Things to do

The Australian Festivals Guide

Australians love a good festival and no matter what you like to do for entertainment, there is bound to be a festival perfect for you. Dance all day and all night, eat foods from around… Read more

How to Celebrate Bastille Day

If you want a taste of France without leaving the country, Bastille Day is just days away. Bastille Day is a French holiday celebrating the storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution.

Australian Rules Football: An Introduction

All international students should experience an Australian Rules Football match while they are here. Regardless if you like sports or not, it’s fun to watch the match, hang out with friends and enjoy the local… Read more

Music in Your City

No matter what style of music you love there is a big, exciting new world out there for you to discover in the clubs, bars, pubs, stadiums, concert halls and outdoor venues of your new… Read more

Welcome Dinner Project

Want to be invited into a local Australian household for a dinner celebration, alongside locals and other newly arrived people to Australia?

Walk Together for Freedom

‘ON OCTOBER 21 WE WILL WALK TOGETHER FOR FREEDOM’ Walk Together is Welcome to Australia’s annual national celebration of Australia’s diversity, designed as a tangible expression of the welcoming, fair and compassionate society they are committed to building. It is more… Read more

How To Make Friends With Locals

Now you are in Australia it’s time to make friends with the locals. This is a great way to really experience your town from a local perspective and enrich your cultural understanding during your time… Read more

Yum Cha – A Brunch of Dumplings

Yum Cha is Cantonese for ‘heart’s delight’. Learn about everything you need to know about this exciting Chinese style of dining.

Playing Sport in Your City

Australians are very passionate about playing sports. Joining a sporting club is a great way to get fit, meet people and be a part of the community. Find a sport and club that’s right for… Read more

Watching and Playing Sports In Your City

Australians are passionate about watching and playing sports of all kinds and the climate is ideal for year-round sporting activities. Watching Sports Get excited, grab some mates and watch the professionals do it, either at home… Read more

Explore Your City

The best way to find out what makes your new hometown special is to get out there. Grab your friends, or head out on a solo mission, and find your new favourite places. Whether it’s… Read more

Top 10 Things to do During Your Holidays

As Australia’s favourite time of the year draws near, indulge with these great ideas for you and your friends! 1. See a movie under the stars at Moonlight Cinema With venues across six cities, the… Read more

Great Value Gold Coast

There’s so much more to the GC than skyscrapers and theme parks, as these five budget-friendly experiences reveal. Head to the beach Tempo, muito obrigado. #snapperrocks #discover #thanks #au #coolangatta #queensland #time #australia #know #goodmorning… Read more

20 Melbourne Cheap Eats Under $10

You don’t need a stash of cash to eat well in Melbourne. Backpackers rejoice – here are our pick of 20 cheap eats, all under $10! Shanghai Street Cuisine: Chinese Address: 146 Little Bourke St,… Read more