Expat Blogs in Australia

The best way to find out about expat life in Australia is to learn from the experiences of people who have lived in the country themselves. Fellow expats are often the best source of information for new arrivals as they have a personal insight into the trials and tribulations of settling into life in Australia as a foreigner.

Recommended expat blogs about Australia

Proudly South African in Perth

South African expat Reeva relocated to the sunny shores of Perth after braving England's winter for almost a decade. Her blog is a valuable resource for expats moving to Perth, as she shares her experiences of migration and what to expect. 

Nationality: South African

Alkeks Abroad

Having relocated from Houston, Texas in 2014, Courtney and her husband Travis now call Brisbane their home. Read her blog for more about expat life, delicious recipes and more. 

Nationality: American


After some travelling, British-born expat Lucy moved to Sydney, Australia. She shares her experiences of life 'down under' as a mother of two navigating the Australian lifestyle. Read her blog for her insightful and honest musings about coping with toddlers, dealing with tough times and everything in between.

Nationality: British


Meet this family of four that made their dreams a reality by relocating from the Netherlands to Melbourne. Their blog covers all the essential questions that expats need answered, from where to live to how to get a visa. This blog is especially useful for those relocating with children.

Nationality: Dutch

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