John Monash, soldier, engineer and scholar [by Professor Ernest Scott, 5 August 1939]

[Editor: This is part twelve of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia — No. 12 John Monash, soldier, engineer and scholar. This article completes Professor Sir Ernest Scott’s series on “Men Who Made Australia.” It brings us up to the Great War and beyond, for Sir […]

Alfred Deakin — statesman, orator, and seer [by Professor Ernest Scott, 29 July 1939]

[Editor: This is part eleven of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia — No. 11 Alfred Deakin — statesman, orator, and seer The name Deakin has long been synonymous with eloquence. The silver-tongued orator lives in the memory of everyone who heard him speak. But Professor […]

Edmund Barton, the great federal leader [by Professor Ernest Scott, 22 July 1939]

[Editor: This is part ten of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia — No. 10 Edmund Barton, the great federal leader Sir Ernest Scott, continuing his series of articles on the men who made Australia, brings before us a figure well remembered by many Australians now […]

Adventures and tragedy of the mysterious Leichhardt [by Professor Ernest Scott, 15 July 1939]

[Editor: This is part nine of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia — No. 9 Adventures and tragedy of the mysterious Leichhardt No light is thrown upon the great enigma of Central Australia — the fate of Ludwig Leichhardt and his party — in this article, […]

George Fife Angas, the man who made South Australia [by Professor Ernest Scott, 8 July 1939]

[Editor: This is part eight of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia — No. 8. George Fife Angas, the man who made South Australia Sir Ernest Scott joins issue in friendly manner with Dr. Grenfell Price on the question of who was “Father of South Australia.” […]