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Dawson Moving and Storage is an Australian family owned and operated company who have been dedicated in moving Australia since 1927. We understand that moving can be a stressful time, so let our family make life easy for your family.

We at Dawson Moving and Storage can provide all services from packing, uplifting, transporting, storing, delivering, and unpacking your belongings, as well as organise pet and car transportation, cleaning and even mowing the lawn at your old home for you. Let us take the worries out of your move, so you can enjoy your new home right away. We design each move to suit your individual needs.

Our Team
We have a great team of drivers and removalists who take the utmost care with your belongings. Our office is also staffed with very professional and understanding people who are easy to talk to and understand all aspects of moving home.

AFRA Member
Dawson Moving and Storage are proud members of the Australian Furniture Removers Association (AFRA). AFRA members are subjected to a rigorous audit process and have access to training systems that ensure excellent standards of service and safe work practices. Our high standards in furniture removal are reflected through membership in this elite organisation.

Removal Tips

Moving Out
  • Contact all relevant authorities to notify of your new address.
  • Return all library books, DVD's etc.
  • Arrange transfer of bank accounts, internet, telephone, gas, electricity connections.
  • Fill prescriptions needed the week before and after the move.
  • Service your car, drain the lawnmower.
  • Arrange final readings of gas and electricity meters, remove batteries.
  • Discontinue any delivery services, newspapers, automated payment plans and local memberships. Collect dry cleaning.
  • Leave a note or small gift for new residents.
  • Create a packet for new residents with owner's manuals and warranties for appliances.
Moving In
  • Gather birth certificates, passports, etc. for everyone in your home and carry important documents with you on moving day.
  • Measure doorways, stairways, and elevators to make sure all your furniture will fit. Measure twice – move once!
  • Go grocery shopping on moving day so you don't have to keep ordering takeout.
  • Transfer your monthly services.
  • Confirm parking options for your moving truck - you may need a permit on moving day.
  • Make sure your new home has a visible address.
  • Find the nearest library, café, grocery store, takeout restaurant, or any area you'll visit frequently.
  • Explore your new neighborhood.
  • Get to know your new neighbors!
  • Register to vote.

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