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    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

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    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

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    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

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    No matter what those Brits say!

    9. Multicultural society

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    10. Nature

    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

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    Because it can never be TOO BEAUTIFUL.

    13. Swimming Pools (in abundance.)

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    14. Sport

    15. Gap year culture

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

    16. Vegemite

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    I mean come on.

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