The ultimate guide to follow when moving to Australia

When looking into the best countries to live, Australia certainly comes on the top of the list. The government of Australia is supportive of those who want to move to Australia and build up their life. According to the reports of the year 2015 and 2016, the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection gifted almost 8 million for temporary visas.

Before you move, there is a bit of planning that needs to be done to make sure that you will have no worries from the first day that you move down under. Make sure that you follow this guide so that you can move to your dream country without having any worries at all.

Get the Visa

Need not say, the visa is the most important thing that will let you stay in a country. If you are not an Australian citizen, it is a must that you get a valid visa before you the relocation Australia. The process of getting a visa can be complicated because there are different types of visas that you can get.

The type of visa that you apply for depends on some factors such as your passport, how long you plan to stay in the country, and why you are visiting Australia. You can always look into the government website of Australia to find out the details about the visa and which visa is right for you.

Renting your stay

Renting a property in Australia for your stay can be expensive, especially if you are planning to stay in the cities such as Sydney and Melbourne. Therefore, having a financial plan on how you are going to afford the rental will certainly be helpful.

Remember that in advertising forms, you will find the weekly price. However, you can also discuss with the landlord to make a payment monthly. The average cost of a property in Sydney will cost you around 480AUD per week and an average flat with one bedroom will in Melbourne cost you around 340AUD per week.

Do you have plans for working in Australia?

If you have plans of working in Australia, it is important that you get yourself a tax file number (TFN). The TFN will be your reference number according to the tax system in Australia. Getting a TFN isn’t compulsory. However, you will have to pay more for taxes if you don’t have a TFN. You can simply get your TFN for free once you have gotten your job visa.

Learn Australian English

Even though the majority of the Australians speak English, the way that they speak in English can be rather confusing to a foreigner. Most of their words have shortened versions. Therefore, it is best that you ready yourself for the Australian slang so that you can socialize when you move to the country.

Once you have gotten yourself ready for your stay in Australia by looking into the visas, the rental, the taxes and also the language, most of your trouble will vanish.

Delsie Leff
 

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