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Day 1 - The Adventure Begins

Starting off the weather was very foggy and cold, and we wedged the last of our gear in the car in below zero temperatures and in a thick fog headed off on our big adventure. 359 more words

GOAT 2015

Ned Kelly rides again in The Australia Times

The Australia Times Poetry Magazine goes walk-about this month with a link to a film poem ‘My Campfire’s My Home’ by Manfred Vijars, which is beautifully shot and will have you cocking an ear for those kookaburras. 126 more words

Claire Booker

waltzing with ned

There are two names redolent of late 19th-century Australia. The first is Ned. The shamelessly mythologised thief and murderer Ned Kelly is a recurring motif in Australian art and literature. 478 more words

Australian Writers of Influence

Remembering Words
Today’s Australia is very different to colonial times. The right of an individual to live and work without prejudice is not considered remarkable, but rather essential, and is protected by law. 502 more words

Author Chats

Desperately seeking love

In this world, how sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child. Very well put. The words of Banjo Patterson, an Australian poet who knew all about hard work and patriotism and decency and about being Australian and not being… 225 more words

Writing

The Man They Call The Banjo

Nature of event: Concert performance of The Man They Call The Banjo

Where: Wednesday March 5 2014 at 7.30pm

When: Coles Woolshed West Cloven Hills (BBQ from 6pm ) 537 more words

What's On...

Waltzing Matilda. A tale of love and murder?

A small village in the north-west corner of Ireland, the U.S  Marines, a dead sheep, mighty battle maidens! An unlikely combination, yet they are inextricably linked in the oddest of forms – an Australian bush ‘ditty’ that has become known and recognized the world over. 1,270 more words

Ireland