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  1. Not if it's fatty with the rind still on and smoked to high heaven.
  2. Hi we live in Toowoomba and have tried the award winning bacon. We still prefer the British Sausage Company bacon.
  3. Have a look for Movecube ala Tetris posted on 17 July 2015 by Kevsan. (In shipping and removals). I can remember that we found it useful before we used the movecube in 2019.
  4. Judy

    Health cards

    This link gives you the income limits. They have just been increased and are quite generous. https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/income-test-for-commonwealth-seniors-health-card?context=21966
  5. Judy

    Health cards

    Thanks for your reply. At the moment I don't take any medications, my husband takes a couple so it may save him something.
  6. Judy

    Health cards

    Hello everyone. We have been here for just over 4 years and loving it. It was worth the wait for our 143 visa as we wouldn't want to be without our grandchildren now. I would like to know anyone's thoughts on the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card. Also wondering if it might be worth going for the Low Income Health Care Card. Not sure if our income would fit the criteria as our pensions are paid in the UK so we will have to convert to AUD and it may be a bit tight. Would it be worth giving it a go? Can anyone share their experiences, thanks in advance. Ps we already hold seniors cards in Queensland so get a discount on rego and electricity.
  7. Judy

    Pork pies and mushy peas ?

    If you are ever in Toowoomba check out Andrews Meats at Grand Central shopping centre for pork pies.
  8. Try Letton Percival. They are used by quite a few on this site we used them for cover for our Movecube earlier in the year.
  9. Judy

    UK overseas voter attestation

    Hi we applied online on 7 March when we arrived in Australia. We got the acknowledgement email that said it would be passed to Sheffield City Council but haven't heard anything back from them and decided not to follow it up.
  10. Hi its under the heading Request for medical etc. Posted 10 hours ago in Family /Partner visas.
  11. Judy

    New Query on opening a bank in the UK

    Why would HSBC Australia give her wrong information? Its all done through their international division. They will get fined if they do not follow the rules.
  12. Judy

    New Query on opening a bank in the UK

    Hi we bank with HSBC in fact I was employed by them for 40 years. We opened our account with HSBC Australia last September in readiness for our move. Bank cards and cheque book were sent out to the UK. We could start using the account straight away and transferred funds from UK to Australia and then from Australia to our son who paid assurance of Support bond and visa fee. Really easy now to transfer funds from our UK account to Australia account you can see the funds straight away so no messing with third party just keep watching the rate.
  13. Hi so we have been here for just over 3 months and I think we have everything sorted apart from private medical insurance. We registered with medicare straight away and have managed to find a bulk billed doctor in our area so now have to decide whether to take out insurance. Does anyone have any thoughts on this please.
  14. Just managed to find it for you as we had used it previously. 1800 571 922. See page 722 for more information input on 10 August 2018.