Nabo is the social network for your suburb connecting neighbours in over 8,400 communities across Australia.

Neighbourly advice

How to start a book club

Written by Kylie Walker, published on 22 March 2018

Whether you’re debating the finer points of a Booker prize winner or getting together with likeminded fans to embrace, for the umpteenth time, a Terry Pratchett fantasy novel, a book club offers more than just some robust discussion, or a chance to natter over wine and cheese. You can...

7 ways to create more space at home

Written by Kylie Walker, published on 15 March 2018

Australians spend a staggering 800,000 hours a day, collectively, looking for keys, sunnies, TV remotes and other “lost things”, according to research conducted last year. And an international survey by furniture giant Ikea last year found that for a lot of people, having too much “stuff” can be...

From cake to free coffee: How to connect with your neighbours with a random act of kindness

Written by Kylie Walker, published on 13 March 2018

A small act of kindness can make a big difference to someone’s day. And when that gesture is a surprise, it can be even more wonderful. Doing something nice for no particular reason is known as a random act of kindness (or an RAK) and it can be a great way to foster a happier, more supportive and...

Top Five Posts in February

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 28 February 2018

One of the joys of working at Nabo is seeing all the ways our members interact with one another. Whether sharing crime and saftey alerts, provising vital pieces of local knowledge, or simply enjoying a laugh together, it's great to see Nabo members across Australia...

Giving away free stuff on Nabo is good for your health and your community

Written by Becky Corfield, published on 14 February 2018

Do you have items that you no longer use that are taking up space in your home? Why not give them away to a neighbour in the “free to a good home” section on Nabo? Declutter your home, help the environment and your health and have the opportunity to meet new neighbours! As one member said...

Last Minute Gifts for Valentine's Day...

Written by Geoff Main, published on 13 February 2018

Our friends at Red Balloon have organised a special offer for Nabo members this Valentine’s Day. Not only can you take advantage of their own Valentine’s Day offers, but Nabo members can also enjoy 15% off the Red Balloon site this February by using NABOLOVE15 at the checkout!

How to show some love for your neighbours

Written by Kylie Walker, published on 08 February 2018

You might think that Valentine’s Day is all about couples, chocolate and roses – but in fact, it can be a great reminder that sharing some love is something we can all do, whether we’re single or partnered. If January is about fresh starts and resolutions, February is a great month for...

How to Fall in Love with your Neighbourhood (Again!)

Written by Rosie O'Meley & Clare Aston, published on 05 February 2018

After living in the same place for a while you can start to lose the spark that you once held for your neighbourhood. The pretty streets, local waterholes, and eclectic shops that once drew you in, now can't get you out your front door. If this sounds like you - don't worry. Instead, check out...

6 Reasons Why Nabo Can Help When Other Social Channels Can’t

Written by Kylie Walker, published on 05 February 2018

Nabo is all about helping you connect with the people, events and goings-on right where you live. As Australia’s first private social network, it’s got a lot to offer – and while Facebook is great for keeping up with your friends across Australia or overseas, Nabo is where you can meet and...

Alterative Transport Options for the Sydney Train Strike

Written by Becky Corfield, published on 24 January 2018

If you’re anything like us, you’re a bit confused about your commute on 29 January. With the 24-hour planned train strike looking likely to go ahead this Monday, Nabo members across Sydney are wondering how they’ll plan around the strike. Not to worry, though! We’ve put together a list of our...

New Year’s Resolutions for your Neighbourhood

Written by Joumana Awad, published on 15 January 2018

There’s nothing like living in a tight-knit community. So this New Year, make it your resolution to create a stronger neighbourhood to last a lifetime. Here are 8 New Year’s resolutions for your neighbourhood to get behind!

Making sure your pet is happy while you're on holidays

Written by Kylie Walker, published on 18 December 2017

We’ve all heard of doggie day care, and if you’ve got a cat, you might have arranged for a moggie minder. But have you ever thought about trying to find a snake sitter? There are a lot of loving pet owners in the Nabo community, and like all pet owners, when you take a holiday you want to be sure...

Make a difference in your neighbourhood this Christmas

Written by Kylie Walker, published on 17 December 2017

Christmas can be a time of joy, sharing and coming together. But for some, it can also be stressful or lonely. The purpose of Nabo is to help neighbours connect and share their experiences and grow stronger communities and Christmas is a great time to make this happen. From connecting with...

6 Ways to Make Your Street Festive These Holidays

Written by Emily Barlow, published on 24 November 2017

The holidays are all about giving and sharing, so it is invaluable to recognise those in need. Offer a helping hand this December - bake your neighbour some treats if they don’t have the time, help them clean the house or invite them around for a cup of tea...

How to Be Neighbourly on Nabo

Written by Annabel Thompson, published on 23 November 2017

Joining Nabo is a fantastic way to meet other members from your community, but at first you might not know where to start. There are many features that can help you become a better neighbour, from creating groups to sharing reviews of local businesses. We’ve put together a list of our

5 Ways to Spread the Love in Your Neighbourhood

Written by Hannah McManus & Catherine Chipeta, published on 23 November 2017

In todays modern world, its so easy to get caught up in the rat race of life that you simply forget to connect with the people around you. Giving back to your community can be a great way to get to know your neighbours. Plus, you'll feel great knowing that you've made a positive impact

Get Fit for Free

Written by Tara Fernandez, published on 15 November 2017

Want to shed those last kilos? Or maybe you just want to get healthier? We're bombarded everyday with promises of 'cheap' gym memberships, but you'd be lucky to find one that'll charge you less than $50 a month (adding up to $600 a year!). Signing up to a gym can be a costly commitment...

Cheap and Cheerful Halloween Ideas for Kids

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 22 October 2017

Cutesy costumes, fearful shrieks and sugar highs, Halloween is always a fun – and sometimes scary – time of year as kiddos bounce around from all the candy and excitement the holiday brings. Whether you're the person that prepares for months in advance for the black and orange day to come or...

Cheap and Creepy Halloween Ideas for Adults

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 22 October 2017

Creepy costumes, gory decor and haunted houses, Halloween never fails to be the spookiest time of year. Whether you look forward to the haunting holiday the entire year or prepare the night before, Halloween parties, trick-or-treat decor and horror-movie costumes are all important when the day...

Tips & Tricks for the Best Garage Sale Ever!

Written by Hanna Elsey, published on 26 September 2017

If you are looking to do a little spring cleaning, de-cluttering or want a way to make a little extra cash, the upcoming Garage Sale Trail is the perfect opportunity to do so. Now over the course of a whole weekend, Garage Sale Trail is a free festival of garage sales that happens in communities

Discover the best of your suburb on your mobile for free

Here are some of the ways over 8,400 suburbs are using Nabo to get the best out of their local area.


Recommend and discover the best things around you, from local events and attractions, a trusted service or tradie, to the best coffee in town.


Create a support network of local people who can keep an eye on your home or pet while you're away. Grow a stronger neighbourhood together.


Find a kids second hand bike or toy, sell an unwanted item from around your home, or borrow something handy from your neighbours.