Resources

Australian Migration Resources

 

I’m often asked questions about migrating to Australia and general questions about life in Australia so I’ve put together a list of useful resources that I hope you’ll find helpful during your migration journey.

 

Visas

South Africans Migrating To Australia – helpful Facebook group run by 8 MARA registered agents

Call Australia Home – reputable migration agent in Australia

 

Flights & Travel

Travel Tips For Migration – get my top travel trips for migrating

What To Pack In Your Hand Luggage When You Migrate

Skyscanner – a handy flight comparison website

Air Mauritius – great route for Perth travellers

South African Airways – best option for direct flights to and from South Africa

 

Accommodation

Short Term Accommodation in Perth – where to stay when you first arrive in Perth

Stayz – short term holiday accommodation

Airbnb – short term accommodation

 

Money & Finance

Transfer Your Money To Australia – find out how to transfer your money at the best rate possible

Access Your Retirement Annuities – cash in your South African retirement policies & transfer them to Australia

Money Smart – Australian financial guidance from ASIC

 

Car Hire

Bayswater Car Rental

Mindarie Car Hire

 

Transport

Transperth – the Perth public transport system including buses, trains, and ferries

Gumtree – a good place to look for cheaper used cars

 

Education

My School – look at the performance of schools as well as data about enrolments

Department of Education WA – find out more about education in WA

Australian Curriculum – find out more about the Australian school curriculum

 

Childcare

My Child – find out more about childcare in WA

Child Care Subsidy – find out if you qualify

 

Property

Everything You Need To Know About Renting A House In Perth

Real Estate – one of the most popular property rental platforms in Australia

REIWA – find a property to rent in WA through the Real Estate Institute of WA

 

Healthcare

Medicare – find out all about Medicare

Compare Private Health Insurance – private health insurance comparison

iSelect Private Health Insurance comparison –  private health insurance comparison

Childhood Immunisation Schedule WA  – what vaccinations your children need

 

Employment

How To Find A Job In Perth

Apply for a Tax File Number – if you intend to work you must have a tax file number

Apply for an ABN – if you want to run your own business, you need an Australian Business Number (ABN)

Tax Calculator – work out your take-home pay with this handy calculator

Seek – a popular job platform

Indeed – a popular job platform

How To Start A Business In Australia