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TRAVEL EXEMPTIONS SHIPMENTS TO AUSTRALIA

IMPORTANT NOTICE: TRAVEL EXEMPTIONS SHIPMENTS TO AUSTRALIA (26th August 2020) The Australian Government has tightened entry permits into Australia and these measures will flow through to customs (Australian Border Force) clearance of HHGPE shipments. If your client is not entitled to travel to Australia then no concessions will be given to any Household Goods and Personal Effects importation and we may not be able to clear the shipment. Do [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

OSS COVID UPDATE – THE POSITION IN AUSTRALIA ( as at 13th August 2020)

Covid-19 Update - The position in Australia (As at 13th August 2020)  Like most countries Australia has a number of Covid-19 lockdown measures in place. All cafes/bars/restaurants/gyms/pools, most retail shops (Other than supermarkets) and sporting events are closed or are operating on a restricted basis depending on their location. Certain industries are able to operate as " Essential Services". At this time we are able to advise it is [...]

By |August 13th, 2020|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

What I’ve learnt upon moving back to Sydney after a year away

The plane wheels touched down, I cleared customs and then I could feel reality setting in. I could feel the beads of sweat. I was back in Sydney and the February humidity hit me like a sticky tidal wave before I’d even left the airport. After an emotional reunion with my family at arrivals, it really hit me that I was back in the city I’d loved, hated and [...]

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

Milestones at OSS

Like a proud parent, OSS World Wide Movers is proud to announce it has had another two employees join the 10+ years of service club and one join the 20+ years! Cameron Hines – National Operations Manager – 20 years Balvinder Singh – Group Financial Controller – 10 years Erin Wray (now Richie) – Sydney Move Manager – 10 years It is such an achievement to have another 3 [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

The Challenges You’ll 100% Face If You Leave The Nest & Start Fresh Overseas

I wholeheartedly believe that one of the driving factors behind people moving overseas is so that they can finally walk down to the shops in their underwear without bumping into a single familiar face. I’d like to believe this is why people move overseas, as it was 100% my main motivation. Complete transparency though, it turns out that even though you might not exactly know anyone, it’s still wildly [...]

By |October 19th, 2018|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

The best countries to live and work in – and to boost your salary

Moving overseas boosts the average worker's income by $US21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the US and Hong Kong. That's the conclusion in a survey showing that 45 per cent of expats said their existing job paid more internationally and 28 per cent changed locations for a promotion. In Switzerland, famous for both sky-high mountains and prices, the annual income boost totalled $US 61,000. Expat salaries there [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

How common etiquette in Australia differs from overseas

According to director of the Australian School of Etiquette, Zarife Hardy, Australians tend to have less of a fascination with etiquette than many overseas. “Australians have a very relaxed and casual approach to common etiquette. After all, etiquette is all about how you make someone feel in your presence, whether that be formal or informal. Some areas of etiquette are slipping but this seems to be happening globally, mainly due to [...]

By |August 31st, 2018|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments