rare as rocking-horse shit
non-existant or exceedingly scarce

a returned services club

The Returned and Services League of Australia is a support organisation for men and women who have served or are serving in the Defence Force.
a thinly rolled tobacco cigarette or marijuana joint

originally prison slang
red goshawk
an australian hawk
 Probably the rarest endemic bird of prey, Erythrotriorchis radiatus is a large brown bird with a cream head, throat, and red-brown underparts.
It feeds on live prey, mostly other birds and small ground animals, and is found throughout northern and eastern Australia.
a small returnable beer bottle
Originally they were washed & re-used.
Nowadays they are recycled, but the term is still in use.
south australian slang
babbling brook
a cook
rhyming slang: babbling brook for cook
to pretend to be someone or something which you are not
He's bungin' on an act.It is wiser to be natural, and speak the truth about yourself.
deadly treadly
a bicycle
 Lacking in accessories such as brakes, lights, etcetera. ocker slang
a tag used at the end of a sentence inviting assent
Wasn't that lucky, ay? In Qld and NZ it is used repetitously at the end of virtually every statement, without any sense of it being a question.
I was going down the shops, ay.
And I ran into Johnno, ay.
Hadn't seen him for weeks, ay.
Kembla Grange
loose change
Don't forget your kembla.
After the name of the racecourse at Woolongong NSW.

rhyming slang: kembla grange for change
awareness of being an aboriginal australian
The descendants of the original custodians of Australia who maintain links to their country and customs.
 aboriginal australia
an enviromentalist
The association of green with enviromentalism first appeared in England in the early 1970s in the name Greenpeace.
The addition of ie to form a noun was an Aussie contribution.

aussie diminutive
a ball that doesn't bounce after pitching
A type of delivery that is low to the ground.
You should put Stevo in to bowl next.
He might produce one of his legendary mullygrubbers!

 coined by cricket legend richie benaud
dog fence
the longest continuous barrier constructed on earth
 Stretching 5300 km from the Great Australian Bight in South Australia, across the country and through Queensland.
Designed to keep the dingoes in the north away from sheep country in the south.
was a sixpence, now a five cent coin
I'm broke – I haven't got a zack!
off like a bride's nightie
to depart quickly
Or to move with a sudden burst of speed.
racing slang
rough, dirty, in poor condition
Originally convict slang meaning infected with lice.
aussie slang since the 1940s
a rumour, or an erroneous or improbable story
 From the name of a brand of water cart manufactured by J. Furphy & Sons, which became popular as gathering places where soldiers could exchange gossip, rumours and fanciful tales. aussie slang from wwi
1 suspicious, underhand
He's one of those dodgy salesmen.
2 unstable, unreliable
Those foundations look a bit dodgy.
keep nit
to act as a lookout during illegal activity
aussie slang since 1882
a stupid person
Unique aussie blending of fuck and nitwit
a traditional aussie folk music percussion instrument
Made from a stake of wood to which beer bottle caps have been loosely nailed, and banged to the ground in time to the music.
in like Flynn
assured of success in an enterprise
 Originally meaning assured of a sexual conquest. Referring to aussie actor Errol Flynn, well‑known for his sexual adventures.
Interestingly, this term has been in use in the USA since the 1940s, but only in the non‑sexual sense.

wwii slang