Australian Embassy
The Netherlands



Want to take up an Australian sport or just want to keep practising your cover-drive?  Interested in Australian history and culture?  Below you'll find details of cultural and sporting associations and institutes in the Netherlands where you can engage in regular Australian activities, or learn more about Australia and its people.

If you are involved in organising or participating in any other Australian activities in the Netherlands, please let us know and we'll  look at adding your association to this page.  While we endeavour to keep these details as up to date as possible, we are not responsible for the content of external sites.



Australian Rules Football

High marks, spectacular goals, hard tackles, tight shorts - however you know it, Australian Football is growing in popularity across the world, and the Netherlands is no exception! To find a team in your area contact the AFL Netherlands



There are plenty of opportunities for adults and children, men and women alike to take up cricket in the Netherlands. The Royal Netherlands Cricket Association or Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond provides details of clubs, competitions and upcoming games as well as other ways to get involved.



Love netball? The Netherlands currently has four netball clubs that host a mixed social group from England, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and various other countries who play in practice games each week in Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague and Amsterdam. We welcome players of all levels who simply want to exercise, enjoy the game, and most of all enjoy the company of fellow expats.



Australian & New Zealand Club, The Netherlands

The Australian & New Zealand Club, The Netherlands (ANZC) is a social club connecting people in The Netherlands who share a link to or interest in Australia and/or New Zealand.

The club is proud to provide opportunities for people to meet, socialise and network on a relaxed and fun basis, and to enjoy distinctive larger-scale flagship events such as ANZAC Day and Christmas festivities, and to celebrate Australia Day & Waitangi Day.

Australian Business in Europe, The Netherlands

ABIE Netherlands is the focal membership organisation connecting Australian and Dutch professionals with business interest in Australia and the Netherlands. They organise networking drinks & dinners, business-focused panels and social events, helping you grow your business and network. ABIE members come from diverse business sectors and career levels from start-up/entrepreneurs, sole traders, mid-career, business leaders and CEOs.