Songs & Poems

 

Australia has a rich heritage in bush songs and poetry, from Waltzing Matilda to the Man from Snowy River, there has always been story telling and sing-alongs around the campfire.

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In the words of Dorothea Mackellar from “My Country”.

“I love a sunburnt country,

A land of sweeping plains,

Of ragged mountain ranges,

Of droughts and flooding rains.”

Enjoy sharing some of these poems and songs on your own bush adventures.

Poems

The Man from Snowy River

Bush Poetry

Poetry for Kids

Songs

Waltzing Matilda (watch Slim Dusty on You Tube)

I am Australian (watch on You Tube)

Along the Road to Gundagai (watch Slim Dusty on You Tube)

Home Among the Gum Trees (watch on You Tube)

True Blue (watch John Williamson on You Tube)