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Filipinos in VIC - where do you live?

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TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaTotal Reaction Points: 275Member, Moderator
edited November 2012 in Victoria - Melbourne Posts: 4,331
All our kababayans in Victoria - where do you guys live?

Stand up and share to the forum a thing or two about your suburb... :)
Primary Applicant: Wife
Accountant (General): 221111

04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
03 Jun 2013 - started work
12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!
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  • YukishihYukishih MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 11Member
    Posts: 430
    Im here in Doncaster East. Near lang sa westfield shopping center and a few blocks away from the police station. Harap lang namin ang cricket field and park.
    22May2012 Applied at Deakin University
    24May2012 Deakin University assessment
    11June2012 Offer Letter
    13June2012 Requested for Campus transfer
    03July2012 Approved Request for transfer with new offer
    12July2012 Sent hard copies of documents before payment of tuition Fee
    17July2012 Paid tuition Fee
    18July2012 Received eCoE
    30July2012 Filed visa application at VIA centre
    31July2012 Received sms acknowledgement from Australian Embassy
    01August2012 Medical Notification
    Medicals done for my whole family except for my U/A
    which is pending
    25August2012 e-Health uploaded to Australian Embassy
    31August2012 Visa Granted!
    01September2012 Received Confirmation

    That in all things GOD may be glorified!




    mylaH
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  • mumloveslancemumloveslance MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
    Posts: 3
    Good day.
    We're in St Albans. near the Viet market where u cud find everything. :D
    yona_mee
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  • vangievcvangievc SydneyTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
    Posts: 90
    We are here in Williams Landing. A new suburb opposite Point Cook. We are just 800m away from the soon to open Williams Landing Train Station. We are 19km away from CBD, kung walang traffic. :-). We love the new place. We are excited about the soon to construct shopping centre adjacent to WL train station. According to some press release,this will be the focal point of Western area. :-)
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  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaTotal Reaction Points: 275Member, Moderator
    Posts: 4,331
    We are here in Williams Landing. A new suburb opposite Point Cook. We are just 800m away from the soon to open Williams Landing Train Station. We are 19km away from CBD, kung walang traffic. :-). We love the new place. We are excited about the soon to construct shopping centre adjacent to WL train station. According to some press release,this will be the focal point of Western area. :-)
    Hi @vangievc - I heard from forums that internet is a bit slow in the Point Cook area... :) is this by any chance true?
    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!
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  • vangievcvangievc SydneyTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
    Posts: 90
    @psychoboy hi I have no problem nmn with Telstra.bundle sya....landline and 200GB wifi Internet...
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  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaTotal Reaction Points: 275Member, Moderator
    Posts: 4,331
    @psychoboy hi I have no problem nmn with Telstra.bundle sya....landline and 200GB wifi Internet...
    Wow, good to hear this! ;)
    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!
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  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaTotal Reaction Points: 275Member, Moderator
    Posts: 4,331
    Up for this...

    I am just curious; if NSW got Blacktown, where can we find majority of the Filipinos in VIC? :)
    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!
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  • bonjourbonjour BrisbaneTotal Reaction Points: 0Member
    Posts: 2
    I think filipinos are scattered throughout the area.
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  • bellecaye_18bellecaye_18 MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
    Posts: 15
    @Yukishih: You're place is 15 minutes away from ours. We're here in the leafy suburb of Rosanna. :) May mga Pinoy ba dyan sa area nyo? Here kasi parang bihira ang Pinoy... :-S
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  • TasBurrfootTasBurrfoot OsakaTotal Reaction Points: 275Member, Moderator
    Posts: 4,331
    is brighton a good place to stay?
    Primary Applicant: Wife
    Accountant (General): 221111

    04 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module)
    07 Aug 2012 - IELTS (Academic Module) Speaking Part
    17 Aug 2012 - IELTS Results (L: 8.5 R: 8.5 W: 7.0 S: 7.5 OBS: 8.0)
    24 Aug 2012 - CPAA Submitted (docs mailed same day via SG EMS)
    25 Sep 2012 - Received +Skills Assessment from CPAA
    25 Sep 2012 - Lodged EOI Application with 70pts
    30 Sep 2012 - Invited by DIAC to apply for 189 Visa
    01 Oct 2012 - Submitted 189 Visa Application
    20 Oct 2012 - Medical Examinations
    23 Oct 2012 - CO Assigned; Team 7 - SA
    05 Nov 2012 - Submitted SG PCC and NBI Clearance
    06 Nov 2012 - Visa Granted (IED: 23/10/2013)
    03 Apr 2013 - Flight to MEL
    03 Jun 2013 - started work
    12 Jun 2013 - wife started work
    15 Jun 2016 - applied for citizenship
    29 Jul 2016 - citizenship examination
    20 Oct 2016 - Aussie, Aussie, Aussie Oi Oi Oi!!
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  • YukishihYukishih MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 11Member
    Posts: 430
    @bellecaye_18 ang nakilala ko pa lang na pinoy dito yung kasamahan ng kapatid ko sa work. Madami dito chinese. Nakakalungkot nga eh. Pero sa mall near dito may mga pinoy akong nakita kasi di naman namamansin. Hahaha.
    22May2012 Applied at Deakin University
    24May2012 Deakin University assessment
    11June2012 Offer Letter
    13June2012 Requested for Campus transfer
    03July2012 Approved Request for transfer with new offer
    12July2012 Sent hard copies of documents before payment of tuition Fee
    17July2012 Paid tuition Fee
    18July2012 Received eCoE
    30July2012 Filed visa application at VIA centre
    31July2012 Received sms acknowledgement from Australian Embassy
    01August2012 Medical Notification
    Medicals done for my whole family except for my U/A
    which is pending
    25August2012 e-Health uploaded to Australian Embassy
    31August2012 Visa Granted!
    01September2012 Received Confirmation

    That in all things GOD may be glorified!




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  • bellecaye_18bellecaye_18 MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
    Posts: 15
    @Yukishih: Dito naman sa area namin mostly mga Italian migrants kaya medyo feeling isolated. :| If you want and if you have time, we can meet up sometime for coffee and friendly chat... :)
    jeramy1234
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  • vangievcvangievc SydneyTotal Reaction Points: 9Member
    Posts: 90
    @psychoboy brighton is a good place but i think expensive ang mga bahay doon. :-)

    jeramy1234
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  • MetaformMetaform MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 11Member
    Posts: 505
    What about Collingwood? Is the neighborhood any good? Any opinion about the area would be helpful.
    CO and Visa Grant: 9 Oct 2012
    The beginning of the rest of our lives: January 4, 2013
    jeramy1234
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  • YukishihYukishih MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 11Member
    Posts: 430
    @bellecaye_18 surely. After december 14 free ako. Busy kasi school ngayon dami pa homework. Hahaha. Okay lang ba?
    22May2012 Applied at Deakin University
    24May2012 Deakin University assessment
    11June2012 Offer Letter
    13June2012 Requested for Campus transfer
    03July2012 Approved Request for transfer with new offer
    12July2012 Sent hard copies of documents before payment of tuition Fee
    17July2012 Paid tuition Fee
    18July2012 Received eCoE
    30July2012 Filed visa application at VIA centre
    31July2012 Received sms acknowledgement from Australian Embassy
    01August2012 Medical Notification
    Medicals done for my whole family except for my U/A
    which is pending
    25August2012 e-Health uploaded to Australian Embassy
    31August2012 Visa Granted!
    01September2012 Received Confirmation

    That in all things GOD may be glorified!




    jeramy1234
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  • aldousnowaldousnow SydneyTotal Reaction Points: 14Member
    Posts: 494
    heto na ba EB ng mga tiga melbourne?! :D sama naman ko diyan!
    Skilled – Family Sponsored (Migrant) Visa (Subclass 176)
    Nominated Occupation : Developer Programmer (261312)
    02/28/2011 - ACS Finalized the Case (261312, PIM3, Group A)
    03/07/2011 - IELTS Result Received L- 6.5, R-7.0, W-6.0, S-7.0, Overall Band Score-6.5 (BC)
    03/13/2011 - Lodged Visa Application (Online)
    11/09/2011 - CO Allocation
    12/02/2011 - Medicals Finalised
    12/02/2011 - FINISH LINE!! (Visa Grant)
    03/23/2012 - My first day @Melbourne
    04/14/2012 - Started looking for a .Net Developer job
    06/04/2012 - And finally got one! :)
    yona_mee
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  • bellecaye_18bellecaye_18 MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
    Posts: 15
    @Yukishi: Sure. I'll PM to you my mobile number. Thanks! :)
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  • bellecaye_18bellecaye_18 MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
    Posts: 15
    @aldousnow: Hahaha... No problem! Kaya lang baka ma-bored ka sa girl & mommy talk. :D Btw, there's a Philippine Fiesta happening this weekend at Melbourne Showgrounds... You might want to go there to meet other Pinoys here. (http://www.philfiesta.com/) ;)
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  • aldousnowaldousnow SydneyTotal Reaction Points: 14Member
    Posts: 494
    oo nga pala no. this weekend na pala yun. hehehe. ilang tumbling lang yan sa place ko ah. hehehe. may lakad na ko this weekend e, thanks anyway. :)
    panay mommy and girl talk ba? hehehe.
    Skilled – Family Sponsored (Migrant) Visa (Subclass 176)
    Nominated Occupation : Developer Programmer (261312)
    02/28/2011 - ACS Finalized the Case (261312, PIM3, Group A)
    03/07/2011 - IELTS Result Received L- 6.5, R-7.0, W-6.0, S-7.0, Overall Band Score-6.5 (BC)
    03/13/2011 - Lodged Visa Application (Online)
    11/09/2011 - CO Allocation
    12/02/2011 - Medicals Finalised
    12/02/2011 - FINISH LINE!! (Visa Grant)
    03/23/2012 - My first day @Melbourne
    04/14/2012 - Started looking for a .Net Developer job
    06/04/2012 - And finally got one! :)
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  • bellecaye_18bellecaye_18 MelbourneTotal Reaction Points: 1Member
    Posts: 15
    @Metaform: Collingwood is near the city so expect that house rental is quite higher than those houses in suburbs not-so-near sa city. It's four train stops away from Flinders station via Hurstbridge line -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collingwood,_Victoria :)
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