A War Song [by Caleb, 22 October 1892]

[Editor: This pro-union song was published in The Worker (Brisbane, Qld.), 22 October 1892.] A War Song. Rise! Australian sons of Labour, Hearken to the bugle’s bray, Buckle on your shield and sabre, Gird you for the fray. Burst the Tyrant’s chains asunder Which for ages you have worn; Fear not the oppressor’s thunder. Hail […]

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 […]

Sons of New Britannia [song by “The Colonel” (W. T. Goodge), 18 October 1899]

[Editor: This song by W. T. Goodge (using his pseudonym of “The Colonel”) was published in his “Nutshells” column in the Orange Leader, 18 October 1899.] [Sons of New Britannia] After a vain effort to stave off an attack of the prevailing epidemic of war fever the Colonel succumbed on Saturday, and in his delirium […]

Call All Hands [song by W. T. Goodge, 30 December 1899]

[Editor: This song by W. T. Goodge was published in The Orange Leader, 30 December 1899. It was previously published in The Daily Telegraph on 28 December 1899, but with several lines omitted (the The Orange Leader printed the full version). This song was written at the time of the Boer War (South Africa, 1899-1902).] […]

Hymn for Peace [song by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This song by L. E. Homfray was published in Australians, Awake! And Other Poems (1915).] Hymn for Peace. Tune 225, A. & M. Hymns. Oh! God of every nation Our cry goes up to Thee, And at Thy throne of glory We fall on bended knee. Remember not our errors Our evil deeds forget […]