galah session
A period allocated for informal conversation over an outback radio network, allowing regular opportunities for people in remote areas to chat. The galah session is so named because galahs gather together in flocks and have raucous calls. Galah is a borrowing (first recorded 1862) from the Yuwaalaraay language of northern New South Wales. First recorded 1956.

Australian idioms. 2014.

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