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  • barmen and waitresses?
  • Yummy tasty kangaroo meat. I’m planning on having a roo-becue, they are a leaner meat than cows and give off less methane as they can only burp and not fart. A possible cure or aid to reducing global warming...
  • Crowded House (they were a band, for you youngsters).
  • Its great actors like, Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Naomi Watts, Russel Crowe, etc.
  • A place to go when you just don't care anymore.
  • Lot of good catch phrases. G'Day Mate, Spot on me best mate.....And Steve Irwin came from Austalia. In my opinion he was AWESOME! +5
  • Exquisite opals! My favorites! :)
  • Steve Irwin Stromatolites Very deadly snakes Very deadly spiders
  • More cigarette smoke uuuk
  • I think Australian women are hot.
  • The Mad Max trilogy
  • A unique Lifestyle and Culture.
  • The world's most venomous creatures.
  • Didn't they give us Olivia Neutered John?
  • Percy Grainger is top of the list.
  • Nick Cave.
  • Donald Bradman.
  • The Sullivans! Country Practice! Prisoner Cell Block H (apparently they were not all lesbians!) The Flying Doctors! Neighbours! Home and Away! Kylie and Jason! Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (although I would have preferred it if she were queen of the dessert!) Clive James! and a whole host of dags, drongos, bogans, chucks etc, and other things that even Blind Freddy could see!
  • Somewhere to send convicts?
  • Keith Urban and beautiful coral reef beaches.
  • Foster's beer.
  • Comparatively it is a peaceful Country enjoying a working Democracy. Australians are hard working and friendly people.
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  • Hot guys with rad accents? p.s. Fosters Beer isnt really Australian :)
  • Aborigenes in tangas
  • Funky animals!
  • Rusell Crowe, Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman A world class hockey team A world class cricket team Some world class swimmers
  • Kangaroos, koala bears, and Paul Hogan!
  • Vegimite. It tastes like the inside of a saltwater sewage drainage pipe, but they love it. I seen em eat it by the spoonfuls.
  • VEGEMITE sandwich
  • 1) famous people: Errol Flynn, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett Peter Weir Nick Cave, Tina Arena, Natalie Imbruglia, Kylie Minogue Germaine Greer Further information: http://www.whitehat.com.au/australia/people/People200.asp http://www.indexoz.com/people/index.htm http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/achievers/australian.html http://www.aussieeducator.org.au/reference_famouspeople.html 2) famous inventions: boomerang Granny Smith Apple The Box Kite (however, some forms might have already existed elsewhere: The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini) "- The Electric Drill - was patented by Melbourne inventor Arthur James in 1889. - Latex Gloves - developed in Australia in 1945. - The notepad was created In 1902 by J.A.Birchall of Launceston when he had the idea of gluing individual sheets of paper together into a conveniently usable form - Xerox Photocopying - the technology behind xerography was developed at The University of Sydney by Professor O U Vonwiller in 1907. - Vegemite - this peculiarly Australian foodstuff created for waste brewers yeast was invented by Dr Cyril Callister and launched by the food entrepreneur, Fred Walker in 1923. - Electronic Pacemaker - the heart pacemaker was developed at Sydney's Crown Street Women's Hospital in 1926 - In 1948 Dr John Cade, a Melbourne psychiatrist, discovered the use of lithium carbonate (usually just referred to as lithium) in the treatment of bipolar and similar disorders. - Many firsts associated with in vitro fertilisation, including the birth of the first frozen embryo baby at the Queen Victoria Medical Centre in Melbourne1984. - The Bionic Ear- the cochlear implant was invented by a team led by Professor Graeme Clark at The University of Melbourne and in 1978 the first person received the implant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. - Discovery of the Helicobacter pylori bacterium which causes stomach ulcers and gastritis leading to its successful treatment. Barry Marshall and Robin Warren made this discovery in 1982 and received the Nobel Prize in 2005 for their work. - The Alexander Technique is a set of mental and physical practices developed by F.M. Alexander of Tasmania in the late nineteenth century. It is highly regarded by performing artists for reducing stress and by those suffering back problems. It is now taught in many countries throughout the world. - Samba software was initially developed by Andrew Tridgell at the Australian National University in 1992 . It enables interoperability between Unix-type systems and PCs and can be found as an important part of most Unix and Linux systems. - Google Maps was created by the Australian team of Google in Sydney, then the Danish-Australian brothers Lars and Jens Rasmussen created an interface to which they initially gave the very the very Australian name of Walkabout. It was launched in 2009 under the name Google Wave. - Callisthenics is a uniquely Australian form of physical culture. It appears to have originated on the Victorian goldfields and evolved over time to the extent that it was included in eisteddfods and school curricula and attracted large numbers of participants. It involves elements of gymnastics, dance, performance art and theatre and often involves the use of rods, clubs, hoops and other equipment. - The Dual Flush Toilet. Although Australians in water-scarce circumstances have long used a variety of devices to restrict the amount of water used in a flush toilet (including placing a brick in the cistern) the dual flush cistern with two buttons (one for full-flush and one for half-flush) was a design improvement that helped save water." Source and further information: http://www.whitehat.com.au/Australia/Inventions/InventionsA.html Further information: http://inventors.about.com/od/australianinvent/Australian_Inventions.htm http://www.ausicom.com/_dbase_upl/Australian%20Inventions.pdf http://www.scribd.com/doc/14000275/Famous-Australian-Inventions
  • Neigbours!!!! . . . . . . . . . damn australians :)
  • The cochlear implant, the 'black box' in aeroplanes, the Hills Hoist, Zinc cream, tim-tams and speedos (I believe they are called 'swim briefs' in the US). Also, an Australian man, Lancelot de Mole, invented the tank. He sent the plans to Britain and they were rejected. In short, Australia is awesome.
  • A very good Buddhist teacher and accomplished living Zen Master - Joan Sutherland.
  • beautiful women ......and kangaroo jerky..and awesome ports......

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