Are You Moving To Queensland And Need A Shipping Company?
Are you planning on moving to Queensland? It’s the second-largest state in Australia and situated to the north-east of the country. It is home some of the country’s most beautiful beaches and the wonderful Daintree rainforest.
The following vaccinations would be wise, before you move to Queensland: 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.
If you are planning to work in Queensland you will need to obtain the correct visa. There are a variety of visas available to Brits wishing to move to Queensland. 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.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Queensland
According to Queensland Market Reports for the latter half of 2017, the housing market remains stable. Property prices have increased slowly over the past year.
If you are buying a property in the city it is expensive. Homes very often are priced well over AU$ 1,000,000. On the outskirts the current average value is AU852,000 (£478,000).
Visit the Numbeo web site, which will give you the prices per square metre. 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.realestate.com.au
If you decide to rent before you purchase, for a 900 Sqft property, you can expect to pay AU$2469 (£1388) per month in an expensive suburb or AU$1736 (£975) in a normal area.
Schools if moving to Queensland
Queensland 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 the Australian Government web site, you will find a huge amount of general information here. 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.
Foreign Currency Exchange if moving to Queensland
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/
International Removals To Queensland
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