16 Things Australians Take For Granted

On the cusp of Australia Day, it’s time for some reflection. What makes our country so great?

1. Universal Healthcare

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2. Inclusive GST prices

Because when something says its $10.00 IT SHOULD COST $10.

3. Food portions that make sense.

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Because Australians know that we don’t need that extra kilo of fries.

4. Quality of fruit/vegetables/livestock

5. The beach

And the fact that most of us can get to one within 30 minutes.

6. Backyard and house size

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7. Quality public education

8. Freedom

No matter what those Brits say!

9. Multicultural society

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11. A fair minimum wage

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So that you don’t have to rely on tips (but they’re still nice.)

12. Weather

Because it can never be TOO BEAUTIFUL.

13. Swimming Pools (in abundance.)

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15. Gap year culture

We live in a country that EXPECTS high school graduates to go travelling!

16. Vegemite

I mean come on.

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