Welcome to Flatmates.com.au


Flatmates.com.au is Australia’s No.1 share accommodation platform. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Flatmates.com.au allows people to list their spare rooms, find accommodation or team up with others to start a share house.


Use Flatmates.com.au for real rooms and real people.

A share house isn’t just a transient space but a home and at Flatmates.com.au we want to provide our community with the advice, inspiration, hot data insights and know-how to make their share house shine. Shared accommodation is the collection of different demographics, people, homes, relationships, building styles, suburbs and pre-loved furniture that all can be found behind the front door of a share house.

Australia’s biggest share accommodation website

(Independently measured by Hitwise)


Genuine Listings - Our team constantly moderates listings to ensure they are genuine, up-to-date and still available.

Your data is secure - We hate spam and will never share your details with other members or companies. Any contact from us will only relate to your search.

Australian business- Flatmates.com.au is based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Our History


A service called Flatmate Selection started operating in Perth WA


Flatmate.com.au launched by Flatmate Selection


Flatmates.com.au launched in Melbourne VIC


Student Services Australia purchases Flatmates.com.au and continues to grow and improve the site.


Flatmate.com.au is acquired and amalgamated into a single website.


Flatmates.com.au offers a special service to allow victims of the Brisbane Floods to find free accommodation being offered by members of the community.


December: Thomas a former manager of the largest share site in Europe and North America joins the team.


May: Flatmates.com.au is relaunched

October: Flatmates.com.au becomes the largest specialised share accommodation website.


March: Flatmates.com.au splits from Student Services Australia

October: Flatmates.com.au become the largest share accommodation website in Australia

December: CasaStudent.com, a student specific accommodation portal is launched in conjunction with StudentVIP.com.au


January: Flatmates.com.au hits 2 million visits in a month for the first time.


January: Flatmates.com.au hits 2.8 million visits, 14 million searches and 490,000 searches in the month.

Feb: Our market share passes 60%, more than twice the next biggest website.

April: Flatmates.com.au launches an all new website with improved functionality, speed and usability.

May: Flatmates.com.au joined the REA Group.