An homage to the humble Aussie barbecue

The Aussie barbecue is a timeless ritual that is ingrained in our culture. Cooking over a sizzling hot grill in the great outdoors has become part of our national identity and has been used in film, television, music and advertising as a backdrop for events great and small. 

Barbecuing is a tradition that bridges cultural differences and brings people together. It is a vehicle for family bonding, community spirit and often for comic relief. 

The following collection of film, television and sound items, while vastly different from one another, all embrace a common element – the barbecue.