Settlement Guide

We're talking about life and issues that affect you in settling in Australia.

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How to join a sports club in Australia

Australia is a sporting nation, and one of the most exciting ways to integrate into Australian society is through sports - bringing enormous health and social benefits for everyone involved. Here is what you need to know about the four most popular sporting codes.


 2021-11-08  9m

Why does Australia pose such a high risk for skin cancer?

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. But why is the risk of skin cancer so high in Australia, and how can you protect yourself from harmful UV radiation?


 2021-10-28  8m

How to get free legal assistance in Australia

Navigating Australia's legal system can be difficult, especially considering the cost of some lawyers. But a range of free legal services are also available across Australia for those in need.


 2021-10-21  8m

Here’s what you need to know about buying a private health cover

Private health insurance helps people avoid long wait times for non-urgent procedures and lets them access services that Medicare does not cover. But out of pocket costs may be a deterrent for many people to use it to pay for their medical costs.


 2021-10-11  7m

Fixed or variable: Choosing the right home loan

A variable loan offers more flexibility and comes with redraw and offset facilities, whereas a fixed-term loan keeps the interest repayments stable during the fixed term. But if you need to break the fixed term, the extra cost may be significant.


 2021-10-05  6m

New residents face longer wait for Centrelink payments

With changes in the social security laws set to take effect from 1 January 2022, new permanent residents will have a four-year wait period before they can access most government payments.


 2021-09-27  7m

Staying healthy during COVID-19 restrictions

With lockdowns in Melbourne and Sydney extended, gyms and other training facilities remain out of bounds for people. And a loss of social connection and restricted time outdoors means it’s not just one’s physical health but also mental well-being that may be taking a hit.


 2021-09-27  8m

Identifying warning signs of mental illness

People with mental illnesses are more likely to develop physical illnesses. If ignored, mental health issues can worsen and lead to other disorders. But with timely help, one can regain control and come back with renewed spirit.


 2021-09-13  7m

Including self-care in your daily routine

Taking care of one's physical and mental health paves the way for better holistic well-being down the track. But it's not always easy to do so, especially for women juggling career and household responsibilities. But here's how you can include self-care in your routine.


 2021-09-06  7m

Financial assistance for temporary visa holders and asylum seekers during COVID-19

Government-funded relief payments are available for temporary visa holders and asylum seekers experiencing extreme hardship. Nearly 200 charities and community organisations are delivering financial support and food relief to people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.



 2021-08-31  5m