 'to do lists' since forever now and it's all very exciting to be ticking off the last of the boxes!
Our 457 and medicals all went very smoothly and quickly, think my visa was authorised within a week or so of us completing our application! Very impressed, puts AHPRA to shame!! Lol!
We said goodbye to all our furniture and personal belongings last
We bottled it. We booked stopovers.
Visions of 'Zombies R us' arriving in Sydney unmanned (unwomaned?) us despite our brave talk of economies. Full retreat from straight through flight idea guaranteed by daughter's tactful 'it's a bit full on' (weasel words for 'My parents are completely barking')
We were all out for comfort now, and abandoned the internet before our eyes dropped out, visiting Thomas Cook, a random choice based on its proximity to Sainsburys.
Australia Racism International Education Immigration
So it turns out plenty of us are Dumb, Drunk and Racist. …The show was intended to pick up on a news article from last year that revealed Indian call centre workers were trained to believe Australians were “dumb, drunk and racist” – a stereotype reinforced by many in the media there. Our original intent was to go to India, pick up four locals and bring them back to Australia to show them we weren’t so bad after all. Unfortunately
Complicated flight combinations, premium economy, stopover, no stopover, long break, short break, two legs, three legs, and a week on the trans-Siberian express from Moscow. I've considered them all. Conclusion? It is going to cost more than last time. I have discovered the concept of in- transit lounges equipped with arrays of relaxing goodies to soothe your weary soul. Why didnt I know this? Where have I been all my life? Not sure I fancy the in-transit tour of Hong Kong, will be more
Originally Posted by Mattw
Good luck mate, I lived in Terrigal for 4 years and hated it, commuted on the freeway to Sydney 6 days a week, nightmare but if your up early enough its OK, but only OK, Littlesarah is right about your RSA you will have to do your RSG as well if you work in a pub or club that has poker machines, its hard work trying to find work on the Central coast, heaps of people commute, Gosford is a hole my eldest was born in the hospital there. I wish you all the luck, Newcastle is an option for sure or come