Thongs, mozzies and chicken salt: 6 things you know from growing up in an Aussie summer.

The Aussie summer holds special memories for a lot of us.

From the iconic beaches to the barbecues to the beautiful, expansive bush, it’s a time where we spend more time outdoors, playing cricket in the backyard and having pavlova on the porch.

This summer, we’ll be more grateful than ever for those little moments after a year that started with bushfires, and most of the year, a lot of time spent indoors.

Here are six things you definitely know from growing up in an Aussie summer…