Australia

Happy Birthday Australia

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Whether you’re spending the day at a barbecue with the family, watching the cricket with friends or doing a pub crawl in London we hope you have a great Australia Day!
If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of Aussies spending the day overseas and you’re feeling just a wee bit homesick – TID has you covered.

Due to popular demand we have reactivated the TID Homesick Hotline for Australia Day.

All you have to do is jump on your phone and dial 1800-STRAYA (1800 787 292 or +61 2 8316-6999 from overseas) or click on the play buttons below, and you’ll be instantly reminded of some of the iconic Australian sounds that you love, and maybe don’t quite love.
There are 9 sounds including the waves of Bondi Beach, cockatoos waking you up on a Sunday morning and your neighbour pouring his empties into a wheelie bin.
In a couple of minutes, we’ll banish that homesickness and have you back on your way to enjoy the rest of your trip.
Homesick Aussies – or even those who just fancy enjoying some of Australia’s most iconic sounds – go on, call 1800-STRAYA (+61 2 8316-6999) now.

Listen to the Homesick hotline introduction

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1. Waves crashing at Bondi Beach

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2. The sounds of the Aussie Bush

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3. The roar of the crowd at the MCG

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4. Waltzing Matilda being played on a Gumleaf

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5. Woken up by Cockatoos

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6. Being on hold with Centrelink indefinitely

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7. Your neighbour filling his wheelie bin with empties

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8. Sydney nightlife on the weekend

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9. Victa Mower starting up

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