Owning a Vehicle in Australia

Find out how to buy or import a car or bike in Australia, plus information on registering, insuring and making it road legal once the paperwork is completed...

Whether behind the wheel of a car or motorbike, drivers in Australia have to make sure that their vehicles are registered, insured and roadworthy. In this section there is detailed information on vehicle insurance and road safety certificates for vehicles.

In the market for a car or motorbike? This section covers the processes and paperwork involved in buying a new car in Australia, as well as details on how to go about the private sale or purchase and re-registering of a second-hand used car.

Thinking of bringing a car from your home country? Details on the registration, taxes and customs requirements needed to import a car or bike to Australia can be found right here.