The Australian bush is iconically Australian. Bush poets such as Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson revered the bush as a source of national ideals and romanticised the bush in their poems. This section reproduces yarns, ballads and anecdotes rich with the spirit of the Australian bush.
Two drovers are travelling south through Queensland in late 1879, on approaching the NSW border they pass through a small township consisting of one pub and one store, with no police protection. Continue Reading →