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Issue Details: First known date: 1985 1985
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Oaklands Park, Marion area, Adelaide - South West, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wahratta Enterprises , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Lawson's Birthdayi"On the outback fringe of Heaven where the souls of poets go,", J. S. Manifold , 1953 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
McArthur's Farti"In the back of donga country", Rob Bath , Andrew Bleby , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 10-11)
Galahi"I was a little pink galah", David Berman , 1985 single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Bloody Sheilasi"I knew this bloody sheila once, a coupla years ago,", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 14-15)
Clancy of the Overtimei"I had written him a letter which I had for want of better", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 16)
Methodist Picnic Dayi"Can't remember when it was, way back, ar years ago", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 17)
Dooley's Pubi""Gawd", said Bert the swagman, "It's nice and stinkin' hot,", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 18)
What About the Workersi"His father used to take him to the meetings long ago", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry (p. 19)
The Unending Battlei"The cocky had a problem 'cause the land was dry as dust", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 20)
The Population Explosioni"The cocky lifted tired eyes", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry (p. 21)
Royal Flushi"The PM heard it first of course, a rumour so to speak,", Rob Charlton , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 22-23)
Tailings Dami"In the town of Port Pirie on the 31st of May", Dave Clark , 1985 single work poetry (p. 24)
Roll on Wild Riversi"Roll on wild rivers down to the sea", Dave Clark , 1985 single work poetry (p. 24)
Farming In the Twentiesi"Took up a thousand acres for a start, an axe, a mattock and a great big heart.", George Frederick Clarke , 1985 single work poetry (p. 25)
Progressi"In days of old, the warrior bold", Claire Coutts , 1985 single work poetry satire (p. 26)
TAB Punter's Songi"Each Saturday morning I crawl out of bed", John Dengate , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 27)
True Dinkum Aussiei"I'm a hard-working person, polite and well bred", John Dengate , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 28)
Thanks to the Yanksi"We're happy little Aussies and we've lots of wealthy mates", John Dengate , 1985 single work poetry satire (p. 29)
Dying Treasureri"A Federal Treasurer lay dying,", John Dengate , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 30)
The Vision in St. Anne'si"If you'll listen for a spell, I've a tale I'd like to tell:", John Dengate , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 30)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Looking Beyond the Bowyangs: A Critique of Australian Ballad Anthologies Keith McKenry , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 147 1997; (p. 25-30)
Looking Beyond the Bowyangs: A Critique of Australian Ballad Anthologies Keith McKenry , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 147 1997; (p. 25-30)
Last amended 11 May 2006 16:00:37
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