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香港人澳洲結婚? 當然可以! 無論你是本地人還是外地人,在澳洲結婚都要在擬訂結婚日子一個月前向有關人仕提交Notice of Intended Marriage. 而方式有以下數個方法 (珀斯):








1.到 Perth Registry Office 辦理

https://bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/M/marriage_in_the_perth_registry_office.aspx?uid=6286-7167-2275-6353
好處:
除辦理手續, 那裡有地方可供你行禮, 包括自選音樂, 適合要求不多簡單的婚禮
壞處:
行禮只有一至五平日可以選擇, 證婚人是Registry celebrant, 不是自選



這篇我不會說太多關於文件的東西, 官網已經詳細說明有什麼文件你申請時要提交.

這篇只是想說說我等的過程及事前的安排及選擇.

故事與時間線


我跟我的伴侶在2015年悉尼認識, 拍拖, 然後因為他要到珀斯讀書, 我亦覺得是時候回香港工作, 於是就分道揚鑣, 拍拖8個月後就long d. 

分開後1.5年裡我們曾到馬來西亞, 泰國旅行. 他也有飛來香港, 我也有飛去珀斯去見他. 始終是long d, 也因為我們拍拖不是很久, 分開後只能打電話或whatsapp通訊, 他開始不想過樣, 覺得好寂寞, 亦不信任我, 諸如此類. 

他想我到澳洲跟他一起. 我不想這樣快就回去, 因為我之前在澳洲已經2年, 我想留在香港跟父母一起. 如是者經過多次的爭吵, 傷心, 分手 (因為是long d, 分手與否重點只在有沒有溝通), 最後達成共識, 2018年2月我到澳洲, 這比我之前計劃早去.

我該用什麼簽證入澳洲?

1. 工作度假簽 - 我已用了, 每人只有一個名額
2. 學生證 - 查過最便宜的課程也要起碼AUD$1000多每3個月, 也聽說過學生證有機會不批
3. Subclass 300 Prospective Marriage visa - 這個成功申請後可待在澳洲9個月, 然後在簽證完前結婚. 但要付伴侶簽的價錢再加AUD$1000多
4. 旅遊簽 - 最佳選擇, 只要你的簽證沒有Condition 8503, 8534 and 8535: NO FURTHER STAY (不能在澳洲境內申請另一簽證), 而你來澳洲的目是旅遊.

我先用旅遊簽到澳洲, 每次簽證可留在澳洲3個月, 其間不可以工作. 我曾嘗試寄工作履歷到各大公司看看有沒有人可贊助我工作簽, 那我就不用申請昂貴的伴侶簽. 可惜2018年3月工作簽也有了很大的改變, 變得不容易拿到(482 - Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)). 也因為它將這工作簽分3類, 有些是不容易由那visa再申請Permanent Residence (PR)

澳洲伴侶簽證Partner Visa 820/801是要在境內申請. 因為申請條件是要同居12個月或結婚, 我們並沒有同居12個月的證明, 結婚便是唯一選擇. 

但他不想這麼快結婚, 因要看清楚我們是不是真的適合大家. 我來澳洲6個月, 分2次出入境, 然後在第二次旅遊簽完前我們決定結婚及申請伴侶簽.

澳洲結婚

有關澳洲結婚可到 - 在西澳珀斯結婚申請及手續注意事項看詳情

申請澳洲伴侶簽證注意事項

若果你有意申請境內澳洲伴侶簽證, 那就要留意以下數點:

1. 越早申請伴侶簽證越好
澳洲伴侶簽證2016年7 月簽證旳費用是AUD$6,865
澳洲伴侶簽證2017年7 月簽證旳費用是AUD$7,000 (2%升幅)
澳洲伴侶簽證2018年7 月簽證旳費用是AUD$7,160 (2.29%升幅)
澳洲伴侶簽證2019年7月已漲價到AUD$7,715 (7.75%升幅)
年年漲價, 伴侶簽是差不多最貴的簽證, 輪候審批的時間越來越長, 制度也常常轉, 建議越早申請伴侶簽證越好

2. Police check 和medical check
因為這些文件有限期一年, 輪候審批現已變長到22-28個月, 所以這些在申請時不用去做. 等你申請後他們看過你的profile, email叫你去做才做

3. bridging visa A 和 B
申請伴侶簽證後和付了錢後, 不用等多久你就會收到郵件通知你的bridging visa A已批. 這bridging visa A代表你的temporary partner visa還在審批階段, 在這時段你不能出境. 若你真的要出境, 你就要預早申請另一bridging visa B (AUD$150)

有bridging visa A後的權利:

1. Medicare
你可以申請臨時medicare咭, 是藍色的一款, 其實這跟正常一樣, 可以到GP看醫生, bulk billing的話不用付錢

2. 工作
有了這visa後你有權工作, 這是非常重要, 因為代表你可以有賺錢的能力!

我申請澳洲伴侶簽證Partner Visa 820/801的等候時間

申請澳洲伴侶簽證Partner Visa 820/801:  Aug 2018
當局要求伴侶的Police Check(澳洲): Mar 2019
當局要求申請人(我)的Police Check (澳洲及香港) 及 medical examination: Aug 2019

所以我還在等, 希望快點批吧, 至起碼之後出境不用再給AUD$150!



- 窮遊歐洲5個月 - 黑山共和國

此篇講述由Crno Jezero到冰洞Ice Cave (Ledena Pechina) 的行程, 在Durmitor National Park我還登了Mali Medjed - Veliki Medjed, 那篇還有Zablijak交通及住宿等資訊, 詳情可到這裡.

今天行程是:
Crno Jezero - Plan Skloniste - Ice Cave (Ledena Pechina) - Crno Jezero
單程到冰洞我用了2小時19分.

到達Crno Jezero後今天就向右邊走, 跟到Jablan Lake同一條路, 然後某一個分叉口跟Bobotov Kuk (2523m)方向走. 今天斜的幅度比昨天多, 但走了很久也還不夠昨天的開揚看到遠一點的東西.

- 澳洲打工度假手記, 珀斯

雖然珀斯沒有像Sydney 一樣的vivid Sydney, 但這裡也有一些值得留意的燈光秀啊.


2月

Perth Festival - Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak, Kings Park

這個吸引每年23萬人來看, 超級壯觀. 身處在Kings Park看風景非常出名的Fraser Ave, 晚上有不同的景色. 利用頭影燈及鐳射燈還有錄音和音樂, 這1.5公里的旅程完完全全想放慢腳步細欣賞每個細節. 頭影機把不同的畫面, 影像, 倒影放到樹幹, 樹葉, 還有許多不同的地方上. 這節目是介紹6個節氣.
https://www.perthfestival.com.au/experience/boorna-waanginy-2


4月

ART TRA Light Festival, Claremont

這個是我最喜歡的一個節目. 雖然只是在一個公園進行, 規模卻不比Joondalup Festival的弱.
有好多art installation, 有的利用外在環景和物品, 與大自然融合. 有的有互動成份, 你不只看, 還能摸/聽/做動作, 等.
https://www.facebook.com/events/249726722572269/







6月

Brookfield Winter Lights, Brookfield Place Perth

Brookfield, 這是一個商場舉辦的燈光秀, 但規模也不遜色. 有射在屋外牆的顏色與光, 也有一些現場音樂和model.
https://www.facebook.com/events/383733232113988/





影像投射在白色挺起的裙上, 加上sexaphone音樂及現場唱歌


11月

Kaleidoscope Festival, Joondalup

這個節日會把Joondalup某些街道封掉, 全給遊客來走. 除了有台上表演, 更重要是好多大型光展品, 目不暇给, 有心理準備有些要排隊進去, 需要的時間比較久.

11,12月

Christmas Lights Trail, Perth city

聖誕節期間大家也想和朋友家人食完飯走點路, 這個為期1-1.5月的Christmas Lights Trail就是不錯的節目. 跟著路線在市中心就可以看到好多不同的發光/動畫作品.
https://www.mra.wa.gov.au/see-and-do/christmas-lights-trail

教堂外牆的動畫

袋鼠燈飾



可以進去的發光城堡


Swan Festival of Lights, Perth city

集藝術, 音樂, 食物於一身的festival, 配合燈光主題, 一定要來看看!
https://www.facebook.com/SwanFestivalofLights/

晚上雖然大多數商店都關門了, 有了燈光秀, 就可以在晚上繼續享受珀斯囉~
有興趣也可看: 珀斯必去10大免費節日活動Perth

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– Australia Working Holiday,The day and night of Sydney

2019 Update:
Now you can take 2 buses to go to city. From the airport, you can take 400, 420, then change bus and go to central station, bus fare is only $3.66. However, bus 400 is a prepay bus, it means you can only use opal card to pay for the fare
If you haven;t got a opal card, you can buy one in the airport. The minimum top up for the card is $35 for new policy. If you have an opal card, you can top up your card by $10.

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This is suitable for travelers who travel from other cities of Australia to Sydney Domestic airport. Sydney International Airport and Domestic one are separated.

Please see another entry for Sydney International Airport:

There are several ways to leave Sydney Domestic Airport once you arrive Sydney by plane.


If I want to go to city Central station from the airport:

1. Book the shuttle bus in advance (Price around $16)

Advantage: Point to point, it takes you directly to your hotel/hostel

Disadvantage: You need to book and pay in advance, if you don’t have Australian debit card you may need to pay some transaction fee and the different in exchange rate.

2. Train (The minimum fee to city one way is $16.77, the more far away the more expensive)

(Train fare search tool: http://www.sydneytrains.info/tickets/fare_calculator.htm)

Advantage: Convenient and easy to take the train

Disadvantage: This is the most expensive way to leave airport, apart from taxi

3. Bus route 400 ($2.20-$3.66, depend on which bus station you get off) (https://transportnsw.info)

Advantage: The cheapest among the choices (You can go to Bondi Junction/Burwood just paying $. 3.66 )

Disadvantage: If you want to go to city, you need to drop off at the nearest train station Rockdale and then take train to Central (3.66bus +3.54 train = $7-8)

The frequency of the bus is around 20 minutes, and you need to take a train afterwards, time consuming

So if I want to go to Central station what is the cheapest way?

Today I want to teach you the cheapest way for going to the city. So next time if you come to Sydney to travel/study/working holiday/work from other Australian cities or vice versa you can save a lot. But this method you need to walk for around 20 minutes. So if you have bulky luggage please think about whether it is a good idea for you. The route basically is flat and does not have much incline/decline/staircase.

From Sydney Domestic Airport, you have to walk around 20 minutes to train station Mascot which is the nearest station which does not charge you airport region train fee. So if I take train from Mascot to Central station it only costs $3.80. The train frequency in this station is even higher than that of International Airport station and Rockdale station. Near Mascot station, there are also some buses ($3.50) that go to city. You can opt for this option to save even more. They are M20, 310, 309 (http://www.sydneybuses.info/routes/309_20120318_map.pdf), 305 (http://www.sydneybuses.info/routes/305_20120318_map.pdf)

Route:


This is a straight forward route. Just follow the cars at the main road and turn to another street at a right one.


From Mascot to Sydney Domestic Airport


After leaving Mascot train station turn left and then walk straight


After arriving at Coward Street, cross the road and keep walking straight. You will see Qantas building at the right. Walk straight till the end and turn right at O'Riodan Street


You will see Ibis Hotel at your right hand side


Keep on walking straight until you reach the big overhead advertising board


Keep on walking and you will see 'Welcome to Sydney Domestic Airport'. You will pass through Mecedes-Benz shop on your right. Keep walking and you will turn right lastly.


You will see the building on the left of the image. Go to that building as we need to walk under that building

Closer up of the building's appearance

Then follow the signage to walk through the buildings to get to terminal 2 and terminal 3

From Sydney Domestic Airport to Mascot

After arriving in the luggage area, go to carousal 3 and you will see the yellow signage of public pick up



Follow the signage, walk straight after exiting the door


Turn right at here and walk straight

Until there is no road and you are forced to turn left here


You will see Mecedes-Benz shop at your left. Follow the curved path and you will see the busy road intersection. Cross the road and reach the big advertising board



Keep walking straight


Junction, turn left and walk along Bourke Street




Keep walking and you will arrive at Mascot Station

Let's go to the next city of Australia!

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Chinese Version



– Australia Working Holiday,The day and night of Sydney

2019 Update:
Now you can take 2 buses to go to city. From the airport, you can take 400, 420, then change bus and go to central station, bus fare is only $3.66. However, bus 400 is a prepay bus, it means you can only use opal card to pay for the fare
If you haven;t got a opal card, you can buy one in the airport. The minimum top up for the card is $35 for new policy. If you have an opal card, you can top up your card by $10.

---------------------------------

This is suitable for travelers who travel from places out of Australia to Sydney airport as Sydney International airport and Domestic one are separated.

There are several ways to leave Sydney International Airport once you arrive Sydney by plane.

If I want to go to city Central station from the airport:

1. Book the shuttle bus in advance (Price around $16)

Advantage: Point to point, it takes you directly to your hotel/hostel

Disadvantage: You need to book and pay in advance, if you don’t have Australian debit card you may need to pay some transaction fee and the different in exchange rate.

2. Train (The minimum fee to city one way is $16.40, the more far away the more expensive)

(Train fare search tool:  http://www.sydneytrains.info/tickets/fare_calculator.htm)

Advantage: Convenient and easy to take the train

Disadvantage: This is the most expensive way to leave airport, apart from taxi

3. Bus route 400 ($2.20-$3.66, depend on which bus station you get off) (https://transportnsw.info)

Advantage: The cheapest among the choices (You can go to Bondi Junction/Burwood just paying $. 3.66 )

Disadvantage: If you want to go to city, you need to drop off at the nearest train station Rockdale and then take train to Central (3.66bus +3.54 train = $7-8)

The frequency of the bus is around 20 minutes, and you need to take a train afterwards, time consuming

So if I want to go to Central station what is the cheapest way?

Today I want to teach you the cheapest way for going to the city. So next time if you come to Sydney to travel/study/working holiday/work or you need to back to your home country from Sydney you can save a lot. But this method you need to walk for around 20 minutes. So if you have bulky luggage please think about whether it is a good idea for you. The route basically is flat and does not have much incline/decline/staircase.

From Sydney International Airport, you have to walk around 20 minutes to train station Wolli Creek which is the nearest station which does not charge you airport region train fee. So if I take train from Wolli Creek to Central station it only costs $3.80. The train frequency in this station is even higher than that of International Airport station and Rockdale station.

Route:


Special things that you will pass by: Park, bridge, airport car park

I tried to walk through the route at night around 8pm. The lights inside the park are very bright. You can even enjoy the view from the bridge.

I will explain a little bit about the routes from the airport to Wolli Creek and vice versa. Basically it is the same route, I will elaborate what you will see while you are on the way so that you can recognize it easily and get to the destination faster.


窮遊歐洲5個月 - 黑山共和國

黑山共和國給我的第一印象是非常不好. 為什麼?

1. Budva

在海邊城市Budva, 我在車站旁邊的一間餐廳食午餐. 由於是近車站, 好多人也許會借廁所, 當結了帳要去廁所時, 有一個女人大聲罵我有沒有帳單. 有帳單才能去....我沒有, 因為結了帳就算, 結果我要去cashier叫人特地開單給我, 為了就是去廁所......

Budva城牆
Budva海灘,看舊城

2. Kotor

在舊城區Kotor, 遇上人不知是特意有心的還是玩玩的在我後面說Perdon, ok...然後說Japan, China. 我最不喜歡別人亂叫我們亞洲臉孔, 於是我突然擰後用怒視的眼神望著他們, 還咆吼了幾句, 還舉出食指. (回想來我的樣子必定是好恐怖...)


Kotor
Kotor old town

Kotor fortress

3. Rijeka Crnojevica

我去了一個小鎮rijeka crnojevica, 目的就是看一個風景 - Lake Skadar  一條彎彎的河包著一座山. 回程時好遠, 於是嘗試截順風車. 終於一輛像跑車的車停下, 司機是一名很後生的男子, 不懂英語. 那有得坐我就坐啦, 到達有分叉路時我想是時候下車搭巴士了. 怎料他繼續開車, 我叫他停, 他問我要錢.... 我不給, 他就想幹什麼的...(自已想像是什麼回事). 我立即下車(幸好沒有鎖門.....), 剛好有我要的巴士經過, 立即截巴士....恐怖的經歷.
rijeka crnojevica

Lake Skadar
還有, 似乎多數人都不懂英語, hostel的人懂, 但餐廳, 巴士站都不懂. 這是我的經驗.

雖然如此, 我也應該享受在黑山共和國的時間. 來了Durmitor National Park是我在黑山共和國旅遊最好的抉擇.

要看我在Durmitor National Park登山的日程, 可看我其它文章:
Day 1: Crno Jezero - Mali Medjed - Veliki Medjed - Velika kalica - Alpinisticki Bivak

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