Mateship and Competivity: Key Players in Australian Sports
Australian Culture / Cinema / Culture / Society

Mateship and Competivity: Key Players in Australian Sports

While the Wallabies are the representation of sportsmanship par excellence, Australians are very fond of a lesser known sport which looks like baseball but is not. This sport is cricket and it is the main theme in Save Your Legs. The movie is an invitation to discover, or rediscover, Australian cricket topped with national myths … Continue reading

“It’s a man’s country, sweetheart”
Australian Culture / Culture

“It’s a man’s country, sweetheart”

“Have a drink, mate?” may be the most popular question in Australia. Well, at least it seems when you watch some 1970s Australian movies. Not only does drinking seem to hold a major role in social relationships, but calling others “mate” embodies one of the most important aspects of Aussies’ culture: companionship. For better and … Continue reading