Moving to Melbourne, Australia
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Moving to Melbourne, Australia may not be an easy undertaking. You will likely need a moving company who can organize the transport of all of your personal furniture and other goods. Via Intlmovers, you will find reliable moving companies that can help you make your international Melbourne move.
Avoid the stress for your removal to Melbourne
Thanks to Intlmovers, you will be able to find your moving company in a quick and easy manner. You will have the opportunity to choose your favorite moving quote from 6 preselected moving companies.
How intlmovers.com works
- Choose where you are moving to and from on the menu
- Select from the listed international movers
- Complete the simple online quotation request form
Using Intlmovers for your international move to Melbourne
- The movers have years of experience with moves to Melbourne
- Avoid the stress, the movers do all the hard work
- They have contacts in Melbourne which can make your move cheaper
About Melbourne, Australia
Immigrating to Melbourne may present you with some challenges. It is important to know what the requirements are for arranging the correct paperwork and visas for your immigrating to Australia. In the following paragraphs you can find some interesting information.
Working in Melbourne
In order to work in Australia, you must have a tax number. The Australian tax number is called “Tax File Number” (TFN), and this is issued by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to each individual.
To obtain a tax file number you don’t need to have a job or even a job offer. You should apply as early as possible so that you have one available to quote when you start a new job. Obtaining the TFN, automatically links you with the national healthcare system (Medicare) and government benefit programs.
The average salary varies depending on industry type, and who your employer is and whether you fall in to the public or private sector.
Following is a list of average weekly salaries for different fields:
- Physicist – AUD$1788
- Dentist – AUD$1600
- Pharmacist – AUD$1500
- Mechanical engineer – AUD$1472
- High school teacher – AUD$1197
- Accountant – AUD$1196
- Aircraft maintenance engineer – AUD$1100
- Social worker – AUD$1081
Before commencing a job, it is necessary to sign a contract with the employer. This contract should contain the following:
- Salary details and bonus information
- Working hours and working conditions
- Period of notice
Furthermore there are some general national employment standards which include:
- Four weeks paid vacation per year
- 10 days paid sick leave
- Up to 12 month parental leave (unpaid)
Living in Melbourne
The living costs in Australia are considered quite high compared to many other countries. The prices of some standard grocery items are noted below:
- 2 litres milk – AUD$2.90
- 500g butter – AUD$3.75
- 12 large eggs – AUD$4.50
- 500g cheese – AUD$4.00
- Loaf white sliced bread – AUD$3.50
If you are thinking about buying a house or an apartment, real estate costs vary depending upon where in Melbourne you choose to live. As with most cities, the closer to the city you are, the more expensive it generally is.
Homes in the Melbourne metro area usually have start prices beginning at around AUD$550,000, with apartments beginning at around AUD$450,000.
Popular moves to Melbourne
Melbourne is a popular destination for people from Mangawhai, Brentford and Miami
Experience of our moving companies
The moving companies on Intlmovers are professionals, who often offer specialization in specific services or fields. You do not have to worry about your property being mishandled because they will transport it reliably and responsibly, so that your belongings arrive in unscathed and ready for you to start your new life in Melbourne.
Free of costs and obligations
Without any obligation, you will have the chance to compare quotes. This will save you time and money. You will receive a preselected list of 6 moving companies, which match your international moving requirements. By requesting and comparing quotes, you will find the perfect moving company for your relocation.