What makes Aussies unique? Is it what we eat and drink? Perhaps it's our unique version of English that confuses many tourists. Australia is certainly like no other place in the world. We hope you enjoy learning about some of the things that shape us and are shaped by us.
Australian Country Music Awards
Since its beginning in 1973, the CMAA Golden Guitar Awards play a key role in Australian country music.
It's the race that stops a nation and a national institution more than any other Aussie race.
New .. Melbourne Cup Trivia
all winners since 1861.
Since 1987 the ARIA Awards has honoured and celebrated excellence and innovation in Australian music.
Logie Awards started in 1958, two years after the television was introduced in Australia.
An icon of Australia's summer sport, no yearly yachting event in the world attracts so much media coverage as this race.
Put fierce competitors driving the hottest V8 Supercars together with a Holden and Ford rivalry and you've got a great race.
The Brownlow Medal is a prestigious award and considered to be the highest honour an individual player may receive in the AFL.
Includes all winners.
The Australian Racing Hall of Fame was created to honour and document Australia's horse racing legends.
Aussies have many things that make them unique. This hat is one of the best known.
Ugg boots are a very dinky-die Aussie icon no matter what some #$%# company tells you. Learn why.
Ever see the movie Man From Snowy River ? Then you've seen our these famous coats.
• Children's Songs
• Christmas Songs
• Wartime Songs
• Humorous Songs
• Convicts, Bushranger Songs
• Horse Racing Songs
• Drovers and Shearers Songs
• Immigration Songs and more ...
Has the original meaning of this song been changed? Compare both versions and decide for yourself.
We have recipes for Damper, Rissoles, Meat Pie, Pavlova, Lamingtons and more. Learn about these favourite foods.
An Aussie icon food with 90% of Aussies having a jar in the pantry. Includes history & song.
Aussie favourite made special by the much loved endearing jingle. Includes history & lyrics.
When is English not English?
When you're in Australia, of course. So is it a cookie or a biscuit? Will you need a doctor if you're gobsmacked? Check our lists and find out.
A creative way to play with the English language.
Find a specific slang word
The Brits, Yanks and Aussies don't agree on how some English words are spelled. Which version do you use to spell the words in our list?
Get a glimpse into the way people spoke in the past. If you are reading Australian literature, you may find this dictionary very helpful.
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