Song of Anti-White [song by Mary Gilmore, 8 April 1920]

[Editor: This song by Mary Gilmore was published in the “For Worker Women” column (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Australian Worker (Sydney, NSW), 8 April 1920.] Song of Anti-White. (With special reference to the “Sydney Morning Herald” and other papers with a cold policy towards the white man.) Fling away the Cross and bring […]

When the Nigger Saw the Train [poem, 28 April 1894]

[Editor: A poem published in The Bird O’ Freedom, 28 April 1894. Designed to be read as a humorous poem, this is about an Aboriginal man’s first contact with a train.] When the Nigger Saw the Train. In the guileless, simple savage there was nothing out of place, In his naive and native manner, or […]

Keep Australia White! [song by P. F. Collins, circa 1901-1918]

[Editor: A song by P. F. Collins. Published as a single-sided song sheet, ca. 1901-1918.] Australia’s song Keep Australia White! You sons of young Australia, Come listen to my song, I’ll tell you a little story That won’t detain you long: We’ve had good statesmen in the past, — I think of them to-night, — […]

Give Our Own a Show! [poem, 2 February 1906]

[Editor: A poem published in Peak Hill Express, 2 February 1906.] Give Our Own a Show! Dedicated to All Anti-White Australians. Why waste your time in howling For the yellow man or black, Just pull yourself together and Look straight along the track And ask yourself this question, While the sun is sinking low — […]

What “Dryblower” said: The Aliens [poem by “Dryblower” Murphy, 17 November 1935]

[Editor: A poem by “Dryblower” Murphy, published in the “Verse and Worse” column in The Sunday Times, 17 November 1935.] What “Dryblower” said. The following poem, written by “Dryblower” a long way over 30 years ago, is as true to-day as then. The slow, insidious creep-in of the alien is powerfully told and should be […]