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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... 342 People

    I've been in Italy for just over two weeks,

    and I'm loving it so far. The food and drink are so great, far superior to the Italian food in Australia, the scenery is spectacular and the history is fascinating. I've felt more at home there than in Australia. Thankfully, I've not encountered bogans and I've only had a brief...
    annebelle88 annebelle88 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 5

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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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    Two Annoying Habits: This forum is frequented

    by a group of people with two annoying habits. These habits are often repeated on a regular basis. Habit number one: If you don't like living in Australia, then leave the country. I say to peole who use this habit: Please refrain from using it. It has become a bore. It is...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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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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    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 12 Responses Feb 21

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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

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    Out of frustration, not finding a trades person

    who does a job as it should be done in the 21st. Century ----- I Google-d "Why are Australians so fkcng lazy"----- I came to search results that mention Australia to be a godforsaken shtthole. Then I Google-d for "Why is Australia a shtthole" ------ and the NEXT THREE pages of...
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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 8 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Monday, 13 October 2014 "Television".

    "Newspapers". "Talk Back Wireless". Wayne (Anglo-Australian): Husband Here love, look at that carnage in the Middle East. Bettina (Anglo-Australian): Wife Oh! Dear me, that's bloody awful love. W: ***.ing Arabs. And to think they live out here; hey! B: Fu.k me dead...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I'm With You

    Yes.  This is a terrible country to live in or even travel to for that matter.  Let me say that I never write posts but I feel so strongly about this and was comforted by hearing the stories of other like-minded people.  Australia truly sucks.I'm a Canadian who's been living...
    nosheep2004 nosheep2004 36-40 100 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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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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    Exhausted! I am exhausted with the

    "Repetition" of Anglo-Australians. Repetition 1. This is my country. Repetetion 2. Australia is beautiful (landscape). Repetition3. Why live in Australia if you are not happy? Repetition4. If you don't like Australia, then leave. Seriously, the above four...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 5 Responses Oct 13

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    I am Australian. Born here,

    lived here all my life. I'm honest to god sick of it. Sick of all the uncultured, mean, racist bogans. Sick of the misplaced nationalism. Sick of the crap that fills our media. Sick of being made to pay through the nose because I am a young woman who wants to be educated. I hate...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 20

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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 18-21, M 5 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    This is what they do: http://www.

    theage.com.au/victoria/school-keeping-open-mind-over-student-forcibly-detained-by-metro-trains-officers-at-windsor-station-20141016-116r7v.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNsNPjPqwws
    O1100 O1100 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 15

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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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    It is a country of false promise

    where psychological and physical abuse are often covered up and the victim is portrayed as a person who brought the misery on themselves. One of the very dangerous form of abuse is gaslighting. It is currently commonly used to destabilise person's mental health. If the person...
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F 11 Responses May 16

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    Anglia or Latina? Your choice.

    The Latin Languages are: 1. Italian. 2. Spanish. 3. Portuguese. All three "Latin Languages" are rich in: 1. Suffixes ... especially "Italian" more so than "Spanish" and "Portuguese". 2. The suffixes add a special flavour to the languages ... and that is the adjective "Cute...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 18

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    What is in the Australian news today

    and in recent times? If anybody will have any doubt that the majority of Aussies is retarded, he will change his mind very quickly!
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 9 Responses Oct 15

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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 22 Responses Jun 11, 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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    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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    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 9 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    OUT OF "ARNHEM". 1.

    I am black Aboriginal. 2. My ancestors settled in Arnhem 20,000 years ago. 3. Arnhem is my country and my home. I am proud of my heritage. 4. "White Convict Scum" ... you have lived in my country of Arnhem for only 250 years. 5. You did not ask for my permission to enter...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Another racist rant in Brisbane : https://au.

    news.yahoo.com/qld/a/25238651/shocking-racist-attack-on-queensland-rail-guard/ The bully is blaming alcohol to be responsible of its behavior. Classic excuse and pattern we see in Australians, they try to hide their xenophobic/racist behavior but alcohol is here to express their...
    pulsar78 pulsar78 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 11

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    Folks, you are going to LOVE this.

    I guess we can wind up this forum now, as this one article says it all:http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/the-woolworths-singlet-thats-been-flagged-as-racist-89-of-telegraph-readers-say-it-isnt/story-fni0cx12-1227090384243  
    SaneMax SaneMax 46-50, M 7 Responses Oct 16

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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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    I am not Australian. I speak 3 languages.

    You speak only one. My original culture is rich in cuisine. Yours is not. I do not assume the worse in people instantly. You do. I know how to flirt with women without giving offense. You don't. I am not of convict stock. You are. I admit the truth...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 days ago

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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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    Australia ... the Truth!

    1. Boring. 2. Overrated. 3. Overpriced. 4. Uncultured. 5. The "Larrikin" is "King". 6. The "Idiot" is "Lord". 7. Some migrants have sold themselves to the Australian culture. They have lost their identity and their self-respect. 8. Convict mentality. 9. Ugly landscape. 10...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Classic Australia... deny,

    deny, deny... just assume that everyone, including the rest of the world, is stupid: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/oct/14/joe-hockey-idea-that-australia-tops-greenhouse-gas-emission-list-ridiculous
    seatbelthoon seatbelthoon 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 17

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    Thursday, 30 October 2014 Hey Paraistes

    (Anglo-Australians) ... Next "Tuesday, 04 November 2014" is your "Cretinous Melbourne Cup Day" ... therefore don't forget to: 1. Get pissed off your stupid heads. 2. Litter the entire stadium with rubbish. 3. Make complete idiots of yourselves. 4. Tell the World to get...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Wow; I suddenly feel less alone having stumbled

    upon this oasis of rational, witty and articulate discourse. I too am Australian, however I have lived in the UK, France and Netherlands for many years and only recently returned to Sydney to be with family. All I can say is that I have been hugely disappointed and saddened...
    unlikelypseudonym unlikelypseudonym 41-45, M 13 Responses Feb 10

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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

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    You go to a supermarket

    and there is a food product you want to try, it's made in not Australia. You eat it and you like it. Next time you go to the same place want to buy another pack surprisingly there is similar product sits next to it. This one is made in Australia AND much cheaper. Ingredients is...
    O1100 O1100 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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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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    Bogan. I hear your variety of the English

    language and it is foreign. I hear your accent and it disgusts me. I hear your greetings and they disgust me also. I look at your food and I starve. I see the way that you live and it fills me with dread. Then I look at the "Italian Culture" and: 1. I hear a...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M Oct 11

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    Bogans Never Change! This forum contains a

    vast volume of facts about living with "The Dark Side of Australia". This forum stays Bogan free for a couple of weeks, and then suddenly a Bogan emerges and repeats the same comments. I have read these comments many times on this forum, and frankly I am sick an tired of...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Buhh! I'm an Aussie mite.

    What is an Australian? 1. He knocks off work in the afternoon and goes home. 2. He closes his front door, and watches television. 3. He believes what he sees on television. 4. At night, he turns the radio on and listens to the talk back shows. 5. He believes what he...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    "annebelle88", Where are you?

    How is your "European" tour faring? All milk and honey so far? Please endorse me with an upfate. I am keen to know. With Love, sickness18.
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    This is "Andrew29". I am a Bogan Australian,

    and "I AM ASHAMED" of my culture. I am a regular poster on "Experience Project". I apologise profusely to all the non Bogans that live in Australia. Please forgive me for "Abusing You" and "Insulting You", and "Belittling You". I can't help myself. I was brought up as a...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 14

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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 6 Responses Feb 19

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    OH LOOK ! .. its almost

    that time of year again .. time for the melbourne cup.. Where all the bogans & bogannetes dress up in there cheap suits & cheap dresses then get drunk and collapse in a pile of litter AT A HORSE RACE (Yes world this is just a horse race event)  ..  Lets all have a look...
    meltedslurpee meltedslurpee 70+, M 11 Responses Oct 21

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    Australia The Stupid Country

    I am an emigrant. I am disgusted by this country of bogan sheep minded people...and I am using that word loosely. Tradespeople are not skilled..build to a price and down to a standard seems to be the ethos. The intelligentsia .... well there isn't any more since Whitlam walked...
    criticalthinking criticalthinking 56-60, F 102 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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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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    An "Italian Gentleman" complimenting an

    "Italian Lady": Il calore del sole e il profumo del fiore. A "Bogan Deadbeat" complimenting a "Boganette Guttersnipe": Hiyagoin darl ... orite? Who would you rather be? sickness18.
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M Oct 13

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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

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    Lonely.

    I moved here over 6 years ago and am having one hell of a time making friends, finding work, fitting in, not being bored out of my damn mind............. It wasn't my choice to move here so it's no surprise I'm not happy. I just wish I had friends, that I could confide in, that...
    DonutsJunction DonutsJunction 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    To those who are ungrateful

    and strongly despise living in Australia - There is one simple solution to your problems buy a plane ticket and get the **** out of here. To those who are unwilling to accept others ethnicity of the people living in Australia - There is one simple solution to your problems buy...
    LadyAnonymous123 LadyAnonymous123 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 11

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    I wished I had found this group earlier,

    before I decided to visit there for a month. In world events, especially those showing faults of a country, I've often seen Aussies the most on there bagging the other countries (doubly so for the U.S.) and claiming they don't have those problems and that their country is the...
    Darius211 Darius211 41-45, M 6 Responses Oct 19

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    Do you know what we are missing in Australia?

    REALLY SMART PEOPLE! I'm talking about sociologists, writers, philosophers, economists and politicians. Just look at the other countries and compare. It will all make much more sense. Just greedy larikins with average IQ
    pulsar78 pulsar78 31-35, M 13 Responses Oct 13

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    Imagine that I never swore

    before I migrated here. No matter how hard it was at times I had someone to turn to, someone with love in their heart... Now I just can't help it anymore especially when criminal and antisocial behaviour is directed towards my family... I met people from all over the world...
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Australians - A Toxic Culture

    The social conduct of Australians is animal mentality at it's best. Are they loosing the plot? Is this what a laid back attitude is all about? WHAT DOES THEIR CULTURE STAND FOR? Yeah, yeah we know you are not all like that. But how many of you are not like that would be an...
    enoughisenough1 enoughisenough1 51-55, M 8 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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