20 things about Australian working culture that can surprise foreigners

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If you have plans to work in Australia, here are some insights into our working culture.

The swearing.

“Profanity has a natural place in the Australian vocabulary. It’s regularly used in workplaces to express frustration, used to exaggerate for effect, or for humour. For example, “bastard” is frequently a term of endearment in Australia and isn’t really considered swearing. But saying this, gauge the room. You wouldn’t drop the f-bomb in front of gran, or a conservative executive.”

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