Info on Moving to, Living and Working in Canberra


Info on Living, Working, Childcare, Schools and more in Canberra

There is a great publication from the Dept of Immigration on living in Canberra. It covers taxes, education, childcare, working, and much much more. You can download it

in German

or in English

There is some good basic information about Canberra and its services (written for diplomatic families).

The Australian Department of Immigration sometimes publishes a helpful list with a lot of useful links and how-to information showing what to do first when you arrive to live in Australia (like getting a tax file number, applying for Medicare, enrolling at school, opening a bank account, and so on.)  (Let us know if you find a link to that document on the internet, and we'll put a link here.)


Info on where to find your favourite German products, the best internet and phone providers, second hand kids' clothes, doctors, and more in Canberra

You can also download our Welcome Pack (compiled by Spiel und Spass parents, editted by Jo Nebel) for Germans / Austrians / Swiss families new to Canberra... find out where to buy "proper" bread, second hand kids' clothes, where to borrow a cot, where the Sunday markets are, where you can buy organic produce, who is the best internet or phone provider, and much more...


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Info on Moving to, Living and Working in Canberra