Move to Australia
If you’re thinking of moving to Australia, you’ll no doubt have a lot of questions and a lot of research to do. I moved to Australia from the UK in 2016 on a permanent residency visa, and I’ve also travelled Australia extensively.
I’ve compiled my information on moving to Australia on this page, to help others going through the same process. Scroll down to learn more!
1. Where to Live in Australia
I’ve lived in Sydney, Perth and Brisbane and travelled to every state and territory in Australia. To start choosing where to live in Australia, take a look at my city lifestyle overviews below, or click the button to visit my Where to Live in Australia page.
Living in Hobart, Tasmania: Laidback Island Lifestyle
Living in Canberra: Australia’s Most-Educated City
Living in Adelaide: Affordable Outdoor Lifestyle
Living in Melbourne: Most Liveable City in Australia
Living in Brisbane: Lifestyle in Australia’s Beautiful River City
Living in Perth: Lifestyle in Australia’s Sunniest City
Australian City Comparisons
Perth vs Brisbane: Which is a Better Place to Live?
Perth vs Adelaide: Which is Better to Live In?
Sydney vs Melbourne: Which is Better to Live In?
Adelaide vs Canberra Living Comparison: Which Lifestyle is for You?
Sydney vs Perth Living Comparison: Find Your Ideal City
Sydney or Brisbane: Which is Better to Live In?
2. Getting Set Up in Australia
From transferring your money to Australia to learning about the medical system, the blog posts below will help you set up your new life.
189 Visa Process: How to Immigrate to Australia (Skilled Independent)
How to Start a Business in Australia as a Sole Trader
Medicare Australia: Understand How the Healthcare System Works
5 Ways of Making Friends Abroad You May Not Have Considered
How to Transfer Money Abroad Cheaply with Wise
Emigration Preparation Part 2: Let the Madness Begin
3. Life in Australia
To learn more about what to expect when you start your new life in Australia, take a look through the guides below.
Australian House Prices 2022: How Expensive is It?
Average Rent in Australia 2022: City Comparison
Australian House Styles: 19th Century to Modern Day
25 Amazing Native Australian Animals & Where to See Them!
Houses in Australia vs UK: Design Comparison
Historical Architecture in Australia that Surprised a UK Expat
4. Study Abroad
The first time I lived in Australia was as a foreign exchange student at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. Read more about my experience and how you can do the same in the guides below.