Important things to do after you arrive
  • Last updated:
  • 31 Aug 2021

This is a check list to help you understand the important things you must do in your first weeks.

  1. Get an Australian phone number
  2. Apply for a tax file number (TFN)
  3. Open a bank account
  4. Register with Medicare
  5. Contact Centrelink
  6. Find a family doctor
  7. Translate important documents
  8. Apply for a drivers licence
  9. Enrol your children at school
  10. Sign up for free English classes