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Useful Links

Australian Government

Department of Home Affairs

Information on Australian visas and immigration. 


Information from the Department of Human Services on accessing government funded healthcare benefits.

Australian Taxation Office

Apply online for a tax file number upon arrival in Australia.

Major Australian Banks


Commonwealth Bank

National Australia Bank


These major banking institutions can assist migrants opening bank accounts prior to arrival in Australia.

Job Search

Seek and Government Job Search

Popular job search sites for work in and around Brisbane

Queensland + Brisbane

Queensland Government

Gateway to access Queensland specific information on a range of topics including transport and motoring, health, education and training, employment, housing, business and industry, community support, recreation. 

Brisbane City Council

Information on garbage collection, pet registration, libraries, playgrounds, events, fines, flood maps, city plans.

Brisbane Public Transport

Information on bus, train, ferry routes, fares and journey planner

Real Estate

Current listings of properties for sale, for rent, interesting news articles and market updates

Queensland Department of Transport

Queensland drivers licensing information, Queensland road rules, fines, tolls, road conditions, car registration

Bureau of Meteorology

Up to date Australia wide weather forecasts, weather warnings, radar loops and observations

Courier Mail and Brisbane Times

Major Brisbane newspapers


Regularly updated cost of living comparison guide

Brisbane Kids

Useful information for families with children in Brisbane - things to do, schools, activities, classes, party ideas, directory etc

Moving Checklist

Contact us and we will send through a comprehensive checklist to help you organise your move to Brisbane.

Moving Logistics

We can recommend moving companies and arrange quotations for you.

MUVAL is a free online moving company search, vetting and quotation service

Brisk Transport is a reliable, reputable and competitive company we can recommend for interstate removals

Hospitals / Emergency

Emergency Police, Fire or Ambulance ph: 000
Ambulance ph: 13 12 33
Policelink (for non-urgent property crime and other incidents) ph: 131 444

Poisons ph: 13 11 26
State Emergency Service ph: (07) 3403 8888

(for flood or storm damage)

Nearest Public Hospitals to Brisbane CBD are:
Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital

Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital 

Mater Hospital (Private)


St Andrews War Memorial Hospital (Private) 



Conversion tool for cooking measurements

Clothing conversion chart

Shoe conversion chart


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