Note: The former definition was extremly rude so I changed it.
A great place of diverse environments and people.
Does have a history of convict incarceration, as pointed out in other posts. However these convicts were for the most part men whom were unwilling to kneel to the oppressive English justice system and so were "swept" over to Australia. The results of which have been a nation of extremely hard men, who have developed a kickass culture of sportsmen and beer drinkers... in other words England chopped off its balls and sailed em to Oz. hehe
"where women glow and men plunder"...
Rodney from Australia: Uhh, what?