Life in Portland
Life in Portland
Welcome to Portland. We know you are going to love living in Portland and have a great time if you are passing through.
Is Portland a good place to live?
Yes, Portland is a great place to live or visit. Below our guide to Portland will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.
Visas required to live in Portland
If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Portland, you are going to need a visa to do so. Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Portland. Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.
If you are moving to Portland and want to find a job in Portland we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Portland for new arrivals. Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.
Map of Portland
Weather in Portland
Hotels and Accommodation in Portland
There are all types of accommodation available in Portland. The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save Bookdirectandsave.com
This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.
Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.
Portland is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.
Accountants in Portland
Banks in Portland
Cafes in Portland
Carpet Cleaners in Portland
Dentists in Portland
Doctors and Medical clinics in Portland
You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.
Contact one of the Portland Electricians below
Hospitals in Portland
Mechanics in Portland
Newspapers in Portland
Pest Control in Portland
Plumbers in Portland
Real Estate Agents in Portland
Restaurants in Portland
Schools in Portland
Solicitors in Portland
Supermarkets in Portland
Vets in Portland
For all information on living in towns and cities across Australia visit our Living in Australia index page where you will find 160 guides on areas right across the country.
To live and work in Australia you might be eligible for an Australian Work Visa or a Permanent Residency visa as a skilled worker. Find out more and move to Australia to live and work and start you new life.