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Hiya guys just to let you all know ,us mods have taken this site under our wings and are hoping it will be as popular as poms in oz one day ,,check it out http://www.lifeinqueensland.com

 

Cal x


If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place...

If you get a chance,take it, If it changes your life,let it. Nobody said it would be easy they just said it would be worth it...

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can anyone help ! i have struggled to land a job that befits my experience and knowledge, 27yrs in commercial construction. having ran my own successful Plastering company with more than 20 spreads working for me, being the preferd plastering contractor to several top tier companies in the UK for 10yrs or more, then moving into site management, and having my own property development company business. I have come up against closed door after closed door because, so ive been told "i dont have any Australian experience" so in order to get some i have done labour agency work, i have worked on the Airport link project, Civils Roads and tunnels, a little out of my comfort zone but in order to get the experience needed i took it on and then moved on to one civil roads job after another, and in the mean time have been told by everyone that i meet "its not what you know its who you know. Well i dont no any body high up in any companies here so im stuck ! is there anyone out there that can give an hard working pom a shuve in the right direction ? i can send you my CV (resume) and cover letter, i have certificates from the UK and refferences, I am getting my skills assesed by RPL for a diploma in Project management and im doing a Cert4 in OH&S, as i was also a Health & Safety co-ordinator in the UK, any positive response would be very much appreciated

Many thanks my fellow poms, a very bewilderd pom !!!! Me and my family love living here, but i need the right job ! i dont mind going to the mines, if someone out there knows a way in !!!!

MIKE

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Hiya guys just to let you all know ,us mods have taken this site under our wings and are hoping it will be as popular as poms in oz one day ,,check it out http://www.lifeinqueensland.com

 

Cal x

do you have 2 join cal--or is it accessed through pio

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I have updated the URL as the site has been revamped since Cals post in 2008 and now covers all of Queensland


If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

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I have updated the URL as the site has been revamped since Cals post in 2008 and now covers all of Queensland
didnt realize it was an old thread m2m--thankyou

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No worries Alan lol x


If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

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didnt realize it was an old thread m2m--thankyou

 

 

You can still join, but the mods can be a bit of a handful:wink:

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You can still join, but the mods can be a bit of a handful:wink:
thanks colin:wink:aye there a rowdy lot

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Hi Cal, can you please contact me. I'm moving to Brisbane in early January 2012 and notice that you may be a useful contact to hel with things when we get there?

Thanks in advance, Ade

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Mike,

I like you have been in the building trade over 25 yrs and 20 off those here. Sounds as though you ran a 'solid' plaster business back home which as you have found out means little over here as i have never seen the brown and skim here only down in Victoria. Most 'solid' here is render as you know both in and outside. Have you got your QBA licence in render? If not then get that done ( might need to do a quick practical test to show them you can do it ). What do you want to do mate? on the tools or supervising?? I might be able to point you in the right direction.

There's a company up this way do a lot in Brissie but before i speak with them really need more info from you

Cheers

Stefan

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Hi Cal, can you please contact me. I'm moving to Brisbane in early January 2012 and notice that you may be a useful contact to hel with things when we get there?

Thanks in advance, Ade

 

Hi Ade

 

Sad as it may sound im on the forum every day so happy to help as much as possible,lol, fire away with any questions . We have lots of members living in and Brissy so you wont be short of help.

 

Cal x


If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place...

If you get a chance,take it, If it changes your life,let it. Nobody said it would be easy they just said it would be worth it...

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