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Moving to Australia by boat with a pet

Hi there. I am considering moving to Australia from New Zealand and I have an elderly cat who I can't bear to leave behind. I'm not comfortable with putting her through the stress of a flight and due to her age it's not safe to sedate her and have her ...

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Queensland pensioner card

Once resident in Queensland , can you qualify for one of these cards whilst being paid NZ Super, or do you have to switch onto the Australian Age Pension (which we would be eligible for when reading up on eligibility).

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Healthcare card versus Commonwealth Health card

Can anyone enlighten us as to eligibility for either of these cards when arriving from NZ to retire on Sunshine Coast Queensland ?

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Re Bank account time frame when moving

If I open an Australian account but then there is a longer period of 3 months before i arrive is that an issue, what happens or could happen to money I have transferred ? I want to start process now but can see potential problems holding me up as I ...

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Removalists

Any recommendations or other suggestions

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Moving NZ Citizen to Australia & become Australian PR

As early as now, Im already considering to move from NZ to Australia with my family. I know that NZ citizen can live & work there indefinitely. I know that SCV is not equivalent to Australian visa. What visa options should I apply in order for me & my family ...

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I am moving to Brisbane as a year 11 student at the end of the year from SA.

So I am in south Australia going to finish year 11 in December this year. I am going to be moving at the end of the year to brisbane. How do i transfer schools? Will i still be able to get my ATAR? Will i need to redo year 11? ...

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If I'm a New Zealander and my wife isn't, can she move too?

Me and my son hold NZ passport but not my wife, if we decide to move to Australia, does she entitle to live there as well? Can we bundle up to apply for permanent resident?

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I would like to move to OZ. Can I get PR if I lived in OZ from 1990 to 2000?

Would appreciate advice, as I find this confusing, currently live in NZ and would like to move to OZ. As I previously live in OZ from 1990 to 2000, would I be eligible for PR?

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House buying

Can I buy a house mortgage free on arrival in NSW? I am a NZ citizen and will be living there?

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Apply for jobs in Brisbane from NZ in 2019?

Hi all, I'm wondering if there is any point in continuing to apply for jobs in Brisbane from New Zealand, or do employers not usually give you a look in? I have applied for quite a few jobs but have had zero response, apart from one rejection letter. I am ...

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Emigrating to Australia with a mortgage in the UK?

Hey all, I am wanting to emigrate to Australia in the next year/year and a half. I am currently in the UK looking to move to Edinburgh while I save and build a more experienced background. I am looking to buy a house that I can live In while here ...

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New Zealand Passport living in Perth, WA last 11 years

1. Why I should care to get Australian Citizenship? 2. What am I missing out or will miss out if I live rest of my life on NZ Passport in Australia?? - I work full time in Australia in social welfare last 11 years and I understand I will get ...

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Buying a freehold share of a house in Sydney area

We are British and have a daughter living near Sydney. We would like to visit for approx. one month annually and have considered buying a 12th share of the freehold of a house if a scheme like this exists in the area. Has anyone out there ever heard of such ...

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Working for a NZ company on Australian site for 2 weeks

Hello, I work for a NZ company with a site in Australia. I am only NZ resident. I need to go to our site in Australia for work. Which type of visa do I need? I tried to look for info on the mmi.homeaffairs.gov.au website but I am not sure ...

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My husband is a nz citizen we have been married 24yrs, he wants to move to Aus he's 66 and I'm 65, he can claim the age pension there but I'm a permanent resident here in NZ I have a British passport, been here 50yrs, am I able to stay in Aus with him.

Do I need to apply differently or can I just apply with him as his partner, will I need any other visa's I'm so confused, everybody tells us different things. He wants to move soon but it will take months to get my NZ citizenship. His children and grandchildren all ...

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Does anyone has experience with shipping own car from Auckland to Brisbane?

I am thinking of moving to Brisbane from Auckland, wanted to bring one of my cars over. car is worth around 33K, wondering at what cost and time frame to get to Brisbane, what involve and approx total cost, who is best to get? Thank you.

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Setting out engineer from UK want to move to Australia !

I am looking for advice on a way to gain the relevant qualifications via assessments, which would allow me the chance to emigrate to Australia. I have been working as a setting out engineer with a heavy civils background for 23 years. I started as an apprentice with a small ...

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Private Health Insurance for NZ Citizens

Hi everyone! So the time has come where I have seen myself setting up to transfer from NZ to Aus. I have managed to secure a job while still in NZ in Sydney and I will be moving there this January 2019--fresh start! Now, I am wondering, as a NZ ...

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Is a Diploma of Teaching (ECE) recognised in Queensland?

I hold a Diploma of Teaching (ECE) in NZ and full registration. Can anyone tell me if this would be valid in Queensland? And if so what kind of jobs i could look at applying for and what the pay would be like, thanks

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Cleaning Woodworking Tools and the Wooden Tool Box help Please

I hope I'm in right forum, I will be sending my late Husbands joinery tools and toolbox in a container to Perth when i move,I understand strict cleaning is required but I can find no information on how I do it or if they need fumigating. Does anyone have any ...

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Comm Bank receiving fees

Does anyone know if Comm Bank charges fees when receiving money from CurrencyOnline ? According to their website, it may charge up to $11 per transaction. Wondering if anyone has done this.

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My parents are retired and would like to move to Aus on the NZ pension

My parents are retired and rely on the NZ pension but would like to move to Aus to be close to their children (myself, my sister and our small children) how do they do this? It seems they can’t unless they pay extra tax on their pension (Aus side) Then ...

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What are good areas in Brisbane for an Indian family? Also after recommendations of a good primary school within 15 km of city?

Hi all My family and I are planning to move to Brisbane and are looking for primary schools with diverse backgrounds. Please suggest areas where we can rent out depending on state schools. Also share your experiences in finding an area that fits your requirements in Brisbane.

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Utilities providers in Melbourne

I am planning to move out to a new location in Melbourne. I need few suggestion for getting the utilities connected to my new house. I have found http://www.moveinconnect.com.au/ which offers the services that I am looking for. Shall I trust on this website. Would they get me what I ...

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