Archive | October 22, 2008

Campaigning for National Parks is Against Australian’s Bush Ethos: Part 1, Buying Back Tooralee

THERE has been much written about Australia’s national character emerging from a bush ethos: the idea that a specifically Australian outlook emerged first amongst workers in the Australian outback.  Banjo Paterson, perhaps more than any other writer, created and defined this cultural heritage.  His story about the shearer and his sheep (the jumbuck) remains our most […]

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