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"I like all the possibilities this network offers to me: From finding information over my new dentist to meeting other expats in my free time."

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"Chennai is an amazing, dynamic and bustling city, but I felt so lonely not having any friends here. Now I know many other expatriates."

InterNations - A Place for Australians in Chennai

Hello to all of our Australians in Chennai! Are you interested in getting to know fellow Australian expats in Chennai? Are you looking for advice from other Australians, e.g. which bars in Chennai 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 Chennai. 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.

Meet fellow Australians at our events in Chennai

Attend our monthly events and activities for Australians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Chennai Expat Guides

  • Moving to Chennai

    Will you be moving to Chennai soon? As an expat, you’ll need to know the practical issues involved in this endeavor. Read on in the following guide for detailed explanations of visa requirements and residency permits, as well as how to get around in the city.
  • Living in Chennai

    Living in Chennai will place you in the heart of a bustling Indian city. This can be a shock for some expats, as the Indian way of life is completely unique. This InterNations guide will introduce you to the city’s culture, as well as the more practical issues of housing and education in Chennai.
  • Working in Chennai

    Chennai has made a name as a commercial center. Working in Chennai will thus place you in the hub of India’s economy. The following guide will give you an overview of Chennai’s economy and tell you about the healthcare, tax, and social security options for expatriates.

Forum Posts by Australians in Chennai

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Australians in our Chennai expat forums.

Australian Expats in Chennai Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where Australian expats in Chennai exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The capital city of Tamil Nadu 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 Chennai’s Australian expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow Australian expats in Chennai.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Chennai to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Australians in Chennai at Our Events

Our community in Chennai is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Chennai’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other Australian expats to explore the National Capital Territory around Delhi. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Australia in your local community as well as Australians in India nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Australians living in Chennai!