10+ Very Useful Services When You Move To Australia 

(Last Updated On: February 15, 2016)

Below are some services that we have personally used and recommend you check them out before or after you move to Australia.

We have gathered this list over 14 months since we have started Irish Around Oz. They all open in a new tab for your convenience.

Not only that but we have contacted a lot of these companies and have special offers for all Irish Around Oz members. To become a member you simply have to Like our Facebook page here.

    1. CurrencyFair – The easiest and cheapest way to send money internationally and our recommend currency transfer company. We use them and they are great! Click here to download their FREE money transfer guide.

      Bonus: You can sign up with this link to get your first trade for FREE for all Irish Around Oz members.

    2. Got to much stuff? Need to send some stuff back to your home country? Send a bag from Australia to Ireland or pretty much any destination worldwide. Check out SendMyBag.

      Bonus: Not only that but all Irish Around Oz members get 5% off their first order! Sign up here.

    3. OzForex – Another great option for money transfers they offer fast & secure international money transfers and better FX rates than your bank!

       Bonus: For all Irish Around Oz members you can get no transaction fees over $1000AU. Sign up with this link.

    4. Are you permanently moving to Australia or have you been in Oz for a number of years and have a lot of stuff to ship back? We have 5% off with Seven Seas. Use offer code “IAA4W11” and get a quote here.

    5. Need to book a hostel? HostelWorld literally has the largest choice of hostels in Australia and handy for making a booking or checking a place out before you go.

    6. RSA online – You will need to do this RSA online course if you want to work in any bar or hospitality job in Australia. We have used them and found them to be one of the best

    7. TaxBack – Get your Australian tax back fast and reliably with TaxBack.com, by far the most experienced in the industry. You can also claim your Super back with them here.

    8. Need to get your trade recognised in Oz? Check out GQ Australia(Get Qualified) they help 1000’s of Irish get there trades recognised very easily. Visit their site here.

    9. Applying for your 457 Visa or PR(permanent residency)? Use our MARA registered migration agents with over 10 years experience in the industry! Apply here

    10. Need to get a flight home? Or looking for the best travel deal back to Ireland? We are happy to announce a new exclusive partnership with Student Flights Randwick, together we have created direct point of contact for all International and domestic travel. For any Travel questions or travel quotes please contact team at:
      Or contact number 02 8374 9922

    11. Looking for a good deal in your area? Find Great Deals At LivingSocial

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There you have it 10+ useful services when you move to Australia, of course there is a lot of additional services and providers available and we encourage you to shop around. These are simply some that we have used and can highly recommend them. Other articles you should read:


Please note we are affiliated with some of these companies but again these partnerships have been built on services that we have tried and tested from many other expats like yourself in Australia. Enjoy and be sure to share :) 

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