Austria or Australia? A guide for the confused

Questions of national identity being apt to cause distress, the following guide is offered to commentators of all nations.

Austria Australia
Natural beauty Natural beauty
Beer Beer
Blond, blue-eyed iconography Blond, blue-eyed iconography
Remnant of once-proud 19th century empire Remnant of once-proud 19th century empire
Child prodigy who went on to embody national aspirations in song: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Child prodigy who went on to embody national aspirations in song: John Farnham
Sachertorte Vanilla slice
Reluctance to come to terms with history of racism Reluctance to come to terms with history of racism
Thomas Bernhard Richie Benaud
Reckon they do a better coffee than the Italians Reckon they do a better coffee than the Italians
Sausages Sausages
Sigmund Freud James Freud
South-eastern Europe South-eastern Earth
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