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I Hate Living In Australia

For those who wish they had been born somewhere else, or at least had the means to escape... 364 People

    Intolerance, bigotry

    and racism are all signs of low intelligence and this entire thread is nothing more than a festival of hate. As an educated white Australian from a privileged background, all my life I have fought for land rights, social justice and human rights - and it angers me whenever I...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 7 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    Saturday, 27 December 2014 Real Life

    Experience! The other day at work, it was a friend's birthday. So I brought two diverse ethnic foods to celebrate. These foods are "Egyptian" and "Italian". Specifically: Egyptian: 1. Eggplants stuffed with rice and meat (cooked of course). 2. Tomatoes as above. 3...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M Dec 26, 2014

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    Friday, 02 January 2015 Real Life Experience!

    Morning Tea at Work: Two weeks ago, I heard two Anglo-Australian females talk about the "Martin Place Fiasco". All that was pouring out of their mouths was the official version of the farce. These two young women were repeating the reports that they heard and saw on...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    Born In Australia But Always A Stranger

    I was born here in Australia and a son of German/Serbian Parents Youngest of Seven children and my 2 oldest brothers were born in Germany' As soon as my Mother arrived in Australia in 48 she knew something was wrong' Very Wrong''' A feeling of isolation came over here...
    GeorgeyPeorgy GeorgeyPeorgy 56-60, M 9 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Feck Australia

    I came to australia on a working holiday visa from the uk about three months ago. I am literally sickened by their racism, their rudeness and open discrimination towards all other cultures including my own. I paid for a whv and was hoping to find some sort of semi skilled work...
    Tanskii Tanskii 26-30 23 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Sunday, 28 December 2014 Real Life

    Experience! I lived next door to an alcoholic Bogan for 12 years. Only one foot of distance separated our two flats. He was constantly drunk out of his mind and he abused me, and also abused everyone else who lived on the premises. I tried to make friends with him...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Wednesday, 07 January 2015 Real Life

    Experience! My nephew is 37 years of age and lives in "Melbourne". He is a self employed Architect. The other day he decided to apply for an advertisement in a rural paper for an assistant Architect, in case he could progress within an organisation. He was granted an...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I have had problems with this country

    since coming here in 1978 which I have kept inside of me for far too long. Now I am letting off steam. It is bloody expensive to live here and if you are on a low income or receiving welfare payments you will struggle. This is no ''Lucky Country'' and would recommend anyone...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    Freedom is a Joke In Australia

    Indoctrination of Australia starts at an early age. They are getting thought from early age to shut their mouth and comply with the rules or else. The “Else=Prosecution” methods will go as far as banning them from school, banning them out of the system and denying them the...
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 9 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    I live in a beach suburb in Sydney,

    Australia. There are newly built flats in the area. Three large bedrooms and state-of-the-art amenities. Five minutes walking to a major shopping complex and public transport. Asking price for these unfurnished flats is: A$1,000,000. They are already selling at auction for...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Aussie Psychology.

    In an attempt not to generalise all Australians, I'm going to use the term 'aussie' only for those who identify with being 'true blue', are proudly ignorant and full of social weirdness. There are even foreigners who suck up the redneck culture so easily I'd call them aussie as...
    Locke78 Locke78 36-40, M 17 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Today, the first working day of 2015,

    for the first time I openly rejected "No worries". Me: I now have a property for rent, could you do this job for me? Real Estate Agency Assistant (REAA): No worries, can I have your name and address? Me: Please don't use "No worries". It's a typical Australian expression, and I...
    kkpb7533 kkpb7533 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    not true about the voting,

    I haven't voted for well over 15years and I have a clean police record, a police record that I recently obtained for employment reasons. I am Australian, and I have to agree, many of them have no sense of adventure, I can't tell you how many times I have opened peoples lives...
    farefolkiss farefolkiss 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Living in Australia, is like living in a horror

    movie. In the beginning of your tale, you move into a "beautiful" house, with the belief that you are "privileged" and "lucky". Nice, isolated house, by the ocean, fresh air and sunny beaches! For a few days you REALLY enjoy it, you overlook a few "small" flaws, some shady and...
    silvioh silvioh 18-21, M 10 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    Is Australia A Dream Or Bs

    Selling BS to the world disguised as a DREAM. Ruthless depredation of people’s lives from all over the world by getting them sucked in with “blue water and pristine beaches” propaganda. Most of us on this forum know that the blue water and the beaches are for real BUT the...
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 11 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    Can'T Wait To Get Out Of Here

    Thankyou everyone for sharing your stories about what it is really like here I have lived in australia for the past 13 years i should probably say here that i cannot speak for every australian, just the ones i have encountered since being here as beautiful as some of the...
    stgeorgeinmyheart stgeorgeinmyheart 41-45, M 14 Responses Jun 22, 2013

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    Australia/Australians,

    10 Things I Hate About You: 1. Your fickle, bipolar weather Ok, I'm referring specifically to Melbourne here but if I hear the description '4 seasons in one day' one more time, I'm going to shoot you in the head. Hot or cold, make up your bloody mind! People moving to Australia...
    Speaker2 Speaker2 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Glad To Have Left Australia!!!!

    After living in the '*** end of the earth' for three years, I am very happy to have left that country. I grew up there and even I can see how downhill both Sydney and Australia have gone since the 1980's. I can sum it by these observations: The cities are too damn expensive to...
    bsimm42 bsimm42 41-45 6 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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    Sydney, Australia, I won't beat around the bush

    - I am divorcing you. 15 Years of good times and bad times, and I have made the decision to leave you for good. Took me a long time to get to this point, again and again you lured me into staying, giving it another go, trying to see the good things about you... but I can;t...
    dansch85 dansch85 41-45, M 9 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    Emigrate to Australia ?

    The purpose of my posts on this forum is two fold. Firstly, I would like to do what I can to help prospective migrants hear another perspective on “life in Australia” which has not been generated by the official propaganda from immigration and tourism authorities, and...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Right now, I'm irritated at the cost of

    everything practical going up, all in the name of self-serving governments. Examples: - Car insurance. Why does CTP cost at least $700 this year? You have to pay it because the government makes it compulsory. - Motor vehicle tax - Education. University and TAFE courses going up...
    flyingdrone flyingdrone 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Saturday, 27 December 2014 Real Life

    Experience! My brother-in-law is English. I have known him for many years. He has admitted to me repeatedly that the English Cuisine back in England is very poor indeed ... when compared to "Mediterranean and Asian Cuisines". He was honest in his confession. The...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    We (my wife, son and myself) have

    now been here just over two years. We have gone through what others have gone through who post on this site but we now treat living in Australia as almost a game. This was brought about recently by having no wi fi for three weeks. I posted on a consumer site how bad Telstra was...
    4019775s 4019775s 36-40 9 Responses Feb 27, 2014

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    Word Of Advice For Newcomers

    It IS decent of newcomers to Australia, like opiated and deadjellyfish before her, to defend a culture in which they are a visitor, and which they don't understand. I can't fault that. It is the right thing to do... if one is unsure about a people, it is best to default to...
    seatbelthoon seatbelthoon 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    The 'Australian' Hate

    (And Why I hate it) I was born in a really **** part of England. There were robberies, gangs rife, the streets were dangerous and a majority of the muslim people in our town despised us (even though we were BORN there) and so it goes on, and on, and on. Now, I live in sunny WA...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane 70+, M 23 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    This post is directed to anybody considering

    moving to Australia. Don't be fooled by the promotion of this country being friendly, accepting, easy going, etc. Because the reality is very disappointing. You may have heard about Australia being a 'multicultural' society. This is complete nonsense. Australia is one of the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Feb 21, 2014

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    "Australia" You big ugly.

    You too empty. You desert with your nothing nothing nothing.You scorched suntanned. Old too quickly. Acres of suburbs watching the telly. You bore me. Freckle silly children. You nothing much. With your big sea. Beach beach beach. I´ve seen enough already. You Dumb dirty city...
    thatnameistaken thatnameistaken 41-45 7 Responses Feb 8, 2014

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    Monday, 26 January 2015 Australia Evil Day!

    Day of Infamy! For the deluded people who "Love Living In Australia", I enunciate the ensuing truth: The Anglo-Australian history is recorded with the killing of "Innocent Indigenous Black Aborigines" ... many thousands of them. Innocent "Men, Women and Children" who were...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today is Australia Day.

    The thing is, even though I was born in Australia, I feel more at home elsewhere and I don't fit the characteristics that are considered typical of Australians: I'm not a sports mad person. I don't like to watch sports, except for gymnastics. Sports, especially rugby league and...
    annebelle88 annebelle88 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Thursday, 01 January 2015 Real Life

    Experience! My brother-in-Law is Italian. Recently! He had known four newly arrived Italian migrants to Australia. All four of them were from Southern Italy, and they fell for the clever advertising that Australians endorse to the World; regarding migration. These four...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 5 Responses Jan 1

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    Although I am only young,

    I've seen enough to make a fair and solid judgement. This country is absolutely not for me. This country has its upsides and its downsides, but you seldom see any of the downsides from any mainstream media outlet. From what I have seen, Australians tend to completely and...
    GenericUser24 GenericUser24 18-21, M 7 Responses Feb 19, 2014

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    Interesting article regarding THINKING

    and what Australians think of thinking ! http://www.womankindmag.com/articles/why-do-australians-hate-thinkers/
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 6 Responses Jan 13

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    I've been back in Australia

    for a few weeks now and I've come to dislike the country even more. Already I'm planning my next escape, at least temporarily. Though I don't understand the culture in Europe very well, I have noticed some more differences between there and Australia. For example, the Australian...
    annebelle88 annebelle88 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    10 dark secrets about the 'lucky' country.

    (they won't surprise anyone who is already aware of the various social issues in this country. http://wakeup-world.com/2014/09/25/10-dark-secrets-australia-doesnt-want-you-to-k
    MRR007 MRR007 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Death by sensory deprivation The longer I

    remain out of Australia, the more I detest the place... hey shouldn't that the other way around? The longer I remain out of Australia, the more I realize how my world view has been shaped by their toxic garbage - yes, even me who has probably understood Australia better than...
    seatbelthoon seatbelthoon 41-45, M 9 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    There are certain characters

    who respond to my posts by stating that my posts are: 1. "Rants". 2. "Ramblings". 3. "Pointless". They also call me a: 1. Whinger. 2. *****. 3. Wog. My answer to them is: 1. I do post real life experiences ... perhaps not many ... but I will try to post more as I remember...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Australia Day is a clear demonstration of the

    racist oppression which still plagues this nation. Any decent human with knowledge would boycott this national disgrace and pathetic excuse of a "holiday". Unfortunately, it is typical of many Australians to celebrate another person's misfortune and arrogantly treat individuals...
    MRR007 MRR007 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Australia's foreign born population is over 25

    percent which is much larger than the percentage of foreign born population compared to France, UK, USA. I do not mind Australia taking refugees or migrants but taking too many is a problem . Foreign born population of this country has to be around 10 percent that is similar to...
    kkkkt kkkkt 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Australia Is Depressing Plain And Simple

    All people have got something in common in this Blog! Except the Aussie xenophobe, talking ! I am biased when I say this because I am from a non-Anglo background, but I honestly believe that the all-consuming misguided Australian believe that you are only an real Ozzy if you are...
    enoughisenough1 enoughisenough1 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    A Warning To Any One Thinking Of Migrating To Australia !

    Be aware of the following; 1. False and Misleading Advertising – this is condoned at all levels. One example is in tourism. The country is promoted as having great beaches. However when you arrive here you will discover that ALL of the beaches in tropical Queensland are...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 34 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    Pure Denial

    Whilst I do love Australia in a lot of respects I increasingly find myself despising the banality of the place- the constant dumbing down of humour and news, the inability of Australians to understand that my kids didn’t support the Wallabies, that I don’t delight in boat...
    northlondonirish northlondonirish 46-50 6 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    It'S Not Hate It'S Disappointment

    As an immigrant, I understand why lots of people say they hate living in Australia. I don't enjoy living here either, (I know you'd say go back to where you came from then, again. Now bogans, F off), but I now think it is not hate, rather disappointed. Australia has a fairly...
    Lefttheshithole Lefttheshithole 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I Hate Living In Australia

    Hi there, That's a terrible title to start a post, I've just used it to conform to this forum for those who, like myself, live in Aus and are tired of having to deal with the locals. Im pretty tired. Soon I'll leave to another country, a real country, with real human beings...
    Br3n Br3n 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Hi Everyone i have spend quiet a bit of time

    reading all posts. very interesting, reading from first of all.. A NON JUDGMENTAL POINT OF VIEW! I live here 3y now. started as a backpacker on WHV. Despites the few rip off jobs , nasty peops. all around while travelling... I kept on loving this amazing 'lost' corner of the...
    math1982 math1982 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Some people who hate living in Australia have

    requested that I revert back to my "WICKED WAYS" of "POSTING" again. They find my musing amusing. Very well and all's well that ends well. Only in small doses though. Because, I have been a most naughty brat and I am being watched with the eyes of a "Hawk". Here is a...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 5 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    This country doesn't stop amazing me everyday.

    I heard Tony Abbot being interviewed the other day after his scheme to reduce parent leave and he placed somewhere in his speech 'Australia is the best country in the world'. Another way to calm down the masses suggesting that this is truly normal because you leave on the number...
    pulsar78 pulsar78 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Well what can I tell you!

    My Egyptian friend who works and lives in "Saudi Arabia" has just become a father to a baby girl. Congratulations! (He looked for a job as an Architect in Australia for 5 years, and never scored it) His wife has been placed by the hospital that employs her ... in "Full-time...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 21

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    Well, I'm back in the penal settlement,

    colony, dominion, ostrayliah, island-continent, down-undah, or whatever you want to call this place. Here for a couple of months, and every time I return, I see something different, something I missed, a new angle to this delightful prism of bulshite.In Albany, WA. Spent most of...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    What I dislike about all of this is the

    disrespect, you come to Australia, you find out you hate it or it's not completely to your liking, then you are toxic and venomous about it, and then proceed to say that Australians lack respect for themselves and other people. Where is your respect in all of this, you are in...
    farefolkiss farefolkiss 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 19

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    http://site.6park.com/life2/index.

    php?app=forum&act=threadview&tid=14315495 If you can't read the content in the link above, let me translate for you - actually, I will only translate the second paragraph, the much shorter one, because the preceding, longer paragraph tells us the reasons that the author loves...
    kkpb7533 kkpb7533 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Real Life! "Chile" or "Australia"?

    I work with two Chilean migrants and at the moment they are: 1. Saving to return to their country of birth which is "Chile", and live there until the day they die. 2. In contact with the Government of "Chile" in order to obtain instructions to head back to "Chile". Why are...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 20