Handy Hints

Handy Hints for Moving within or out of Australia

Handy Document Downloads:

Handy Hints.pdf (1.03MB Approximate file size)
Ineligible Items for a removal.pdf (1.94MB Approximate file size)
Mail-redirection.pdf (823KB Approximate file size)
Moving with children.pdf (1.34MB Approximate file size)
Moving with pets.pdf (2.31MB Approximate file size)
Storage tips.pdf (2.77MB Approximate file size)

 

Instructional Videos

Visit AFRA’s You Tube Channel to watch some VERY useful tips & handy hints to ensure your move goes exactly to plan.

AFRA Packing-and-unpacking

AFRA members have been trained in the correct packing methods to ensure all items are packed to minimise the risk

 

Discontinue at your old address:

  • Telephone
  • Gas and electricity
  • Newspapers and subscriptions
  • Milk and bread deliveries

 

Arrange for connection to your new house:

  • Telephone
  • Gas and electricity

 

Notify your change of address to:

  • The Electoral Commission
  • Your bank to transfer your account
  • The post office to redirect your mail
  • Your Consultants / Advisors including solicitor, accountant and stockbroker
  • Your insurance company
  • Your health insurance fund
  • Roads and Traffic Authority for car registration, licenses etc

 

Make sure you have you collected or returned:

  • Your children’s school records
  • Your family’s dental and medical records
  • Dry cleaning and items left for repair
  • Anything borrowed from or loaned to a neighbor
  • Library books

 

Don’t forget to also:

  • Defrost your refrigerator and prepare all appliances for removal
  • Preparing your washing machine – some household appliances need special attention
  • Dispose of all items you have decided not to take including garden chemicals, paint, mower fuel etc
  • Ask us about insurance for moving and check to make sure everything is covered
  • Pack your emergency kit for when you arrive at your destination

Useful Links

AFRA (Australian Furniture Removers Association)

Australia Post

Australian Taxation Office 

Australian Electoral Commision

Telstra

Foxtel 

 

Handy Hints for Moving within or out of Australia

Handy Document Downloads:

Handy Hints.pdf (1.03MB Approximate file size)
Ineligible Items for a removal.pdf (1.94MB Approximate file size)
Mail-redirection.pdf (823KB Approximate file size)
Moving with children.pdf (1.34MB Approximate file size)
Moving with pets.pdf (2.31MB Approximate file size)
Storage tips.pdf (2.77MB Approximate file size)

 

Instructional Videos

Visit AFRA’s You Tube Channel to watch some VERY useful tips & handy hints to ensure your move goes exactly to plan.

AFRA Packing-and-unpacking

AFRA members have been trained in the correct packing methods to ensure all items are packed to minimise the risk

 

Discontinue at your old address:

  • Telephone
  • Gas and electricity
  • Newspapers and subscriptions
  • Milk and bread deliveries

 

Arrange for connection to your new house:

  • Telephone
  • Gas and electricity

 

Notify your change of address to:

  • The Electoral Commission
  • Your bank to transfer your account
  • The post office to redirect your mail
  • Your Consultants / Advisors including solicitor, accountant and stockbroker
  • Your insurance company
  • Your health insurance fund
  • Roads and Traffic Authority for car registration, licenses etc

 

Make sure you have you collected or returned:

  • Your children’s school records
  • Your family’s dental and medical records
  • Dry cleaning and items left for repair
  • Anything borrowed from or loaned to a neighbor
  • Library books

 

Don’t forget to also:

  • Defrost your refrigerator and prepare all appliances for removal
  • Preparing your washing machine – some household appliances need special attention
  • Dispose of all items you have decided not to take including garden chemicals, paint, mower fuel etc
  • Ask us about insurance for moving and check to make sure everything is covered
  • Pack your emergency kit for when you arrive at your destination

Useful Links

AFRA (Australian Furniture Removers Association)

Australia Post

Australian Taxation Office 

Australian Electoral Commision

Telstra

Foxtel 

 

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