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    18 Mistakes Hollywood Has Made When It Comes To Portraying Australia

    Shrimp on the barbie? Nah, it's prawns.

    Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community to share the things Hollywood always gets wrong about Australia. Here are their responses!

    1. That everyone in Australia can surf.

    A man holding a surfboard and jogging out of the water

    2. And is super tanned and built like Chris Hemsworth.

    A closeup of Chris Hemsworth leaning out of a car window

    3. That Australians love to drink Foster's beer.

    4. That New Zealand is part of Australia.

    A map of Australia and New Zealand; there is an arrow indicting the distance between them

    5. That every Australian must know each other, even though there's 25 million of us.

    A busy, crowded Australian beach

    6. That the only cities that exist in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne.

    7. That there are spiders and other dangerous animals everywhere and anywhere.

    A spider in its web

    8. That we actually say things like "put another shrimp on the barbie".

    Paul Hogan holding a prawn up in his hand

    9. And that our entire vocabulary is made up of outdated slang that we don't even use.

    A shot from a Simpsons episode where Bart and Lisa are at a table; an Australian man says to them "I see you've played knifey-spoony before"

    10. That different cities and states are only a short drive from each other.

    An image from the TV show "Lost" showing two characters driving round the Australian Outback

    11. Which, according to that logic, means that it wouldn't take you that long to drive from one side of Australia to the other.

    A map of Australia showing how that it would take 65 hours to travel from one end to the other

    12. That Australia doesn't get any snow.

    A picture of the Snowy Mountains in Australia

    13. And the entirety of our landscape is similar to the Outback — dry, dusty and hot.

    A picture taken at the Daintree Rainforest in Australia

    14. That the entire population live in quaint, countryside towns.

    15. And that in these towns, kangaroos would be skipping past daily and everyone is super chilled out.

    A closeup of a kangaroo looking at the camera

    16. That every Australian sounds like Steve Irwin or Crocodile Dundee.

    17. Like seriously, we don't sound like that.

    Robert Downey Jr in "Natural Born Killers"

    18. And lastly, that the best way to eat Vegemite is to take a big spoonful of it.

    Note: Not all submissions are from BuzzFeed Community users.

    What other mistakes has Hollywood made when it comes to portraying Australia? Sound off in the comments below!