Benji: "Will you have a boyfriend when we get back to Sydney?"
Benji: "That's good."
Bernadette, after locking horns with Adam through most of the trip, comforting him after his assault and near-rape in Coober Pedy.
Bernadette: "It's funny. We all sit around mindlessly slagging off that vile stink-hole of a city. But in its own strange way, it takes care of us. I don't know if that ugly wall of suburbia's been put there to stop them getting in, or us getting out. Come on. Don't let it drag you down. Let it toughen you up. I can only fight because I've learnt to. Being a man one day and a woman the next isn't an easy thing to do."