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Let's Talk Australia

Your Down Under Specialist

 

Your South Pacific Travel dreams are our focus. Each traveler has a unique vision of what their Down Under experience will be. Let's Talk Australia is confident in planning your distinctive journey.

 

When you set your travel expectations high, we strive to exceed them.

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New Zealand
Our Specialties
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Our Awards
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Contact Us
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Why Travel with Us?
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Map of New Zealand
 
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Sydney Weather Forecast, Australia
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Portland, Oregon 97213 USA USA
 
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New Zealand Kiwi Specialist
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Time Zone Difference Chart
 

Australia North

+ 9.5 H

+ 14.5 H

+ 15.5 H

+ 16.5 H

+ 17.5 H

Australia South

+ 10.0 H

+ 15.0 H

+ 16.0 H

+ 17.0 H

+ 18.0 H

Australia West

+ 8.0 H

+ 13.0 H

+ 14.0 H

+ 15.0 H

+ 16.0 H

Australia East

+ 10.0 H

+ 15.0 H

+ 16.0 H

+ 17.0 H

+ 18.0 H

  New Zealand

+ 12.0 H

+ 17.0 H

+ 18.0 H

+ 19.0 H

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barney. Argument, strife.

battlers. Honest, hardworking folk.

beano. Festivity, celebration.

bee's knees. Someone or something considered the ultimate in style, novelty or cleverness.

beaut. Beautiful, lovely, great. Also used as a noun meaning something beautiful, lovely, great.

bewdy. Beaut, beauty. Usually used as an interjection.

beyond the black stump. Back o' beyond. See above.

bickie, also bikkie. Biscuit.

big bickies. A lot of money.

biggie. Anything big or bigger than usual. This comes about as a result of a penchant to add -ie or -y to certain words in colloquial speech. Hence, footie or footy for football.

big smoke. The city.

billabong. A waterhole.

billy. Container for boiling tea.

bit o' all right. Bit o' understatement here, matey. The phrase actually means something or someone which, or who, is more than all right: lovely, eliciting admiration, beautiful even.

bizzo. Also bizo. Business.

bloke. Man.

bludger. Lazy person, usually applied to one who lives on the dole and who doesn't try finding work.

blue. A row, quarrel, fight, as in We had a blue.

Bluey. Nickname for a redhead. How about that?

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Australian Slang Guide

ant's pants. Someone or something considered the ultimate in style, novelty or cleverness.

apples, as in she'll be apples. In Australian slang, she'll be apples simply means everything will be okay.

apples and pears. Rhyming slang for stairs. To shoot down the apples and pears is to go down the stairs. Sometimes shortened to just apples.

arvo. Afternoon. Another Australian slang contraction.

Aussie. Australian.

Aussie salute. Moving the hand around to flick off or drive away flies, particularly from the face.

avagoodweegend. Have a good weekend.

back o' beyond. Somewhere out there in the Outback in a remote and fairly deserted place.

bangers. Sausages.

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Australia
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