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DukeNinja last won the day on February 11 2017

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  1. DukeNinja

    citizenship test /character questions

    https://www.nationalcrimecheck.com.au/resources/spent_convictions_information I second the above recommendation from wrussel.
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    EOI application queries

    I would imagine it's the LOD number.
  3. Well that answers the Citizenship question then I guess.
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    Concrete Base

    If you meant about replying to a historic post, the no, I was well aware of the age of the initial post, as can be seen by my initial message last year
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    Concrete Base

    Very bloody hard work, especially if you're digging with a Screwfix pickaxe
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    Four cats to Brisbane: am I mad to even consider it?

    Trains are very regular, and reasonably priced, so you guys could live just on the outskirts. We live in the Bayside area, S.E. of the river, and for our newish 3 bed, 2 bathroom terrace with a yard and single garage we pay 440pw. My landlady was open to non-canine pets.
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    189 for chef

    Hey. You need a positive skills assessment for your qualification and experience: https://www.vetassess.com.au/skills-assessment-for-migration/trade-occupations/am-i-eligible-to-apply This is the DIPB website where you can check your job eligibility, and calculate your points: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/skilled-independent-189/points-tested Minimum points required is currently 65, however, not many people with less than 80 are being invited.
  8. Hey. So we used a large movecube. It cost us £809 to send, and $903.10 to receive it at the other end. I've attached some photos of how we filled it, and also of our inventory of what was in there. It left us on the 7th of July, and arrived on the 25th of September, door to door. Hope this helps.
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    Migration agent cost

    Surely you could apply yourself online? Unless there's complications. https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/visitor-600/tourist-stream-overseas Cost is AUD145 for a Visitor 600 Visa
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    Enrolling in schools

    You don't necessarily have to see the rental property before renting. The issue here is with older properties: a lot of the photos in rental ads are substantially touched up to make them look bright, fresh and inviting. And more often than not, dated photos of when the property was in pristine condition are used. If you wanted to secure a rental whilst abroad, do what we did: we sought out a brand new apartment to lease (or you could look at nearly new), asked the estate agent to send us current photos and even a video of possible. We made sure that we secured a place at walking distance from work, so that I didn't have to worry about the hassle and expense of commuting. The apartment block wasn't going to be ready for occupancy upon landing, so we had a 2 week apart hotel rental to fill in the gap. Of course, the plan was to secure a 6 month lease, which would give us plenty of time to assess the neighbourhoods for the longer term rental. You can sign up for the GoGet PAYG car sharing for a small monthly membership fee, which would allow you to dive further out to suss out other areas. Oh and check this out: http://www.qgso.qld.gov.au/maps/edmap/ Catchment areas for schools. Find the general location you want to live in, then find the school you want, and find a rental in its catchment area. I believe there is a requirement for state school to reserve places for family that move throughout the school year.
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    Is London really this bad ?

    Is it because I is black?
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    Bread Makers who has one.

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    Bread Makers who has one.

    This. I love my Panasonic. It's 6 years old, but still going strong. Seeded bread/olive bread are my favorites. Don't go for the quick loaf settings though.
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    Missing transcript for skills assessment

    Maybe the Uni runs a similar course now, who's transcript can be tailored to reflect what he did? It is unusual that the Uni doesn't have any of those transcripts, as I have accessed 7 year old transcripts, and a friend of mine has accessed 12 yr old ones from their uni.
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    Yahoo uk

    If you are invested into the iOS system, you might need to change your 'store' location. (Unrelated to your Yahoo question).