relocation checklist

Moving to a new home is a busy time, requiring a lot of planning and organisation.

There are many things to remember to do when you pack up your old home and move to a new one.

We have put together a moving checklist of all of the things that need to be ticked off before you go.

Move Date Confirmed? Start by booking Blue Lighthouse Relocations to do your packing, moving and unpacking.

Arrange new Home and Contents insurance policy and cancel your old policy.

Schedule the disconnection of utilities at previous property for a few days after your relocation (Remember to take note of meter readings):

Phone

Internet

Cable/Streaming Services

Water

Gas

Power

Contact Australia Post to arrange redirection of mail.

Refill medical scrips for the next few weeks.

Pack personal items that are valuable or you may need on the day of the move e.g. Jewellery, Medication and Personal Documents.

Ensure that utilities are connected at your new property the day before moving in:         

Phone

Internet

Cable/Streaming Services

Water

Gas

Power

Take pictures of furniture and note any existing damage.

Make a list of belongings that you are taking, being donated, going to family or are rubbish. List precious and fragile items that need special care.

Contact dentists, specialists, doctors, or any other medical professional to request records to be forwarded to your new provider, if moving out of the area.

Rearrange new domestic help, cleaner and gardener at your new home, if required

Don’t forget to get a good night’s sleep the night before!

Notification List for Change of Address

Insurance Companies

Car

House

Contents

Financial Institutions

Banks

Loan Companies

Credit Card Companies

Superannuation Fund/s

Human Services

Centrelink

Concession Card

Medicare

Seniors Card

Car Registration (Department of Transport and Main Roads) – 13 23 80

Australian Tax Office – 13 28 61

Australian Electoral Commission – 13 23 26

All physicians e.g. Doctors, Dentist, Specialists and other medical professionals

 

Veterans’ Affairs – 1800 838 372

Internet Service Provider

Legal Representatives (lawyers, solicitors etc)

 

Loyalty Programs and Store Cards

Fly Buys

QANTAS

Virgin

Myer One

David Jones

Woolworths

Coles

Phone Companies

Family & Friends

Accountants

Gym, Health Club, Social Clubs and Library