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  • Connect with fellow Australians in Japan

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  • Exchange tips about expat life in Japan

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    Tokyo has so much to offer and InterNations made it much easier to become acclimated to life in this bustling city.

InterNations – Uniting Australians living in Japan

Would you like to get in touch with other Australians in Japan? Are you in need of help and advice from your Australian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Australian expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Japan or are still living in Australia and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Japan offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Australian expats in Japan, coming from all corners of Australia - from Sydney, over Canberra to Melbourne.

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Meet other Australians in Japan

Meet other Australians at our events in Japan

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

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Forum Posts by Australians in Japan

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

  • Radiation levels
    4 replies
    Mar 8, 11:03 AM
    Community member

    Hi Maureen, I am following Fukushima radiation research and there is what is official, which is far from what's real. I recommend enews.com for alternative radiation info. Also search the work of …

  • Job before or on arrival?
    1 reply
    Sep 27, 9:04 AM
    Community member

    Secure a job before coming back as the economy's not doing very good these days...just my two cents

  • Missing TV and Movies from the US, UK or Aus?
    5 replies
    Feb 4, 6:24 AM
    Community member

    I am considering getting slingbox as I still pay for TV in my Hong Kong apartment. It allows you to stream your TV to anywhere after logging in.

Ask experienced Australian expats in Japan!

  • Where can I find Australian food?
  • Where can I meet other Australians?
  • Are there Australian schools in my city?

Find other Australians to share your hobbies with

Find Tips and Advice on Japan from Australian Expats

Of course, expat living in Japan is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Australians is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Japanese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Australians in Japan, residing in Tokyo, Sapporo, the Kansai Region and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Australians in Tokyo or Australians in Osaka.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Australian food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Japanese InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Australia in Japan.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Japan Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get vegemite in Sapporo.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Japan to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Australian embassy.

From Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage to the scenic Japanese Alps, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Australian expats in Japan.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Australians in Japan

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Japan. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Japanese sushi and sashimi, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Tokyo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the semi-tropical southern island of Okinawa as well as other beautiful landmarks in Japan.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Australia and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Australians living in Japan!