Men who made Australia [series of articles written by Professor Ernest Scott, 1939]

These twelve articles make up the “Men who made Australia” series, written by Professor Ernest Scott, originally published in the The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA) in 1939.

1. Matthew Flinders: His achievements and tragedy [20 May 1939]

2. John Macarthur: Who gave this country wool [27 May 1939]

3. Macquarie, who adopted the name Australia [3 June 1939]

4. James Stirling, who founded Western Australia [10 June 1939]

5. Sturt and the great river system: “Greatest Australian Explorer” [17 June 1939]

6. Strzelecki, who first found gold in the continent [24 June 1939]

7. Two elopements and a colonising theory [1 July 1939]

8. George Fife Angas, the man who made South Australia [8 July 1939]

9. Adventures and tragedy of the mysterious Leichhardt [15 July 1939]

10. Edmund Barton, the great federal leader [22 July 1939]

11. Alfred Deakin — statesman, orator, and seer [29 July 1939]

12. John Monash, soldier, engineer and scholar [5 August 1939]

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