OK, I will admit to stealing this from another forum (sshhh), but it may be helpful to anyone moving to Australia. Sony PS3 Games are region free – any PS3 game from any region will work on any PS3. ** Blu-Ray movie discs are region locked – Australia and UK are in the same Blu Ray region (B) and will therefore play both UK and Australian Blu-Ray discs. DVD Movie discs are region locked. A UK PS3 will only play UK region DVDs (Region 2). It will not play Aus DVDs (Region 4). Vice versa applies ** The recently released fighting game 'Persona 4 Arena' became the first ever region-locked PS3 game for its North American release. Sony Playstation Vita Games are region free – any Vita game from any region will work on any Vita. ** Downloadable Content and online passes are region specific / locked. Nintendo Wii Games are region locked, but Australian Wii games will work on a UK Wii and vice versa. The US has a different region and there is no inter-operability between US and UK/Aus Wii's. Any PAL region game will work on a UK or Aus Wii. DVD – Wii can’t play DVDs. Nintendo Wii U Games are region locked, but Australian Wii games will work on a UK Wii and vice versa. The US has a different region and there is no inter-operability between US and UK/Aus Wiis. Any PAL region game will work on a UK or Aus Wii. (Games purchased in the UK & Australia have the following text on the back cover 'For use with European / Australian version of the Wii U). XBox 360 Games UK and Australia will work interchangeably. Games from other regions such as the US or Japan may or may not work – each individual title is different as it is us to the individual publisher to decide whether or not to include the region coding in their game. A regional compatibility guide can be found here. DVD Movie discs UK XBox360′s will only play UK region DVDs (Region 2). It will not play Australian DVDs (Region 4). Vice versa applies. Sony PSP Games PSP games will play on any region PSP. Movie discs (UMD) are region locked as per DVD regions. A UK PSP will only play UK region UMDs (Region 2). It will not play Australian UMDs (Region 4). Vice versa applies Nintendo DS Games are not region locked. Any game will work on any region console. The exception to this is the Nintendo DSi, which has a region block for the DSiWare downloadable games. Nintendo 3DS Games are region locked. There are 3 versions of the console: Japanese, American, European/Australian. As The UK/Australia share the same region, games are compatible, however, games imported from the US or Japan will not work on a European/Australian 3DS.