Of course, most Gnomes from Gnomesville Australia come from Australia.
True blue, mate. (The Gnomish idiom sounds rather different to our ears.)
Frankly, though, I suspect he is using the binoculars to look at Busty Gnomettes rather than the surf.
Of course, a VB tinnie (beer) would be appropriate, but Gnomish tastes are different and the cocktail in a red hat glass seems to be a favourite drop.