Australian People Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 50 Quotes About Australian People

#1. The Australian people expect the Government to govern, they don't expect it to make excuses. - Author: Tony Abbott
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#2. I started off in England and very few people knew I was Australian. I mean, the clues were in the poems, but they didn't read them very carefully, and so for years and years I was considered completely part of the English poetry scene. - Author: Peter Porter
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#3. I want to make sure we are presenting to the South Australian people a Government that is open and accountable. I want to make sure that we maintain public confidence in government at all levels. - Author: Jay Weatherill
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#4. We are all here now and we have to solve our differences and live together as Australians ... I will use the title you have honoured me with to bring the Australian people together ... Together we can build a remarkable country, the envy of the rest of the world. - Author: Lowitja O'Donoghue
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#5. I was elected by the Australian people to bring back a fair go for all Australians. I have given my absolute best to do that. - Author: Kevin Rudd
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#6. The Labor Party has always - always been praised as leaders. In fact, there's probably more books written about ALP leaders and the ALP people than the Libs or anyone else in Australian's history, but there was substance to it. - Author: Warren Mundine
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#7. Australians just don't see that many Australian films, but it's also our responsibility as filmmakers and the responsibility of the funding bodies to remember that audiences want to be entertained, and people are entertained in lots of different ways. - Author: Georgina Haig
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#8. Although the rudiments of snobbery are there, its finer developments are basically alien to the Australian soul - that is, if Australians have a soul; many people believe that they are too matter-of-fact and down-to-earth to have such fancy commodities. - Author: George Mikes
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#9. With the Australian Government paying more of the hospital bills, it will have the incentive to make sure people are treated through less expensive and more appropriate primary care services. - Author: Kevin Rudd
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#10. All of a sudden, there are great Japanese films, or great Italian films, or great Australian films. It's usually because there are a number of people that cross-pollinated each other. - Author: Francis Ford Coppola
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#11. I've never been one to bow down to people who try to question my identity because I don't fit their mould of what an Aboriginal Australian is supposed to be or look like. - Author: Shari Sebbens
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#12. I do think Australians as a rule have a very good sensibility to them, and I think most people, if they were given the option, wouldn't choose to rip off a filmmaker or an artist - I don't think its part of the Australian psyche. - Author: John Polson
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#13. When you arrive in L.A. as an Englishman, you might as well be on the moon. People just don't understand you if you speak too fast, and most people there think you're Australian. Ordering was incredibly complicated. I was speechless. - Author: Ben Chaplin
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#14. The Australian Army is a highly respected National institution because of its people. It's all about the people. If we communicate, and leverage off all in our organisation, not just our senior officers, our IQ will be awesome. Then there will be no job which is beyond us. - Author: Ken Gillespie
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#15. Am I conservative? Yes, I am. I would have thought conservative is very much middle of the road, representative of the aspirational values of the Australian people. The extreme right has connotations with it that I would never seek to identify with. - Author: Eric Abetz
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#16. And the commitment that I've been giving to the Australian people is that there'll be no surprises and no excuses under a Coalition government. - Author: Tony Abbott
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#17. An Australian girl size 12 and a Swedish girl size 12 are completely different, just because of the way they're formed. It's becoming this worldwide movement because people are getting it. We all have two different parents; we're not supposed to look the same. It's ridiculous. - Author: Hayley Hasselhoff
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#18. If a bloke gave you a hundred quid for a book you can bet your life it's his way, but if all the poor and suffering people raise their hats to you for writing it - that's different; it makes it worthwhile then. - Author: Alan Marshall
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#19. Our commitment to defence goes beyond this. It's a long-term commitment to make SA the home for Australian defence. It's a commitment to providing the right infrastructure and the right people. - Author: Jay Weatherill
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#20. There seems to be for a long time now a range of issues that the Australian people want to talk about, but for some reason politicians of various shapes and stripes have decided they don't want to talk about. - Author: Cory Bernardi
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#21. I was born pretty lucky, an Aryan Australian, friendly girl, that gives you a lot of advantages in the world. I was unaware of people's fights or struggles for equality. I was really naive. - Author: Sia Furler
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#22. The Prime Minister seems now to be basing his re-election campaign on this plot line. He is saying to the Australian people, look out, the baddies behind you - hiss, boo and whatever you do, don't vote Labor. This political parody of pantomime is looking and sounding desperate. - Author: Julia Gillard
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#23. The Australian people want to help build this country into a great nation. This budget ... has not realized the capacity of the Australian people. It has underestimated them. It has let us down. - Author: Lionel Murphy
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#24. I will always come back to do Australian films. I think it matters. I think we can make films that people go and see. And I don't think it's too much to ask that films in this country make a profit and that we embrace them. - Author: Josh Lawson
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#25. Everyone tells me I have a funny accent. It's because I copy people. I learned English at school but have best friends who are French, Australian, English and American; a very weird mix. - Author: Caroline Winberg
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#26. I don't know, maybe Australian humour isn't supposed to be funny. It's as dry as the Sahara, and I think people miss that. - Author: Nick Cave
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#27. I think stupid people are surprised that I'm Australian. It's a small-minded; we live in a global community, but I suppose some people still are small-minded. - Author: Iggy Azalea
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#28. I believe in immigration. But I feel people think it would be better if there was an Australian-style points based system so we could actually get a good system. - Author: Boris Johnson
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#29. I accept you, and you get the same respect from me whether you are black, white, gay straight, Asian, bisexual, Australian, tall, fat, whatever it is. We are all people, and I look at the people of the world the same way, as my brothers and sisters. - Author: Nash Grier
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#30. I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated. - Author: Barbara Hershey
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#31. It is time Australian Muslims stop being treated as negotiable citizens in their own country. It is time people stop 'tolerating' us, presuming some right to decide if we have a place in our own home. - Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
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#32. Receiving the Newcombe Medal for a third year in a row is an amazing honour. The Newcombe Medal is a great occasion for the Australian tennis community to come together and celebrate our sport, recognise people's achievements and contributions to Australian tennis. - Author: Samantha Stosur
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#33. Australian people are dope. They're so fun. They want to just have a good time, and they have a great sense of humour. - Author: Erin Heatherton
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#34. Yidaki didgeridoo has been used in every part of Australian regional culture, all around the country. It's become a message stick for the survival of those people, for aboriginal people and aboriginal culture. - Author: Xavier Rudd
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#35. I love Australian people. - Author: Geri Halliwell
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#36. The celebrated Aboriginal painter Albert Namatjira loved the Ghost Gums of the Northern Territory ... They are evocatively Australian, their white trunks contrasting with the red earth and the deep blue sky of the Dreamtime region that has for centuries sustained Namatjira's Aranda people. - Author: Richard Allen
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#37. Vincent Lingiari, I solemnly hand to you these deeds as proof, in Australian law, that these lands belong to the Gurindji people and I put into your hands this piece of the earth itself as a sign that we restore them to you and your children forever. - Author: Gough Whitlam
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#38. The Australian sense of humor is very dry, sarcastic, and very undercover. Like if I tell any jokes in America, people just think I'm serious! So I just quit telling any jokes whatsoever. - Author: Heath Ledger
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#39. You are not prime minister of Australia because of some kind of process of divine selection. You are prime minister of Australia through the gift of the Australian people. - Author: John Howard
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#40. If you're Australian, you feel it in your bones because you're at odds with everybody else, except other Australians, in the sense that people always seem to be behaving strangely. People always seem to be behaving the wrong way, in a different way. You say things and there are silences. - Author: Nick Cave
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#41. This is how I feel, every day, and people don't want to know that. They want to know that I'm feeling what Tom Jones makes you feel. Or that Australian girl who used to be in Neighbours. But I feel like this, and they won't play what I feel on the radio, because people that are sad don't fit in. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#42. I'm black and Cuban, Australian and Irish, and like most people in America, I'm someone whose roots come from somewhere else. I'm a mixed race, first-generation American. - Author: Soledad O'Brien
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#43. In Australian culture, people are just more laid back, people aren't as serious, they just take their time with things. It's just like, whatever, if I don't get it done I don't get it done. - Author: Andrew Bogut
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#44. I think the Australian people are very conscientious. During the 1980s and 1990s we proved they will respond conscientiously to necessary reforms. They mightn't like them but they'll accept them. But reforms have to be presented in a digestible format. - Author: Paul Keating
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#45. No Australian today is responsible for what happened on our colonial frontier. But we are responsible for not acknowledging what happened. If we do not, our integrity as a nation is flawed and we are shamed as a people for perpetuating a lie. - Author: Timothy Bottoms
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#46. I was lucky enough to be a child during the renaissance of Australian children's literature, when people like Ivan Southall, Colin Thiele, Lilith Norman and Wrightson were pumping out hugely inspiring stuff. - Author: Catherine Jinks
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#47. Eighty-two percent of Australia's bird species and two thirds of Australia's mammal species can be found on our (Australian Wildlife Conservancy) reserves. We put teams of people on the frontline in the battle against feral animals, wildfires and noxious weeds. Science underpins everything we do. - Author: Kristy Hinze
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#48. We are going to be a government of no surprises and no excuses; a government which keeps its commitments and a government which is straight and candid with the Australian people and that's what we intend to do. - Author: Tony Abbott
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#49. I do notice that when I come in to meet casting people, they love that I'm Australian. Maybe it's our good work ethic. - Author: Rebel Wilson
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#50. No one cares about the Davis Cup. How many people know I won five Davis Cups and seven majors, but that I rarely played the Australian Open? - Author: John McEnroe
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