AUStralian inspiration

Looking for an inspirational quote for your speech or essay?

For wisdom or insights?

Or some words for that special occasion?

Or something to lift the spirit and bring a smile to your face?

Maybe just for a laugh?

Whatever it is, you'll find thousands of great Aussie quotes here.

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There are times in life when we have to face the big questions, to look squarely into the face of death, and then reaffirm the sheer gift of life.


PHOTO: Burned koala sheltering her joey. Canungra, QLD.


The genesis of another uniquely Australian project to honour and celebrate women’s values and voices, with the aim of becoming an ongoing resource, reference and rallying point.

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Australian Inspiration is a unique and uniquely Australian project dedicated to capturing and celebrating the voice and spirit of Australia, and to creating an ongoing resource for schools and the community.

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Photo: Australia Says Yes


I bloody love you, Australia!


Her reaction to the same-sex marriage Yes vote.