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Hi All,
Can you use お帰りなさい to welcome someone back to your country?
Can I say.

オーストラリアにお帰りなさい。

よろしくお願いします
 

Mike Cash

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It would probably work best if they speak Japanese, but I can't think of any reason why you couldn't use it.

Since it is welcoming people back to a place where the speaker feels they belong, it is probably the most heart-warming greeting you could make under the circumstances.
 

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That gave me quite a chuckle. Thanks mikesan. I wasn't sure if お帰り was used just for your home.
When I walk into my company at the end of a workday I say ただいま and about half お疲れxxx and half お帰り in reply.
 

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オーストラリアにお帰りなさい can be soft imperative "(Get out of here and) go back to Australia" depending on the context. You can use it, but just お帰りなさい is more common.
 
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