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What's Something That Hollywood Always Gets Wrong About Australia?

Those fake Aussie accents need to STOP.

There's no shortage of stereotypes in the film and TV industry — especially when it comes to portraying different countries around the world.


And if we're talking about Australia — well, there's been some pretty unrealistic portrayals over the years that aren't anything like living here.

A still from "The Simpsons" when they go and visit Australia

Like, seriously — what's with Hollywood portraying every Australian as being white?

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Look, I get it — some of our biggest celebs are white. But, that doesn't mean that the rest of us are. Australia is a huge melting pot of different cultures.

Plus, they always show Melbourne, Sydney and the Outback as being a short drive from each other.

Kate Austen from "Lost" in a car that's driving through the Australian outback

I've done the drive from Sydney to Melbourne before and it took over nine hours!

Oh, and let's not forget about the cringeworthy Australian accents that pop up in movies and TV shows.


I'm still confused over Simone's "Australian" accent in The Good Place. It wasn't...great.

But, what other major blunders has Hollywood made when it comes to Australia? Leave your answers in the comments below and you could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video!

Paul Hogan from "Crocodile Dundee" sitting down
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