Planning your next big getaway? As much as we love a good staycation in Canada, we’re ready to explore the spectacular sights and adventures to be found in other corners of the world, too. Answering this call, a new short film from Tourism Australia, starring the voices of Rose Byrne and Will Arnett, has officially sparked our wanderlust for the Land Down Under.
The live-action short film, G’day, features Byrne (who is Australia’s new tourism ambassador) as a CGI-animated souvenir kangaroo, Ruby. Ruby teams up with a toy unicorn (Louie, voiced by Arnett) to explore some of Australia’s most iconic (think: the Sydney Opera House) and unique (see: Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park) spots.
In the short film, Ruby and Louie visit a wide range of unique natural landscapes, wildlife and culture-rich destinations in Australia including:
- Green Island, QLD
- Sydney, NSW
- South Coast, NSW
- Melbourne, VIC
- The Ghan, SA
- Cottesloe Beach, WA
- Barossa Valley, SA
- Maria Island, TAS
- Coles Bay, TAS
- Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park, NT
- Canberra, ACT
- Nitmiluk National Park, NT
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The film is part of Tourism Australia’s global “Come and Say G’Day” campaign. In addition to showcasing the importance of the nation’s Indigenous peoples and cultures, the campaign also strives to inspire others to visit and explore all that Australia has to offer.
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