The Australian Pioneers [poem, 5 January 1893]

[Editor: A poem published in the Kilmore Free Press, 5 January 1893.] The Australian Pioneers. Honor those men of old, Honor the Pioneers. Men whose hearts were brave and bold, Undaunted by trials or fears. Men, who dangers braved, unknown; In their search for a new home Landed here, and so become Australian Pioneers. It’s […]

The pioneers of gold discovery on Bendigo [28 October 1893]

[Editor: An article published in the The Bendigo Advertiser, 28 October 1893.] The pioneers of gold discovery on Bendigo. The following is the text of the paper read by Mr. A. S. Bailes, M.P., at the meeting of the local branch of the A.N.A., on Thursday:— Mr. president and gentlemen, — Before attempting to place […]