FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS



IMPORTING CARS?

Q1) What import duty and terms and conditions apply?
A1)
Australian Import Duty of 10% of the Customs Value and 10% GST on the Customs Value + Duty + Shipping Cost

Q2) Who decided value of vehicle?
A2)
Generally the Customs Value is based on an ‘as landed’ valuation carried out at the Australian port. This value is normally about half the Australian Market value.

See Importing my Car to Australia for more information and links


WHAT NOT TO PACK?

Q1)What goods are "frowned" upon and best left at home?
A1) See the list of prohibited and restricted goods on the Australian Custom Services Website

Or for more information about your move to Perth See what to pack


VISAS?

Q1) Has anyone migrated on the Contributory parent Visa and what are the pitfalls if any?
A1)I have some Contributory Parents going through the process at the moment and they will share their migration story once they arrive in Perth (they are trying to sell their UK home at the moment). See the Parent Visa page for links to the DIMIA website for further information

If you have migrated to Perth on a Contributory Parent Visa and would like to share your story, please drop me a line with your contact details.


PERTH CLILMATE

If your looking for detailed information about the Australian climate then visit Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

The Bureau of Meteorology provides a selection of Bureau services which are available free of charge on the Bureau's web site.


GOT AN UNANSWERED QUESTION?

Well I can't promise I have the answer but I will do my best to point you in the right direction so just drop me a line :-)


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