…is friendly, liberal-minded (weltoffen), inquisitive (neugierig) and helpful.
Australians always use the first name.
You’ve got no problems to find friends
Work and free time
The Australians have got a proverb which is the opposite of our “Was du heute
kannst besorgen, dass verschiebe nicht auf Morgen” “Never do today, what you
can put of till tomorrow”
The life of an Australian: one third work, one third sport and another sleep
Australians like sports, the beach and their barbecues at the weekends
It doesn’t matter whether somebody is a manager, a worker or a trucker
everybody in Australia likes cold beer.
The pubs are a national institution.
In former times it was only a man dominated domain but today women are
allowed to go in pubs, too.
You can easily get in contact with an Australian but you have to talk to him. Or
you shout “It’s my shout” and everybody will like you.
An Australian drinks usually 120l per year (including children and women)
26. January Australia Day
25. April ANZAC Day
25. December Christmas
26. December Boxing Day
It’s summer at Christmas time
The Australians have largely adopted the winter-based traditions, but they like to
have a picnic or a barbecue. They’ve got also the traditional British puddings.
Christmas isn’t as important as in Germany, because Australia is more
There is also Hanukkah (a Jewish festival), Kwanzaa (an African-American
festival), Ramadan (an Islamic festival) and Ta Chiu (Taoist festival)