Traditions, Culture & Customs of Australia

Unique to Australia

Unique to Australia


At some point in our lives, we’ve all cracked out an obnoxious ‘g’day mate!’ when someone mentions Australia. But stereotypes aside, the ‘lucky country’ is an incredibly special place that offers any traveller, professional or international student a spate of experiences they can’t hope to find elsewhere. So, what is it that draws these thousands of visitors in from across…


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Customs Western Australia

Customs Western Australia


First of all, you don t need a heavy custom 4x4 to hit the tracks. Many places in Western Australia can be accessed by basic or lightly modified 4wds. Some places can even by accessed with a factory stock vehicle. If you’re just going to the local beach tracks as a keen fisher then really all you would require is recovery gear and the fishing rods. A lot of other places for…


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Social norms in Australia

Social norms in Australia


Australians are generally laid-back, open and direct. They say what they mean and are generally more individual and outgoing than many other cultures. You may think that most Australians live in the outback out in the country. In fact, more than three quarters of Australians live in cities and in urban centres, mainly along the coast. Some key values that reflect the Australian…


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Australia Post customer Service

Australia Post customer Service


Australia Post continues to warn customers of emails which advise that a courier was unable to deliver a parcel to their address. Australia Post does not request customers to remit a payment for parcel collection, nor does it charge customers for holding a parcel. Scroll down to see some examples of scam emails. Scam sender addresses aupostalservice auspostalservice24 aupostal-service…


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Australian Custom Guitars

Australian Custom Guitars


About the exhibitor: Merv Cargill was a favourite in the guitar community. His attention to detail and immense passion for producing instruments of the optimum tonality and finish made the Cargill name one that is now synonymous with the guitar industry. From his backyard garage, Merv attracted some of the biggest music names with his reputation in guitars travelling far and…


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What country is au?

What country is au?


Super 1 Countries Prepaid Super 1 countries are Singapore, UK, USA, China, Hong Kong, Canada, Norway, New Zealand, South Korea, South Africa, India and Malaysia. Calls charged in per minute increments. Customers will use 1 minute allocation first when calling Super 1 countries; once minute allowance depleted, customers will use remaining Standard International Minute allowance…


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Names of Aboriginal tribes

Names of Aboriginal tribes


Kinship is at the heart of Indigenous society. A person’s position in the kinship system establishes their relationship to others and to the universe, prescribing their responsibilities towards other people, the land and natural resources. Traditional kinship structures remain important in many Aboriginal communities today.¹ There are over 500 Aboriginal nations across Australia…


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Some information about Australia

Some information about Australia


With a lot of concern raised in the media over next week’s Census, we thought it fitting to answer some of the most common queries and concerns raised so far to help put your mind at ease. Is your data safe? Privacy is an important issue. In regards to the Census, it is important to note that names and addresses are kept securely in a separate place to your other Census data…


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Australian Christmas Pictures

Australian Christmas Pictures


A photographer has taken the iconic image of the annual festive family photo and put her own Australian twist on it. Swapping the pine tree and snow backdrop for the beach and a surfboard, Jade Dawson has developed her own unique Christmas card backdrop. The photographer from Belmont North, NSW, even dresses Santa in red and white shorts and a wide brim straw hat for her exhibit…


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Australian gestures

Australian gestures


Australia The People Home to nearly five million immigrants from 160 countries, Australia is rich in cultural diversity. Australians, or Aussies,enjoy an easy-going lifestyle and are generally friendly and relaxed. Modesty and equality are valued. Meeting and Greeting Shake hands with everyone present upon meeting and before leaving. Allow women to offer their hands first…


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