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Filipinos in VIC - where do you live?

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  • AaronAaron Perth
    Posts: 2Member
    Joined: Jan 18, 2016
    @diyosa0107
    @tontoronsky hello po. I heard a lot of good things in Altona. May i know where exactly do you live in Altona?
    Totoo ba na one of the best liveable suburbs ang altona? Hehe
    Actually prospect ko po manirahan jan. kung may alam po kau ngpprent ng room or house good for a family with 2 kids, pls let me know. Salamat po.
    Hello,

    Maganda po ang Altona :)

  • MiguelSebastieneMiguelSebastiene Mandaluyong
    Posts: 10Member
    Joined: Feb 04, 2016
    Hello please post your comment/ advise. kung naka 457 VISA kaba anytim pwede mo din makuha family mo ? meroon po ba jang 457 VISA at nakasama agad family nila? ano pong magandang maiidvise niy. salamat
  • john_gil9john_gil9 Sydney
    Posts: 92Member
    Joined: Mar 05, 2015
    Planning to go to Australia (Melbourne) at the end of this month...visa 189 holder po ako...may masa suggest po ba kau na room for rent, ung affordable po, while i am still looking for work...med tech po ako by profession bka may alam din po kaung opening..tnx :)
  • filsgozfilsgoz Melbourne
    Posts: 125Member
    Joined: Jul 05, 2013
    hi @john_gil9 we live an hour away from melbourne (geelong, cbd). let me know if you're interested. Melbourne is so accessible to us by train or we drive down too on the weekends.

    Gday!

  • john_gil9john_gil9 Sydney
    Posts: 92Member
    Joined: Mar 05, 2015
    @filsgoz how much po ung accomodation? Tnx po
  • john_gil9john_gil9 Sydney
    Posts: 92Member
    Joined: Mar 05, 2015
    @danyan2001us may available pa po ba?
  • danyan2001usdanyan2001us Melbourne
    Posts: 2,499Member, Moderator
    Joined: Nov 14, 2012
    @danyan2001us may available pa po ba?
    Sorry bro sa ngayon wala na free.... Try to check on gumtree.com

    primary applicant- wife
    arrived melbourne- July 28, 2010

  • john_gil9john_gil9 Sydney
    Posts: 92Member
    Joined: Mar 05, 2015
  • bytubytubytubytu Melbourne
    Posts: 153Member
    Joined: Apr 26, 2011
    Balwyn now.

    Will be moving around Caufield area soon.

    26/10/2013 - IELTS examination (British Council) - Lipa City
    08/11/2013 - IELTS results L-8.5 R-8.5 W-7.0 S-7.0 OBS-8.0
    07/05/2014 - AHPRA received application as Registered Nurse
    12/11/2014 - received Letter of Eligibility from AHPRA
    08/12/2014 - received invitation to register from Monash University
    12/12/2014 - received Certificate of Enrollment from Monash University
    13/12/2014 - lodged my visa application online (Visitor Visa Subclass 600)
    16/12/2014 - medical examinations done at Nationwide Health
    05/01/2015 - Visa Grant, multiple entry (Visitor Visa Subclass 600)
    05/01/2015- start of online module (Initial Registration of Overseas Nurses Program) Monash University
    29/01/2015 - arrived in Melbourne
    20/03/2015 - completed the program at Monash University
    24/03/2015 - AHPRA re- application after successful completion of bridging program
    20/04/2015 - Registered Nurse, Division 1
    21/04/2015 - lodged ANMAC application for Modified Skills Assessment
    22/04/2015 - ANMAC received Modified Skills Assessment application

    26/04/2015 - flight back to the Philippines

    457 Visa

    01/05/2015 - Phone interview 05/05/2015 - Reference checks commenced 13/05/2015 - Reference checks finalised 15/05/2015 - Received a call for job offer 19/05/2015 - Signed application form 27/05/2015 - Received formal offer of employment 29/05/2015 - Received revised offer of employment 01/06/2015 - Received details to lodge 457 visa application 01/06/2015 - Lodged 457 nomination application 01/06/2015 - Lodged 457 visa application 03/06/2015 - Nomination approved 03/06/2015 - 457 Visa Grant 29/06/2016 - First Day of Work

    189/190 Visa
    24/06/2015 - ANMAC Skills Assessment completed 24/06/2015 - Expression of Interest lodged for 189/190 07/07/2015 - Applied for Victoria State Nomination 09/07/2015 - Victoria State Nomination successful

    CURRENTLY waiting for 189 invite.

  • mitchiekoymitchiekoy Melbourne
    Posts: 46Member
    Joined: Sep 23, 2015
    Anyone here from pointcook?
  • langgam37langgam37 Brisbane
    Posts: 178Member
    Joined: Apr 22, 2012
    @mitchiekoy we're from point cook. :)

    25 Jul 2011 - Applied For Skills Assessment, Engineers Australia
    23 Sep 2011 - Skills Assessment Received, ANZCO Code: 233211 (Civil Engineer)
    10 Mar 2012 - IELTS Exam
    24 Mar 2012 - IELTS Result L-8.5; R,W,S -7
    26 Apr 2012 - 175 Application lodged....
    24 May 2012 - "Application Being Processed Further"
    10 Jun 2012 - Applied for NBI / Dubai Police Clearance
    12 Jun 2012 - Dubai Police Clearance Received
    15 Jun 2012 - CO Allocated
    25 Jun 2012 - Medicals
    27 Jun 2012 - Medicals Finalised
    30 Jun 2012 - PCCs Uploaded
    02 July 2012 - Visa Grant
    14-26 Mar 2013 - Initial Entry - Melbourne
    30 August 2014 - Big Move
    08 Sep 2014 - First day of work

  • mitchiekoymitchiekoy Melbourne
    Posts: 46Member
    Joined: Sep 23, 2015
    @langgam37 neighbors pala tayo. San kau banda?
  • langgam37langgam37 Brisbane
    Posts: 178Member
    Joined: Apr 22, 2012
    @mitchiekoy sa featherbrook, Kayo po?

    25 Jul 2011 - Applied For Skills Assessment, Engineers Australia
    23 Sep 2011 - Skills Assessment Received, ANZCO Code: 233211 (Civil Engineer)
    10 Mar 2012 - IELTS Exam
    24 Mar 2012 - IELTS Result L-8.5; R,W,S -7
    26 Apr 2012 - 175 Application lodged....
    24 May 2012 - "Application Being Processed Further"
    10 Jun 2012 - Applied for NBI / Dubai Police Clearance
    12 Jun 2012 - Dubai Police Clearance Received
    15 Jun 2012 - CO Allocated
    25 Jun 2012 - Medicals
    27 Jun 2012 - Medicals Finalised
    30 Jun 2012 - PCCs Uploaded
    02 July 2012 - Visa Grant
    14-26 Mar 2013 - Initial Entry - Melbourne
    30 August 2014 - Big Move
    08 Sep 2014 - First day of work

  • mitchiekoymitchiekoy Melbourne
    Posts: 46Member
    Joined: Sep 23, 2015
    Sa may innisfail lang kame. Near iga and pointcook college
  • mitchiekoymitchiekoy Melbourne
    Posts: 46Member
    Joined: Sep 23, 2015
    @mitchiekoy sa featherbrook, Kayo po?
    Innisfail kame, near iga and point cook college.
  • michRNmichRN Singapore
    Posts: 27Member
    Joined: Feb 07, 2016
    Is it easy po ba t o look for a job in australia? like for example, Nurses after bridging course
  • kittykitkat18kittykitkat18 Sydney
    Posts: 908Member
    Joined: May 13, 2015
    Guys any suggestions kng san ok maghanap ng place to stay if working in cbd? Tumitingin ako rentals online at mostly cbd area na which is maliit and mahal.ok lng khit outside cbd bsta easy to commute..tnx

    Computer network and systems engineer (263111) - Hubby is main applicant - Mapua (BS-ECE)
    07.23.15 - submitted ACS
    07.27.15 - ACS result - suitable..AQF Bachelor. 2 yrs deduction. 5yrs and 10 mos credited
    09.28.15 - PTE scheduled exam (Sg)
    09.29.15 - PTE Results. L - 90, R - 86, S - 90, W - 86. Overall = 90
    09.30.15 - Submitted EOI Visa 189 - 70 pts
    10.09.15 - Invitation received
    10.28.15 - medicals (me & hubby) @ Point Medical Sg
    11.11.15 - NBI (me, hubby and mother)
    11.16.15 - medicals of mother @ St Lukes BGC
    11.22.15 - Lodged Visa
    11.25.15 - Frontloaded docs and requested SG CoC
    12.01.15 - CO Allocated. Request form 47a for mother
    12.02.15 - Frontloaded SG CoC (me & hubby) and form 47a
    02.09.16 - called GSM Adelaide for follow-up (71 days from CO contact)
    02.15.16 - granted! Thank you for the Blessings
    Dependent parent rejected. CO not satisfied with one of the requirements for dependency (part of household unit)
    07.28.16 - Big move! Sydney here we go!
    09.19.16 - Start of work
    09.22.16 - Hubby start of work
    06.19.17 - Hubby's new work
    11.16.17 - hello Baby!
    Jesus, I Trust In You

  • danyan2001usdanyan2001us Melbourne
    Posts: 2,499Member, Moderator
    Joined: Nov 14, 2012
    Guys any suggestions kng san ok maghanap ng place to stay if working in cbd? Tumitingin ako rentals online at mostly cbd area na which is maliit and mahal.ok lng khit outside cbd bsta easy to commute..tnx
    Maybe you can also check gumtree.com

    primary applicant- wife
    arrived melbourne- July 28, 2010

  • langgam37langgam37 Brisbane
    Posts: 178Member
    Joined: Apr 22, 2012
    @mitchiekoy magkalapit lang tayo. :)

    25 Jul 2011 - Applied For Skills Assessment, Engineers Australia
    23 Sep 2011 - Skills Assessment Received, ANZCO Code: 233211 (Civil Engineer)
    10 Mar 2012 - IELTS Exam
    24 Mar 2012 - IELTS Result L-8.5; R,W,S -7
    26 Apr 2012 - 175 Application lodged....
    24 May 2012 - "Application Being Processed Further"
    10 Jun 2012 - Applied for NBI / Dubai Police Clearance
    12 Jun 2012 - Dubai Police Clearance Received
    15 Jun 2012 - CO Allocated
    25 Jun 2012 - Medicals
    27 Jun 2012 - Medicals Finalised
    30 Jun 2012 - PCCs Uploaded
    02 July 2012 - Visa Grant
    14-26 Mar 2013 - Initial Entry - Melbourne
    30 August 2014 - Big Move
    08 Sep 2014 - First day of work

  • mitchiekoymitchiekoy Melbourne
    Posts: 46Member
    Joined: Sep 23, 2015
    @langgam37 yep, nice to know na may taga pointcook din dito..
  • pmzinozpmzinoz Sydney
    Posts: 239Member
    Joined: Jul 01, 2013
    i'm in docklands
  • bytubytubytubytu Melbourne
    Posts: 153Member
    Joined: Apr 26, 2011
    Wow, Docklands. Nice place.

    26/10/2013 - IELTS examination (British Council) - Lipa City
    08/11/2013 - IELTS results L-8.5 R-8.5 W-7.0 S-7.0 OBS-8.0
    07/05/2014 - AHPRA received application as Registered Nurse
    12/11/2014 - received Letter of Eligibility from AHPRA
    08/12/2014 - received invitation to register from Monash University
    12/12/2014 - received Certificate of Enrollment from Monash University
    13/12/2014 - lodged my visa application online (Visitor Visa Subclass 600)
    16/12/2014 - medical examinations done at Nationwide Health
    05/01/2015 - Visa Grant, multiple entry (Visitor Visa Subclass 600)
    05/01/2015- start of online module (Initial Registration of Overseas Nurses Program) Monash University
    29/01/2015 - arrived in Melbourne
    20/03/2015 - completed the program at Monash University
    24/03/2015 - AHPRA re- application after successful completion of bridging program
    20/04/2015 - Registered Nurse, Division 1
    21/04/2015 - lodged ANMAC application for Modified Skills Assessment
    22/04/2015 - ANMAC received Modified Skills Assessment application

    26/04/2015 - flight back to the Philippines

    457 Visa

    01/05/2015 - Phone interview 05/05/2015 - Reference checks commenced 13/05/2015 - Reference checks finalised 15/05/2015 - Received a call for job offer 19/05/2015 - Signed application form 27/05/2015 - Received formal offer of employment 29/05/2015 - Received revised offer of employment 01/06/2015 - Received details to lodge 457 visa application 01/06/2015 - Lodged 457 nomination application 01/06/2015 - Lodged 457 visa application 03/06/2015 - Nomination approved 03/06/2015 - 457 Visa Grant 29/06/2016 - First Day of Work

    189/190 Visa
    24/06/2015 - ANMAC Skills Assessment completed 24/06/2015 - Expression of Interest lodged for 189/190 07/07/2015 - Applied for Victoria State Nomination 09/07/2015 - Victoria State Nomination successful

    CURRENTLY waiting for 189 invite.

  • itcharditchard Sydney
    Posts: 179Member
    Joined: Nov 14, 2012
    hello guys taga point cook din po ako. bago lang ako dito sa Melbourne. I hope na maging friends ko kayo lahat ng nasa Melbourne :)

    ANZSCO Code: 263111 Computer Systems & Network Engineer

    =======================================
    May 30, 2015 - ACS Assessment done AQF Bachelors Degree, 10yrs experience
    June 3, 2015 - PTE-A Exam
    June 19, 2015 - Invitation to apply for 189 Visa
    June 22, 2015 - Lodged and paid for Visa 189
    June 23, 2015 - Apply for SG COC
    June 25, 2015 - Received SG COC
    June 29, 2015 - Medical Done
    June 30, 2015 - Applied NBI with Hit
    July 3, 2015 - Medical Uploaded
    July 10, 2015 - Received NBI (No Hit)
    Aug 17, 2015 - CO Allocated GSM Brisbane requesting for F80
    Aug 18, 2015 - F80 uploaded
    Aug 19, 2015 - Visa Grant

  • danyan2001usdanyan2001us Melbourne
    Posts: 2,499Member, Moderator
    Joined: Nov 14, 2012
    hello guys taga point cook din po ako. bago lang ako dito sa Melbourne. I hope na maging friends ko kayo lahat ng nasa Melbourne :)
    Sana meet up tayo sa city one time kahit coffee man lng

    primary applicant- wife
    arrived melbourne- July 28, 2010

  • bait0211bait0211 Melbourne
    Posts: 550Member
    Joined: Apr 16, 2013
    wow natuloy ka na. nanjan ka na pala? kumusta ang job hunting? tama ba malapit ang point cook sa werribee? don naman kami magstay, by April 11 ang flight namin. :)
    hello guys taga point cook din po ako. bago lang ako dito sa Melbourne. I hope na maging friends ko kayo lahat ng nasa Melbourne :)

    ANZSCO CODE: 233511 || Industrial Engineer
    06.20.2014 - IDP Singapore IELTS (R- 8; W-7; L- 6.5; S - 6.0)
    09.30.2014 - sent CDR to EA through Singpost
    10.03.2014 - EA received the documents
    12.29.2014 - IDP Singapore IELTS (R- 6.5; W-6.5; L- 8.5; S - 6.5)
    2.12.2015 - received mail from EA dated 2.5.2015 (positive outcome)
    2.13.2015 - submitted EOI (Visa 190 NSW)
    6.3.2015 - PTE Academic exam (failed)
    7.6.2015 - revised EOI (Visa 190 SA)
    7.14.2015 - PTE Academic (passed - thank u LORD!)
    7.17.2015 - PTE (L 83, R 71, S 65, W 79) - submitted new EOI for Visa 189 (65 points)
    8.3.2015 - Received invite to lodge Skilled - Independent (Subclass 189) (Permanent) visa application
    8.13.2015 - Lodged Visa Application
    8.17.2015 - SPC Application
    9.3.2015 - NBI
    9.8.2015 - Uploaded SPC and NBI and pictures
    10.6.2015 - Uploaded Form 80
    10.7.2015 - Medical results finalized. All cleared. Thank you Lord!
    10.9.2015 - CO requested for Form 80 for dependent
    10.22.2015 - Golden Email received. Thank you Lord for the VISA grant
    4.11.2016 - Big MOVE to Melbourne
    4.18.2016 - Hubby got a job (Thank you Lord!)
    8.25.2016 - Started looking for a job (If God's will He will provide in the right time)


           PRAY, HOPE & DON't WORRY... :-) PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE
    
  • mitchiekoymitchiekoy Melbourne
    Posts: 46Member
    Joined: Sep 23, 2015
    @itchard hi, san ka banda sa pointcook? Kapitbahay pala tayo
  • vk5rsavk5rsa Brisbane
    Posts: 3Member
    Joined: Mar 24, 2016
    Hello guys, Meron ba dito naka tira sa south east part ng Melbourne?
    Makikihingi sana kami ng tulong to view a property for rent.

    Nasa ibang state kasi kami.

    Thanks.
  • MiyawskiMiyawski Melbourne
    Posts: 81Member
    Joined: Mar 17, 2016
    Hello guys, Meron ba dito naka tira sa south east part ng Melbourne?
    Makikihingi sana kami ng tulong to view a property for rent.

    Nasa ibang state kasi kami.

    Thanks.
    Saan sa South East? I'm in the city of Monash.

  • jkk32wjkk32w Melbourne
    Posts: 681Member
    Joined: Mar 14, 2015
    hello! hindi pa ako nag big move but visiting hubby once n awhile ds year..:D based n epping kami. sana mka attend kami ng pinoyau reunion one day :D

    ANZSCO CODE: 233511 || Industrial Engineer
    02.28.2015 || IELTS Test-University of Wollongong Dubai
    03.15.2015 || IELTS Result -L8/R7.5/W7.5/S7.5
    10.04.2015 || Submitted CDR to EA via Fast Track
    10.19.2015 || EA Positive Assessment - Thank Heavens!
    10.19.2015 || Submitted EOI Visa 189 (60 pts)
    11.23.2015 || EOI Auto Updated to 65 pts (8yrs at work)
    11.23.2015 || Received ITA - All Glory to God!
    12.04.2015 || Medical Examination- Nationwide
    12.12.2015 || Lodged Visa 189 / Medical Results Completed
    12.15.2015 || Uploaded all Docs including Form 80s/CVs/PCCs
    01.13.2016 || Direct Grant - All Praises to God.Viva Pit Senyor!
    03.01.2016 || Initial Entry (MEL) for me/baby & Hubby's Big Move
    03.23.2016 || Hubby's First Day of Work! Yipee! :D
    04.15.2016 || Second Visit to AU - MEL & SYD
    07.20.2016 || Hired for AU- Via Online Exams/Skype Interviews
    07.25.2016 || Third Visit to AU
    09.19.2016 || BIG MOVE!
    09.20.2016 || Employed-First Day High.Thank You Good Lord for Everything!

    “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ~Marcus Aurelius

    "Fate loves the fearless." ~James Russell Lowell

  • vk5rsavk5rsa Brisbane
    Posts: 3Member
    Joined: Mar 24, 2016
    @Miyawski - sa Doveton area. Malaking tulong if someone just visit the propoerty. Then we can apply for it. Sabi kasi ng agent on the phone nung nakausap namin. Kahit a firend who can check the property pwede na. Malaking hassle kasi to fly just to visit.
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