Living with an Australian family – Part 1

Australia is a multicultural society with over 200 cultures and our homestay families are a reflection of this.

Homestay families may consist of a couple or single parent with children, a single woman, a younger couple or an elderly couple. It is common for Australian families to own pets.

Your homestay family will welcome you and accept you as a part of their family. As a member of the family you will have responsibilities in the home.

You will be expected to follow house rules, which may include helping with small tasks around the house, cleaning your room, clearing the table after meals and the washing up and drying of dishes.