Prickly Pear Cactus (native South American), was brought to Australia in 1788 on the First Fleet. It became a pest, quickly overrunning many thousand acres of farmland. To combat it, the caterpillar/moth Cactoblastis (also South American native), was introduced in the 1920s.
Wildly successful, it practically eliminated the spiny exotic in a few years. defeated.
Hence, CACTUS, in Australian slang, means: beaten, finished, ruined, kaput etc.
e.g. Jim threw just two punches, and Jack was cactus.
"Aussie" is short for "Australian" "Bird" is Australian slang for a girl Thus, an Aussie bird is slang for an Australian girl
Aussie is slang for Australian.
it is a chicken
There is no specific Australian slang for humpback whales.
The word dip has several meanings in Aussie slang. It could refer to a pickpocket, a bucket, to spend money or cheekiness.
It is possibly more of an abbreviation than slang - "caulies" = Cauliflowers.
"park your posterior".
An aussie battler is, in Australian slang, a working-class Australian who perseveres in the face of adversity.
An Aussie is a slang term for a person from Australia, or an Australian Shepherd dog, a herding dog originating from California.
Aussie slang for sheep
Jerking/yanking your chain
it is aussie slang saying alright mate ;)
In Australian slang, a radio or wireless might be referred to as a "Squawk Box".
see ya biee catch ya
An Aussie salute is an Australian slang term for waving a hand in front of the face in order to scare away flies.
A man is a man, but in Aussie slang a man is a 'bloke'.
if your doing the take 5 quiz. the answer is snake
You say it "have yourself a fair dinkum christmas"
It is an Aussie (Australian) slang word for Baby. It is thought to be derived from the word BROTHER.