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to give something or somebody the flick is to get rid of it or him/her
gauze flyscreen covering a window or doorway.
prospector, e.g. for gol
search, rummage ("fossicking through the kitchen drawers")
to prospect, e.g. for gol
the cooling afternoon breeze that arrives in Perth from the direction of Free
Fremantle in Western Australi
Frog in a sock, as cross as a
sounding angry - a person or your hard drive!
false or unreliable rumou
Wooloongabba - the Brisbane cricket groun
GAFA (pron. gaffa)
the big nothingness of the Australian Outback. Great Australian F**k All.
municipal garbage collector
Gobful, give a
to abuse, usually justifiably ("The neighbours were having a noisy party so I went and gave them a gobful")
used of a night spot or party that is a lot of fun - "the place was really going off"
good for you, well done
Goog, as full as a
drunk. "Goog" is a variation of the northern English slangword "goggie" meaning an egg.
Grinning like a shot fox
very happy, smugly satisfied
liquor, beer ("bring your own grog, you bludger")
undies, underwear (from Reg Grundy, a television person)
Gutful of piss
drunk, "he's got a gutful of piss"
beer glass with a handle
Harold Holt, to do the
To bolt. (Also "to do the Harold")
a lot, e.g. "thanks heaps", "(s)he earned heaps of money" etc.
an exclamation of surprise = "Good heavens!", "My goodness!" "Good grief!" or simila
hot water bottle
Kangaroos loose in the top paddock
Intellectually inadequate ("he's got kangaroos loose in the top paddock")
Australian sheepdog originally bred from Scottish collie
a flashily dressed young man of brash and vulgar behaviour, to dress up in flashy clothes, to renovate or dress up something in bad taste