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Some help with a (heavy/fake) Australian dialect

I'm GMing a roleplaying game where Our Heroes (Brick and Glyph) will be fighting a pair of super-powered bank robbers, Blue Wombat (who isn't Australian, but *really* wants to be) and Wallaby (who actually is Australian).

Details:
Blue Wombat has strength, toughness, and regenerative powers. Due to an Australian historical figure that I can't quite recall, he's wearing armor that appears to be made from an old stove. He's carrying an axe. He's a big, blustering, loud, macho type. He's actually an American, but he's... seen too many Crocodile Dundee movies or something. He talks like an Outback Steakhouse commercial or something--exaggeratedly Australian.
Wallaby is fast, and stealthy/sneaky (including having invisibility powers, and lock-picking skills). She fights with a whip, a quarterstaff, and a blowpipe (obviously, not simultaneously...) She's normally fairly quiet and shy. She talks about how you'd expect from a normal (well, super-powered bank robber) Australian woman.

Brick is, well, he looks like a walking brick wall or something. Big burly human-shaped animate stack of bricks. Glyph has glowing eyes and several powers that I can't quite recall. There are 2 other characters who might be brought in or referenced. The city's former defender, the now-semiretired Anonymous, who's sort of a low-budget Superman type. And, my character, Lynx, a teenaged speedster and gymnast. Lynx and Wallaby are female, everyone else involved is male.

Some specific things I'd like put in the most exaggerated Australian accent possible:
"Hey, that's not the old guy who usually comes to stop us [Anonymous]. That guy [Brick] looks like a brick wall, and the other bloke [Glyph] has glowing eyes"
assorted insults and taunts to said superheroes
"I'm not leaving yet, Wallaby, we can beat them"

And anything else you think might come up in a battle between a pair of bank robbers and a pair of superheroes. If there's anything in particular that you think Wallaby might say (that is different from what an equivalent American character would say), that would be helpful, as well.

(edited to give it a more accurate title)
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