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19 Surprising Things That Aussies Actually Hate

“Foster’s: Australian for beer.” Yeah, nah mate more like Australian for bullshit.

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1. Throwing a "shrimp" on the barbie.

We can't even get proper shrimp in Australia.
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We can't even get proper shrimp in Australia.

2. Going to Bondi Beach on a scorcher of a day.

Nothing like spending a 40 degree day stuck laying on top of other people.
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Nothing like spending a 40 degree day stuck laying on top of other people.

3. Going to the beach in the summer in general.

Bluebottles. Bluebottles everywhere.
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Bluebottles. Bluebottles everywhere.

4. The summer sun.

25 degrees is great, 35 degrees is tolerable, but 45 degrees? Sorry but no.
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25 degrees is great, 35 degrees is tolerable, but 45 degrees? Sorry but no.

5. Eating by the beach.

Seagulls. That is all.
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Seagulls. That is all.

6. Everyone else thinking that all Aussies know how to surf.

We don't all live by the water, nor do we all have that skill.
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We don't all live by the water, nor do we all have that skill.

7. The country itself being so big.

Who doesn't love driving for six hours and still being in the same state?!
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Who doesn't love driving for six hours and still being in the same state?!

8. Flying around Australia.

Why pay $600 to get from Sydney to Perth when you can pay $200 extra and end up in Thailand!
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Why pay $600 to get from Sydney to Perth when you can pay $200 extra and end up in Thailand!

9. Drinking Foster's beer.

Throw us a VB mate. A XXXX. Anything other than a Foster's.
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Throw us a VB mate. A XXXX. Anything other than a Foster's.

10. Foreigners talking about Vegemite.

Of course you're going to hate it if you eat an entire spoonful.
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Of course you're going to hate it if you eat an entire spoonful.

11. Online shopping.

The price of shipping to Australia is out of this world, that's if the site even delivers to us.
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The price of shipping to Australia is out of this world, that's if the site even delivers to us.

12. People saying Australians earn so much compared to Americans.

It may be true but have you see the cost of living over here?
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It may be true but have you see the cost of living over here?

13. Every musician making their Aussie crowd chant "AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE..."

Oi oi oi, mate you should've stopped after the first time.
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Oi oi oi, mate you should've stopped after the first time.

14. The general idea that we all own kangaroos.

Do you ride a deer to school?!
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Do you ride a deer to school?!

15. When people get mad that we eat kangaroos.

So they might be on our 50 cent coin, but they're hardly underpopulated.
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So they might be on our 50 cent coin, but they're hardly underpopulated.

16. When people call koalas, koala bears.

Marsupials mate, marsupials.
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Marsupials mate, marsupials.

17. We dread flies more than spiders.

You don't know hell until you're at an Aussie BBQ in the summer heat.
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You don't know hell until you're at an Aussie BBQ in the summer heat.

18. However, we still do hate spiders.

Just because they're everywhere doesn't mean we have to love them.
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Just because they're everywhere doesn't mean we have to love them.

19. And we absolutely hate each other during footy season.

"Don't be a wanker, you were born in Sydney you can't support the Maroons."
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"Don't be a wanker, you were born in Sydney you can't support the Maroons."

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