When moving to a new state, it is important to know where to start in terms of setting up your new life

So many people say ‘I wish I knew this when I moved to South Australia’. Below are some tips to get you started in preparation for your move. 

Banking & Insurance

It is important to understand Banking and Insurance options when you arrive in Australia


It’s best to organise a bank account before you arrive in Australia so you are able to access your money straight away. There are four major banks in Australia and a number of smaller banks and credit unions to choose from. Most banks will allow you to apply to open an account through their website using an online application form. 


When moving, covering your assets is an important element. There are a number of insurers in the market, who can cover your assets such as vehicles, to home and contents. Click below to see how RAA can help you with your assets. 

Community Groups

Community Groups in South Australia ​

Transitioning to another state, let alone country, can be a very daunting experience. There are many community groups in South Australia to connect with which is a great way to start your move to South Australia.

Community Groups
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Healthcare, Mental health and wellbeing

Understanding the healthcare system in Australia

The Australian health system is one of the best in the world, providing safe and affordable health care. It is jointly run by all levels of Australian government – federal, state and territory, and local. Below is information to assist in understanding our health care system. 

Private health is a personal choice. If you are interested in learning more about the various private health funds available in Australia, you can be provided with comprehensive, independent private health insurance information if it is right for you. 

Your Mental Health and Wellbeing is so important, in general, and knowing how to access the right support is can be overwhelming. If you require help for your mental health and wellbeing, Health Direct is a great place to start to know what you are looking for. 

Phone & Internet

Your phone and internet options

There are many providers to choose from when it comes to your mobile and internet options, and often, these can be bundled together to give you better rates. Choosing which provider is a personal choice, but you need to go with what suits your needs most, particularly your location, if you Work From Home (WFH), live in the city, black spot etc. 

Community Groups

Relocation Services

Are you time poor, and need assistance with your life and or business administration?

Have you recently moved or are considering a move to South Australia. Are you time poor with managing your life admin? Busy individuals, families and business owners can benefit by using ONDA for managing your move and administration. From assisting with your move over, to setting up your accounts here, see what ONDA can do to help you.