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Things to do on Arriving in Australia

Below is a list of 7 important things that you should do as soon as possible after arriving in Australia.

1. Apply for a Tax File Number (TFN) : Click here

Do this first. To receive an income in Australia, you need a Tax File Number (TFN).

2. Open a bank account. Click here

In Australia, most income including salary or wages and government benefits are paid directly into a bank account.

3. Register with Medicare. Click here

The Australian Government provides help with basic medical expenses through a scheme called Medicare.

4. Register with Centrelink. Click here

Centrelink is a government agency which delivers a range of services to the community.

5. Register for English Classes. Click here

Communicating in English is very important and the key to your successful settlement.

6. Apply for a Driver’s Licence. Click here

Information on gaining a driver’s licence.

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