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Cost of living

Before moving to another country, it is important to know the cost of living and to plan how you will pay for these costs.

If you have an urgent financial situation and need help, speak with the friendly staff at the Study Melbourne Student Centre or speak with your institution’s financial advisor.

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Learn about the cost of living in Victoria to make sure you are prepared before arriving.

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Access information about setting up a bank account before or after you arrive.

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Exchanging money

Find out important information for exchanging money in Australia.

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Apply for a Tax File Number and find out about the Goods and Services Tax(GST).

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Help & advice

Explore the range of support services available to you before and during your study experience.

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Last updated: 29 Sep 2015


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