From its vast open spaces to its vibrant multicultural cities, from its endless pristine beaches to its sleepy suburbs – Australia is an exciting and diverse place to live.
Finding a person to share your life with in such a location can feel like a real challenge.
This is done over several stages, starting with a detailed questionnaire, which is used to create your own free personality profile.
Matches are formed based on a range of considerations, the first being location.
But it’s even more and more so in the straight community now, but those kind of apps originated with the gay community as a way of identifying each other.
Although it does have its down sides where people don’t really go up to each other and talk any more.
The first time you hang out, it’s probably not on a formal date.
And hey, he can easily play off as my hero when he catches a spider! Not having meat in a meal is unacceptable Yes, there are vegetarian Australians, but after dating my Aussie and meeting most of his friends, every meal required some sort of meat (mostly BBQ of sorts) otherwise it was considered as just an appetizer. Americans love his accent I, being one of the Americans that fell in love with his accent, obviously, but the Aussie will go to the bar, smile at someone (being nice, not flirty) and they will nod and turn back to their friends.
I once thought I could surprise my man with a really delicious bean soup for dinner, only to hear "but where's the chicken? The minute he starts speaking, it's as if someone just yelled "FREE NUTELLA!!!
It’s like you see someone, even Credit: James Finnegan interviewed by Roslyn Burge in the Australian generations oral history project, ORAL TRC 6300/293, National Library of Australia.
Recorded on 20 June 2014 in Sydney, New South Wales.