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G’day?  Being a non-white Australian abroad

G’day? Being a non-white Australian abroad

Thanks to Crocodile Dundee, Neighbours, AC/DC, Steve Irwin, and Home and Away, the world has the perception that Aussies are white, with broad accents and an upward inflection at the end of each sentence that makes everything we say sound like a question…? In fact, this couldn’t be further from the truth. From the latest … Continue reading

The Australian abroad

The Australian abroad

You can’t escape Australians abroad. Whether you are trekking through the jungles of Colombia or tubing down a river in Laos, there’s bound to be a shrill Aussie accent piercing the chatter of excited travellers. We overrun the Contiki tours of Europe, merrily flood the Oktoberfest beer halls in Munich, and dominate the full moon … Continue reading