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  • Serhat Ahmed

    Without experience of having lived abroad, I thought it would be hard to get to know other expats. But not with InterNations.

Discover Sydney's Friendly Expat Community!

G'day and a very warm welcome to our expat community in Sydney! We're here to help you overcome any issues you may come across as you relocate to your new home. You'll find answers to questions that may be bothering you, such as, "how good is the healthcare system in Australia?" or "in which district of Sydney should we live?". These are answered by people who have been through exactly what you're experiencing now and who are always glad to help a fellow expat. You'll find that the fascinating and cosmopolitan city of Sydney has so much to offer — there's far more than wonderful beaches and historic landmarks to explore.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you are moving to another country or going on a business trip somewhere — our communities around the world are there to make you feel at home wherever you are. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Amsterdam or Khobar (Eastern Prov.).

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Join Our Exciting Events in Sydney

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

Apr 19, 2024, 10:30 AM
7 attendees
Join me for casual Friday night drinks and dinner at a brewery in Redfern. Please sign in only if you are committed to coming. If you sign in and you are not able to attend, please send me a message
Apr 20, 2024, 6:45 AM
18 attendees
Hi all, The Biennale is not on Cockatoo Island anymore so let's go to the (...) Protected content (...) to see it! This year program seems very interesting, so I suggest doing a free tour for it (
Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM
10 attendees
New in Sydney? New to InterNations? Our Newcomers’ Events are smaller, lovely get-togethers, especially organized for members who are new in our community. At Zeta Bar, sink into a leather sofa and
Hi Everyone, We are back at one of Sydney's premier venues, The Argyle. The famed outdoor cobblestone courtyard is a venue to suit any mood. The garden and the design of the bar is super cool. Added

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What You Can Expect from Your Life in Sydney

Sydney rightly revels in being Australia's largest and most cosmopolitan city, and it's no surprise that it attracts people from across the globe who want to immerse themselves in its rich diversity. People have been starting new lives here since the British arrived on 26 January 26 1788 — a date now celebrated as Australia Day — and the influx of new citizens from across the globe is at the heart of the city's diversity. There's genuinely something for everyone here — the city's oceanside location offers beaches that are perfect for families and are a surfer's paradise; close by are world-renowned icons such as the opera house and Sydney Harbor Bridge; while the thriving business district which employs around 13% of the city's population is right in the center of town, beginning at Circular Quay. Nowhere is this rich diversity more apparent than in its cuisine, and foodies can happily eat their way around the world from Korea to Bavaria, Italy to Laos. Cinema goers, theater-lovers and party people alike are also have many options to choose from.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 420 cities around the world. Meet fellow global minds in your city of residence or get to know local expatriates before you're moving or traveling abroad and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Beijing or Jeddah, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

InterNations: The Easiest Way to Grow Your Expat Network in Sydney

InterNations is a unique community, so feel free to ask questions on anything related to life in Sydney. This vibrant city has so much going on for all tastes and interests, including events organized by InterNations such as the spectacular Christmas in July. Or learn salsa, study Spanish, or join a business networking club — or if you arrived recently and aren't sure where to start, meet new people and enjoy a variety of activities with the Sydney City Trotters Group.

  • Serhat Ahmed

    Without experience of having lived abroad, I thought it would be hard to get to know other expats. But not with InterNations.

  • Lotta Koskinen

    When I first attended the Sydney Bar night I was really nervous. But everyone welcomed me and I quickly felt as part of the community.

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