living in adelaide, south australia
your new life in adelaide, south australia
Your families health cover is covered in our Healthcare section. Here you will find information on Medicare (similar to the UK NHS) and private health cover plans. Did you know you will need ambulance cover in South Australia? The emergency services number in Australia is 000.
For those with young children, our Schools pages will give you a good base to start looking at schooling around Adelaide. Child day care for younger children within working families will also be a factor for some. You can also find information on which benefits from Centrelink you may be entitled too, to assist your family on your arrival to South Australia.
We also have sections on finding work, getting around and places to visit in your free time. South Australia is a great place for families and there is plenty to go and explore once you have settled into your new life!
your new home in adelaide, south australia
Deciding where to live is a key factor in your new life in Australia. This may be a hard choice and, although it is good to listen to feedback from others, is a decision you will need to make. We have included suburb information and maps to give you an idea of locations. Take a day or two on arrival to drive around the different areas. Use this time to gauge what is going to suit your family needs and your budget. It will also give you an idea of traveling times which may be more, or less, than you thought.
South Australia provides some of Australia’s most affordable housing. Another decision you will make is if you will buy, build or rent. We provide links to information on all three areas of renting, buying and building and the things you will need to know. We have also listed the major utilities suppliers so that you have somewhere to start once you find your home. For many, moving to Australia provides another dream – to have your house built. This is not as complicated as it may seem and we provide links to land, houses and land & house packages from builders.