Moving to Australia for a year

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katefenton

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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

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Admin-886955 1406550845

Hi Kate,


The best place to look for visas is the Department of Immigration website (http://www.immi.gov.au/Pages/Welcome.aspx) - they have a section called 'Find a visa' which can assist you.


Yes you will need a Tax File Number (TFN) in order to work - this can be applied for online via the Australian Taxation Office website: https://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/tax-file-number/applying-for-a-tfn/


In terms of accommoddation here are a few websites which will help you with your search:


http://www.flatmatefinders.com.au/


http://www.gumtree.com.au/


http://www.domain.com.au/?mode=rent


Best of luck!


 

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