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Temporary Accommodation

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Where were you living in Melbourne while looking for rental property?

Posted by kiwi. 1 reply. Latest activity on 03 April 2008.

Is 4 weeks rent and 4 weeks bond standard for getting into a place in Melbourne? I have heard it can take 6 weeks for your TFN to arrive, can you work before you get one?

Also can anyone recommend a short stay hostel/budget accomodation centrally located that is cheap and cheerful? Thanks heaps

Posted by nicolanz. 4 replies. Latest activity on 25 July 2010.

Looking for a short-term place to stay in Melbourne

Any recommendations about the best place/s to stay (like a backpackers in NZ), when first arriving in Melbourne? We'd want a base to work from while flat-hunting, an address for mail and a contact…

Posted by komata. 1 reply. Latest activity on 21 August 2009.

Wanting short term accommodation in Brisbane

Where would be a good place to look for accommodation in Brisbane for a month while we get our stuff sorted that doesn't cost the earth?

Posted by penny. 1 reply. Latest activity on 07 November 2010.

I worked and lived in Australia in 2003 - will I need a new TFN if I move back there again?

I have lost the TFN I had at the time. Do I need a new one or will I be able to use the old one? If so, how can I get it back?

Can you please send me the names of some cheap hostels? For example, a…

Posted by sweet-kiwi. 1 reply. Latest activity on 07 October 2010.

I am planning to move to Brisbane next month. Can anyone tell me how the job market is? Is there a good hostel to stay at? Is the rent cheap? Are there any places to help out Kiwis? Thanks a lot.

Are there any places where Kiwis can get help if they need advice of any kind?

Posted by sexy-kiwi. 1 reply. Latest activity on 09 November 2010.

Where is a good short term accommodation place to stay at?

Planning to move December 2011 (get away from these damned quakes!) Don't want one that is too expensive but do have a dog who will be joining us in Aus. Also what's the best suburb to live in?

Posted by rachaelwantstomove. 2 replies. Latest activity on 31 December 2011.

Pets and Temporary Accomodation- Is it possible?

Me and my partner are moving to Wollongong (NSW) in about 3 1/2 months. We are taking 1 cat and 1 dog. I know that you have to give your address before you move pets, but is it allowed if you give…

Posted by char23. 3 replies. Latest activity on 29 June 2013.

Moving over by myself

I've never really done a big move like this in my life, its a little daunting coming to a new country by ya self! I have no idea which part i really wanna come to, i've looked at the jobs and…

Posted by teesol. 1 reply. Latest activity on 29 October 2012.

Affordable short term accommodation until you find a rental property

Hi - we are moving to the GC in January. Any suggestions on affordable accommodation. We stayed at Turtle Beach previously but it works out at about $1000.00 a week - if it takes a while to find a…

Posted by nzlouise. 0 replies. Latest activity on 10 November 2014.

Advice of moving a family of 5 to Melbourne

Myself, my 2 children aged 4.5 and 9 and my two parents who are retired would like to know what is best way to move us all over there. Do we take some furniture, do we take all of our furniture or…

Posted by pater. 0 replies. Latest activity on 18 November 2014.

What's the best way to go about finding short term furnished accommodation in Perth with 3 children and a dog?

We will be moving to Perth in September and will need short term furnished accomodation for my family with 3 children and a dog whilst my shipment takes 4-8 to come across. What is the best advise…

Posted by sharon. 1 reply. Latest activity on 22 August 2017.