Australians are seen as having a relaxed and casual attitude to life  exemplified by Australians’ egalitarianism, sense of humour and informal language.  The author of this article is interested in understanding where this aspect of Australian culture stems from.

From convicts to Tall Poppy Syndrome, from Cockney rhyming slang to the weather, read on to discover what has helped shape Australian culture.


Why are Australians so laid back?