Australians have fond memories of summer holidays. For children, they mean six weeks off from school playing down at the beach with mates. For mums and dads, it’s time to pack the esky, entertain the kids, and capture some happy snaps for the photo album.
This photo essay is a snapshot of what summer holidays mean to our cultural identity as Australians. You can almost hear the cackle of kids, smell the salty chips and feel the beat of the hot sun.