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Is a Diploma of Teaching (ECE) recognised in Queensland?

I hold a Diploma of Teaching (ECE) in NZ and full registration. Can anyone tell me if this would be valid in Queensland? And if so what kind of jobs i could look at applying for and what the pay would be like, thanks

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Cleaning Woodworking Tools and the Wooden Tool Box help Please

I hope I'm in right forum, I will be sending my late Husbands joinery tools and toolbox in a container to Perth when i move,I understand strict cleaning is required but I can find no information on how I do it or if they need fumigating. Does anyone have any ...

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Comm Bank receiving fees

Does anyone know if Comm Bank charges fees when receiving money from CurrencyOnline ? According to their website, it may charge up to $11 per transaction. Wondering if anyone has done this.

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My parents are retired and would like to move to Aus on the NZ pension

My parents are retired and rely on the NZ pension but would like to move to Aus to be close to their children (myself, my sister and our small children) how do they do this? It seems they can’t unless they pay extra tax on their pension (Aus side) Then ...

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What are good areas in Brisbane for an Indian family? Also after recommendations of a good primary school within 15 km of city?

Hi all My family and I are planning to move to Brisbane and are looking for primary schools with diverse backgrounds. Please suggest areas where we can rent out depending on state schools. Also share your experiences in finding an area that fits your requirements in Brisbane.

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Utilities providers in Melbourne

I am planning to move out to a new location in Melbourne. I need few suggestion for getting the utilities connected to my new house. I have found http://www.moveinconnect.com.au/ which offers the services that I am looking for. Shall I trust on this website. Would they get me what I ...

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Concerns about the subtropical environment in Australia

Hi, I like in Australia in a economic sense. But just concerned about its subtropic weather, in particular the mosquito-borne diseases (especially Ross River Virus), as well as the termites in houses. Just wonder how serious is it? Could that be a shock after moving?

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Ambulance cover

We will be travelling in Australia (mostly Queensland) for 4 - 6 months starting July. We thought just purchasing Ambulance Insurance Cover would be sensible as emergency hospital cover is automatically available. I have been unable to find this and hoped someone might be able to help

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Is AU superannuation compulsory?

I moved to Brisbane 2 weeks ago and have successfully landed a job! They've sent through all the information I need as a newbie and it contains a whole packet on superannuation? I'm only 19 and I cant fully wrap my head around it. I do plan on heading home ...

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Is your income covered in an accident in Australia , or do you need insurance e.g, car crash, slipping in the shower etc.

I have heard that it's not, but I can't find anything online to confirm.

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Buying home in Australia

Can you buy a home in Australia by using the equity in your NZ home, so you don't have to sell the NZ home?

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Are demerit points in New Zealand transferred when you convert your NZ license to an Australian equivalent?

Just wanting to know whether you have a clean slate when you convert your NZ drivers license to a Victorian license or whether the demerit points are also brought across. Any experiences would be great!

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How to join the school in mid of the year

Intended to move Australia in April from India, how to bridge the school in between as she need to join primary 2.

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Moving the moggy to Australia

Just a quick update and recommendation of Global Pets. I've found them stress free in moving the furchild to Brisbane. and I shopped around and found they were the cheapest, especially as I was quoted over 1200 with others and Leslie kept in under 900.

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Benefit fraud charges

I was charged in December 2017 with 7 counts of benefit fraud. I have never had any conviction before this. I am a mother of three aged 28. What are the chances of me getting in? All my family is in Australia and I need to get the hell out ...

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Accounting jobs

I have 15 years of accounting experience in CA FIRMS in New Zealand. I am planing to move to Melbourne in the next 6 months.I notice most accouting jobs required Australian experience. Can some one please advice me how I can get a accounting job in melbourne?

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Primary Schools Gold Coast

Hi there, We are looking to move to the Gold Coast. We like the look of Hope Island and Paradise Point. However, when I check the closest primary school - the Naplan results look low. Could anyone suggest a good primary school around these areas? Or should we rather look ...

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Bad credit

Me and my partner are deciding to go bankrupt in NZ. Is it better to before we leave, or once we get to Australia? What are the pros and cons, also what are our chances getting a home loan in australia?

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Is 100K enough for a couple in Syndey with these conditions ?

Hi community Thank you for accepting me to this forum, amazing topics over here. I have been offered a job in Sydney with 100.000$ (QA Engineer 7 years experience) as a yearly gross salary. Is it enough for a good living, taking in consideration : - Married and wife is ...

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Hi we are thinking of moving to Brisbane. I am terrified of spiders. What is the chances of finding spiders in a house and in the yard? Worried that my cats might walk in with a spider sitting on them. Even the sheetweb spiders makes me scream.

And if you find a spider what do you do. I was thinking of running to the nearest neighbour and ask him or her to get rid of it:)

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First Home Start Grant and mortgages

Hey all, Im planning to move to Gold Coast early next year and am wondering if Kiwis are still eligible for the Australian First Home Start Grant of 20k? Also, I have more than enough for a large deposit, but haven't been working for several months. Does this matter for ...

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Does your SCV 444 visa get canceled when you are granted permanent residency?

I’m in the process of going through a partner visa and just curious to know what happens to the 444 after that? Does it become invalid? I’m asking because I’d like to sponsor someone using the New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship (temporary visa).

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Wheels tracks and rollers

When we change our NZ licence, will our wheels, tracks and rollers be honoured on our Australian licence?

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Finding a rental and job

Hi my husband 2 kids and myself are leaving for Perth on the 20th september. We originally had a place to stay with family but that has fallen through as they have other family coming from South Africa. (We coming from nz. We are NZ citizens.) We are needing a ...

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Early Childhood Teacher salary/wage in Sydney

We recently moved to Beecroft in Sydney, and my Wife has been struggling to find out the average pay for an ECT teacher. She has 12 years experience in NZ, and the UK. Shes been contacted by a recruitment company for casual ECT work as a reliever and is currently ...

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