Local lingo

Even though Australia is English speaking, sometimes it helps to know a few local expressions…

Local Lingo
Aussie  Meaning 
G'day
No worries/No drama
Beaut/Beauty
Grab a feed
Arvo
Mate
Fair dinkum
Schooner(NSW)/Pots (Victoria)
Mad as a cut snake/as a box of frogs
Out the back of Bourke
Bonza  
Hi/Hello
You're welcome
Great/Fantastic
Get something to eat
Afternoon
Can refer to pretty much anyone!
Fair enough
Pints/Beers
Crazy/Nutter
In the middle of nowhere
Great/cool

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