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What kind of travel insurance should I use for my move to Australia?

I am looking at getting travel insurance but am not sure how long I will need it for until I get set up, or what other types of insurance maybe required?

Posted by kezmidget. 5 replies. Latest activity on 26 August 2012.

How to sell off and get rid of household goods before moving to Australia


Lots of people ask us what the best way is to get rid of household goods that they don't want to move to Australia.

Sorting and selling off your household goods is a very daunting task. In…

Posted by graciedeska. 1 reply. Latest activity on 12 July 2012.

We are wanting to make the move to Brisbane. What is the first step?

Posted by invervagas. 1 reply. Latest activity on 03 June 2008.

Should me or my husband go to Australia and get a job first before bringing the family over?

My husband can potentially earn more than me as I was out of the workforce for a while raising kids. Should he go and get a well paid job and send money back to help support us until we join him. Or…

Posted by kiwinow. 2 replies. Latest activity on 22 July 2009.

NZ citizen wanting to bring Indian fiance to Australia

Hi there, I am a NZ citizen living in Australia. I would like to bring my fiance to Australia from India. How can I do this?

Posted by kpk. 3 replies. Latest activity on 25 March 2009.

How do I move from the US to Australia?

I found out that Australia uses the immigration skilled calculator to determine whether or not you can move to Australia on a skilled migrant visa. I meet most of the requirements, except it really…

Posted by jeannette. 0 replies. Latest activity on 15 August 2008.

How much money should I take to get me started in Australia?

I am single, young and want to make the much will I (approx) need to get set up over there? (preferably Perth).

Posted by kiwi. 4 replies. Latest activity on 21 November 2010.

Does anyone know of any useful Australian job sites?

My partner has all truck class driving licenses and has been in his current employment for over 12 years as a furniture truck driver. I'm in Early Childhood with many years experience teaching and…

Posted by debbie. 4 replies. Latest activity on 22 April 2011.

What are the basic requirements for me and my son and partner to move to Australia from the UK?

I am from the United Kingdom and am looking to move to Australia in 2009 for a new life with my son and partner. What do we need to do to move? Could you send me a check list?

Posted by sarah. 0 replies. Latest activity on 08 November 2008.

Moving to Brisbane - should I open a bank account before I go?

I'm moving to Brisbane in Jan 09. Is it best to open up a Australian bank account and apply for a TFN here in New Zealand first? Or after I arrive in Australia?

Posted by anonymous. 5 replies. Latest activity on 08 June 2015.

Is it worth selling kitchen items before moving?

We are moving to Melbourne early next year and have decided to sell all our household goods. We have a lot of stuff and it works out to be a cheaper option for us.

Just curious to know what you guys…

Posted by holden1511. 2 replies. Latest activity on 23 December 2008.

What do I need to prepare a 13 year old to live in Australia?

I have a 13-year-old son moving to Brizzy in Australia to live with grandparents...I guess I would like 2 know what I have to prepare for him....i.e. legally, schooling, medical, make his…

Posted by miss-unsure. 1 reply. Latest activity on 20 November 2010.

Moving to Australia to work. What should I do before I go?

I'm moving to Mount Isa in three weeks to work. What do I need to do before I go?

Posted by stephen. 1 reply. Latest activity on 12 August 2011.

Moving to Australia - where to start?

Myself and my 2 kids are planning a move to Australia. Where do we begin?

Posted by louise. 1 reply. Latest activity on 15 November 2010.

NZ Life Insurance - Is It Valid In Australia?

If we move to Australia, what happens to our NZ life insurance? Is it still valid, or do we have to start again?

Posted by spottie01. 1 reply. Latest activity on 13 February 2012.

How much money would my partner and I need to move to Melbourne?

My partner (21) and I (19) are planning to move to Melbourne in hopefully 3-4 months. So far we have been doing a lot of research and saving as much as possible, but we are wondering what would be a…

Posted by moving-to-melbourne. 1 reply. Latest activity on 06 March 2012.

Storage Units in Christchurch

We are looking at renting our 4 bedroom house out in Christchurch in the interim while we get established in Queensland and will need to store our furniture. Has anyone found some good deals for…

Posted by tans1970. 1 reply. Latest activity on 19 October 2012.

How and what do I need to move to Australia from England?

Ok so my partner and i want to move to australier with our daughter. I am a nail technician and my partner is a tiler/plasterer/painter. We havent got lots in bank, and are willing to work to make…

Posted by jenny. 2 replies. Latest activity on 30 June 2015.