First Things First

  • Purchase a phone & sim card from the airport, any large grocery store, department store or phone shops. For more information, click here
  • Find accommodation- there are different options to choose to rent, short term rentals in hotels, apartments to rentals, or long-term rentals (this link will give you information on types of rentals and internet website to use for searching for rentals), please click here
  • Enrol with Medicare. Medicare gives you access to medical services such as Doctor (General Practitioner GP), hospital, optometrist, specialists, and ambulance. For more information and eligibility criteria please click here

To enrol with Medicare you will need to visit your local Medicare service centre, to find your nearest use this website link by highlighting the Medicare service centre and search by your     suburb/postcode, click here