If you’re doing your own packing (as opposed to using Aussie’s packing material service), then it’s inevitable that sooner rather than later you will need cardboard boxes. No move is possible without them, except for those chaotic first moves undertaken in your early twenties using bin-liners. As well as tape, bubble wrap, scissors and labels, cardboard boxes are a vital ingredient of a move and must be acquired one way or another. If you prefer not to take your chances by going the ‘free’ route, everything you need can be swiftly and easily got from the Aussie Packing Shop. However, if you’re determined to get your boxes without spending so much as a penny, then you’ll need to know where to look and where to go. Here are some thoughts and ideas to help you on your way.