“Call All Hands” [letter, 21 April 1900]

[Editor: This letter was published in The Daily Telegraph, 21 April 1900. The correspondent wrote regarding the song “Call All Hands”, by W. T. Goodge.] “Call All Hands.” The spirited verses, “Call All Hands,” by Mr. W. T. Goodge, of Orange, New South Wales, which first appeared in “The Daily Telegraph,” have gone the rounds […]

In Memoriam: W. T. Goodge [poem, 21 December 1909]

[Editor: This poem about W. T. Goodge was published in The Illawarra Mercury, 21 December 1909.] In Memoriam: W. T. Goodge. He watched those faces round the camp — The miner, drover, bushman, tramp — And sealed their stories with his stamp. And in some circulating page The actors found a wider stage, And sang […]

[Obituary: W. T. Goodge] [The Bulletin, 2 December 1909]

[Editor: This brief obituary for W. T. Goodge was published in the “Personal items” section of The Bulletin, 2 December 1909.] [Obituary: W. T. Goodge] W. T. Goodge, whose name has been at the bottom of fathoms of verse in THE BULLETIN and other papers, died at North Sydney last week after a short illness. […]

New publications [review of “Hits! Skits! and Jingles!” by W. T. Goodge, 11 June 1899]

[Editor: This review of Hits! Skits! and Jingles!, by W. T. Goodge, was published in Truth (Sydney), 11 June 1899.] New publications. Hits, Skits and Jingles; W. T. Goodge. “Bulletin” Newspaper Publishing Company. There are perhaps few better known journalists in New South Wales than Mr. W. T. Goodge, the genial and gifted “Colonel” of […]

W. T. Goodge

W. T. Goodge was a poet, author, journalist, and newspaper editor. He wrote topical poetry and humorous verse, as well as articles and short stories. He was particularly well-known in Orange (NSW), where he lived for many years, although he gained a nationwide audience when a book of his poems was published by the Bulletin […]