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Managing your finances

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Money and finance will be one of the most important issues on your migration journey. We provide you with resources and guidance on organising your finances for the move, and guidance on setting up the banking and financial needs for your future. You will learn about getting a credit rating, superannuation, opening a bank account, applying for credit cards, and insurance cover. Understanding the financial resources available is a big first step to success in Australia!

  • Banking

    Banking

    Australia's bank system is safe and secure. They offer everyday banking services, credit cards, insurance, loans & mortgages. Learn more

  • Cost of living

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    Be prepared! Australia is an expensive country. Day-to-day costs like rent & food are high, especially if you do not yet have a job. Learn more

  • Tools & calculators

    Finance Tools & Calculators

    Manage your money smartly with tools & calculators. Work out your finances and budget with these free resources. Learn more

  • Australian currency

    australian-currency

    Australia was the first country in the world to have all of its bank notes made from plastic. Learn more

  • Superannuation

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    Employers in Australia must pay a minimum of 9% into an employees' self-funded retirement funds. Learn more