The race and the alien [by Mary Gilmore, 16 April 1908]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in “A Woman’s Column” (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Worker (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 16 April 1908.] The race and the alien. Last week I sent in a quoted article from the “Australasian” on this subject. I made no alterations, and practically no cuts, in order that […]

The revenges of time and a question of color [by Mary Gilmore, 9 April 1908]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in “A Woman’s Column” (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Worker (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 9 April 1908.] The revenges of time and a question of color. The revenges of time and the justification of the maligned, indeed! When one finds the following in such an Anti-Labor, Anti-White […]

A foreword [by Mary Gilmore, 2 January 1908]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in “A Women’s Column” (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Worker (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 2 January 1908.] A foreword. There is an idea with some (men and women alike) that The Worker is peculiarly a man’s paper, and that the inclusion of matter connected with the domestic […]

Australia for Australians: Why “white” Australia is not white [22 March 1908]

[Editor: This article was published in The Sun (Kalgoorlie, WA), 22 March 1908.] Australia for Australians Why “white” Australia is not white. Some reasons and an indictment. By “Albino.” Is the average native born Australian as white as he imagines himself to be? While declaiming over his pot about the shrieking transgressions of the unspeakable […]

The Kookaburra Championship [poem by W. T. Goodge, 13 December 1908]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge was published in The Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW), 13 December 1908.] The Kookaburra Championship By W. T. Goodge — for the “Sunday Times” Out beyond the Bogan River on an unfrequented track, In that vast expanse of country which the bushmen call “out back,” Is a little one-horse […]