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Old 09-07-2007, 02:52 AM   #1
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Hey everyone!

I know it has been ages since I have been on, except trying to graduate and move to a new country was quite trying to get together. I am up in Cairns and staying here until January.

Anyone in Cairns now? And also, anyone headed to S. Pacific in Jan. in need of a travel mate?

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except trying to graduate and move to a new country was quite trying to get together.
Are you living there permanently? or just starting off a trip there?
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OH wow!!!!! Kick ass, so glad to see that you made it to OZ. I was wondering about you! You have got to be so pumped!!! We want moving stories etc... Super Jealous on this side of the pond. Hope everything is going well for you so far
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Wow so I looked back and I guess you got some kind of visa that lets you work but doesn't give residency.

I'm jealous! I miss australia, wish I could come join you.

What type of visa do you have, and what did it take to get it? I've been looking into trying to get a general skilled migration visa but its a real pain in the ass. I loooved australia and thought it would be cool to move there for a few years at least.
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I got a 4 month working visa from BUNAC. The company actually helped immensley with getting bank accounts and finding me a place to live. Totally worth the extra money. Of course, right when I move here, they sign some thing that Americans can now be on the same lines as Canada and the UK and get 12 month visas...

Cairns great so far, I am staying here until Jan when my visa runs out and then to the South Pacific for a couple of weeks. I can only stay for that time because I have to go back to the US and take the GRE to get into post grad school. I definitely recommend Cairns to anyone doing australia, lots of nice people and heaps of hospitality work.
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