Your Local Community

Connecting to others in your local community is a great way to explore Australia and Australian culture.

There are many different cultural groups and religious centres that can make you feel welcome.

The Local Government Association is where you can find information about local governments in Adelaide.

The SA Council  provides information about your local council, including website links and an outline of the services available in your community.

Your local community centre may offer English lessons. You can find out more on your local council website.

If you are living in Adelaide, you may consider having a look at:

Volunteering is an excellent way to get involved in your local community and meet new people. For more information, visit the International Student Support office or visit the following websites:

For more information about what is considered 'volunteer' work for your student visa, see the Department of Home Affairs website.

Registering with your home country's Consulate in Australia is an excellent way to keep up-to-date with announcements and support from your home country.