A Removalist’s Guide to Bringing Items to Australia

This blog summarises the first part our interview with Kieran O’Hara, director of Palmers Relocations. You can watch the full interview if you want to know more details and gain firsthand insights. Many of you have asked, “What can I bring to Australia?” While we answered this question several times in the past, we thought […]

15 THINGS I HAVE LEARNED IN THE 15 YEARS OF LIVING IN AUSTRALIA

I landed in Melbourne, Australia, on an Air France flight at 6:30 am on Anzac Day 2008. Our family airport routine was always the same–husband up front, followed by then 6-year-old daughter, pulling her pink Cinderella suitcase, followed by Mr 8 Years old, with his red Ferrari pillow and me, at the back, making sure […]

MOVING FROM THE UK TO AUSTRALIA? 3 DIFFERENCES YOU MIGHT UNDERESTIMATE

Moving abroad from the UK to Australia can be intimidating, especially if you don’t know what to expect. If you’re planning on relocating your family, we understand how overwhelming it can feel.  Robyn Vogels, the Owner of Personnel Relocations, lived in the UK for nearly ten years and is here to share three things many […]

MOVING PETS TO AUSTRALIA IN 2023? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Moving to a new country is always stressful, and moving with a pet can be even more daunting. But we at Personnel Relocations are pet lovers, and we know that relocation is only complete once your furry friend arrives in Australia. This guide will cover everything you need to know about moving your pet to […]

Why Comparing your Furniture Removals Quote with Others Won’t Work

Are you, or someone you know, asking on social media for recommendations for “good removalists”? Or are you reading about removalists taking too long to deliver goods or asking for extra payments? After many years of moving people to Australia, I have seen and heard all the stories. Some are frustrating, some sad, but some […]

How far in advance should you look for a house to rent in Australia?

How far in advance should you look for a house to rent in Australia? Generally, we start working with our clients about six to eight weeks prior to their arrival. The first three weeks are to start getting your paperwork and everything ready for your rental applications. But from four to five weeks, we need […]

Where To Live in Melbourne: East, West or North?

When moving to Melbourne, Victoria, one of the biggest problems is to shortlist a suburb. Where to live? Luckily it’s a very big area to choose from and most of the suburbs are safe, clean and worth considering.  But asking locals can sometimes send you down a rabbit hole of confusion because everybody loves where […]

Packing for Australia: 5 Best Time-saving Hacks

You wont find these on any other checklist! It can often feel like you have a good amount of time before you leave for Australia. You are waiting for the visa and the move date seems in the distance.  Then boom! You find yourself wondering where the time went.   Moving to a new country can […]

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