Australia in the making: The sensational story of Bligh and Macarthur [3 August 1938]

[Editor: A review of H. V. Evatt’s book on the Rum Rebellion. Published in The Australian Worker (Sydney), 3 August 1938.] Australia in the making The sensational story of Bligh and Macarthur A review of Mr. Justice Evatt’s book, “Rum Rebellion” There are few periods in history more entrancing, from the sociological point of view, […]

Rise of the wool industry: John Macarthur’s work for Australia [chapter 10 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 10 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 19 August 1934.] The story of Australia — X. Rise of the wool industry John Macarthur’s work for Australia The wool industry of Australia may be said to have begun in 1793 when 30 sheep of the […]

John Macarthur: Who gave this country wool [by Professor Ernest Scott , 27 May 1939]

[Editor: This is part two of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia — No. 2 John Macarthur Who gave this country wool By Professor Ernest Scott This is the second article in the series, “Men Who Made Australia,” by Professor Ernest Scott. The story of John […]