Moving to Melbourne

Preparation for your move involves both mental and physical aspects. The more you know about your destination, the smoother your transition. This edition deals specifically with Melbourne and will help you research your future home, from choosing a school or suburb to live in, packing your household belongings, to where to go for your weekend away once you’re living here.

Throughout this website you’ll find tips from specialists and other migrants, answers to frequently asked questions, contact details, e-mail and websites for the hundreds of services you will be using and a month by month relocation planner, to help guide you through the process.

Melbourne is a great city and we look forward to welcoming you here!

Melbourne, capital city of Victoria, is home to 3.4 million citizens from numerous cultural backgrounds. An exciting, multi-cultural city, Melbourne is elegant and sophisticated, yet eclectic and cosmopolitan. Highly regarded for its innovative arts and culture, entertainment, culinary excellence, shopping and sporting spectaculars, Melbourne’s diversity is reflected in the fusion of it’s architecture which blends both the historic and the contemporary.