A peculiarly Melbourne saying, of someone who is a bit brash, is:
“He’s got more front than Myers”.
(Myer is a department store in central Melbourne that was, for many years the largest and took up much of Bourke St.)
Then there’s another one that is of more controversial origins:
When somebody is not given much of a hope of succeeding at something, he is said to have…
Now this could have derived from an old convict who escaped the clutches of the colonial penal system to live out his days with a tribe of local aborigines, William Buckley.
Or there was yet another departments store in Melb. called “Buckleys and Nunn”, and perhaps the adage came from there.
That local enough for ya??