Re: Phase II and the UK
Most Australian characters in Marvel tend to be villains.
Over in the X-Men/Mutant side of the Marvel universe there are plenty of Australian characters. You got Pyro, Gateway, Prettyboy, Angelo Macon, Bonebreaker and Skullbuster (The Reavers), Slipstream and Lifeguard, Key & Wall (Cable villains, Slayback (Deadpool villain), Gorgeous George (Nasty Boys), Jack-in-the-Box (Weapon X)Barnacle (Acolytes),Talisman (alpah flight).
Grizzly, Kangeroo and Boomerang (Spiderman villains), Boomslang (Serpent Society), Jack-in-the-Box