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  1. bdh Tax is looking for a couple of people to join our tax team, based at our Perth office. Experience of working in a UK tax practice will be desirable, but isn't essential. If you're interested and would like an initial chat please send your CV/resume to me, at acollett@bdhtax.com Best regards.
  2. Hi, apologies as I’m sure this has been asked hundreds of times already!! I am just starting to look into the process of a move to Perth from the UK with my partner and 2 children. I have a lot of family already living in Perth and just weighing up our options over there. I am a Registered Children’s Nurse and Health Visitor and my occupation is on the skilled occupation list for both 189 and 190 visas. Ideally it seems the 189 visa would be the best option? According to the points calculator on the Australian Home affairs website I would have 75 points if I pass the superior English tests.  Ive been doing a bit of research and am I right in thinking the process is - Pass English language assessment Pass assessment criteria for ANMAC Submit EOI If invite is offered to apply for the visa then arrange health checks, police checks, ID checks, etc. Can anyone recommend any migration agents? Or know of any that give a free consultation before starting the process? Are there any Health Visitors that have made the move to Oz and are currently working in a similar role? Are there many Community Child Health Nurse jobs in Perth? Any advice would be appreciated! Please direct me If these questions have already been answered on another post :-) 
  3. Both me and my boyfriend are travelling to Perth in November 18 on a working visa for 1 year. As well as working we also want to experience life in Perth and have the chance to explore and travel in our spare time. We both preferably want to do the same job so that we can still share the same experiences as well as being able to work similar hours. Our visa’s have already been accepted. Is there anywhere anyone would recommend looking for jobs? Or any jobs available for us both? Any advice on whether we should look before we fly or search whilst we are in Perth. Any help is greatful! Thankyou ?
  4. Hi All, I am new to this forum and this is my first post. I am living in Perth, WA and trying to find electrical work to gain the "A grade electrical licence". I hold a provisional electrical licence and require "gap training" before I am allowed to take the required capstone exam. I have been in Perth for almost 5 years. I tried to get a job when I first arrived with no luck. As a result of this I started working international in the oil & Gas. I am now trying again and facing the same problems I did 5 years ago. I have pretty much applied to every company, agency and rope access company with only one company offering me a start, unfortunately he didn't want to pay me. Unfortunately most companies in WA are not aware of the process for a overseas electrician to gain an Australian electrical license and have no interest in employing a overseas qualified electrician. They simply prefer to employ a Australian qualified electrician or an apprentice. I have done some Australian courses and licences such as EEHA, High risk work, MSIC, White card If anyone can help with regards contacts etc it will be greatly appreciated.
  5. Hello, Everyone Are you planning or interested to visit Perth, here are the best places you should visit that you will really enjoy. 1. The beaches Perth has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, if not the most beautiful for a city in the world! You can head down to any beach along the west coast, and you will soon forget the busy commute you just left behind. Sunny days, warm temperatures, the blue Indian Ocean and not a speck of litter in sight. Cottesloe, Scarborough and City Beach were all our favourites out of the nineteen beaches Perth and the surrounding areas had to offer. Cottesloe boasts crystal clear and calm waters set on a backdrop of white sand and grassy terraces. It is also home to the annual Sculpture by the Sea, which showcases the talents of artists across the globe. Scarborough Beach was our local beach when we lived Perth, and it is the perfect location to watch the infamous Western Australian sunsets. Scarborough has become more vibrant and lively in the last couple of years; it has a fun atmosphere and an array of mouth-waveringly delicious cafes, restaurants and bars. Though not as busy as its close neighbour over in Scarborough, City Beach has recently opened its doors to a new surf club which comes with a gym and three restaurants/cafes which are sure to have increased visitor numbers. Nevertheless, on some days you won’t have to share this beach with very many people. 2. Kings Park and Botanic Garden Kings Park is Western Australia’s biggest tourist attraction and at 400 hectares, is one of the World’s biggest inner city parks. Kings Park is a huge green space within the city with many short walking trails leading through botanical gardens, offering spectacular panoramic views of Perth and the Swan River. It’s a hot spot for people of all ages, family friendly and even a great place for lunch (whether it be a picnic or in the cafe). Fitness enthusiasts frequent the popular Jacobs Ladder challenging themselves to see how many times they can run up and down the 242 steps. It is also home to the very moving State War Memorial and of course the whispering wall that lay around it. Throughout the summer you can catch the latest movie releases and some great classics at the outdoor cinema, it is the perfect setting for movie enthusiasts, nestled in a light blanket on a beanbag with balmy temperatures underneath starry skies. 3. Fremantle Fremantle is a lively port city which is a great alternative to Perth city centre to meet up with friends for a social gathering. The town centre is home to a strip of alfresco style bars and restaurants. We recommend starting at the Norfolk Hotel, it has a generous outside seating area and is surrounded by limestone walls, giving the whole place heaps of character alongside its great ales. The suburb is also the host to the famous Fremantle Market open weekly on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Here you will find a huge variety of stalls offering everything from local fresh produce to homemade handbags and hair pieces. Why not make a day of it and check out the Little Creatures Brewery for a hearty pub lunch and some local Perth craft beers then take the historic Fremantle prison tour. 4. Rottnest Island Known to the locals as Rotto, Rottnest Island is just 18 KM ferry journey away from the mainland which makes it the ultimate weekend getaway from the city. The only way to get around on the island is by bicycle which you can rent when you get there or take your own aboard the ferry for an additional $15. If cycling isn’t your thing, then don’t worry you can still take a bus around the island to the islands main sites. Whichever you choose just make sure you remember to bring your snorkel as Rottnest boasts crystal clear waters and some great drift snorkelling. All of this, but the main attraction still seems to be the furry little locals. We’re talking about the unique to the island, selfie-loving Quokkas! A natural when faced with a Go Pro or smartphone, these cute marsupials are always keen to take a few snaps with eager tourists. 5. Swan Valley The Swan Valley may look like a dry, barren land on the outskirts of the city. There over 40 wineries to choose from, many of which offer complimentary tastings or tastings for a very low cost. Some of the wineries give you a selection of cheese to pair with the many different flavors. We highly recommend Lancaster wines; their fresh chili infused cheese is to die for and just melts in your mouth. Another favourite for samples in the Swan Valley is the Margaret River Co. chocolate factory. You can dish yourself up a handful of milk, white or dark chocolate while look through the huge glass windows at the all the machinery in action making absolutely everything you see for sale in the shop. See if you can eat them quick enough before they melt. We often leave Swan Valley feeling very sick… I wonder why? If wine and chocolate aren’t your things, another highlight of the Swan Valley is Super Golf! Not to be taken seriously in any way, shape or form, this light-hearted take on the popular classic is perfect for friends, family and couples alike to enjoy the sun in beautiful surroundings and get competitive. There is a choice of either 9/18 holes (we recommend 9) and is basically a supersized version of the sport we know; giant plastic golf balls and huge plastic clubs, it’s sure to bring a few laughs throughout the day. 6. John Forrest National Park The John Forrest National Park is a little bit further afield than the other places we mentioned in this guide, located East of the city, but it is the best place to get a taste of the wilderness the Australian outback has to offer. It was actually the first national park of Western Australia and is home to 10 species of mammal and 91 species of birds. Despite its location, this national park is surprisingly green with a collection of waterfalls passing through. It is a great place to spot some of the native species in their natural habitat along with the unique fauna and flora. The Eagle View Walk Trail gives you a great view of the distant city, emphasising Perth’s isolation from the rest of Australia. 7. Lake Monger Nestled between the suburbs of Glendalough, Wembley, and Leederville, just outside Perth city center is Lake Monger Reserve. This 70-hectare lake surrounded by the park is a popular dog walking and running spot, it is home to the beautiful black swan and is rich in Aboriginal history. The walk around Lake Monger is an easy and paved 3.8km route and should take less than 1 hour. During the walk, you get the opportunity for a great view of Perth’s CBD and the iconic BHP Billiton Towers. The path also has a cycle lane for those wishing to do the route by bike. Other flora and fauna here include fish, skinks, south-western-snake-necked turtles and 38 species of bird. For more information go to this website: https://www.visitperthcity.com/see-do
  6. Hi my names Nick I am a solid plasterer and Cork Coatings applicator in the uk with a nvq level 2 and 3 and over 12 years experience I am considering getting my AQF 3 I have already started my 189 visa application and I am ready for skills assessment. What is work like for a solid plasterer over in Perth? What can I expect to earn. I am also considering getting my Plasterer’s assessors qualification. I don’t mind starting at the bottom and working my way up the ladder. Any advice people and offer me will be greatly appreciated.
  7. The finalists for WA's peak hospitality awards have been unveiled and one thing is for certain... it's going to be a long night for the lucky nominees. There were a record number of finalists for the 2017 AHA Hospitality Awards for Excellence across 42 categories. Mayfair Lane has made an impressive debut in West Perth this year. Australian Hotels Association chief executive Bradley Woods said this year's awards reflected the fast-changing pace of WA's hospitality sector. "There is tough competition in all award categories and all finalists are deserving of recognition," Mr Woods said. Super-versatile bistro pub Mayfair Lane in West Perth should be prominent on the night after re-opening this year and not missing a beat, while renovated suburban pub The Wembley overcame a pint furore to also feature as a finalist in several competitive categories. Petition's trio of slick venues at the State Buildings were also nominated across several categories. 2017 FINALISTS - A SNAPSHOT: Bar Presentation and Service Award Blanche Bar, Karratha Paddington Alehouse, Mount Hawthorn Petition Beer Corner at State Buildings, Perth Raffles Hotel, Applecross Rose Hotel, Bunbury The Breakwater, Hillarys The Boat at The Marina, Mindarie The Mechanics Institute, Northbridge The Queens Tavern, Highgate The Village Bar, Subiaco Whistling Kite, Secret Harbour Petition's stable of venues at the state buildings have fared well. Retail Bottleshop Award Fiorita Deli, Karratha Petition Wine Bar at State Buildings, Perth Rose Hotel, Bunbury The Botanica Bar & Bistro, Innaloo The Gate Bar & Bistro, Success Draught Beer Quality Award Peel Alehouse, Halls Head Petition Beer Corner at State Buildings, Perth Rose Hotel, Bunbury The Marina Mindarie Small Bar Award Caballitos, Perth Kitsch Bar Asia, Leederville Measure Bar, Mount Lawley Oyster Bar Mandurah The Mechanics Institute, Northbridge Tiki as FK, Northbridge Cocktail Bar Award Kitsch Bar Asia, Leederville Halford at State Buildings, Perth The Dominion League, Northbridge The Laneway Lounge, Perth The Mechanics Institute, Northbridge The Waiting Room at Crown Perth, Burswood Tiki as FK, Northbridge Late Night Venue Award Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Niche Bar, Leederville The Laneway Lounge, Perth Universal Bar, Northbridge Tourism Initiative Award Blanche Bar, Karratha Core Cider House, Pickering Brook Odyssea Beach Café, City Beach Settlers Tavern, Margaret River The Marina Mindarie Redeveloped Venue Award Brass Monkey Hotel & Patriots Sports Bar, Northbridge Drop Inn, Warnbro Mayfair Lane Pub & Dining Room, West Perth Niche Bar, Leederville Rose Hotel, Bunbury The Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury The Wembley Hotel, Wembley Varsity Bar Waterford, Karawara The Wembley had a $1.5 million makeover in the middle of 'pintgate'. New Venue Award Caballitos, Perth Epicurean at Crown Perth, Burswood Fiorita Deli, Karratha Lot 80, Eagle Bay Measure Bar, Mount Lawley Rambla Bar & Bistro, Wickham Six Degrees Albany, Albany The Henley Brook, Swan Valley The Hummus Club, Northbridge The Wild Goose Café at Noble Falls Estate, Gidgegannup Outdoor Area Award Blanche Bar, Karratha Boston Brewing Co. & Willoughby Park, Denmark Caves House Hotel, Yallingup C.Y. O'Connor Village Pub, Piara Waters Endeavour Tavern, Lancelin Kitsch Bar Asia, Leederville Lot 80, Eagle Bay Odyssea Beach Café, City Beach Rambla Bar & Bistro, Wickham The Marina Mindarie Whim Creek Hotel Boutique Brewery Award Boston Brewing Co. & Willoughby Park, Denmark Colonial Brewing Company, Margaret River Core Cider House, Pickering Brook Indian Ocean Brewing Company at The Marina Mindarie White Lakes Brewing, Baldivis Conference and Functions Award Aloft Perth, Rivervale Guildhall, Fremantle Rose Hotel, Bunbury The Breakwater, Hillarys The Flour Factory, Perth The Pavilion at The Marina Mindarie The Wembley Hotel WA's Best Steak Sandwich Award Karalee on Preston, Como The Bayview Bar, Bunbury Contemporary Bar Menu Award Blanche Bar, Karratha Five Bar, Mount Lawley Kitsch Bar Asia, Leederville The Breakwater, Hillarys The Chase Bar & Bistro, Baldivis The Flour Factory, Perth The Royal on the Waterfront, East Perth Universal Bar, Northbridge Varnish on King, Perth White Lakes Brewing, Baldivis Casual Pub Dining Award – Metropolitan Currambine Bar & Bistro Drop Inn, Warnbro Greenwood Hotel Karalee on Preston, Como Mayfair Lane Pub & Dining Room, West Perth Paddington Alehouse, Mount Hawthorn Raffles Hotel, Applecross The Belmont Tavern, Belmont The Brook Bar & Bistro, Ellenbrook The Como Hotel The Marina Mindarie The Queens Tavern, Highgate The Royal on the Waterfront, East Perth The Village Bar, Subiaco The Wembley Hotel Casual Pub Dining Award – Regional Beverley Hotel Boston Brewing Co. & Willoughby Park, Denmark Caves House Hotel, Yallingup Crossing Inn, Fitzroy Crossing Dunsborough Tavern Endeavour Tavern, Lancelin Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Fitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy Crossing Onyx on Sharpe, Karratha Paddy's at Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Rambla Bar & Bistro, Wickham Rose Hotel, Bunbury Settlers Tavern, Margaret River The Bayview Bar, Bunbury The Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury Whim Creek Hotel Wintersun Hotel, Geraldton Settlers Tavern has again been nominated for several awards. Family Dining Award Boston Brewing Co. & Willoughby Park, Denmark Currambine Bar and Bistro C.Y. O'Connor Village Pub, Piara Waters Dunsborough Tavern Endeavour Tavern, Lancelin Lo Zucchero, City Beach The Ashby Bar & Bistro The Herdsman Tavern, Herdsman Lakes The Marina Mindarie Tony Roma's Restaurant, Perth Restaurant Award Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Fiorita Deli, Karratha George's Meze, Subiaco Hamptons City Beach, City Beach Ishka at The Breakwater, Hillarys Lot 80, Eagle Bay Odyssea Beach Cafe, City Beach Petition Kitchen at State Buildings, Perth Ria Malay Kitchen, Leederville Rose Hotel, Bunbury Tony Roma's Restaurant, Perth Whistling Kite, Secret Harbour Zanders at Cable Beach, Broome Premium Restaurant Award C Restaurant, Perth Long Chim at State Buildings, Perth Nobu Perth at Crown Perth, Burswood Wine List Award Hamptons City Beach, City Beach Il Lido Italian Canteen, Cottesloe Mayfair Lane Pub & Dining Room, West Perth Petition Kitchen at State Buildings, Perth Settlers Tavern, Margaret River The Breakwater, Hillarys The Village Bar, Subiaco Whistling Kite, Secret Harbour Sporting Entertainment Venue Award Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Greenwood Hotel, Greenwood Hyde Park Hotel, North Perth Lakers Tavern, Thornlie Paddington Alehouse, Mount Hawthorn Patriots Sports Bar, Brass Monkey Hotel, Northbridge Peel Alehouse, Halls Head Rambla Bar & Bistro, Wickham The Saint George Hotel, Innaloo Varsity Bar Waterford, Karawara Live Entertainment Venue Award Dunsborough Tavern, Dunsborough Endeavour Tavern, Lancelin Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie Leisure Inn, Rockingham Paddington Alehouse, Mount Hawthorn Rosemount Hotel, North Perth Six Degrees Albany The Laneway Lounge, Perth The Newport Hotel, Fremantle The Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury The Saint George Hotel, Innaloo Universal Bar, Northbridge Themed Venue Award Belgian Beer Cafe Westende, Perth Durty Nelly's, Perth Ka'ribbean Corner, Victoria Park Oceans 6019, Scarborough The Hummus Club, Northbridge The Laneway Lounge, Perth Varsity Bar Waterford, Karawara Bar Team Award Blanche Bar, Karratha Indian Ocean Brewing Company at The Marina Mindarie Lot 20, Northbridge Petition Wine Bar & Merchant at State Buildings, Perth Rose Hotel, Bunbury The Mechanic's Institute, Northbridge The Village Bar, Subiaco WA's best regional hospitality venue and Perth's best hospitality venue will also be announced at the ceremony, to be held at Crown Perth on November 13. For the full list of finalists and award categories, click here.
  8. About this listing. Spacious 2 storey home in secure gated estate. Perfect for Family orientated stays. Admire amazing sunsets & ocean views from the comfort of the lounge & balcony. Take short stroll to award winning Waikiki beach. Catch the ferry to Penguin & seal islands only minutes from the door. Enjoy a coastal drive to Rockinghams Cafe strip & many restaurants. Happy to share info on kiteboarding, SUP hire, tours and local attractions. The space Securely located with in the Gated Lumia Estate, this 2016 custom built home features quality fittings throughout. Spaciously designed 2 storey with open plan living areas, featuring 4 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a powder room. Upstairs consists of • Bar/kitchenette with sink & mini fridge. • Large relaxing lounge room with ocean views. • Wrap around balcony with beautiful ocean & park views. • Three Large bedrooms with built in robes, floor to ceiling mirrors • Bathroom with spacious shower & separate large bath. • Toilet/Powder room Down stairs boasts • Master bedroom, walk in robe, en-suite & separate toilet. • Beautiful stone top kitchen with island bench & breakfast bar, 900mm oven & gas stove. • Dinning area • Family room • Alfresco & courtyard • Laundry, front loader washer • Large double garage Guest access Entire house. Inclusive • Wifi • Linen & bedding • Towels • Three TV's • Laundry Other things to note The Estate is a gated community & requires a FOB for entry by car. There is a pedestrian gate available also activated by FOB/key. A lovely park and children's playground is securely located on site. It is only a short stroll to the beautiful Waikiki beach. The neighbourhood Located in Safety Bay, Western Australia, Australia. Local activities include:- Kite Surfing, Sail Boarding, Stand up Paddle Boarding (SUP), snorkelling and diving, Fishing, Surfing, Swimming with dolphins, Ferry to off shore islands, Whale watching (in season), Visit Seal Island marine park at Penguin Island. Short drive to restaurants, cafe strip, Point Peron, large shopping centre, movie theatres. Public transport from front of estate. Train takes 45 min to Perth city & 20 mins to Mandurah. There is a cycle/foot path that follows the entire coast (20+kms) only meters from the shore line from Port Kennedy to Kwinana beach.
  9. spangley

    Economy in WA

    Hi All, I'm new to the forum. Myself and my family are 189 Visa holders, which we've held for 3 years. We're still living in Switzerland at the moment but plan to get "down under" before it expires after 5 years. Having spent the past three years researching Australia, as well as making a reccie visit to Melbourne my wife and I have settled on Perth. It seems to tick all the boxes such as climate, cleanliness, beaches, property prices, proximity to Europe and Asia etc. The only hesitation we have is the economic situation in WA. Are things as bad as some people describe? Is Perth a city in decline? Or is just picking itself up after the economic headwinds of recent years? Do people feel confident in the future of Perth? Once we arrive in the next couple of years, I plan to start up an IT Services company for local businesses. Is this a sector that's saturated, or do people feel that there's a demand for such services? So many questions, so few answers (yet) Thanks for reading, and I look forward to any feedback. Kind Regards James
  10. Hi Everyone From what i can see all ready this forum is the place to get the advice and the information needed.... We are a couple looking at moving to Perth within the next 3 years, we have friends in Perth (well will have when she moves back), who will be based on Margret River. We are planning a reccie in July August (i know it wont be sunny and will rain but school holidays and fines needs must)..... we are staying in Jindalee and will be traveling around exploring and looking forward to the time before moving on to Sydney for the 3rd part of our trip. Our children are currently 6, girl and 4, boy. We are still in the very early stages as looking at moving in the form of looking into visa's and the process and saving some more pennies to help fund the move. Myself i am and Health Informatics Performance Analyst and am aware that i need to do a skills test and wondered if anyone have done one in the UK and when would you look at doing one now or wait nearer the time? ( i would be applying for a skilled visa) My wife is a home maker working part time in retail but is also a qualified nursery nurse. One of our children is adopted has anyone had to complete the visa for children adopted please? We would like to bring our 2 dalmations with us and wondered what vaccinations they would require please? Is there a friendly LGBT culture and places to meet with like minded people and families well that it basically in a nut shell if anyone can think of anything to do in Perth's winter would also be helpful please thank you in advance xxx :-)
  11. So for a bit if fun and with spring here and summer just round the corner! You know you're in Perth when: 1.The best parking space is determined by shade instead of distance. 2. Hot water comes out of both taps. 3. You learn that a seat belt buckle makes a pretty good branding iron. 4. The temperature drops below 35c and you feel a little chilly. 5. You discover that in February it only takes two fingers to steer your car. 6. You discover that you can get sunburnt through your car window. 7. You develop a fear of metal car door handles. 8. You break a sweat the instant you step outside at 7:30am. 9. Your biggest bicycle wreck fear is, "What if I get knocked out and end up lying on the pavement and cook to death?" 10. You realise that asphalt has a liquid state. 11. Farmers are feeding their chickens crushed ice to prevent them from laying hard-boiled eggs. 12. The cows are giving evaporated milk. 13. The trees are whistling for the dogs. 14. While walking back barefoot to your car from the beach, you do a tightrope Act on the white lines in the carpark. 15. You catch a cold from having the aircon full blast while you sleepduring the night. 16. You pray that your train will have air-conditioning, and if it doesn't, waiting an extra 15 minutes for one is worth it! So what makes Perth different for you?!?
  12. Small and cozy 3x1 rear duplex in lovely beachside location in Ocean Reef, Perth. Perfect for those new to Western Australia and finding their feet. Available to rent from 27 November 2016. Please contact leasing@megagroup.com.au or Perth (+614) 9333 8188 or 9333 8110.
  13. Hi folks! I am living in Auckland, NZ and thinking of moving to Perth (NZ citizen). Just wondering how job market in Perth is like. From Seek, I noticed that Perth is like 4th city in term of the number of IT jobs (followed by Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane) and this figure is less than the current Auckland IT job market. Bit worried due to some articles about Perth at the moment - economy has not been really good as mining industry has declined for some time. How is IT market? Would it be a still good idea to move there first and then search jobs? I have applied two jobs via Seek from Auckland. But it doesn't seem to be a good way as I ve got way less feedbacks than I usuallly receive in local. Any tips? Or any feedbacks? Thanks in advance. P.S A short description of myself - A s/w developer for past 7 years - mostly in CRM industry. - From windows applications, server sides (C# & C++) to the front end programming (Javascript, asp.net)
  14. Hi All I own 2 furnished properties which I let out to immigrants and their families when they first come over or visit. One is in Butler, Perth, near the train station (10 Blackrock Avenue, Butler) - it is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom. Main bedroom has queen bed, second bedroom a double bed and the third bedroom 2 single bunk beds (sleeps 6 in total). Wifi provided, double lock-up garage, open-plan living. The other property is in Clarkson, Perth, near the train station (25 Lantern Way, Clarkson) - it is a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom. Main and second bedrooms both have queen beds, third and forth bedrooms have 2 single beds each (sleeps 8 in total). Wifi provided, double lock up garage, open plan living. Prices depend on length of stay and demand. Please send me a message if interested. Lize Louwrens
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ALEXANDER HEIGHTS Alexander Heights Family Practice 44 Greenpark Road Phone | 9247 2533 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners APPLECROSS (6153) Reynolds Road 7 Day Medical Centre 857 Canning Highway Phone | 9364 6633 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 12, Pensioners Applecross Village Medical Centre 40 Ardoss Street Phone | 9316 8732 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners ARMADALE Champion Drive Medical Centre 2/273 Railway Avenue Phone | 9399 5399 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available GP After Hours Armadale 3056 Albany Highway, Mount Nasura Phone | 9391 2285 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners Armadale District Surgery 55 Church Avenue, Armadale Phone | 9399 5777 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Haynes Medical Centre Shop 1/ 256 Armadale Road, Armadale Phone | 9497 5096 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available ATWELL Atwell Medical Centre Shop 10/ 129 Lydon Boulevard, Atwell Phone | 9498 7373 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners AUBIN GROVE Aubin Grove Medical Centre 198 Lyon Road, Aubin Grove Phone | 9499 4099 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners BEDFORD Bedford Family Practice 203 Salisbury Street, Bedford Phone | 9271 4000 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners BEECHBORO Altone Medical Centre 2 -4 Hull Way, Beechboro Phone | 9279 1079 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners BELDON Belridge Medical Group Unit 1 Ocean Reef Road, Cnr Eddystone Ave Phone | 9307 0707 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Monday to Friday BENTLEY GP After Hours Bentley Unit 4/1140 Albany Highway Phone | 9458 0585 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners BURSWOOD Sonseeker Doctors The Walk-in GP 20 Rushton Street (Cnr Shepperton Road). Phone | 9472 9306 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available CANNINGTON Carousel Medical Centre 1/7-9 Pattie Street Phone | 9258 1000 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Skin Cancer Clinic 22 Cecil Avenue Phone | 9358 5111 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners Southside Medical Service 8 Oak Street, Cannington Phone | 9451 3488 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Apollo Health Cannington 1480 Albany Highway, Beckenham Phone | 9350 8000 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available CANNING VALE Nicholson Road Medical Group 11 Vostan Road Phone | 9456 1900 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Olympic Medical Centre & Skin Clinic Unit 31/3 South Street Phone | 9456 2911 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Monday to Friday CARINE Oakley Medical Group 56 Almadine Drive Phone | 9448 7799 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners CLARKSON Ocean Keys Family Practice 2/5 Ebb Way, Clarkson Phone | 9408 5400 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners CLOVERDALE Belmont City Medical Centre Unit 6/ 321 Abernethy Road, Cloverdale Phone | 9277 3999 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available COOLBELLUP Coolbellup Medical Centre Shop 9/78 Coolbellup Avenue, Coolbellup Phone | 9314 1438 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners COMO Manning Medical Centre 57 Ley Street, Como Phone | 9450 4988 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available CRAIGIE Craigie Medical and Dental Centre 9 Perilya Road. Craigie Phone | 9308 3333 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available CURRAMBINE Currambine Family Practice 2/4 Hobsons Gate, Currambine Phone | 9304 1120 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners Sundlander Medical Centre 2/10 Sunlander Drive, Currambine Phone | 9304 1424 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available ELLENBROOK Hyman Medical Practice Unit 4/60 Coolamon Blvd, Ellenbrook Phone | 9296 8324 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available FORRESTFIELD Forrestfield Medical Centre Unit 1, 76 Hale Road Phone | 9359 1822 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners GOSNELLS Tandara Medical Group 122-126 Stalker Street, Gosnells Phone | 9398 2466 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Corfield Doctors Surgery 288 -292 Cornfield Street, Gosnells Phone | 9398 9898 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available HAMMOND PARK Hammond Park Family Practice Park Hive Shopping Centre, Shop 1A Macquarie Boulevard Phone | 9414 3015 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available HILLARYS Green Road Medical Centre 29 Green Road, Hillarys Phone | 9401 2299 Bulk Billing Conditions |Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners JANDAKOT South Lake Medical Centre Unit 1 -2/5 Berrigan Drive, South Lake Phone | 9417 3327 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners JINDALEE Jindalee Medical Centre 6 Jindalee Boulevard Phone | 9562 2000 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners JOONDALUP Joondalup City Medical Group Suite 5/126 Grand Boulevard, Joondalup Phone | 9300 0101 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners KALLAROO Whitfords Avenue Medical Group Cnr Whitfords and Dampier Avenue Phone | 9307 4222 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available KIARA Kiara Family Practice 68 Aussat Drive, Kiara Phone | 9279 5266 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available KINGSLEY The Skin & Mole Clinic 37 Kingsley Drive Phone | 9309 9988 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available KINROSS Edinburgh Family Medical Centre Unit 1/23 Edinburgh Avenue Phone | 9304 8844 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available KWINANA Kwinana Medical Centre 8 - 12 Pace Road, Medina Phone | 9439 2129 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available LANDSDALE Landsdale Medical Centre 21B The Broadview, Landsdale Phone | 9302 5600 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available LEDA Leda Medical Centre Shop 9/10 Feilman Drive, Leda Phone | 9419 6600 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available LEEMING Murdoch Skin Cancer Clinic 70 Farrington Road Phone | 9332 9111 Bulk Billing Conditions |Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners MADELEY Madeley Grove Medical Centre 210 Wanneroo Road, Madeley Phone | 9409 9749 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, Pensioners MADDINGTON Maddington Doctors Practice and Skin Clinic 9 Blackburn Street, Maddington Phone | 9459 9444 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available MERRIWA Brighton Beach Medical Centre Unit 6 and 7, 22 Hughie Edwards Drive, Merriwa Phone | 9305 9944 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available MIDLAND Swan Medical Group 280 Great Eastern Highway Phone | 9274 6100 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available GP Super Clinic at the Midland Railway Workshop Corner Yelverton Road and Centennial Place Phone | 6298 7200 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available St Andrews Medical Group 9 Brockman Road, Midland Phone | 9274 9100 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available MINDARIE Mindarie Keys Medical Centre Mindarie Shopping Centre, 2/6 Rothersay Heights Phone | 9407 7311 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners Harbour Side Medical Centre 1 Boston Quays, Mindarie Phone | 9304 6099 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available MIRRABOOKA Mirabooka Medical Centre 22 Sudbury Place, Mirabooka Phone | 9349 6611 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners MORLEY Centro Medical Centre Galleria Shopping Centre, Shop R1, First Level/Collier Road, Morley Phone | 9375 2266 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners NORANDA Noranda Medical Centre 1/46 Benara Road, Noranda Phone | 9442 5111 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners PADBURY Padbury Family Practice Suite 4/73 Gibson Avenue Phone | 9401 7566 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available PEARSALL Pearsall Medical Centre Suite 4/155 Willespie Drive Phone | 9404 6234 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available PERTH Perth After Hours GP Clinic Cnr Lord and Goderich Streets, Perth Phone | 9202 1660 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners PIARA WATERS C Y O'connor Village Medical Centre 11 Erade Drive, Piara Waters Phone | 9397 2866 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available PORT KENNEDY Port Kennedy General Practice Unit 4, 7-9 Fielden Way, Port Kennedy Phone | 9524 0555 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available QUINNS ROCKS Quinns Mindarie Super Clinic Suite 5/10 Mindarie Drive, Quinns Rocks Phone | 9305 1615 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available ROCKINGHAM GP After Hours Clinic Rockingham General Hosptial 39 Elanora Drive, Cooloongup Phone | 9599 4531 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available SORRENTO Sorrento Medical Centre Unit 9/15 Harman Road, Sorrento Phone | 9447 9966 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available SOUTHERN RIVER Southern River Medical Centre 1 Boardwalk Boulevard. Southern River Phone | 9490 9946 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners STRATTON Stratton General Practice Shop 17/3 Jecks Place, Stratton Phone | 9250 8977 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available SWAN Swan Districts After Hours GP Clinic Swan Districts Hospital, Eveline Road, Middle Swan Phone | 9347 5488 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners Swan View Family Practice 2/40 Marlboro Road, Swan View Phone | 9255 4111 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Tuesdays and Wednesdays WANNEROO Gumnut Family Practice 12 Conlan Avenue, Wanneroo Phone | 9306 1940 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners Wangara Medical Centre Unit 4/2 Prindiville Drive Phone | 9409 6200 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available WARNBRO Palm Springs Medical Centre 3 Halliburton Avenue, Warnbro Phone | 9593 2033 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners WEMBLEY DOWNS Ocean Village Medical Centre Suites 3 & 4/ 23 -25 Bourmouth Crescent, Wembley Downs Phone | 6140 1720 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 6, Pensioners WILLETTON Apsley Medical Centre 3/73 Apsley Road, Willetton Phone | 6188 -1000 Bulk Billing Conditions | Available Mon - Fri 8am - 3pm WOODBRIDGE Woodbridge Medical Centre 37 Elanora Drive Phone | 9592 4421 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners WOODVALE Woodvale Park Medical Centre Unit 2/3 Trappers Drive, Woodvale Phone | 9309 4211 Bulk Billing Conditions | Children under 5, Pensioners YANCHEP Yanchep Medical Centre Corner of Marmion Avenue and Village Row, Yanchep Phone | 9561 1077 Bulk Billing | Children under 16, HCC Card Holders, Pensioners
  16. Hi Everyone, I am an integrity engineer in the oil and gas industry and I have determined that I have to go down the daunting CDR path. Anyways, I am looking to apply an industrial engineer as the description on that is a better fit than mechanical engineer for what I do. I have a bachelors degree in mechanical engg. and a M.Sc. in Asset Integrity Management (well....almost:biggrin:). My work experience has been quite varied in nature from development of corporate management systems for Asset integrity to cathodic protection and safety risk calculations for submarine pipelines. Having said this, could I include elements from these projects in my CDR, even though they may be an overlap with the skill sets of occupational health and safety experts, electrical engineers and other professions? As an integrity engineer, ne is expected to deal with a plethora of issues, therefore, the variance in my experience. Thanks Cheers
  17. Hello everyone! We have been out here for just over 2 years and are looking for other couples to meet up with and socialise with. We live in the western suburbs and originate from Essex. We love living here and would like to find some like minded couples to hang out with. Contact us if you fancy organising a meet up.
  18. Hi, I’m Chloe. I moved from the UK to Perth just over a year ago with my partner and his family. I am currently living NOR and looking to meet people of a similar age, with mutual interests and a great sense of humour. I've made a few friends here butt I'm finding it a little challenging as most of the people I work with are a lot older than me and we don't share the same interests! So If there is anyone perhaps new to Perth and looking to make friends to hang out with for a couple of drinks/ adventures please let me know!
  19. SWIMMING with humpback whales is set to become WA’s newest must-do experience, with the State Government giving the go-ahead to a trial at the Ningaloo Marine Park. Building on the success of whale shark tourism, the humpback whale tours will be offered to 11 licensed operators at Exmouth and Coral Bay next year. WA’s humpback population is back to pre-whaling numbers, with more than 30,000 whales – which grow up to 18m long and weigh up to 45 tonnes – migrating along the coast each year. Similar rules to whale shark tours will be enforced, with a 300m exclusion zone around any humpback whale. No more than 10 swimmers will be allowed to swim up to the whale, including the tour operator. Tourists also won’t be allowed to swim with female humpbacks with calves.
  20. Tim Stone

    YES to Daylight Savings in Perth

    Hey PerthPoms, As you may or may not be aware, we DO NOT have Daylight Savings in Perth. As a forum dedicated to expats from the UK, you will have had Daylight Savings in your home country and understand the benefits. The latest sunset we have in Perth this year will be 7.27pm which occurs in January. Even for the very latest sunset for the year we are not allowing residents the chance to enjoy the world class weather our city is privvy to. London (9.22pm), Dublin (9.57pm), Edinburgh (10.03pm) and Cardiff (9.34pm) all have much later sunsets due to Daylight Savings which allow its residents to socialise after hours during the working week. Nationally, Sydney and Melbourne both have Daylight Savings which means when the roll their clocks forward, we go from being 2 hours behind to 3 hours behind which hurts our state economically in reducing our window for trade. Locally, the additional hour of sunlight promotes social interaction meaning more money spent in our local restaurants, bars and social clubs. A petition has started to introduce Daylight Savings here and we have already amassed 1,000 signatures. We are only looking to add 1 additional hour during summer in line with the eastern states and if you have 20 seconds, click the link below and sign the petition. Be sure to also paste the link to your Facebook page to keep the signatures rolling in. Without you the petition stops in its tracks, so please share with your family and friends https://www.gopetition.com/petitions/yes-to-perth-daylight-savings.html Thanks very much! Tim Stone
  21. adrian

    Weekend traveling

    Hi, Im Adrian, im 29 and have recently moved to Perth for work and I'm looking at doing some traveling around on weekend to Margaret river, swan river and anywhere else that's interesting and im looking for some people to do it with. I'm easy going and open to ideas if you want to go somewhere in particular and it sounds like it would be fun then I'm open to suggestions. If anyone is interested send me a PM
  22. goncalo

    Gay life in Perth

    Hi everyone, In the end of October of this year I am going to move to Perth to do my PhD studies, as a gay man I was wondering if someone could tell me how accepting Perth people is of LGBT people, is there a lot of homophobic cases? Is it easy to meet someone? Are there clubs and places to hang around? Can a couple have a "normal" life without being to much worried about what people may do to you? Sorry for so many questions, Best, Gonçalo
  23. Hi Recently I received a IPRS to do may PhD in UWA. I would like to know if someone could give some tips and insight how it is doing a PhD (biology) there? Is it "worth" to move to Perth? Is it have a good environment? Can you survive with a annual income of 29000 AUD? Sorry for all the questions, Goncalo
  24. Hi, I just receive the new that I was awarded with a PhD scholarship to study in Perth. Before making my decisions I would like to have your opinion about somethings. By reading other posts, I am afraid that the annual income that I will receive will not let me to live there (29.0000 AUD), is that right? Other thing that I read about is that Perth don't have a good cultural and night life, that most of the activities end really early, is that true? How is the lifestyle there, are people nice? Is it easy to meet new people around my age (24) ? Is it easy to find a affordable house to stay in? I would like to hear your opinion. Best, Goncalo
  25. Hi, i am Sarah and i will be moving to Perth in July this year. Anybody else out there moving there during the same year 2014 do contact me. So we can be a bit of help for each other. Or if there are people who moved already from UAE and have a lot of info to give are most welcome too. Thanks.