Poetry by Henry Lawson

This list contains various works of poetry by Henry Lawson (1867-1922). See also: Books by Henry Lawson. Prose works (short stories, etc.) by Henry Lawson. Biographical information on Henry Lawson. Poetry by Henry Lawson: [The initials after each listing refer to the publication that the work was published in; see the list of books by […]

Significant events and commemorative dates

This page is under construction – more commemorative dates are yet to be added. 26 January: Australia Day Australia Day, the 26th of January, is the anniversary of the foundation of the British colony at Sydney, New South Wales, in 1788. In early years it was commemorated as the First Landing day, then as Anniversary […]

Timeline of Australian history and culture

Prehistoric 50,000 BC (estimated): Aborigines migrate to Australia (the estimated time period is subject to debate). 1600s 1606: Willem Janszoon, in the Duyfken (a Dutch East India Company ship), explores the western coast of Cape York Peninsula; some of the crew go ashore, becoming the first Europeans known to have landed on Australian soil. 1616 […]

A list of significant Australiana

Architecture; Art; Bushrangers; Clothes; Entertainment; Explorers; Fictional characters; Food; Icons; Landmarks; Military; Music: Folk songs and early songs; Music: Singers; Music: Songs; Poetry; Rebels and rebellions; Sports; Stories and yarns. Architecture Australian War Memorial (Canberra) Federation houses Queenslander houses Shrine of Remembrance (Melbourne) Sydney Harbour Bridge Sydney Opera House Art Heidelberg School of art Norman […]

Recommended poetry

Arranged by surname of author. C. J. Dennis The Austra——laise The Joy Ride The Little Homes The Play [from The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke] Son of a Fool Mary Hannay Foott The Future of Australia Where the Pelican Builds Mary Gilmore Nationality No Foe Shall Gather Our Harvest Grant Hervey The Joy of Life […]