When it comes to moving house, there are many choices, and you need to choose the one that works best for you. Some people like to be in control, be onsite with the removalists, directing where everything is to be placed, and solve issues as they arise. Other people want nothing to do with removalists […]

“Your home is living space, not storage space” – Francine Jay There is an old saying that goes, ‘the more space you have, the greater the need to fill it.’ I have fallen into this trap myself, firstly with my parents’ storage sheds as a child, and later with my own home where we had […]


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Insurance can be confusing.   Insurance can be confusing at the best of times with so many grey areas and miscommunication, and the saying is true for the removals industry. There are websites from removals companies, insurance companies, and other organisations that have conflicting information. I don’t claim to be an expect when it comes […]


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Office, warehouse, and factory relocations vary significantly from residential moves, requiring a specific skill set and equipment. Residential removalist should only work on commercialmoves if they have been trained correctly. There are a lot of differences between the two. It is not a one size fits all. Different skills are required by removalists and project managers. […]

From Surviving to Thriving in a male dominated industry – The Removals Industry Disruptor It was a joy to partner with her (Kym) over the years and then to see her remarkable trials and tribulations come to life in a book that is as honest and transparent about everything as she is Jodie Hedley-Ward, Principal, […]

Welcome to our November Newsletter. I can’t believe I’m saying it’s November. Where did 2022 go? The past few months I have been busy launching my first book Moving Made Easy The Hidden Keys to an Easy Move. I have been travelling around Australia on a thank you tour promoting my book and supporting local […]

The first is whether you need an hourly rate or fixed price. Now if youare asking yourself what those two things are, don’t worry. A lot ofpeople fall into traps when moving because they don’t know thedifference. If you book your move with an hourly rate, that means theremovalists are being paid for the total […]

I want to address a problem some people have when downsizing andde-cluttering. What can you do with the items you are not keeping? I findthe best place to start is with piles. I make three: definitely keeping,donating and throwing out. Donating your unwanted items is a great wayto downsize your home or office and it […]

Over the Christmas period, I was told a horrific but unfortunately not surprising story. A manbooked an interstate move from Queensland to Victoria on an hourly rate. This means thatthe removalist was required to drive across several states, encountering border crossing anddelays. The client had been mislead about time frames and expected costs, andsubsequently was […]