Australia is a very big country, but there are only small regional variations in slang. Differences are mainly noticeable state by state. For example, slang in New South Wales is quite similar to, but not exactly the same as, slang in Queensland.
Here are some of the more common expressions you may encounter if you talk with Australians or visit Australia.
|bludger||person who avoids working|
|dunny||lavatory / toilet / WC / restroom|
|fair dinkum||true / genuine|
|hoon||young male who likes to drive dangerously|
|in like Flynn||on a sure thing|
|larrikin||young, mischievous but charismatic man|
|no worries||that's fine / OK / no problem|
|pot||285ml glass of beer (Queensland and Victoria only)|
|stubby||375ml bottle of beer|
|ute||utility or pick-up truck|
|wharfie||dockside worker or stevedore|
|yobbo||loud, obnoxious person lacking in social skills|