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started by: SimonSays44 · last update: 1445267826 · posted: 1367507137

I've been renting an apartment in Melbourne and the tenancy agreement is due to end in August. However I need to move out now so want to break the lease early, does anyone know if a) this is possible and b) how much it would cost to do this?

started by: HarlemShake · last update: 1433855837 · posted: 1433160385

I know they're probably all much of a muchness but does anyone have advice on the best bank in Australia? I'm just looking for the standard current account and credit card.

started by: BritBoy-888729 · last update: 1426180706 · posted: 1424786144

I'm a temporary resident here in Australia, am I able to get a mortgage?

started by: katefenton · last update: 1406550845 · posted: 1406250097

Hi,   Please can you give me any advice on visas (best one - work to do to get 2nd year), work (thinking of working as soon as I get there for a bit of money). I don't really have a time limit, but am thinking a year or two.   I understand I need a tax file number which we get out there, do I need an Australian bank account or anything else as well? - any recommendations?! Whilst working we'd be looking for a flat/apartment (don't mind sharing with others), is there a good website to find others to do this?   Thanks

started by: Peter123-907247 · last update: 1395657238 · posted: 1395134151

I'm self employed and i'm a bit confused about the PAYG tax system here. Where can I find information on paying tax in Australia?

started by: Peter123-907247 · last update: 1386673283 · posted: 1386160781

Looking to buy a property here and need some advice from a relaible mortgage advisor. Any suggestions?

started by: FrenchFries-907248 · last update: 1372092354 · posted: 1371641011

I've heard that paying income tax here in Australia is different to Europe and that I will have to fill in a tax return. Does someone have more information on this process?

started by: TheJones · last update: 1368447162 · posted: 1368026199

Can anyone recommend a company which transfers money overseas? I need to transfer a large amount back to the UK and the bank's rate is so bad.

started by: BritBoy-888729 · last update: 1368019594 · posted: 1367349641

My parents have just retired here and have asked me to help them organise their Wills. I dont really know where to start, does anyone know anything about inheritance law here or where I can go to seek advice? I don't really want to be paying huge amounts of legal fees!

started by: KittyKat85 · last update: 1359985678 · posted: 1358350915

Howdie. I'm starting my own business in Melbourne and need some advice on where to find a good accountant and lawyer. I'm from the US and don't know a huge amount about the system here for establishing a business, so ideally I need someone who has experience dealing with expats. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks  

started by: BritBoy-888729 · last update: 1359473244 · posted: 1359027282

Does anyone know if it's possible for non-permanent residents to get a bank loan in Oz?

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