Those early formative years...
Like efforts to understand self-esteem in children, it would seem countries can be surveyed as well. Guess who thinks the best of their homeland?
Of course, my hazy understanding of Down Under is composed mainly of evidence like this.
The pity, of course, is those items lodged in your head in those tender early adulthood years are highly resistant to factual updates.
BTW, what's up with the Japanese?