We are pointing to bad scenario travel campaigns and pop culture references to promote Australian stereotypes and misconceptions. Allow us to dispel rumors and myths about everything, from our d.e.a.d.l.y animals to food choices and everything in between.
In fact, Australia is home to some of the world’s most d.a.n.g.e.r.o.u.s creatures, including p.o.i.s.o.n.o.u.s snakes, s.c.a.r.y spiders, p.o.i.s.o.n.o.u.s green round octopus and f.i.e.r.c.e p.r.e.d.a.t.o.r.s like sharks and saltwater crocodiles, but The risks they caused were exaggerated. In fact, a recent study from the University of Melbourne shows that you are more likely to be k.i.l.l.e.d by a horse than any other creature.
Vegemite for breakfast, lunch, and tea
In 2014, research exposed that nearly half of Australians eat Vegemite every day. Even the greenest Aussie consumes the spread of breakfast, lunch, and tea, as claimed by Happy Little Vegemite. Vegemite is best enjoyed spreading thinly on toast, not eating with a spoon and like all delicacies, much less.
Kangaroos are sometimes seen in urban areas, but they have no role in traveling to school or work. Nobody rides them like horses, and we can certainly fit into their pockets. It is also impossible for Kangaroo to fight crime and save lives as described in the Skippy TV series.
Australia is one big desert
Films like Dundee and Australian Crocodile draw the country like a scorching red soil. While a large part of Australia can be described as a remote area, more than 80 percent of the population lives within 50 – 100 km from the coast in urban areas and built cities.
Thanks to Warwick Capper, Eric Bana stormed Poida and Kath and Kim, Australians were proud to maintain the image of the Bogan people. The problem with that is the incredible meaning. Australians may have satirical humor and language may be full of funny abbreviations, but the population is also very well educated. Black box recorders, Wi-Fi and cochlear implants were invented by Australians.
Surrounded by India, Pacific and South Oceans as well as Timor, Tasman and the Coral Sea, Australia has more than 10,000 beaches. It has a common misconception that every Australian citizen is a sand-colored surfer. While the majority of the population lives in an hour’s drive on the beach, only 10% of Australians surf.
Shrimp on the barbie
Before he was Crocodile Dundee, Paul Hogan invited Americans to come down with the phrase “slip another shrimp on the barbie for ya” from the Australian Australian tourism 1984. Quotations will become quintessential. Australia, except for the small fact that no Australians actually use the word shrimp – we call them to shrimp.
The Daily Show describes Australia as a r.a.c.i.s.t, but the minority’s views do not reflect the nation’s views. Australia is proud to be a multicultural success, with 26% of its population born abroad and hundreds of spoken and belief languages represented. Melbourne is country to the biggest Greek population of any city outside Greece and the country normally hosts Chinese, European and American holidays as well as Harmony Day every March 21, where religious esteem cultural diversity.
Although Fosters is an Australian beer brand, it is certainly not the beer of choice for Australians. In fact, Fosters is even one of our top ten favorite beers and much more popular with the British. To drink like real Australian Australians, choose Victoria Bitter, Carlton Draft or even better, support your local microbrewery.
In Icehouse’s Great Southern Land song, Iva Davies describes Australia as a prisoner of refugees in the summer for a million years, which can provoke vision but is somewhat untrue. Sure, it’s really hot here – it used to reach 50.7 (123.3 ° F) – but it also reached 23.0 ° C (−9.4 ° F) in Charlotte Pass Pass, New South Wales. There are regular snow seasons in Victoria, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, and Tasmania.
Fit and Tan
If you think all Australians look like a house and go further, you’re wrong. The nation’s population has many diverse faces, but increasingly Australia has become an obese country, with more than 60% of adults being considered overweight. It is also extremely dangerous to pursue a sunny smile because Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world.