Join now
Login Join

Looking for Australian expats?

Join InterNations to meet Australian people abroad!

InterNations is the world’s number one Expat Community online. Sign up now to meet other expats where you live.

David Thyne

Living in Shanghai, from USA

"At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

Living in Shanghai, from Germany

"It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Australians in Shanghai

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Shanghai expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Shanghai
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

InterNations - A Place for Australians in Shanghai

Hello to all of our Australians in Shanghai! Are you interested in getting to know fellow Australian expats in Shanghai? Are you looking for advice from other Australians, e.g. which bars in Shanghai will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for vegemite?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Shanghai. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of Australian expats, coming from Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and all regions of Australia.

  Australian Expats in Shanghai Posted:

Re: Graduate Job Hunting

Hi, I am graduating from university next month and would like to get some ideas on job hunting for ...

Re: Immigration Lawyer in Shanghai

Hi there, I will be moving to Shanghai in January and we (my employer and I) are looking for recom...



Re: Hair Weave

Does anyone know of an experienced hairdresser who can do weave in Shanghai? It's not for a full w...

Re: One night in Shanghai

Hey all, Ill be bouncing into town - enroute back to SG - for 1 night in a couple of weeks. Around...


Hey guys! I will be moving to Shanghai at the end of Aug (not sure the date yet). I am 25 years ol...

Fellow Australians in Shanghai

  • Name visible for Members only
  • Company: Shanghai Community International School
  • Connect Ask for tips

Australian Expats in Shanghai Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where Australian expats in Shanghai exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The "Paris Of The East" can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Shanghai’s Australian expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow Australian expats in Shanghai.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Shanghai to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Australians in Shanghai at Our Events

Our community in Shanghai is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Shanghai’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other Australian expats to explore the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Australia in your local community as well as Australians in China nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Australians living in Shanghai!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
InterNations Guided Tour