Moving from home can be a very exhausting and stressful time if not planned properly. Not only do you need to ensure that you pack all of your belongings and clean your old place before leaving, but you also need to make sure that your new address is updated with all of your important contacts. This can be a daunting task, especially if you have a lot of different accounts and memberships. To help make the process a little bit easier, we’ve compiled a checklist of some of the most important places you most likely need to notify your change of address.
Government Organisations Change of Address Checklist
|Australia Electoral Commission|
|Australian Taxation Office|
|Department of Human Services (Centrelink, Medicare, Child Support etc)|
|School, TAFE, University|
|Water and Sewerage|
You can manage your change of change with most government organisations through your myGov account.
- Update your address with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
- Update your Medicare details
- Notify Centrelink of your new address
- Change your address for your driver’s licence
- Register to vote in your new electorate
- Change your address with Australia Post
Non-Government Organisations Change of Address Checklist
|Banks and Credit Unions|
|Childcare and After School Care|
|Family and Friends|
|Health Professionals (Optometrist, Podiatrist, etc.)|
|Insurance (Car, House, Contents, etc.)|
|Insurance (Life, Health, Income, Funeral Plans, Ambulance etc.)|
|Internet Service Provider|
|Legal Representatives (Solicitors)|
|Mobile Phone Plan|
|Subscription Services (Paid TV, Newspapers etc.)|
|Real Estate Agents|
|Vehicle Service Centres|
You’re almost ready for moving day!
Well done, you’ve finished the change of address checklist at last and you’re ready for moving day!
Moving day is another difficult step in itself, and packing and transporting all of your things might be hard, which is why we’ve compiled a list of 50 fast and easy packing tips.
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