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How much money 4 australia???

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1. Posted by irish9 (Full Member 19 posts) 10y

Headin to australia on a working holiday visa and have heard different reports to how much money i will need in my bank account on arrival. some say £2,000. does anyone out there know and how do i provide proof if been travelling immediately before australia?????


2. Posted by lanchutt (Inactive 58 posts) 10y


I am not entirely sure I think it is about £2000. I am having a major stress because I am trying hard to dave but things keep cropping up that need paying that keep draining my bank account - it's getting highly frustrating, I am not sure if I will officially have enough or not so here's to hoping I get a job ASAP! As far as I am aware they don't really check but I may be wrong!


3. Posted by rhiannon (Full Member 52 posts) 10y

Hey, sorry for the late comment!

I don't know anyone that has ever been asked to prove they're bank balance! When we arrived in Oz last year, my mate and I had battled hard to get the £2000 that you're meant to have. I borrowed money to put in my account, then withdrew it once the statement was printed and gave it back!! And at the end of it all, no-one even asked to see the statments!!

They same goes with all the mates we met out there, and we met a few!!

Don't worry you're sock off about it, if you really want a statement showing £2000 maybe you could borrow it like me, and then give it back?

Hope this helps


4. Posted by irish9 (Full Member 19 posts) 10y

Cheers Rhiannon.. Good luck x:)

5. Posted by mally (Respected Member 199 posts) 10y

where there is a will there is a way
where there's money there's a fiddle
go for it