Aussie Icons

In the new era of globalisation, it’s more important than ever for Australians to hold onto our customs, traditions, and Aussie icons. They’re all part of our history, and help to make us who we are today. Though sometimes attacked or derided, even on home soil, WE STAND BY YOU, OUR AUSSIE ICONS
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gum trees are everywhere in Australia. Ghost Gum © 2011 Peter Lik Fine Art Photography #yankinaustralia #australia

Ghost Gum © 2011 Peter Lik Fine Art Photography Love these trees. Gum trees in general.

Uluru, Australia

Uluru , also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia. It lies 335 km mi) south west of the nearest large town.

The Ghan, heading towards Alice Springs

The Ghan . The trip between Darwin and Adelaide provides glimpses of Australia's unique landscape and wildlife. I travelled on the Ghan between Adelaide and Alice Springs in Despite travelling through desert, a flood isolated us for seve

Billabong [billabong = a branch of a river forming a backwater or stagnant pool] in outback Western Australia.

Billabong [billabong = a branch of a river forming a backwater or stagnant pool] in outback Western Australia. Photo by Peter Ptschelinzew, Lonely Planet Photographer

the classic EH Holden wagon

EH Holden 1963 Station Wagon Surfing Tin Sign

The classic 1964 EH Holden station wagon was one of the more popular models Holden produced.

The iconic all Australian car the Holden - looks like the 70's?

v 1964 Holden EH Premier Station Wagon. Made in Melbourne, Australia by General Motors Holden.

Professor Graeme Clark, Inventor of the bionic ear (cochlear implant)

Professor Graeme Clark, Inventor of the bionic ear (cochlear implant)

The ute, an Aussie first

1977 Holden HZ "Sandman" Pick Up Ute. This Limited Edition model was made in Melbourne, Australia by General Motors Holden.

Iconic Australian airline, Qantas

The oldest continuously running airline in the world. Qantas was formed in 1920 in Winton, Queensland. The Flying Kangaroo is one of our most recognisable Aussie Icons.

Ugg boots. A true Aussie Icon

Ugg boots are known in Australia and New Zealand as a unisex style of sheepskin boot. It is typically made of twin-faced sheepskin with fleece on the inside, a tanned outer surface and a synthetic sole.

Two of Australia's most famous icons - Morgan, South Australia

Two of Australia's most famous icons - Morgan, South Australia

Ned Kelly at Glenrowan, Victoria. Site of the infamous 'last stand'.

Ned Kelly at Glenrowan, Victoria. Site of the infamous 'last stand'.

The Blue Heeler; a tough working dog.

The Blue Heeler, or Australian cattle dog, is tough, hard-working and fiercely loyal. Like most Aussies! Read more on the blue heeler at Austmade, along with other Aussie icons.

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