No Australian anthem, says musician [27 January 1943]

No Australian anthem, says musician “There is no Australian national anthem,” said Mr George Limb, of Hobart, referring yesterday to recent discussion of the suitability of “Advance, Australia Fair” as an anthem. Mr Limb, who is the Tasmanian representative on the Australian Musical Examination Bd., and who usually conducts the combined schools’ choir at Hobart, […]

Origin of “Waltzing Matilda” [21 September 1944]

[Editor: An article about “Waltzing Matilda”, the song written by Andrew Barton (“Banjo”) Paterson.] Origin of “Waltzing Matilda”: Rotary addresses Mr Sydney May, Queensland, University music lecturer and hon. secretary of the Queensland Place Names Committee, was the guest speaker at the weekly Rotary luncheon yesterday. He delivered an address on aspects of the committee’s […]