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Whether you are moving to a new home, office or require a storage solution for your belongings, we can help. Our experienced team will deliver a hassle-free move locally, across states or internationally.


Greater Northern Removals and Storage has been operating for over 35 years and during that time, we have dealt with countless moves of all shapes, sizes and scales.

If you’re relocating interstate or moving to Cairns and surrounding areas from overseas, Greater Northern Removals can help. We understand the importance of offering a seamless solution that gets you where you need to be, on time, with your belongings intact.


It’s important to us that our customers have the best possible experience. We are always available to answer questions and our highly trained staff will ensure you have the peace of mind that your furniture, personal or business possessions get there safely.

We provide a complete door-to-door service for those moving further afield. As part of the Chess Moving Group, our extensive network of trusted home and business movers work together to keep everything on track, from start to finish.


Let’s face it – nobody enjoys packing unless you work at Greater Northern Removals & Storage. Our packing services enable you to concentrate on organising your family or colleagues so that they have everything they need during the moving process.

Some items require special attention. Televisions, pianos and furniture made of glass, for example, require specialist packing.

For all Cairns removals, we offer packing solutions whatever you are moving. We come highly recommended and get job satisfaction from getting our customers safely from point A to point B.

We understand the importance of each item we move and work hard to pack everything carefully. Giving you the peace of mind that your belongings will be packed quickly and safely while you attend to other priorities. What’s more, we can even unpack it for you at the other end.


Transporting your larger vehicles door to door in pristine condition is simple for us. We can handle it all if you have a car, boat, farm machinery, fleet or caravan. We just need to know the make, model, dimensions and a full description, and we’ll find a solution.

We’ll also help you prepare your vehicles for transportation by giving you the simple steps you need to take to get it move-ready. From checking the fuel to emptying personal items and deactivating any toll tags, alarms or parking passes, we are on hand to help.

We also offer insurance solutions giving you extra peace of mind.


Our furry friends are part of the family, but sometimes they can’t travel with you and require specialist moving services to safely get them to their new home.

Our tailored solutions give you the flexibility you need, whether that is air transport or by road, we can move your pet carefully from Cairns to your destination.

If you’re moving interstate, locally or overseas, let Greater Northern Removals & Storage take the stress out of your move by giving you solutions tailored to every member of your family.

We make moving your pet, a walk in the park.


We move families, not just homes and understand that each move is different. We pride ourselves on our customer service and being responsive, flexible and approachable. As trusted Cairns removalists, we provide extensive, stress-free, end-to-end solutions, including flexible storage services, designed to make your move easy.



We have moved countless businesses to new offices across Cairns, FNQ and Australia, and can assist your company regardless of size. It’s not enough to understand how to move office furniture, we also pack, transport and store specialist equipment safely.

Our attention to detail and 35 years’ experience will give you the peace of mind that you are in safe hands with Greater Northern Removals & Storage.

Documents, IT equipment and large furniture need to all be packed professionally and moved with care to limit disruption to your operations. We have every aspect of your move covered.


Sometimes, a move can’t be completed in one go which is where our highly recommended storage facilities come in. Navigating the removal process for businesses can be complicated and we are here to help.

Our modern, clean and secure warehouse storage facility in Cairns provides long and short-term solutions.

We will wrap each piece in specialist padding and protectors if you place your furniture into storage.

All modules are sealed and elevated from the floor to prevent damp, mildew and rust.

With 24 hours surveillance, our storage solutions meet the strict requirements for Federal and State Government storage.

Frequently Asked Questions

What home removalist services do you provide?

If you are moving house, business or your team, our friendly and professional team can help. As a Cairns’ based removals company, we pride ourselves on providing a stress-free move to our clients.

Our services include:

  • Valet packing and unpacking
  • Loading and unloading
  • Safe removal of heavy-duty and fragile belongings
  • Cleaning
  • Pet transfers
  • Car and boat transfers
  • Insurance
  • Corporate relocation services
  • Secure storage

If you seek a furniture removal company that delivers friendly service at a great price, request a quote.

Am I able to take plants interstate with me?

If you are leaving Cairns, Queensland and are heading interstate, in most cases, you should be able to take your pot plants with you. However, individuals must adhere to border restrictions in Western Australia and Tasmania.

Our team will be able to advise you on the specific restrictions at the time of booking.

Do you have a recommended size for moving boxes?

Moving boxes can come in all shapes and sizes. However, a standard carton is usually around 406 (W) x 298 (L) x 432 (H) mm. These are perfect for most household items.

Naturally, we can provide you with moving boxes that are suitable for the belongings you have.