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

InterNations – Uniting Australians living in Sri Lanka

Would you like to get in touch with other Australians in Sri Lanka? 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. the spiritual heart of the country?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Sri Lanka or are still living in Australia and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka, coming from all corners of Australia - from Sydney, over Canberra to Melbourne.

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

  • Prgrams for Children
    4 replies
    Aug 4, 6:39 AM
    Community member

    welcome! also, you can mention the book 'sri lanka for kids' and 'hands on colombo' not terrific resources, but its a start :) also the Lionel Wendt does lots of theatre and music performances …

  • Children's Education in Colombo/Galle
    8 replies
    May 9, 11:58 PM
    Community member

    Hi Alex Look forward to your move to Colombo. Don't worry you will meet many expatriates over here in SL. Have you decided on a school for your two girls? As I am in the real estate field, I …

  • Hairdresser for wedding in bentota
    2 replies
    May 1, 1:48 PM
    Community member

    Thanks so much for your help Barbara and Anjana. Madu sounds like a winner so I think I will start there. Will definitely mention you Barbara :)

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Find Tips and Advice on Sri Lanka from Australian Expats

Of course, expat living in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lankan way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Australians in Sri Lanka, residing in Colombo, Galle, Kandy and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Australians in Colombo.

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 Sri Lankan InterNations Community:

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

From the spiritual heart of the country to the administrative capital and largest city, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Australian expats in Sri Lanka.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Australians in Sri Lanka

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Sri Lanka. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Colombo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see cool highland hill retreats as well as other beautiful landmarks in Sri Lanka.

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 Sri Lanka!