Many states offer free assistance and support in getting your overseas qualifications recognised in Australia. In order to take advantage of these services you must be living in Australia and within the state that offers the service.
It's therefore not suitable for those individuals who are wanting to slot their qualifications into an Australian Qualifications Framework for migration purposes ie in order to open up pathway E of the TRA..
Here's a list of the Overseas Qualifications Units (please note the one in NSW is no longer available)
In Queensland you can use Skilling Solutions - they have a Migrant Officer http://www.skillingsolutions.qld.gov.au/services/migrant_service.htm
South Australia has got a whole range of services for newly arrived migrants including airport pick-ups and the co-ordination of short-term accomodation as well as job search assistance. Here is the link
If you are living in Australia or soon to arrive in Australia - try these free services before committing to paying a fee for
RPL into an AQF