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Louisa (Albury) Lawson

Poems by Louisa Lawson The Digger’s Daughter An Australian Song A Woman’s Love Articles from The Dawn Nonsensical Idea Divorce Extension Bill or  The Drunkard’s Wife Boycotting The Dawn Louisa (Albury) Lawson 1848 – 1920 Australian poet, journalist and publisher … Read more

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The Loaded Dog

by Henry Lawson (1867-1922) Australian writer Dave Regan, Jim Bently, and Andy Page were sinking a shaft at Stony Creek in search of a rich gold quartz reef which was supposed to exist in the vicinity. There is always a … Read more

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Dot and the Kangaroo

by Ethel C. Pedley (1860 – 1898) Australian writer DOT AND THE KANGAROO IS a much loved Australian children’s book, yet appeals to the child in all of us. It’s the story of Dot’s adventures in the Australian bush as she tries … Read more

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Waltzing Matilda

by Banjo Paterson (1864-1941) Written at old Dagworth Homestead, Queensland in January 1895. This is the original version as written by Banjo. To listen to the music and learn more about it, see the Waltzing Matilda page in our Song section. Oh there once was … Read more

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Down Under

By Colin Hay and Ron Strykert Recorded first in 1981 Down Undersung by Men at Work on The song is also known as (I come from) The Land Down Under. It was made popular by the Australian group Men at … Read more

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