Sydney Speaks Apps

The Sydney Speaks team has created two interactive activities exploring variation in Australian and Sydney English. Test out your perceptions of Australian English speakers with the apps!


Australia Speaks 2020 App

(works best on computer screens)

Created by Catherine Travis, Cale Johnstone and Simon Gonzalez


Sydney Speaks 2017 App

(works best on Google Chrome)

This app was created by Catherine Travis, Cale Johnstone and James Grama, in collaboration with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, and formed part of the This is a Voice exhibit that ran at the Powerhouse Museum from 11 August 2017 – 28 January 2018

  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University