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  1. Thank you for your reply Collie, that's all great news as the things you mentioned - walking to resturants etc doesn't worry us as kids are little. We just want somewhere family focused, so far we are happy with the choice (albeit just 1 day at school so far). Husband found a great job and started today too, so far so good
  2. Jobs before or when arrived?

    We arrived 2.5 weeks ago without jobs lined up. My husband started work today in his area, way better pay than his last company. We almost didn't come to Perth because of what we had read on here about no jobs, thankfully we took the risk as so far we are very happy with our choice.
  3. Thank you northernbird. We have secured a rental there now and kids start school on Monday. Time will tell if we have made a good choice!!
  4. Hi We arrived in Perth 10 days ago. No jobs yet but also been looking at suburbs. We like Sorrento. Does anyone have any experience of the area and primary school? TIA
  5. Hi all, Hope your plans are all progressing well. We are half way through our 10 week holiday / travels on route to Oz. We land in Perth on 25th August xx
  6. Only 11 days until we, hoping to exchange on the house tomorrow - arghh stressful!! Will message you laevans x
  7. Hi everyone, How are you all doing? Any updates? We're just under 4 weeks until we leave the UK!! Scared and sad, but confident we are doing the right thing for the long term
  8. Hi, Did you move there? What is it like? What are the schools like? It's on our potential list for when we arrive in a couple of month. Any insights greatly appreciated. Thanks
  9. Any knowledgeable people ..

    Hi, We are looking at a stopover there too for August, what was the name of the resort and was it any good?
  10. Glimmer of hope for accountants

    Accountant is one of the 16 occupations mentioned with asterisks. Although it says it applies to new applicants after 19th April only
  11. Glimmer of hope for accountants

    On 19 April 2017, 200 occupations were removed entirely from the STSOL. See: List of the removed occupations A further 16 occupations on the MLTSSL (indicated by ‘** asterisks’) were restricted to only apply to the following visa programmes: Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) Skilled-Regional(Provisional) (subclass 489) - Family nominated See: Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) If your occupation has been removed from the list, you will be impacted if: you apply for one of the following visa programmes on or after 19 April 2017: Employer Nominated Scheme (subclass 186) – Direct Entry Stream Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457) Training visa (subclass 407) That is, any applications already lodged before 19 April 2017 for the above visa subclasses (other than a 457 visa) will not be impacted (even if the occupation was removed on 19 April 2017).
  12. Glimmer of hope for accountants

    Changes have been made this week for visas, accountants can no longer apply for a 190 visa. Is anyone here affected by this?
  13. Hi laevans, have you seen the thread about the change to 457 visas, and particularly the part that implies that skilled visas will be changed.. "significantly condensing the occupation lists used for skilled migration visas, including the subclass 457 visa, from 19 April 2017 "
  14. I got the book off ebay, and sold it through ebay as well. I don't think it will come off the list as they have been saying that for years, but there might be a further reduction in numbers. But who knows!? Our plans are coming on very quickly, my friends are talking leaving dos... and it's all a bit scary and real and exciting!!