A Round Up of the Best Locally Sourced Meme Pages You Should Already Be Following

Brent Rambo kid with thumbs up meme to illustrate the best meme pages in Australia.

In a world of social media and endless scrolling, memes have become the currency of the internet. And when it comes to serving up the best of them, the land down under is no slouch.

Australian memes have developed a unique flavour over the years, thanks to the country’s typical sense of humour and culture. Instagram has become a hub for Australian meme pages, showcasing the best of Australian memes and humour to the world.

The earliest known Australian memes date back to the early 2000s when social media was still in its infancy. Back then, memes were mostly shared on forums, chatrooms, and email chains. However, with the rise of social media, memes became more accessible and began to spread like wildfire. Australia quickly caught on to the trend, and soon, Aussie memes became some of the most popular on the internet.

The emergence of Instagram in 2010 revolutionised the way memes were shared and consumed. Instagram provided a platform for creative expression, and Australian meme pages began popping up left, right, and centre. Early meme accounts like @fuckjerry and @thefatjewish became popular among Australian audiences, but soon, local meme accounts began to emerge.

One of the earliest Australian meme accounts was @thebetootaadvocate, a satirical news outlet based in the fictional town of Betoota. The Betoota Advocate’s memes are a mix of witty commentary and deadpan humour that resonate with Australian audiences. Since its inception in 2014, @thebetootaadvocate has gained a massive following and has become a staple in Australian meme culture.

Another early Australian meme account was @brown.cardigan, a Melbourne-based Instagram account that gained popularity for its edgy humour and underground vibe. Brown Cardigan’s memes are often irreverent and controversial, pushing the boundaries while depicting the weirder side of Australian daily life. Despite the controversy, Brown Cardigan’s memes gained a massive following and have become an iconic part of Australian meme culture.

Today, there are countless Australian meme accounts on Instagram, each with its own take and style. From puns and pop culture references to Aussie slang, these accounts showcase the best of Australian humour and culture.

Best Australian Meme Accounts to Follow

First up on our list is @youknowyoureaustralianwhen, one of the OG meme accounts that showcase the best of Australian humor. From relatable everyday situations to poking fun at politics, this account has got it all. You’ll find yourself scrolling through countless posts and tagging your mates in every single one.

Next is @ausmeems, a meme account that brings together Aussie slang, viral videos, and hilarious memes. With posts ranging from TikTok trends to the latest viral dance craze, @ausmeems is guaranteed to brighten up your feed.

For a little local flavour, check out @newtown.affirmations. Highly relatable content for anyone living in the trendy Inner West Sydney suburb of Newtown and the surrounds. There’s heaps of original and submitted content from people living in the local area.

On a similar vibe, @melbourneaffirmations serves up similar content on a wellness theme. Perfect for anyone feeling the struggle in Naarm who needs to feel like they aren’t alone in facing many of the daily hassles of living in the city.

For the LGBTQI+ crowd, you should already be following @inner_north_rainbow_mafia, another top-quality meme account documenting the trials and tribulations of the queer scene in Melbourne’s Inner North.

For nostalgia-based memes for 90s kids, @worthlesstwink has you covered. This account’s ability to effortlessly pull a Kath & Kim or a Summer Heights High reference to fit any pop culture moment is truly unparalleled.

If you’re looking for memes with a side of health and beauty, cosmetic specialist Dr Naoimi McCullen has built a following of nearly 350K posting memes about the plastic surgery industry. @drnaomi1 is laughs with a side of learning.

Last but not least is @missdoublebay, an account that rips into the wealthy fitness culture of Sydney’s elite eastern suburb. If you can’t beat them, at least you can make fun of them.

These Australian meme accounts on Instagram are a record of the country’s unique sense of humour and culture. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and give them a follow.

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