Resources

Planning a big move?

Relocating can be stressful. Which is why we’ve created a detailed International Moving Checklist & Cost of Living breakdown to help you prepare for your move. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive your free copy.

Planning a big move?

Relocating can be stressful. Which is why we’ve created a detailed International Moving Checklist & Cost of Living breakdown to help you prepare for your move. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive your free copy.

Important links to read before you fly

COVID-19 and the border

Updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Forex Needs

Connect to our preferred supplier, Halo, for your personal forex needs.

Quarantine and Border Control when you arrive in Australia

Quarantine and Border Control

 What you and can’t bring into Australia.

Registering your child's immunizations Australia

Immunizations

Your children need to be registered.

Apply for a TFN

There are scams and people charging for the service of applying for a Tax File Number.  It is free, it is online and is through the ATO (Australian Tax Office)

Moving with your pets to Australia

Relocating your pet - A step-by-step guide

A step by step guide to relocating your pet.  Our advice is to still use a reputable pet carrier service.  Finding the cheapest is not your best option, just like humans on a cheaper flight you have longer layovers, less extras and a bit more stress.  Use this guide to make sure your pet meets all the time sensitive targets. The best trusted advice is the government sites:

eBooks

Your D.I.Y Move Guide To Australia

Your D.I.Y. Move Guide, talks you through all the essential information, practical tips, and valuable advice you will need to move and live in Australia. Research, Planning, Documentation, Packing, Moving; Truth be told, this is just the beginning of the long roller-coaster journey you have embarked on.

in the media

LOVE + RELO Interview

Interview on American Relocation show about life in Australia. We discuss coffee culture, media and how being self aware will help you integrate.

The Paperclip Podcast Interview

Your D.I.Y. Move Guide to Australia: The South African Guide is a relocation guide, written by South Africans for South Africans. It is the first book of its kind and is a comprehensive guide on how to move across the globe without losing your mind.

Almost half of parents regret their school choice - will you be one of them?

Choosing a school for your kids is one of life’s big decisions.

Do you go private or public – and are you happy for them to attend the school that’s local to you now, or do you look further afield – or even more dramatically, move house to ensure you’re in the right catchment?

Costly mistakes South Africans make when moving overseas

With a combined experience of 35 years in moving our families across the globe multiple times, and helping other South Africans to settle in Australia for the last 10 years, we see the same mistakes being made by South African’s time and time again.