Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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Notes

  • ' ... The collection is intended to highlight the culturally diverse and inclusive nature of Australian society. To this end the poetry reflects many facets of Australia including our history, the migration experience and our future as a united society ... ' -from [Foreword].

Contents

* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs , 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
High Country Dreamingi"Here, in the vast intensity of silence,", Anne Fairbairn , 1995 single work poetry (p. xxi-xxii)
The Evening Star (from Song Cycle of the Moon-Bone)i"Up and up soars the Evening Star, hanging there in the sky", Wonguri-Mandjigai People , 1988 extract poetry Indigenous story (p. 3)
Jim Jones at Botany Bayi"O listen for a moment, lads, and hear me tell my tale,", 1907 single work poetry Jim Jones (p. 4)
Note: With title: Jim Jones.
Lamenti"They chain us two by two, and whip and lash along,", Sarah Collins , 1839 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Sonnet Written on Board the Medway, off Hobart Towni"O I could gaze the live-long summer-day", John Dunmore Lang , 1873 single work poetry (p. 5)
[Untitled] (from A Coast View)i"Dead city walls may pen us in, but still", Charles Harpur , 1981 extract poetry From: A Coast View (p. 6)
The Convicts' Rum Songi"Cut yer name across me backbone,", Anonymous , 1974 single work poetry (p. 6)
To Charles Harpuri"Men first in Glory's race shall turn aside", Henry Parkes , 1843 single work poetry To Charles Harpur : Author of a Series of Beautiful Poems in the 'Australasian Chronicle' (p. 7)
A Dedicationi"They are rhymes rudely strung with intent less", Adam Lindsay Gordon , 1870-1897 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
The Limejuice Tubi"With a pint of flour and a sheet of bark,", 1957-1976 single work poetry (p. 8)
Note: With title: Rub-A-Dub-A-Dub
The Last of His Tribei"He crouches, and buries his face on his knees,", Henry Kendall , 1864 single work poetry (p. 9-10)
To New South Wales (and Australia)i"Alas, the space that shields thee from all foreign harms", G. H. Reid , 1879 single work poetry (p. 10)
From: A Wonguri - Mandjigai Song Cycle of the Moon-Bonei"They are sitting about in the camp, among the branches,", Wonguri-Mandjigai People , 1990 extract poetry Indigenous story (p. 11)
Lines on the Tasmanian Anniversary Regatta December 1, 1840i"Again Aurora ushers in the day,", H.N.M. , 1840 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
The Women of the Bushi"I greet them in the twilight hush,", Louisa Lawson , 1996 single work poetry (p. 12)
Dead Island (Port Arthur)i"It is the hour of sunset: on the hills", James Hebblethwaite , 1900 single work poetry (p. 13)
Dreamsi"I have been dreaming all a summer day", Victor J. Daley , 1883 single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Australia Militanti"Blow soft, ye southern breezes, blow! For see", George Essex Evans , 1885 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Note: Written of the Departure of the Australian Troops for the Sudan
Waltzing Matilda : Carrying a Swagi"Oh! there once was a swagman camped in the billabong,", A. B. Paterson , 1895 single work poetry Waltzing Matilda (p. 15-16)
Old Bush Balladi"Fair Australia, Oh what a dump.", Anonymous , 2002 single work poetry (p. 16)

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Works about this Work

أن فيربيرن تجمع خيوط الشمس لتحوك لنا عباءه من المجد الأدبي Charbel Baini , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: عندما يموت الشعراء 2010; (p. 44-48)

— Review of Sunlines : An Anthology of Poetry to Celebrate Australia's Harmony in Diversity 2002 anthology poetry
A very positive review of poet Anne Fairbairn's work, Sunlines, in which, as Baini claims, Fairbairn successfully bridges the gap between the Australian and Arabic cultures.
The Face : Anne Fairbairn Bernard Lane , 2002 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 March 2002; (p. 3)
أن فيربيرن تجمع خيوط الشمس لتحوك لنا عباءه من المجد الأدبي Charbel Baini , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: عندما يموت الشعراء 2010; (p. 44-48)

— Review of Sunlines : An Anthology of Poetry to Celebrate Australia's Harmony in Diversity 2002 anthology poetry
A very positive review of poet Anne Fairbairn's work, Sunlines, in which, as Baini claims, Fairbairn successfully bridges the gap between the Australian and Arabic cultures.
The Face : Anne Fairbairn Bernard Lane , 2002 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 March 2002; (p. 3)
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