How will this affect us? [by Mary Gilmore, 6 May 1909]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in the “Our Women’s Page” column (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Worker (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 6 May 1909.] How will this affect us? “The Times” (London) of March 5 has the following item: “INDIAN EMIGRATION TO CROWN COLONIES. “The Secretary of State for India has nominated […]

In Memoriam: W. T. Goodge [poem, 21 December 1909]

[Editor: This poem about W. T. Goodge was published in The Illawarra Mercury, 21 December 1909.] In Memoriam: W. T. Goodge. He watched those faces round the camp — The miner, drover, bushman, tramp — And sealed their stories with his stamp. And in some circulating page The actors found a wider stage, And sang […]

[Obituary: W. T. Goodge] [The Bulletin, 2 December 1909]

[Editor: This brief obituary for W. T. Goodge was published in the “Personal items” section of The Bulletin, 2 December 1909.] [Obituary: W. T. Goodge] W. T. Goodge, whose name has been at the bottom of fathoms of verse in THE BULLETIN and other papers, died at North Sydney last week after a short illness. […]

The Dog in the Manger [poem by W. T. Goodge, 7 February 1909]

[Editor: This poem by W. T. Goodge was published in The Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW), 7 February 1909. In this poem Goodge, who was born in England, takes exception to the call of the Labor Council in Newcastle (NSW) to minimise immigration to Australia.] The Dog in the Manger. (For the “Sunday Times.”) [“The Newcastle […]

Poetry Militant: An Australian Plea for the Poetry of Purpose [by Bernard O’Dowd, 1909]

[Editor: A booklet by Bernard O’Dowd, published in 1909.] Poetry Militant An Australian Plea for the Poetry of Purpose. By Bernard O’Dowd Author of “Dawnward?” “The Silent Land” “Dominions of the Boundary” Melbourne: T. C. Lothian, 226 Little Collins Street 1909. First Impression June 4, 1909. Poetry Militant. An Australian Plea for the Poetry of […]