A number of Slovenian institutions were created in Australia, particularly in the states with a larger Slovenian population. There are in the first place Slovenian Franciscan Missions in New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria. which are central in maintaining Slovenian traditional social and spiritual life. In each state there is a church built by the community, church hall for gatherings and cultural events. In Melbourne there are also Home for the Aged, Baraga House Hostel, Baraga Library, and the Office of the journal Misli.
The Council of Slovenian Organizations of Victoria is an important body, in that it functions as an umbrella organization, coordinating the activities and policies of Victorian clubs.
The Institute for Slovenian Studies of Victoria was established as a Slovenian teachers association in 1976 with the aim of establishing and maintaining Slovenian as a secondary school subject. Since 1998 it has developed the website Thezaurus.com for the study of Slovenian language and culture.
Both Victoria and New South Wales have established the valuable historical community archives - HASA. In Sydney Slovenian Australian Institute focuses on Slovenian art exhibitions.