Fire of the Southern Cross

A Collection of Poetry for Australian Nationalists

Alphabetical List of Poetry (by title)

Armistice: To His Dead Cobber from The Sentimental Bloke
C.J. Dennis, (1920s?)

At the Beating of a Drum
Henry Lawson, 1910

Australia Day: 1942
Ian Mudie, 1943

Australia's Peril (The Warning)
[An extract]
Henry Lawson, 1905

A Bushman's Song
[An extract]
"Banjo" Paterson, 1892

Bless Australia
Author unknown, (late 1970s?)

The Chinaman
Author unknown, 1881

Chinese Emigration
George Chanson, 1869

Chinese Immigration
Chas. R. Thatcher, 1857

Every Man Should Have A Rifle
Henry Lawson, 1907

Fall In, My Men, Fall In
Henry Lawson, 1909

The Fine Fat Saucy Chinaman
Author unknown, (1850s?)

For Australia
Henry Lawson, 1905

For Freedom
Howarde Tilse, 1942-44?

Freedom on the Wallaby
Henry Lawson, 1891

Here Died
Henry Lawson, 1909

If This Be Treason
Ian Mudie, 1943

In the Storm That Is To Come
Henry Lawson, 1904

A Job for McGuinness
"Banjo" Paterson, 1923

Ian Mudie, 1941

Keep White the Strain
Author unknown, (1904?)

Major-General Bennett and His True Men
Mary Gilmore, 1942

D.V. Munro, 1944

Men In Green
David Campbell, 1944

A Message: Armistice Day 1936
C.J. Dennis, (1936)

My Country
Dorothy Mackellar, 1908

Mary Gilmore, 1942

Nation of the Blind
Ian Mudie, 1941

Ned Kelly Was A Gentleman
Author unknown (1942-44?)

No Foe Shall Gather Our Harvest
Mary Gilmore, 1940

Number and Nationality
William Baylebridge, 1939

The Only Land For Me
"A Currency Lad", 1832

The Owen-Stanley Track
Howarde Tilse, 1943

William Baylebridge, 1939

The Road To Freedom
John Hamilton, 1995

The Sale
Mary Gilmore, 1942

Shearer's Letter Home (From New Guinea)
R.A. Waters, 1944

Mary Gilmore, 1942

Sky Death
Pat Gallagan, 1944

A Song of Anzac
C.J. Dennis, (1920s?)

The Song That Men Should Sing
Kenneth Mackay, 1899

To Be Amused
Henry Lawson, 1906

Up North
David Campbell, 1949

Waratah and Wattle
Henry Lawson, 1905

The Wattle
Henry Lawson, 1910

Fire of the Southern Cross: A Collection of Poetry for Australian Nationalists

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