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Australia, often referred to as the "Land Down Under," is renowned for its stunning natural wonders, including the Great Barrier Reef, the rugged Outback, and the iconic Uluru. It is a country that encompasses diverse ecosystems, from lush rainforests to arid deserts, offering a wealth of experiences for adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike. With a vibrant multicultural society and a laid-back lifestyle, Australia is a melting pot of traditions, arts, and culinary delights. In this compilation, we embark on a journey to explore the lighter side of Australia, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the amusing, quirky, and sometimes cheeky aspects of this captivating nation. So, put on your Akubra hat, grab a Vegemite sandwich, and join us as we uncover the humour and charm of Australia.

Get ready to laugh as we present a compilation of funny quotations about Australia. From the unique wildlife and unusual place names to the friendly banter and distinctive Aussie sense of humour, Australia offers ample opportunities for laughter and amusement. From witty remarks on Australian slang to humorous observations on the country's love for barbecues, sports, and Vegemite, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and often comical aspects of the Land Down Under.

quotations about australia

"Australia is about as far away as you can get. I like that." Andre Benjamin (American rapper, 1975-)

"When New Zealanders emigrate to Australia, it raises the average IQ of both countries." Robert Muldoon (New Zealand statesman, 1921-92)

"God bless America. God save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia." Russell Crowe (actor, 1964-)

"To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother." Barry Humphries (Australian actor and writer, 1934-)

"Don't worry. Be hoppy." Anon

"Can you say 'Good Eye Might' without sounding Australian?" Anon

"Spending koala-ty time together." Anon

"That’s not a knife. That's a knife!" Paul Hogan (Australian actor, 1939-) as Crocodile Dundee

"Australia is a huge rest home, where no unwelcome news is ever wafted on to the pages of the worst newspapers in the world." Germaine Greer (Australian feminist, 1939-)

"In a way, Australia is like Catholicism. The company is sometimes questionable and the landscape is grotesque. But you always come back." Thomas Keneally (Australian novelist, 1935-)

"In Australia,
Inter alia
Think they're Socrates." Peter Porter (Australian poet, 1929-)

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