Removals Australia

If you are relocating to Australia and want to make sure your move is carried out by experts then Armishaws is your answer. We have been moving people to Australia for many years. Please give us a call if you have any questions. Moving back from Australia to the UK? No problem, we can help you with that too.

Why Choose Armishaws?
At Armishaws, we pride ourselves on our Australian removals service. As a result of our experience and expertise, we have established working relationships with many major shipping companies.

An Armishaws International Shipping Consultants will make an appointment with you to discuss your moving date, the items you will be transporting and any item you may wish to store. We will share our vast experience in overseas moving and give you advice on:

• Items that may not be practical to transport
• Details on any special packing or transportation needs
• Identify any parking permits requirements
• Any lifting equipment that may be necessary

Every move is different and we will ensure that all of your individual needs are catered for within our relocation services.

An important part of our overseas removal solution is the specialist export wrapping service we provide. Our skilled packaging experts will ensure your goods arrive in the exact same condition they left you, no matter how far they have traveled.

Armishaws have built up a network of tried and tested agents who will deal with local customs clearance, deliveries and the unpacking and unwrapping of your furniture and effects. We can even supply you with a website address to enable you to track your shipment.

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Australia Facts

Australia is one of the world’s largest countries, with a population of only 21 million. This means that certain areas of the country are extremely sparsely populated when compared to other countries. Not only does this result in people relocating to Australia being able to decide whether to live in a populated or quiet area, but they can also usually buy property and land as a relatively low cost.

Armishaws provide removals and relocation services to all regions within Australia, including:

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

We can move you to any city in Australia, including:

Canberra, Sydney, Darwin, Brisbane, Cairns, Adelaide, Hobart, Melbourne and Perth.

Top Facts

Capital: Canberra
Official Languages: English
Population: 21,000,000
Area: 7,741,220 km², 2,988,888 sq mi
Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
Calling Code: +61

Geography of Australia

The majority of Australia is either desert or semi-arid terrain. Australia also has the flattest and oldest, most unfertile soil in the world.

The north of the country is tropical, containing rainforest, woodland, grassland and mangrove swamps. This area of Australia is often regarded as the most beautiful and tends to attract the largest amount of tourists to Australia.

Australian quarantine inspections

All shipments into Australia are subject to inspection by the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS). AQIS are looking for items that may endanger the natural flora and fauna of Australia as well as disrupt its agricultural industry. If you have such items in your consignment your goods may be subject to fumigation, other treatment or destruction, for which there is an additional fee.

Australian Culture

Australia’s national culture is strongly influenced by U.S., British and European culture, there are however some influences from the Australian environment, indigenous people and history.

The majority of Australians live on the country coast, leaving the outback sparsely populated. This also makes the cities in Australia “melting pots” of culture, with people from countless different backgrounds coming together for both work and leisure.

More aggressive contact sports such as Rugby and Australian Rules Football are the most popular sports in Australia, drawing the largest stadium and television audiences. Sport plays a huge role is most Australians lives as it is strongly incorporated into both school and work life.

Cricket, cycling, climbing and water sports are also extremely popular in Australia, with many choosing to pursue these sports on the weekends and during holidays.

Transit times when moving to Australia

When moving to Australia, household effects are secured in large metal containers and carried on container ships. Transit times are dependent on the type of services that have been chosen.

Full Container Load (container for exclusive use)

  • Adelaide 8 – 10 weeks
  • Brisbane 8 – 11 weeks
  • Fremantle/Perth 7 – 9 weeks
  • Melbourne 8 – 10 weeks
  • Sydney 8 – 10 weeks
  • Hobart 9 – 11 weeks

On arrival at Port in Australia, Customs and Quarantine may take between 10 to 20 working days to complete; this has been allowed in the overall door-to-door totals quoted.

Useful Documents for your move to Australia

Document Find out more
Australia Customs Information Download
Australia Customs Website Visit Website
Australia Customs Form Download
Australia Marine Insurance Valuation Form Download
Australia Marine Insurance Terms & Conditions Download

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