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A Favourite Poem: 'The Man From Snowy River' by A.B. Paterson

There are many Australian poems and many well-known Australian poets.  Australian bush poetry, which brings to life the uniquely Australian landscape and the people who live there, has always been a prominent feature of Australian literature. 1,281 more words

True Story

A Dog's Mistake

📝 A Dog’s Mistake

👤 Banjo Paterson

He had drifted in among us as a straw drifts with the tide,
He was just a wand’ring mongrel from the weary world outside; 211 more words

Poems

Last Week

📝 Last Week

👤 Banjo Paterson

Oh, the new-chum went to the backblock run,
But he should have gone there last week.
He tramped ten miles with a loaded gun, 182 more words

Poems

February 17 in history

1500 The Battle of Hemmingstedt.

1600 The philosopher Giordano Bruno was burned alive at Campo de’ Fiori in Rome for heresy.

1801 An electoral tie between  580 more words

History

Australia Day 2018

Australia Day is a national Public Holiday held on January 26th each year to commemorate the day the British First Fleet landed at Sydney Cove in 1788. 536 more words

The Man From Ironbark by A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson

It was the man from Ironbark who struck the Sydney town,
He wandered over street and park, he wandered up and down.
He loitered here, he loitered there, till he was like to drop, 546 more words

Australia

Running from Office

The following verse followed me from the city and found me where I am working in remoter parts:

I had written him a letter which I had, for want of better… 375 more words

Life