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Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 12:16 pm

I met up with a former work colleague today for lunch to discuss employment opportunities. I recently resigned my position in my company of 5 years due to corporate downsizing and have begun the search for a new role elsewhere. My buddy contacted me a few days ago as he learned of my departure and wished to present an offer.

Well... it sounds interesting. I would be going into a similar position in a smaller company with loads of growth potential. The catch is that it would require me to move to Brisbane, Australia in early June to get started. All moving expenses are paid and the new company will look after much of my immigration paperwork, work visa, etc. It sounds like a hell of an opportunity and I am excited at the prospect of such a life changing event.

However, I am well established in Calgary with a couple of houses on the go, some real good friends, and most importantly, my dog. I find myself feeling torn and conflicted about having to leave her behind with friends and family until I feel secure enough to begin the lengthy process of moving her down.

So... II am just looking for some feedback and some advice from those who have relocated to a far off land, especially those who have had to give up family, friends and pets for the opportunity to work and live abroad. What are the toughest challenges?
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 12:20 pm

we speak english, drive fords, own houses and have maccas...you're not going to Congo! I think you've answered your own question just by starting this thread...looking for reasons not to come?
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 12:29 pm

Quoting A332 (Thread starter):
The catch is that it would require me to move to Brisbane, Australia

Whats wrong with that?! I'd kill to get a job in BNE...

Oh Yeah one more thing, and not all people here speak like Steve Irwin.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 12:47 pm

Quoting Springbok747 (Reply 2):
Oh Yeah one more thing, and not all people here speak like Steve Irwin.

nor do we all have pet Kangaroos and baby theift by Dingos isn't a common problem.


But seriously, you should come out here.
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 1:05 pm

Quoting A332 (Thread starter):
Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

I'm so jealous of you. That would be an easy call. You're going to have the time of your life.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 1:06 pm

Don't do it, they drive on the wrong side of the road.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 1:13 pm

Quoting A332 (Thread starter):
The catch is that it would require me to move to Brisbane

Brisbane?!?! Puh-leaze. I'd rather die.  Wink

Australia is an extraordinarily diverse place. If you want to feel like you haven't left North America (NY or LA to be exact) then go to Sydney. Every other city has a far more indigenous (I don't necessarily mean literally aboriginal) and British/European flair. That's fine, if you like that sort of thing. I don't. I find Brisbane to be small and quiet. It shuts on the weekend. No joke. Still, you're relatively close to the Gold Coast which is a pretty exciting place - a bit like Miami.

Your decision.

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 1:37 pm

Quoting A332 (Thread starter):

I've been studying in the USA for the past 2 and a half years, away from everything you are afraid of leaving behind. It's just temporary, but still extended periods of time away. Moving away is tough as I am sure you are imagining. Based on that I would never have left Sao Paulo. It's my home, and I still dearly miss it when I'm away.

But there is also a host of good opportunities - it's something new, different, a challenge. It can help you on your career as well. And if you don't like it there, or miss home too much, you can always move back.

I would go for it. Find out what's it like, see how it goes and decide from there.  Smile

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 1:48 pm

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 6):
Brisbane?!?! Puh-leaze. I'd rather die.

I agree. Brisbane is a shithole. However there are some great places in Queensland. If you can work from home I'd head out of Brisbane a bit.

You can bring your dog, and your friends will love the idea of coming to visit you and riding kangaroos around for their holidays. I believe that every human with the means to do so should definitely live somewhere other than their home country at least once. It's exciting, challenging, and broadens the mind.
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 1:54 pm

Hey Mate,

You'll probably love living in Brisbane. It'll be sad saying goodbye to the mates your close to over there knowing that you'll not see them for long periods of time, but Brisbane is a very social place and you should make friends quick.

There are heaps of pros and a few cons of living there, as with anywhere, but I definately think the pros outweigh the cons.

Pros include the fact that it is very close the the Gold Coast which is an awesome place to spend the weekend. Lots of things to do there. And I don't know how fond of theme parks you are, but the Gold Coast is our theme park destination. It's very warm, and doesn't have a severe winter, so people do tend to live a more outdoor lifestyle. This is a generalisation of course, but fairly accurate. And as QFF said, Brisbane closes on the weekends, and as a result there always seems to be lots of BBQ's and parties going on which is always nice. Airfares are generally very cheap (AUD$150 return if you book early) and you've got services by two low costs and Qantas between Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne as well as more limited options to other cities which is good because it makes getting to see Sydney and Melbourne fairly hassle free. There're also international flights that leave Brisbane including very cheap flights across to New Zealand if you were interested in spending a long weekend there or something. Car insurance is very cheap compared to the rest of Australia, housing is relatively cheap compared to Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne. And the train systems is fairly reliable and has a good timetable - though I haven't lived there since 2001 so things may have changed a bit.

As for the Cons, my biggest issue with Brisbane was the fact that you have to do shopping and buy anything you want over the weekends during the week, because you can find most things shut down. I still live with my parents, but when we first moved to Brisbane we ended up eating out quite a bit on the weekends when mum forgot to do the shopping earlier. I don't know if I'm just used to living is Canberra which is very well planned, but Brisbane seems very poorly laid out and it takes a long time to drive through the city. And it's very hilly, with roads going up and down, so you'll want to invest in a car with automatic transmission if you do move. It also gets very humid in the Summer.

So yeah, hope this has given you at least one thing you didn't already know about Brisbane, feel free to ask us any more specific questions you might have and I'm sure someone will be able to find an answer for you.

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 3:11 pm

"Tough Call" moving to Australia - NO.

"Tough Call" moving to Brisbane - YES.

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 3:30 pm

Given my current situation, if I get the chance and going back to Germany isn't an option anymore, I'd move to Australia in a heartbeat. On the other hand, I know what you'd go through, because I had to go through the separation from friends and being well established in Hamburg to starting over in Costa Rica, something I never managed to get right. Plus, what hurt me a lot as well was the simple fact that I got out of touch with the people back home.

My suggestion is to think this through, but not too long, as such opportunities will expire. However, in this day and age, keeping in touch with friends isn't as difficult as it was in 1997, so things might be easier for you. Whatever the choice, you have to be absolutely sure that this is what you want, and your decision has to be final. It's difficult, but doable.  thumbsup 
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 3:36 pm

Quoting KiwiinOz (Reply 8):
You can bring your dog,

Whoa - have they dropped the quarantine requirement?

I brought my two dogs from the US to NZ a couple of years ago, and it was a lengthy business getting them ready over there - the first blood draw had to be six months before they travel.

They had to stay in quarantine for thirty days when they got to Auckland, and, all up, it cost me about $2000 per dog.

We were told that Australia has similar regulations, as listed here:

http://www.aussiemove.com/aus/pets.asp

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 3:39 pm

Quoting Mariner (Reply 12):
Whoa - have they dropped the quarantine requirement?

No, it's the same, but, as you did, you can still bring your dog, (although in AUS I think it's about 2 months clearence)
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 3:50 pm

Quoting KiwiinOz (Reply 13):
(although in AUS I think it's about 2 months clearence)

which are processed off the mainland
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 4:09 pm

Quoting VHVXB (Reply 14):
which are processed off the mainland

Hah! Good one.  Wink

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 4:13 pm

Do it man. If you do not like it remember you can always go back to Canada.

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 7:37 pm

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 6):
Brisbane?!?! Puh-leaze. I'd rather die.



Quoting KiwiinOz (Reply 8):
I agree. Brisbane is a shithole

Oih you 2; Brisbane is not that bad, at least in doesn't have the traffic problems that you get in Sydney or the terrible weather you get in Melbourne.

Tough call moving to Australia or Brisbane; no way.

When you decide to move then find a place with airconditioning you are going to need it in the summer.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 8:37 pm

Quoting BNE (Reply 17):
Oih you 2; Brisbane is not that bad, at least in doesn't have the traffic problems that you get in Sydney or the terrible weather you get in Melbourne.

I'm not bothered - the reason the traffic is so bad is because Sydney is so bloody fantastic so many people live here! :P

Agree with you about Melbourne - can't stand the place! I call it "Dark City".

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 8:50 pm

Quoting A332 (Thread starter):
So... II am just looking for some feedback and some advice from those who have relocated to a far off land, especially those who have had to give up family, friends and pets for the opportunity to work and live abroad. What are the toughest challenges?

I would do it. I moved from Norway to the US myself. It has been a great experience so far, and while I miss Norway at times, I feel like I have a lot more opportunities here. Like others said, you can always move back if you don't like it.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 9:52 pm

Stay put. Go skiing. Seadoo-ing. Whatever.

I'm in a fight with my Aussie girlfriend from Melbourne. She wants me to make that very same decision so I feel for you. You have your dogs, I have her.

Would love to stick her in quarantine.
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 9:54 pm

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 20):
Would love to stick her in quarantine.

 rotfl 

I'm sure she'd love to hear that Big grin

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 10:05 pm

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 20):
Melbourne

 rotfl 
Well theres your problem shes from Melbourne
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 10:12 pm

 Wink

She's heard a lot already but I promise to give that one a try tonight.

In her list of arguments for coming to Australia she actually mentioned it would be great to be closer to her parents.

I just replied by saying that I have my very own perfectly dysfunctional parents right here in Europe, so no need there.

She then started to mumble something about quality of life whilst I was demonstrating that on this continent, you are actually allowed to shower once a day and flush the toilet (god forbid) without the entire London metropolitan area going into a 3-week water/drought crisis.

Needless to say it went down well  hissyfit 
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 10:13 pm

If you like snow in June, stay put. If not, go. There is a lot of us who live far away from the rest of family. With all the technology it's not so hard anymore. Free videoconferencing is available, so you can chat with friends for hours and if you'd feel too alone - Canada is only a 77L flight away.

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 10:15 pm

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 23):
Well theres your problem shes from Melbourne

Don't get me started. I've lived in Paris for over 20 years and when she was starting to try and tempt me to go to Melbourne the first thing she said was that Melbourne has great cafes....cafes???......er.....

Roo Burger? No
Koala Curry? No
Crocodile Dundee? No
Foster's? No
Cafes? Yes

Great.

Book me on QF now, they have cafes...
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Wed May 16, 2007 10:24 pm

I'd move to Australia in a heartbeat particularly to Melbourne if the oppurtunity arose, loved the city including it's unpredictable weather when I was there. It's an awesome country and the people are fantastic.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 6:10 am

Quoting VHVXB (Reply 22):
Well theres your problem shes from Melbourne

Heh, so so true.

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 25):
Don't get me started. I've lived in Paris for over 20 years and when she was starting to try and tempt me to go to Melbourne the first thing she said was that Melbourne has great cafes....cafes???......er.....

Yeah, they always seem to bring that up. Aside from the arts scene there, Melbourne really has nothing to offer. The weather is crap, the people are miserable, the whole place looks pretty sad, and once you get outside of the rather small central business district you'll find these sprawling suburbs looking like something out of "Kath & Kim". Yeuck, not my cup of tea at all.

Now, SYDNEY on the other hand - that's different.  Wink

Just avoid it later this year as APEC is starting to drive us absolutely mad!

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 6:51 am

I would move if I were you. I was almost about to pull the trigger and move down to BNE for school from YVR. It would have been a lot of fun but GA flying is more expensive (if you do that) and that made me choose YLW... nice and close, I did go down and checked out the area and LOVED it... I will admit though the gold coast is defiantly worth the trip away from BNE but it was an awsome time, If I were you I would take the next plane down there and check out the place and make a decision.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 11:59 am

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 25):
she said was that Melbourne has great cafes....cafes???......er.....

 rotfl  Does it have anything else?

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 25):
Roo Burger? No

Well you have a better chance of getting Kangaroo meat outside Australia

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 25):
Koala Curry? No

well we eat our Coat of Arms but no Koala

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 25):
Crocodile Dundee? No

That gimmick is nothing but bullshit. Very UnAustralian

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 25):
Foster's? No

No one drinks that shit

Quoting LoungeLover (Reply 25):
Cafes? Yes

and plenty of them. I asked a friend what else is there to see and do in Melbourne he replied with Cafes, cafes and cafes

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 27):
Just avoid it later this year as APEC is starting to drive us absolutely mad!

Bloody John Howard he is forcing me to go to Melbourne during APEC  grumpy   Wink
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 12:14 pm

Quoting VHVXB (Reply 29):
Bloody John Howard he is forcing me to go to Melbourne during APEC

Ugh - you poor thing. Why on earth couldn't they have held it in Canberra? I thought that was the whole point of having a national capital!

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 12:24 pm

Melbourne's not that bad, much better than Adelaide. Melbourne and Sydney to me are equal love them both. for completely different reasons.

Brisbane...... wel I think I'll leave it at that. Plus you have nearly no water although most Australian capital cities are water short.

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 27):
Just avoid it later this year as APEC is starting to drive us absolutely mad!

Some of the precautions they're pulling out are just rediculous. NO mobile phones because George wants to go somewhere.

Feel very sorry for you, I'm sure Kirribilli House will be entertaining a few of them.

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 30):
Ugh - you poor thing. Why on earth couldn't they have held it in Canberra? I thought that was the whole point of having a national capital!

One would thing Johnny will be pissing off his business partners by closing down the city for a day. Did anything positive for the rest of us come out of yesterdays meeting with Iemma?
 
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Thu May 17, 2007 12:50 pm

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 31):
Feel very sorry for you, I'm sure Kirribilli House will be entertaining a few of them.

I know. I'm not actually allowed to go into detail (Orwellian, I know), I've been contacted and arrangements have been made for September. I am not happy.

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 31):
Did anything positive for the rest of us come out of yesterdays meeting with Iemma?

We got a semi-promise from the Prime Minister that the Harbour bridge would not be closed down. All I ask is that if these leaders DO have to go to either Kirribilli House or Admiralty House that they avail themselves of Admiralty's wharf and send them over from Circular Quay by boat across the harbour. Would make things easier on us all.

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 1:48 pm

Quoting QANTASFOREVER (Reply 18):
Agree with you about Melbourne - can't stand the place! I call it "Dark City".

Yup...somehow I don't like Melbourne (sorry Mexpax!) but its awesome when the F1 comes to town Big grin

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 31):
Melbourne's not that bad, much better than Adelaide.

I beg to differ. Adelaide is a much better city to live in, but then again I'm biased because I've been here for 12 years Big grin

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 32):
We got a semi-promise from the Prime Minister that the Harbour bridge would not be closed down.

Why do they want to close the Harbor Bridge?! Sorry for the stupid question but I haven't been following this story.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 3:09 pm

Quoting Springbok747 (Reply 33):
Why do they want to close the Harbor Bridge?! Sorry for the stupid question but I haven't been following this story.

No no - they've said they're *not* closing the harbour bridge. But we'll see if that's true in time. It's for the APEC summit. It was chaos when Dick Cheney was recently here. When his motorcade made the trip across the bridge so he could have a beer with the Prime Minister at Kirribilli House they closed down the entire place. We were not happy (to put it mildly).

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Thu May 17, 2007 3:37 pm

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 34):

Ah ok..thanks for that QFF.
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Thu May 17, 2007 3:56 pm

Quoting Springbok747 (Reply 33):
Yup...somehow I don't like Melbourne (sorry Mexpax!) but its awesome when the F1 comes to town

Melbourne isn't that bad. Last time I was there was for the GP and it was great. Walking around the city on Saturday and Sunday afternoon was so relaxing. Even on the Monday morning when I made my way into the city and had coffee with my sisters friend (whom I stayed with) was quite enjoyable. On thing that frustrated me about Melbourne was the lack of public toilets open on a Sunday morning. However, the past few times when I've been there for work have been less enjoyable due to bad weather (and the fact I had to work, however the views from Rialto make me forget about what I'm doing there)

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 30):
Ugh - you poor thing. Why on earth couldn't they have held it in Canberra? I thought that was the whole point of having a national capital!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Because they gave us self government and now we lack the facilities to host such an event (and may others for that matter). The only place that could hold it is currently closed for rennovations. School P&C committees have more competence then both sides of ACT politics.
 
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Thu May 17, 2007 5:11 pm

Quoting Springbok747 (Reply 33):

I beg to differ. Adelaide is a much better city to live in, but then again I'm biased because I've been here for 12 years

Well I've lived in all three, (ADL for 2 years, MEL for 6 years, plus SYD for a year). I would rate them as SYD first, closely followed by Melbourne, and then a long, long way back to Adelaide. I would rather live in Perth, Hobart, even Darwin, compared to Adelaide.
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Thu May 17, 2007 7:18 pm

APEC is really going to suck. QFF do you know where the planes are being kept? I'd assume GWB will be in Sydney for a maximum of 2 days and the 2 VC-25 will be circling over the Pacific for those 2 days. But for everyone else who isn't completely paranoid, will they be flying into Richmond or Kingsford? Richmond would make more sense and then just heli them to wherever.

If they were at Kingsford I was thinking of flying down just to see them but they're saying that the airport will basically be shut down.

The amount of things GWB brings with him are astonishing. In 2003 I saw his planes take-off (was on a school excursion), there were both VC-25's and a United 744 for something like 23 hours.
 
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Thu May 17, 2007 8:15 pm

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 38):
QFF do you know where the planes are being kept?

Air Force One and the backup will be at the Qantas Jet base - just like last time when AF1 was in Sydney.

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 38):
will they be flying into Richmond or Kingsford?

Kingsford Smith. Richmond is strictly for Air Force planes. If they allowed others in, the locals would be very upset (and that's an understatement).

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 38):
Richmond would make more sense and then just heli them to wherever.

Many will arrive at Sydney and be transported by motorcade north to the CBD where the leaders will stay in various city hotels. The corridor between the city, and the city centre itself is to be a special zone where the NSW parliament has just given authorisation for extraordinary police powers for the duration of APEC. The central city (and I mean JUST the CBD) will be getting a public holiday during the summit to keep people out of town.

I don't think you'll get anywhere near the airport. When the President of China, The President of Russia, and the President of the United States are all in the one place - there'll be cavity searches as far away as Wollongong.

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Thu May 17, 2007 8:49 pm

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 30):

Ughh god knows why. He thinks it will help NSW economy buy shutting down the city. Total idiot IMO

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 31):
Melbourne's not that bad, much better than Adelaide

they are both great cities

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 31):
NO mobile phones because George wants to go somewhere.

Its ridiculous.

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 32):
We got a semi-promise from the Prime Minister that the Harbour bridge would not be closed down.

yeah right remember when Dick Cheney was visiting they shut down the harbour bridge so he could have free ride

Quoting QANTASforever (Reply 34):

No no - they've said they're *not* closing the harbour bridge. But we'll see if that's true in time.

They will force us to use the cross city tunnel  biggrin 
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Sat May 19, 2007 10:10 pm

Quoting A332 (Thread starter):
So... II am just looking for some feedback and some advice from those who have relocated to a far off land, especially those who have had to give up family, friends and pets for the opportunity to work and live abroad. What are the toughest challenges?

Well life is all about risk. Are you up to leaving all that behind and the possibility that those well established bonds you have may never come visit? On the flip side, you will make many new friends and earn your keep in Oz.

I'm an example of someone who would love to be in your position and could just get up and go.
Personally, I have been there twice, we love it, but I can't get my wife to re-locate out there due to family. I come from a larger family and we are spread out across the world, so I find the prospect less daunting than she.
Perhaps you can take a year to try it and see how it goes? Home is only a plane ride away.

But given the choice, I'd relocate to Australia at the drop of a hat. It's scary and exciting all the same.
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Sun May 20, 2007 6:39 am

It doesnt have to be a permanent move does it? You could do a two or three year contract, then renew if you decide you like it. Go for it!
 
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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Sun May 20, 2007 3:15 pm

Quoting Mirrodie (Reply 41):
It's scary and exciting all the same.

Heh - how so?

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RE: Tough Call... Moving To Australia?

Mon May 21, 2007 2:28 am

I appreciate the various points of view and the feedback!

I will be making my final decision on the move over the coming days. I'm both excited and nervous at the same time but I know I will make the right choice.
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