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Information for Australian citizens returning to Australia to reside

Information for Australian citizens returning to Australia toreside

International transport and removal companies are generally familiar with the requirements of the Australian Government when shipping or freighting personal effects back to Australia.  However, where you have specific queries it is best to direct these to the pertinent Australian Government agencies.

Australian Customs Service:

Returning Australian Citizens or persons moving to Australia to reside, who wish to obtain information on sending personal items to Australia, should contact the Australian Customs Service via the Customs web site.

Australian Quarantine Inspection Service:

Returning Australian Citizens or persons moving to Australia to reside or travelling to Australia, who wish to obtain information on how to enter Australia with pets or animal products, should contact the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service via the AQIS web site.

Medicare:

Returning Australian Citizens or persons moving to Australia to reside, who wish to obtain information on health care cover, should contact Medicare via their web site.

Social Security:

Returning Australian Citizens or persons moving to Australia to reside, who wish to obtain information on Social Security benefits, should contact Centrelink via Centrelink web site.

State/Territory Governments: 

Returning Australian Citizens or persons moving to Australia to reside, who wish to obtain information from State or Territory Governments, should contact the relevant governments via their web site