Aussies are generally very friendly, laid back and willing to chat. Head to a local bar or café and try to strike up a conversation, whether with the guy behind the counter or the one next to you reading a newspaper. Greet them with a polite “How ya going?” You’ll probably find you end up chatting for a while and, who knows, you may even be pleasantly surprised by how much you have in common.
Get to know the locals
It’s a good idea to establish good relationships with your locals from the off. That way you will feel a part of the community and have access to a social network. This is a great way to meet new people, as you are likely to be introduced to their family and friends, and friends of friends – who knows who you may hit it off with?
There are plenty of online opportunities, as well. By signing up to sites like Meet Up, you can find out about all sorts of activities and social groups that take place in your area. This is a good way to meet people with similar interests to yours.
If you’re looking for love but you’re uncertain about how it all works in Australia, there is also plenty of dating and relationship advice online when it comes to figuring out us Aussies.
If you’ve just moved to the land Down Under – whether for work, study, or simply as a personal choice – and you’re looking for someone to go out with, try out some of these tips and you should be meeting singles in no time.