10 Awesome Aussie Slang For Anyone Not From Down Under

If you’re not from ‘Straya, it can be quite confusing when your Aussie mate says, “Come on in, we are just having a barbie while Jono grabs us a slab from the bottle-o.” For any of you who may be wondering what is going on in this sentence, worry no longer, as this list of ten awesome pieces of Aussie slang for anyone not from Down Under will set you on the right track to better communications. It may be a little intimidating at first, but Aussies truly are fair dinkum and down to earth, so just give it a crack, mate.


A slab is a pack of beer that a mate would bring over for the weekend to watch the footy.


Contrary to Ken’s belief, a barbie is actually just an Aussie BBQ.

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