There are literally hundreds of articles and blog entries scattered around the site so to make it easier for you to find some of the more interesting topics I thought I’d provide a list here:
You can’t just move to Australia, you need to get a visa which entails a hundred and one other things. To make things even more complicated there are lots of different Visa Options.
Have a look at the overview of the different visa classes below:
Some of you may be thinking about using a Migration agent to help you through the complexities of a move down under. If your thinking of using an agent then make sure they are registered. Refer to our post : Migration Agents – How to find a registered Migration Agent.
There is also something called IELTS which stands for International English Language Testing System. Effectively it’s an exam you’ll need to take (dependent on your country of origin) to show that you can understand and speak a reasonable level of English.
Whether or not your country is a Low risk or High Risk can also effect how long it may take to process your visa application so check out this article to see how your country is classified:
Also remember to check out our Australian Visa section for more related entries
Once you have your visa:
OK, you’ve got your visa in hand and now you need to get there. Check out some of these useful entries:
How to Open an Australian Bank Account from outside of Australia
Taking you pet cats and dogs to Australia
Shipping Your Goods to Australia
Top tips when shipping your furniture to Australia
Flying to Australia – Double baggage allowance
You’ve landed in Australia and although heading to the local beach or lighting up a BBQ will be high on the agenda there are a number of other things you’ll need to do or know.
How to obtain your tax file number
How to avoid the age loading fee on your private medical insurance
How to apply for your Australian Driving License
Buying a Car in Australia
Australian Car Prices Vs Those in the UK
Surviving the worlds biggest shop – buying everything you need and how much it costs.
Australian Slang Words – What does that mean
You’ll need somewhere to live, hopefully some of these entries will prove useful. Many more real estate related entries can be found in our Real Estate category
So, why would you want to move to Australia in the first place? Lifestyle of course, here’s a few of our more popular posts highlighting some of the things we’ve done whilst living down under. You’ll find more in our Lifestyle category
Remember this is not a full list, just some of our more useful ramblings which I’ll probably add to as time goes on ;) please feel free to browse through the rest of our site at your leisure.
If you still need help or have a question unanswered then remember to also check out our forums. We’re a friendly bunch and will always be available to help :)