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Loan, deposits and repayments: buying a house as a couple

Hello Ozbargain, Recently, I am considering buying my first home in Brisbane. I am in a defacto relationship. My partner and I both want to buy a house but I am starting to think about how to …

Road Rules - Can Drivers Turn Right At The lights? (Brisbane)

Hello Ozbargain, There is an intersection near where I live that often leaves me confused. The area is Brisbane, Annerley Road is quite a busy road at times. Occasionally cars travelling towards …

Replacing damaged curtains at rental house

Hello Ozbargain, I ask you once again for some help. While pre-empting moving out next month, we decided to cold machine wash the existing navy, plied-curtains of our unit. That wasn't a great …

New rental is NBN ready, but ISP doesn't see it?

Hello Ozbargain, My partner and I are in the final stages of preparing to move. We are signing the lease this week to a brand new, NBN ready unit in Dutton Park, Brisbane. According to NBNco, the …

Amazon FR

Received Replacement Order and Original from Amazon - Pay for Return Shipping

Hello all, I ordered a 525gb ssd from Amazon France at the end of November 2016. By December 28th I hadnt received the order so I contacted Amazon who refunded my postage and recommended I contact …

Who Has Right of Way - QLD Edition (OzBargain Favourite)

Hello Ozbargain, I frequently read questions regarding accidents. There appears to be a lot of confusion regarding who has the right of way. Every day I drive by an area which has an unmarked merge. …

Large (6" - 7") affordable smartphones

Hello Ozbargain, I acquired a Redmi note 3 about 6 months ago and am really enjoying it. My partner now wants a new phone. I am contemplating upgrading mine to get something bigger and handing her …

Laser Eye Surgery - What Options and Advice

Hello everyone, I've been thinking about getting LASIK done since my mum got hers done, and recovered brilliantly. She lives in New Caledonia and had been told 20 years ago in Australia that …

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Cashrewards and AliExpress

Hello everyone, Wanting to buy a phone I found on AliExpress (a different Xiaomi than the ones posted recently), I logged into Cashrewards and clicked the referral link to Aliexpress. That 7.3% …

Landlord wants me to pay for replacement of kitchen bench

Hello OzBargain, I am worrying regarding a plumbing problem that happened at the property I am renting. It's quite a long story, and I'd like to opinion of the community regarding who …

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Late Tax Returns from My Early Years

Hello, wisdom of OzBargain, To my surprise, I received a letter not so long ago about two tax returns I hadn't completed back in FY2010 and FY2011. I don't know why I didn't lodge, …

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What is the most affordable way to watch the new Game of Thrones season in Australia?

With the government introducing tougher crackdown on illegal downloads, and with foxtel offering Game of Thrones only on their highest package, can Ozbargainers find a tricky legal way of being up to …

Should I buy a PS4 in Japan?

I have never really owned a console, but I am tempted with buying a used PlayStation 4, as I am in Japan until Xmas and they cost roughly 34.000yen used. Considering the weakness of the Japanese …

Bringing Back Money from Japan

Hello OzBargainers, I have been living and working in Japan for the past 6 months, and my time here will soon be over. I have accumulated some money (about 300.000Yen, roughly $3000), that I would …

Buying a travel card with Westfield XS gift cards?

Hello people of OzBargain, I recently received two Westfield XS cards from my job, but am planning on travelling to Japan in a few months and would rather avoid spending them on stuff I won't …

Looking for a new phone - recommendations?

Hello everyone, i recently broke the screen on my galaxy nexus. It was a phone i liked but it was getting old. I am now looking for something to replace it, but there is no real urgency. problem …

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