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Financial woes for sharers post pandemic

We surveyed over 9000 people in share houses from across the country to find out how the pandemic has affected their lives in share houses. Turns out a global pandemic wreaked havoc on the finances...

2019 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 ...

2021 National Share Accommodation Survey Results

Over 9000 sharers told us what life has been like in a share house during the pandemic and the results were pretty scary y’all! Lockdowns and the pandemic caused many Australian sharers to exper...

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Can you evict a housemate?

When things go sour between you and your housemate, you may find yourself wondering, “Can I evict them?” If you’ve tried chatting it out and compromising and it ain’t working, eviction may be your ...

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How to find a housemate

If you’ve never had a terrible housemate, count yourself lucky. In the grand scheme of house-sharing, you’re bound to have a problem flatmate at some point. How big a problem? Well, that depends. T...

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What to do if your flatmate doesn’t want to get vaccinated

Throughout 2020 and 2021, it’s been a contentious topic of conversation the world over: to vax, or not to vax? Schisms have split entire households over the issue, and while we’re not here to help ...

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How to avoid getting sick when your flatmate is

As cities across the nation are beginning to open up, we’re being warned that Covid-19 case numbers will rise. Along with them, we can expect increasing transmission of common or garden colds, viru...

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Best suburbs for food lovers

With the end of lockdowns in sight for many across the country and summer on the horizon, more than a few of us are considering a return to socialising — and dining out! — in the coming months. We’...

Melbourne's best suburbs for food lovers

Melbourne is a delicious, delectable city to live in, where arguing about where to find the best flat white is a state sport. If you’re moving to Melbourne and want to live in a foodie hot spot ...

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How to deal with a grubby flatmate

Whether it’s the perpetual load of dishes in the sink, empty toilet rolls left on the holder or that thick layer of dust making its way under their bedroom door, you’ll know pretty quickly if you h...

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7 tips for sharing food with flatmates

Eat good food, make sweet coin, live your best life and love your flatmates are the words to live by. But sometimes this fool-proof plan doesn’t fall into place when your flatmate finishes your ice...

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