Community

Sometimes you need to connect with other expats who have been through the same struggles, just to have a laugh. Here’s where you’ll find your tribe.

Australia Day in the USA

If you're going to celebrate Australia day in the USA, you may as well do it with a bunch of Aussies who you can reminisce with, or at least feel like you can be yourself. We've got a round up of the Australia Day activities and celebrations happening across the USA,...

Anzac Day in the US

The Australian New Zealand Army Corps, also known as ANZACs, refers to the combined forces of the two countries, first deployed for major military action during World War I. To this day, Australians and New Zealanders commemorate the relationship on April 25 - the...

Voting in Australian elections while living overseas

One of the more confusing bits about moving away from Australia for a bit, is working out if you're still eligible to be voting in Australian elections while living overseas. There are ways to either continue voting while living overseas, or put your vote on hold...

16 questions Americans ask Australian expats

It's no secret that I've lived in the US for a good while now (just over three years). And for the most part, the questions about Australia have slowed to a trickle. But every now and then I'll meet someone new and get bombarded with a variation on this list of...

Advocating for change in your expat country

Last night more than 55 people were shot dead and 400 injured while attending a music festival near the Mandalay Bay Resort. It's America's deadliest mass shooting to date and the shooter was found dead in his hotel room with at least ten guns. When a tragedy of this...

Aussie Expat Communities in the USA

There's been a fair few requests for a compilation of communities for Australian Expats across the USA, after I posted a list for San Francisco. So I've put on my best "researcher" hat and found as many as I could. As always, this isn't the "be all and end all" of...