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I would say bring most things especially a tumble dryer as in winter its a right pain getting clothes/towels dry due to not having radiators. You will hemorrhage cash in the first couple of months and buying all new stuff not in the sales is really expensive. Mattresses are slightly different too so if you are buying a new one, the sheets from the UK will not fit and it wont fit on the base. To give you an idea on costs check out Ikea, Le Cornu, Good Guys, Harris Scarfe, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi.
Good luck xx
If you have room bring everything you can. Our 10yr old Samsung American fridge/freezer died shortly after arriving here - foolishly i got a local engineer to look at it who condemned it quoting $1000 to fix it. I fixed it myself with parts i ordered from the UK for £28.00. An equivalent model from Harvey Norman/Good Guys would be at least $2000 to replace it. Don't sell anything - you'll regret it!
the only thing I didn't bring was my fridge freezer although it was fairly new due to the fact that it would gobble up electricity by having to work hard in a hot climate - I brought my tumble dryer too and I am very glad that i did - winter heer is cold and damp and no handy central heating!
we brought almost everything else as we wanted the kids to have familiar stuff round them plus the cost of replacing everything would have been horrendous - this depends on each person though
if you can get stuff in the sales its great and there is always layby!!