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Cost of living Melbourne: What to expect (2024)

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Melbourne exudes irresistible charm, like a unique social mecca with a huge fire going that bursts with life and sparks of exciting entertainment. Festivals, live theatre, cinema, AFL, NRL, casinos, horse racing, dining in some of Australia’s top restaurants, coffee bars, boutique wineries and breweries, amazingly beautiful national parks and coastal scenery, quaint cottage industries, beautiful stone fruit, jams, pastries and much much more. 

Melbourne is one of the most cosmopolitan multicultural cities in the world and has been ranked as the third most liveable city according to the Global Liveability Index.

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Best cities to move to, to start a new life: A guide to new beginnings in Australia

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Setting out on a new chapter in life often involves a change of scenery. Australia, with its diverse landscapes and vibrant cities, offers quite a range of options if you are looking for a fresh start. 

But what are the best cities to move to, to start a new life? Let’s take a look at what’s on offer from the tropical allure of Cairns to the sophisticated charm of Melbourne. Each city has its unique appeal but which one is right for you? Let’s find out.

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Pool table sizes: Choosing the right one for your room

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Pool tables are a great way to enjoy quality time with friends and family at home. Whether you are a competitive player or simply enjoy the game, there is nothing like having your own pool table at home. 

Choosing the right size pool table for your room, however, can be a daunting task. In this article, we will walk you through the different pool table sizes and factors to consider when choosing the right one for your home. 

If you are moving your pool table into your new home it is vital to have it moved by a pool table removalist who can treat your table with the care that it deserves.

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Furniture donations: Where, what & how to donate before moving

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When preparing for a move, many people realize they own more than they need or have items they no longer use. Rather than moving these excess pieces, donating furniture is an excellent way to declutter, make a positive impact, and lighten the load for your move. If you're wondering where, what, and how to donate, you're in the right place!

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Moving from Brisbane to Melbourne: How-to guide

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Relocating from Brisbane to Melbourne is not just about moving your belongings from Point A to Point B. It’s an exciting journey, leading you from the warmth and sun-drenched beaches of the Gold Coast and Brisbane into Melbourne’s eclectic mix of culture, food, and unpredictable weather. 

As interstate removalists, we have helped many relocate to Melbourne and our Brisbane Removals Guide can help you with the practical aspects of this. But there is more to a move than just packing boxes and hiring a good removalist. This guide focuses on cultural and lifestyle adjustments, and how you can best navigate them.

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Best suburbs in the Gold Coast to move your family to

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What a great idea! Move to the Gold Coast for a better lifestyle, or for your family’s (kids) sake or because you have work lined up there.

You can look forward to miles of beautiful sunbathed beaches, magnificent weather all year round, vibrant nightlife, exquisite hinterland scenery, everything you could want in services/schools, entertainment and many other facilities especially suited to families.

How to set up a pool table in a family home

How to set up a pool table: A comprehensive guide for beginners

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Setting up a pool table seems like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. With the right tools and a little bit of patience, you can have your pool table ready for action in no time.

In this comprehensive guide, we'll take you through all the steps for how to set up a pool table correctly, from assembling the frame to fitting the felt. Whether you're moving to a new house and have engaged a pool table removalist or just bought your first pool table, this guide has got you covered.

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10 tips for a stress-free move: your home removalists Brisbane guide

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Moving to a new home can be an exciting journey, but it can also be a stressful experience if not properly planned. From packing and organising to finding reliable home removalists, there are numerous tasks to tackle.