Is it impossible for a non-Australian to speak with an authentic Australian accent?

Not impossible: I’ve posted an instance I witnessed in Nick Nicholas’ answer to Who are some people you know who became fluent in a foreign language as an adult?

You need a good ear, of course. It may well also help if you’re not already a speaker of another dialect of English. But fluent speech can be acquired by an adult; it’s just slower, and possibly harder work.

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