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Your guide to moving to and living in Australia

Come backpacker, international student, grey nomad or traveller, here’s what you need to know if you’re moving to Australia (and want to unpack). At Flatmates we’re proud to welcome a Kaleidosco...

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How to live your best life on the cheap

Adulting is HARD, especially when you’re share housing and have to remain social, eat good food, pay your rent, do your chores, water your plants, catch up with friends, get good grades, drink wate...

National Share Accommodation Survey 2020 Insights

Almost 13,000 flatmates partook our NSAS to let us know what life has been like living in a share house in 2020. For some, the pandemic has made it rain, with 18% in a better financial positio...

The truth about shared living

Living in a share house can have its ups and downs. The cheap rent and split bills are amazing and the friendships we make can last a lifetime. However the dirty dishes, lack of privacy and com...

National Share Accommodation Survey Results

We asked, you answered. Over 10,000 people in the Flatmates community took our National Share Accommodation Survey to explore the attitudes, behaviours and frustrations that Australians experience ...

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Cheaper Suburb Finder

If you’re all about that lifestyle but your bank balance can’t keep up, our Cheaper Suburb Finder might be just what you need. Our Cheaper Suburb finder lets you find more affordable suburbs clo...

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5 reasons why you should be on the lease

You know how you write down important stuff so you don’t forget it? Maybe you should impose that same logic to your share house. Get your agreement in writing or you could end up at the Tribunal or...

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Flatmate faux pas: When flatmates sleep together

So your flatmate is hot stuff and you want to get in on the action. A word of caution to our lustful flatmates, don’t go there glen coco!! Getty Images Each share-house is unique, but there are...

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How to keep your share house clean

More than half of our community said that messy flatmates are most annoying thing about living in a share house, more annoying than loud sex or your flatmate eating your leftovers. So if you’re a g...

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Victoria's rental reforms are finally here

Victorians, the Golden Age of renting is soon upon us. That gorgeous little Dachshund that your future-self has been waiting for is now possible in your share house, as new tenancy laws are making ...

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5 ways to deck out your home on the cheap

Want a fab home but ain’t got funds? We list 5 ways you can deck out your house on a budget and make it a home. Image: Pablo Veiga You’ve just moved into your new share house and you’re broke....

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