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On arrival checklist for international students

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As soon as you arrive, contact your family and let them know you have arrived safely


Finalise your long-term accommodation


Organise insurance for your belongings


Open a bank account


Get a tax file number if you plan to work


Order your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) membership card


Explore public transport options in your area


Find your local supermarket, doctor’s
surgery, chemist, shopping centre etc


Organise furniture and whitegoods for your home (if required)


Make childcare or school arrangements for your children


View the checklist in pdf format (pdf, 107kb)