Expat Guide to Living in Perth
Whether you're already living in Perth or preparing to move to Perth, our Expat Guide to Living in Australia offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Perth. For answers to specific questions, visit our Australia Forum to talk with expats in Perth.
Expats in Perth, Australia enjoy diverse cultural options despite the fact that it is in a geographically remote area compared to Melbourne and Sydney . Find some ideas on how to make the most of expat life in Perth.
Perth is a fantastic city and well worth the move. Family and sports play a major role in the community. Outdoor sports are happening all year round in major numbers.
One expat who moved to Perth from the UK expected an outdoor lifestyle and a laid-back culture. In reality, the weather can be unbearably hot and the rules and regulations are very stressful.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Perth handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Perth by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Perth Reports
What are people's priorities in Perth - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Perth:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Perth? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Perth? Help others moving to Perth by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Perth
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Perth. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Perth:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Perth Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Perth. If you are already living in Perth, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Perth:
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Perth by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Perth? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Perth? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report