- Actor Allusion
- In a possibly unintentional one, David Wenham plays a completely evil bastard named Fletcher, just like in The Proposition.
- The ranch owned by Lady Ashley's husband is called Faraway Downs; Nicole Kidman also starred in Far and Away.
- Fake Brit - Nicole Kidman as Lady Sarah Ashley
- She's Australian. You hire an Australian to make a film in Australia called Australia and then have her pretend to British. To be fair, otherwise she sounds just like Kylie Minogue.
- Hey, It's That Guy!
- Prop Recycling - Large amounts of the Japanese air raid effects were re-used from Tora! Tora! Tora!, resulting in footage showing ships that were not present and showing the use of torpedos instead of the 600kg bombs the Kate bombers historically dropped.