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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... 428 People

    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 13 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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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 17 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    I was born and raised in Sydney in an

    Anglo-Irish family. I lived there till I was in my 20s when I decided to experience living overseas. I wound up spending 12 years overseas and pretty much travelling the world. After a long absence I decided to return to my native country, which turned out to be possibly the...
    tomc612 tomc612 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    What does friendship mean in Australia?

    Does it even exist in the so-called lucky country? Perhaps it does but only to an abnormally low extent. Basically, I'm implying that relationships in Australia are generally not what a socially intelligent individual would expect from other people. In fact, supposed "mateship...
    Yaguru109 Yaguru109 13-15, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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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 13 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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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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    I'm confused, I've been in Australia

    for around 12 years, I have only 1 Australian friend, it's hard to meet people here and have real friendships. Now I'm thinking about moving out from Sydney to Adelaide or any other small city, do you think it's the same mentality there? I thought about going to the U.S. or...
    confusedlady1 confusedlady1 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    If you ever want proof of many of the concepts

    and issues that people complaining about the culture and thinking of those in Australia... ironically just look at what the ppl in this forum trying to defend Australia and/or discredit others (often with deceitful duplicate or copied accounts) are saying. For those who spent...
    escapedfromhell escapedfromhell 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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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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    Shouldn't reclaim Australia rally Look

    something like this ?BUT LETS HAVE A LOOK BELOW AND A GOOD LAUGH AT WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE TODAY ... They all look like they have serious mental disorders and escaped from a psychiatric hospital.. welcome to Australia 
    vladdyy vladdyy 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 18

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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 20 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    https://independentaustralia.

    net/article-display/the-sad-sunburnt-decline-of-the-once-lucky-country,6183 https://independentaustralia.net/politics/politics-display/economic-gloom-for-australia,7980
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 22-25, M 11 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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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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    The Australian suburb is the loneliest place to

    be!Australians are some of the loneliest people on the planet.A high proportion, as high as 30% of the population, has experienced and continues to experience, profound loneliness.If you choose to migrate to Australia you may find yourself ALONE for extended periods of time. You...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 6 Responses Jul 17

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    Confusedlady1 is the same account

    as lagertha344 and Kattyep....looks like some fat canadian is getting lazy with his trolling!
    i182 i182 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    >Before coming to Australia,

    there's something you need to know about oozies:they value "toughness".You've got to be seen as "tough" or else you won't fit in.Several posters on this forum complained how "weak" migrants and "ethnics" are.The worst fear an oozie has is to be accused of being "weak" and...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 26 Responses Jun 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 108 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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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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    Whenever I'm in the UK

    and they hear my aussie accent, they start talking to me about the latest cricket results. Even shopkeepers and people I hardly know will expect me to follow that f**king boring game. When I tell them I don't follow cricket and in fact, detest the sport, they look at me in...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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 8 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    Last night I was verbally

    and physically attacked and tortured by a alcoholic (drunk) australian bogan with a machete in my throat. Just because I was having a honest and open conversation about Australia and Australian culture, he could not handle the truth, felt so offended, that had to attack and...
    Zudaka Zudaka 31-35 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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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 10 Responses Feb 27, 2014

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    Lagertha and Oneeyedeel are proof

    that Aussies are fake, trust no one, are mobsters and backstabbers. The two were very close in their bogan mafia on this forum. Then one day, silly Lagertha decided to clone oneeyedeel (who thought it was me so cloned me), but the stupid loser finally realised that it's his own...
    malaysianinoz malaysianinoz 26-30, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Thank God we are not anywhere near the Balkans,

    financial ruin , poverty, government bumbling, Serbs and Bosnians at it again , so happy to be Australian.
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    One eyed kurac at his best again,

    being a paid coward!First he sends me a message.than he blocks me lolol what a c@ckhead? :))) 
    upyours01 upyours01 46-50 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I suffer from depression,

    never suffered before, but after I came to Australia several years ago, why? Do you suffer from depression?
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    Warning to all non-Anglo-celtic people.

    Don't take your job seriously - always have a side business. Why do I say that? Because you have no hope of climbing the ladder. The reason these anglos employ you is because nobody else wants to do the dirty work. They want to use you as a work horse. Here is my most recent...
    malaysianinoz malaysianinoz 26-30, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    O1100 O1100 31-35, M 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Traffic in Sydney is becoming more

    and more congested day by day. It took me 1.5hr to do a 22km trip to work this morning during peak. While I was crawling through the arterial roads-turned-car parks, I couldn't help but notice the concrete jungles popping up left, right, centre. Corrupt government officials...
    flyingdrone flyingdrone 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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 35 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    what did the immigrants think about the reclaim

    Australia / anti racism rally today in Melbourne ? Those left wing activists certainly came prepared for violence , here I was thinking they were all tree huggers and stoners .
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 18

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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 10 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    For those of you who lived in Oz

    and have left I could use some advice! I'm hoping to leave next year and not sure about everything i need to do to make it happen. Firstly how did you get rid of a lot of your stuff? What are the other steps you took to prepare to leave?
    DonutsJunction DonutsJunction 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    A Perth woman arrested in Abu Dhabi

    for taking a photo of a car parked across two disabled parking bays, was arrested and thrown in jail by UAE police. http://www.smh.com.au/world/australian-woman-jailed-in-abu-dhabi-for-facebook-post-20150714-gibh4s Now I'm not defending the UAE at all. But what strikes me is...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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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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    Anyone gets bored of Australian TV?

    Really, it's really boring and mind numbing. Just old 70's, 80's movies. Boring News, Weather, AFL, NFL, Home and Away, some Cooking shows and a TON of annoying and childish Ads. I remember in my country TV was not boring and could even install a Satellite Dish and use a Free...
    Zudaka Zudaka 31-35 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    One other thing that bothers me about this

    country is how stingy the people here are. If you go to their house they are reluctant to offer you anything, not even a glass of water. Australians are egoistic and selfish and that's that.
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 8 Responses Jul 19

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    I am so glad I can express my thoughts

    somewhere without feeling like I am going to be stabbed, or told to eff off. I have been living here all my life and every single year has been depressing rollercoaster. It has taken me a while to realise I don't belong in this dump land, but somewhere where I am welcomed for...
    chemistry6 chemistry6 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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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 24 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    Note to visitors of this disgraceful thread.

    There's a handful of disgruntled people from foreign backgrounds who spend countless hours disparaging the country that feeds them. No one is forcing them to stay in Australia, so why are they here? That itself is proof that the garbage they spew about hating Australia is all...
    katyep katyep 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 22

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    Great news that shorten will adopt liberals "

    turn back the boats " , just when you thought they were a lost cause .
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There's something not right with the people

    here. They're not like people in the rest of the world, and I don't mean that in a good way. They're selfish and ruthless, insecure and completeley superficial. Maturity is a word they've never heard of. I'm a polite caring person, but that means nothing here - it's slowly...
    floyd2015 floyd2015 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    If there is one country

    which can be recognised as anti-intellectual it's Australia the stupid country. People here are perhaps the most ignorant. They believe their government's propaganda and they're always following the media whilst disguising their low self esteem. If you are in any way different...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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