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Important Points Before You Migrate To Australia

Migrating alone to Australia is an easy thing as compared with migrating with the family. Things are very much different if you are migrating to Australia with your family. As it will be a more costly affair, and also, the procedure will be more complex.

So, here are some important points that will help you in migrating to Australia with your family.

1 ) Relocation-

It might look like but migration process is not so easy task. If you are planning on going to Australia, you must know the limitations on the items you can bring into the country duty – free. But there is a regulation that if you are bringing personal items with you then the value should not be more that AUD 900 and they must have been owned and used for at least a year.

When it comes to vaccinations required for Australia, you need to worry about it, and that is the yellow fever vaccine. It’s mandatory for anyone coming to Australia from a country with risk of yellow fever. Routine vaccinations are recommended, too, such as measles vaccine, varicella (chickenpox), polio vaccine, and yearly flu shot.

2  Driving in Australia

Driving in Australia is possible with a foreign driver’s license if you are in the country temporarily (less than three months). Otherwise, in order to drive there, you need to have Australian driving license. To drive with your home country’s license, you may also require an international driver’s permit (IDP) if your license is not in English.

3 ) Healthcare

One of the most important factors to consider for you and your family. The healthcare system and health insurance in Australia are an essential step to your international relocation. Firstly you should know that the country’s healthcare system is a hybrid system of both private and public schemes. It has been seen that people purchase private insurance that does not cover everything as its been described.

4 ) Education

Another important factor for your kids. International schools in Australia offering Indian, British or American curriculum are plentiful in this country. From French, German, even Japanese international schools, you will find everything you need depending on your child’s needs.

The education system in the Commonwealth country is divided into different categories –

  • Primary (includes kindergarten)

  • Secondary and tertiary (higher) education, with only primary and secondary being compulsory.

After this, students can choose to pursue tertiary education at some of the best schools and universities in the country.

So, these are the important factors to take into consideration if you are migrating to Australia with your family or a  prospective partner 

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