Looking for Australian Expats in the Philippines?

  • Connect with fellow Australians in the Philippines

  • Get information in our Philippines guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in the Philippines

  • Jacques Paillard

    All expatriates in my company joined InterNations because it really helped me get accustomed to my new life in Manila.

InterNations – Connecting Australians living in the Philippines

Are you looking for fellow Australians in the Philippines? Do you need advice and tips from your Australian countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Australian expats to discover attractions like Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in the Philippines or still residing at home in Australia to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations the Philippines provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of Australian expats in the Philippines, hailing from all across Australia - from Melbourne, over Sydney to Canberra.

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    From Australia, living in Manila
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    From Australia, living in Manila
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    From Australia, living in Manila
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    From Australia, living in Manila
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    From Australia, living in Manila

Meet other Australians in the Philippines

Meet other Australians at our events in the Philippines

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 the Philippines

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

  • Advice on Driver and Maid
    4 replies
    Oct 20, 1:59 AM
    Community member

    If Mick is paying 3000 Pesos per week then he is paying way over the top and over four times what what most live-in domestic helpers earn, about twice what a nurse earns and about two thirds of the …

  • Through Australian Eyes
    2 replies
    Feb 23, 8:41 AM
    Community member

    Hi Erika, Wow where to start Ü. Perhaps your best bet would be to visit my blog http://auspat.blogspot.com there is a heap of stuff there that documents my Filipino experience in both words & …

  • Great Getaways
    9 replies
    Jun 16, 10:22 AM
    Community member

    We have 3 furnished studio apartments only 9 minutes from Tagaytay- well furnished and equipped, barbecue, large patio area - we also have a large Villa with Pool for rental in the same area - a …

Ask experienced Australian expats in the Philippines!

  • 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

Receive Information and Tips about the Philippines from Australian Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in the Philippines is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Australian compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Filipino culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Australians in the Philippines, living in Manila, Cebu, Davao and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofAustralians in Manila orAustralians in Cebu City.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for Australian food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the Australian InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Australia in the Philippines.
  • Receive and share advice in our the Philippines Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for vegemite in Manila...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for the Philippines to find institutions like the nearest Australian embassy and many others.

From Gitnang Luzon, the "Rice Bowl of the Philippines" to the shores of Manila Bay, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Australian expats in the Philippines.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Australians in the Philippines

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in the Philippines. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Filipino halo-halo, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Manila's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the country's summer capital at Baguio, 2000-year-old rice terraces, and other impressive landmarks across the Philippines.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from Australia and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Australians living in the Philippines!