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Smart Steps to Australia


Our former client Karen has created a brilliant website, Smart Steps to Australia, to help you prepare for your move to Australia. The website is full of useful information about how to plan your move to Australia, and what to do once you arrive.

Karen moved to Queensland with her family a few years ago. So she has lots of first hand useful tips and lots of up to date advice to share with people who share the same dream!

Check out her website:


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Here are some steps we recommend you take before you move to Australia:



Open a Bank Account Before You Move:


We want to make sure you have the confidence to move smoothly and easily, knowing there’s a financial partner on your side. That’s why we’re introducing you to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. They’re known to Aussies as CommBank.


CommBank is Australia’s largest bank. They’ve been helping Australian dreams come true since 1911, and support more people moving to Australia than any other bank. With a variety of products and services, you can get sorted in no time:


Find tips on how they can help you call Australia home on their Moving to Australia website.

They’re here to help you with your Australian banking needs.













Things you should know:

Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 is a company incorporated in Australia with limited liability and subject to Australian regulation (CommBank).



Doree Bonner International 


Doree Bonner International has been moving people worldwide for more than a century. They have branches across the UK, and can arrange removals to any destination in any country across the world. Including of course Australia.

They are regarded as one of the country’s leading removals and storage companies and are currently among the top 10 international and UK house removal companies in the UK.


Doree Bonner provides a full removal and storage service that can be individually tailored to clients requirements and can include:

  • A free pre-move survey by a trained member of staff

  • Provision of marine insurance cover

  • Use of floor covers/protectors at all addresses

  • Provision of all packing materials and labour

  • Packing, wrapping and loading of all possessions

  • Assistance with Customs Declaration and Paperwork

  • At destination: the unloading and setting out of furniture as directed by the client

  • At destination: the unpacking of all possessions in nominated rooms with items placed onto flat surfaces for inspection

  • The removal of all used packing materials

  • International removals worldwide

  • Secure Storage facilities that are under 24 hour surveillance and fully alarmed

Please email to find out more or to book a free pre-move survey. 



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