Thought I would put this thread up again as we were discussing British inventions. Many Australian inventions were made out of necessity however there were quite a lot of them and many are impressive. Wikipedia misses quite a few as it omits Howard Floreys work on Penicillin and the Victa Lawnmower and quite a few others. List of Australian inventions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This website is collectively a fantastic look at the Aussie. The Inventive Australian mind This excerpt is not a crack at the Americans however it shows the innovation of the Aussies.