Yearly Archives: 2019


Do You Plan on Relocating to Australia over the Christmas Period?

2019-12-04T15:34:14+00:00December 2nd, 2019|

As school starts at the end of January, many families wish to relocate prior to starting the school year, around Christmas time. This makes it one of our busiest times of year. However, being summer holidays much of Australia winds down including the real estate market. Estate agents will be shut from 20th December and [...]

Own It Award Goes to Woodhams Relocation Centre

2019-12-02T18:42:58+00:00December 2nd, 2019|

We are thrilled to share some news from our recent trip to the USA - Woodhams Relocation Centre was awarded the Own It! Award from our partners, NEI Global Relocation. The Own It! award recognizes the service partners who best exemplify the NEI business approach to providing Service Exceeding Expectations: Offering value, Winning the [...]

20 Years of Reloc8 Asia-Pacific Group: Tradition of Excellence in Destination Services Delivery across Asia-Pacific

2019-12-02T18:04:20+00:00December 2nd, 2019|

Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group celebrated 20 years of partnership as the relocation industry’s leading alliance in the APAC region. During the past 20 years, Reloc8 has built a tradition of excellence in destination services delivery across Asia-Pacific. Understanding that customers want providers they can trust, Reloc8 partners exemplify that trust through offering value, winning [...]

Duty of Care for International Transferees – have we thought of everything?

2019-10-01T03:52:31+00:00September 30th, 2019|

Identifying the needs for international transferees usually means addressing a long check list of legal, tax, visa and moving requirements. Importantly, managing these issues minimises risk for both the organisation and its employees. But are there any matters that can be overlooked? Home Contents Insurance HR professionals can be responsible for a diverse range [...]

Is the 407 Training Visa Available for your Organisation?

2019-08-09T05:08:36+00:00August 8th, 2019|

There’s no denying the extensive obligations that come with sponsoring a worker on the TSS visa. Tougher eligibility criteria on age, employment history, salary and available occupations made 2018 an extremely challenging year for employers. The good news is that a lot of the uncertainty has now been clarified. Whilst the 482 TSS visa remains [...]

Expat tax update; and Relocation – 5 things we learned in 2018.

2019-07-03T04:00:26+00:00April 1st, 2019|

In this webinar Seth Hertz (Director, Expat US Tax) will provide updates on tax and super rules affecting international assignments in Australia. Anna Kavelj, Client Services Director, Woodhams Relocation Centre, will focus on property leases and work visa status; short-term accommodation market update; a cyber fraud case study; and more. Please click on the link [...]

Reloc8 Asia Pacific Country Briefings – India

2019-04-05T02:56:51+00:00April 1st, 2019|

This focused and relevant webinar will cover the information international assignees, their families, and those supporting them, find most useful as they commence their relocation to India. Topics covered will include: Country Background Visa and Work Permits Housing (Costs, Availability, Formalities, Surprises etc) Cultural Surprises for new arrivals