Australia is a society significantly penetrated by globalised capital, so much so that Australia is sometimes dubbed as being a “client state” or a “dependent state.” Australia is heading toward an election because corporate Australia, by now dominated by multinational corporations, demands of the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, more free market economic reforms so that their coffers may be filled just that little bit more.
Maxine is Mad. Her best friend is dead and she blames Australia. That's right - the whole country! She grabs her boyfriend Henry and hits the road, looking for meaning, kicks and vengeance. Their quest leads them into a frightening world of activists, breatharians, eclipse chasers and techno freaks. They trip through Newcastle, Sydney and even the scariest place of all - Canberra. But they will never give up. They are THE UNAUSTRALIANS.