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Sandro Pedace

"On coming to Colombo, I was dreading the culture shock. However, expats and local contacts gave me some great advice. "

Isabelle Jacobs

"It was fun to find other cricket fans among the expats around here and watch some matches at a Colombo club together. "

InterNations - A Place for Australians in Colombo

Hello to all Australians in Colombo! Would you like to meet fellow Australian expats in Colombo? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Australians, e.g. where in Colombo your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get vegemite?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Colombo. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of Australian expats, hailing from Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and all regions of Australia.

Meet fellow Australians at our events in Colombo

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

Find More Information in Our Colombo Expat Guides

  • Moving to Colombo

    Colombo is a lively but livable city, with interesting architecture, quaint boulevards, but a relatively small population and consequently not many expats. Moving to this city can therefore be difficult, but after an initial phase can surely be a rewarding experience. Find out more in our expat guide!
  • Living in Colombo

    Colombo has a beautiful waterfront, interesting colonial architecture and lush gardens, but still some typical downsides of developing cities, such us pollution and traffic jams, which should be considered when moving to the city. Find out more about living in Colombo in our expat guide!
  • Working in Colombo

    Colombo is not the capital city of Sri Lanka, but it certainly is its major hub, both for economy and culture. The local job market is therefore active and expats can surely find some interesting opportunities in different sectors. Find out more in our guide!

Forum Posts by Australians in Colombo

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

Australian Expats in Colombo Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, Australian expats in Colombo are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The "Harbour With Leafy Mango Trees" offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Colombo’s Australian expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow Australian expats in Colombo.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Colombo to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Australians in Colombo at Our Events

Our Colombo community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Colombo’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow Australian expats to discover the administrative capital and largest city. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from Australia in your local community and meet Australians in Sri Lanka in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Australians living in Colombo!