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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    hi gals, i'm flying to sydney in april finally... A bit scared of going there without a job (neither me nor hubby got a job yet) but lucky we have many friends who migrated earlier so can always ask for help. Zen, thw whole application is straight forward so you could do it yourself...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    hehehe.. i'm actually getting excited about moving there. btw, when i was trying to google for comparison of living std in SG and OZ, i found a blog of somebody (Asian - Indonesian) who moved/lived in Melbourne (http://willwen.blogspot.com/). I found his blog a good read to know about living...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    Oh ya, I wanted to ask those who just got their PR granted recently. Did you guys receive a pre-grant letter before the final PR grant letter? We just got our pre-grant letter a few days ago but i'm not sure what we're expected to do with the pre-grant. Or if we're going to get our PR...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    aureus cu, my husband got an acknoledgement letter in Jan for our Dec application, so i think you would prob receive acknowledgement letter in 1-2 mths after lodgement. And in April (so, abt 3mths after acknowledgement letter), we receive letter requesting our health checks and no-criminal...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    noscon, i used to hold oz PR n lived in Sydney for a year. Didn't survive (homesick) so went back SG. Now married, my hubby wants to migrate oz so we both applying oz PR again hehehe... Ya, the sun was quite strong. I remember hanging my washed clothes out to dry (in the backyard of the...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    DA.T, Is it cheaper for PR to study there? I'm thinking that if it is cheaper in OZ, maybe i'll take a degree or master over there. Noscon, I used to live nearby UNSW Sydney but don't know much coz i only worked in Sydney. I think normal meal cost the same $7. I suspect Sydnye is...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    guys (esp Foggy), for those looking for open biz, i just found this govt website. Not sure if it helps, but it could be another option on how to start biz...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    ** Retirement ** If we stay in Oz (>10yrs) and still a PR, will we be eligible for 'old-age' benefit after retirement age? I think i read somewhere in Centrelink webpage that we'd get the benefit if we're below certain income? I hope i'd hv enough income so no need to rely on govt support...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    thanx, Foggy. So you plan to migrate to Melb/Perth next year? Seems like a lot of pp going to Melb. ** Sydney, anybody?..** Abt biz, our plan is similar. First, go there and find a job. I personally prefer stable income so will stick to working. My hubby.. like most guys, prefer to...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    Guys, Anybody is thinking of starting small biz in oz? My husband is thinking of starting one once we settle down there (while i continue working for a more stable income). But i wonder what he can do over there and will it be difficult to succeed with small biz.
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    hi all, not sure if u still remember me hehee... long time haven't drop by... my hubby applied oz PR early dec and now waiting for CNCC. So short only sending Police clearance from oz and sg. Btw, if we scan the 2 docs (oz n sg police clearance) and send via email, do we need to scan the...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    Hi guys, If you need info of Notary Public/Commissioner of Oaths, I used Mr S. Karthikeyan at CPF Building (next to Tanjong Pagar MRT). He charges $5 per page ($2 for next page of same doc). He helped giving me some advice abt migrating, cos he's an OZ PR agent and he's an OZ PR too...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    Merry Christmas everybody Sylvia, I sent my husband's application about 2 weeks ago. Couriered and check online that it has been received. But I wonder, will we receive any email that will give us the 'applicant no'? Snoozy, Just go to British Council (not sure abt the other place...
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    Aircon - anyone heard of All Best

    How much do you think it'll cost us if we get a professional (if there's any in existence) aircon installer to fix the damage? Maybe by fixing the piping for us?
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    Aircon - anyone heard of All Best

    Hi guys, My hubby and I had the same problem with Allbest. First time, the aircon in MBR is leaking and our floors is affected. So we called and get the guy to fix it and pay for the floor damanged. We also asked the guy to fix the condensation in the study room which he did. After...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    Sylvia, I'm sure you'll do well for your EILTS, my husband said it was ok though need to concentrate on the listening part. When will the results be out? Tomorrow i'll be making certified true copies of the docs required. I called Comm Of Oath near my office to ask for the price. It's $5/...
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    CFA anyone?

    Hi guys, Want to ask if STALLA textbooks shows the calculater computation based on Texas Instruments? I'm still not decided on which to buy. I used STALLA textbook before for level 1, I think it's too much information. But now i'm reading Schweser book, some parts are too summarized that...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    Blue, wow you're into financial modelling, sounds interesting. I'm in banking- product control, encountered some of the financial model before. Complicated, man. All the best with the job search, Blue. Which do you use? Seek.com? Syl, It's good to keep a list why you want to move, so...
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    Anyone Migrating to Australia?

    Blue, Congrats on your wedding Hope you get a job soon (Oz or SG) Sylvia, you're going to see my hubby in the test. Is yours also Bukit Merah one? Eileen, Don't worry abt it, i'm sure it will turn out alright Sylvia, Eileen, are you in the stage of preparing docs to be sent...
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    Engineering to Finance via ACCA or CFA

    Hi guys, Anybody's selling Stalla's level2 textbook? Just PM me ok. I'm planning to get Schweser level2, but curious to see if Stalla's good. Heard Stalla's quite comprehensive.

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