Are you planning on moving to Noosa? It is well known as a world-famous surfing destination, for its beautiful beaches and the Noosa National Park. The Shire of Noosa is a local government area about 130 kilometres (81 miles) north of Brisbane in the Sunshine Coast district of South East Queensland.
If you are planning to work in Noosa you will need to obtain the correct visa. There are a variety of visas available to Brits wishing to move to Noosa. The main categories are: Skilled Independent Migration (for people who have not been sponsored, are under 50 and have the relevant qualifications to comply with Australia’s “skilled occupation list”. This includes accountants, special needs teachers, electricians, engineers and vets. Employer Nomination Scheme for people who have been sponsored by an overseas employer and Business Migration for investors and more entrepreneurial business people.
The following vaccinations would be wise, before you move to Noosa: Rabies, Tetanus, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Japanese encephalitis. If you have visited a country that has a risk of yellow fever, you should also be vaccinated against this.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Noosa
The Australian dollar is the currency for the nation.
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm. Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Noosa
House prices in Noosa are expensive; it is seen as an upmarket area in which to live compared to many Australian towns and there are some spectacular sea front properties for sale.
If you intend to rent a property when you first arrive in Noosa, which is always a good idea. You can expect to pay around A$,2100 (£695) for a one bedroomed apartment per month in the town centre. If you wish to purchase the same property, the cost is approximately A$4166 (£2411) per square metre.
Check out Numbeo, which will give you plenty of information on the cost of living in Australia. If you are moving to Noosa and need to find a property for sale, estate agents promote their houses on the major property sites such as: http://www.rwnoosa.com.au/
Schools if moving to Noosa
Education is compulsory in Australia between the ages of six and seventeen, corresponding to primary and secondary school. Tertiary education is available through a number of universities and technical and further education (TAFE) colleges. There are plenty of good public schools and some excellent private ones too. Perth is home to 4 public universities. There are 4 TAFE Colleges (Technical & Further Education), these focus more on a wide range of vocational subjects such as Sport, Tourism and Building.
Noosa has a good range of schools. Help to select a school can be found at: http://www.australianschoolsdirectory.com.au/
When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way. Simply visit http://www.gov.au/
Almost all expats living in Australia find it best to have a car. Most people moving to Australia are able drive using the licence from home for the first three months. However, licensing regulations vary from state to state, and you would be advised to familiarise yourself with the rules within each particular territory before relocating. Due to the long distances between major cities, flying is the most popular travel option. The main airlines that operate domestically between Australian cities are, Virgin Australia, Qantas, Tiger Airways Australia and Jetstar.
International Removals To Noosa
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