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Relocating to Melbourne with Relocation Specialists Victoria

Welcome to Melbourne the world’s most liveable city 2013.

It comes as no surprise to the people of Melbourne that the Economist Intelligence Unit’s liveability survey has ranked our city as the world’s most liveable in 2013 for the third year in row.

We live in a vibrant, multicultural community that offers diverse sporting, cultural and leisure opportunities, a green environment, with a low crime rate, and affordable housing, education and amenities.

Melbourne is known as the multi-cultural capital of Australia. The vast range of different cultures in Melbourne provides a never ending feast of gastronomical delights and entertainment throughout the year. From Chinese New Year celebrations in China Town through to the Summer Latin Festival in the CBD’s vibrant federation square there is always something happening for everyone no matter where you come from.

Melbourne is the event capital of Australia. Our passion is the footy and our sporting events and venues are among the best in the world. The Australian Grand Prix, The Australian Open, The Melbourne Cup and of course the AFL Grand Final are all hosted by Melbourne.

Melbourne is also considered to be world class when it comes to dining, shopping and theatre. Busy Chapel Street is a shopping mecca for Melbournians and there are many other areas that each has its own unique style. Melbournians love their fresh produce and markets such as The Victoria Market, Preston Market and Prahran Market are a regular Saturday shop for many Victorians.

Melbourne’s parks and gardens are world renown and why Victoria is known as the “Garden State”. The beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens in South Yarra provide an in city haven for Melbournians to immerse themselves in our cities history and unique fauna. The distinctive design of the Cranbourne Botanical gardens showcases Australian Native Plants in a modernistic stylised environment.

Relocation Specialists Victoria provides a comprehensive service including Orientation, Home and Education Searches, Removals Management, Settling in Services, Departure Services, Career Transition Assistance for Partners and much more.

Relocation is a complex, time consuming and demanding business. This is precisely why you should let us do it.

You get one point of contact, a fixed fee and a seamless, end-to-end service that leaves nothing to chance. We’re experts, we’re experienced, we’re fast and we know Melbourne.

Don’t just take our word for it.

Here’s what some of Relocation Specialists Victorian clients have said about our service.

“Amcor Flexibles have had several recent international relocations for which we have used the services of Relocation Specialists. We have found the company to be an excellent resource as an ongoing service provider to Amcor. I highly endorse their professionalism and fast response times in providing flexible solutions for our assignees.”

Helen Casey, Director Human Resources, Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific

 

“Arup have been using the services of Relocation Specialists since early 2008. Wehave always found them to be very responsive to our Relocation needs and they look after our assignees in a highly professional manner. Relocation Specialists provide a quick and seamless service and assist in making our job a lot easier, taking the worry out what can sometimes be quite complex mobility solutions. I would highly recommend their services to anyone who was looking for a Relocation Agent.”

Ella Meager, Human Resources Officer, Arup Australia

 

“We’ve used Relocation Specialists regularly since early ‘07 and I can’t speak highly enough of them. They provide us with a complete end-to-end solution from orientation, house and school searches to travel arrangements and settling our staff into their new communities – and everything in between. A seamless and utterly professional experience.”

Aliya Alidina, HR Analyst, Chartis Insurance

 

“Fluor Human Resources team have been utilising Relocation Specialists services for the past few years. They ensure a seamless transition for each of our employees when arriving from overseas. It is important that our employees transition with ease into the culture, business and home life as quickly as possible and the Relocation Specialists ensure that this happens! Our relationship with the Relocation Specialists is both professional and supportive. And as a group they work well to support our business and assist with any ad hoc queries that may arise. I no doubt would recommend the Relocation Specialists as a service provider.”

Lynsey Hampton, Human Resources Mobility Specialist, Fluor Australia

Some Useful Links

Over 12 years Relocation Specialists Victoria has established a large network of quality suppliers and advisors to the Relocation Industry. Speak with us about how we can help you but in the meantime here are some useful links that may assist.

Finding somewhere to live

Childcare and education

Health and welfare

Finance

Entering the country

  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) 131 881 www.immi.gov.au
  • Victorian Government Skilled Migration Program +61 3 9651 9756 www.liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au
  • Australian Customs Service 1300 363 263, +61 2 9313 3010 www.customs.gov.au
  • Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service 1800 020 504, +61 3 8318 6700
  • AQIS Pet Importing +61 2 6272 4454
  • Adult Migration English Program (AMEP) 131 881 www.immi.gov.au
  • Northern AMEP Consortium 1300 062 314
  • Adult Multicultural Education Services Consortium +61 3 9926 4666 www.ames.net.au
  • Translating and Interpreting Service 131 450

Essential home services

Transport

Used car websites

Sport, culture and events

Shopping, food and dining out

Restaurant listings

Community, multiculturalism and local government

Media

 

 

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