The city bushman’s apologist [14 February 1896]

[Editor: This review of In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses (by Henry Lawson, 1896) was published in Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic.), 14 February 1896.] The city bushman’s apologist.* A glance at Mr. Henry Lawson’s volume of verse just published, in very good style, by an Australian firm, reminds the reader […]

The Swagmen of the Darling! [by A. E. Grace, 25 February 1893]

[Editor: This poem by A. E. Grace was published in The Worker (Brisbane, Qld.), 25 February 1893.] The Swagmen of the Darling! Does a thought ever come to the men of the city, Who know nought of bush life — its troubles and trials — Of their brothers who merit a share of their pity […]

Dame Mary Gilmore [10 February 1937]

[Editor: This article about Mary Gilmore was published in The Sydney Mail, 10 February 1937.] Dame Mary Gilmore Among the honours which were announced last week, none was more rightly earned or more generally approved than the Dame Commandership of the British Empire bestowed upon Mrs. Mary Gilmore, poetess, author, and social worker. Dame Mary […]

Mary Gilmore’s letter [by Mary Gilmore, 7 March 1932]

[Editor: This letter from Mary Gilmore was published in The Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW), 7 March 1932.] Mary Gilmore’s letter From Mary Gilmore:— There may be some residents who remember my writings in the “Silver Age,” which at the time I write of was published at Silverton by Messrs. Thistleton and Taylor. I remember […]

The white man’s flag [by Mary Gilmore, 22 April 1920]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in the “For Worker Women” column (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Australian Worker (Sydney, NSW), 22 April 1920.] The white man’s flag. An issue or two ago I used strong images and direct language in some verse under the heading, “Song of the Anti-White.” I did […]