Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Love and History, Peace and War : Australia's Heritage in Verse
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  • Preface: 'The aim of the publication is to keep alive the old-style campfire poetry.'
  • Includes short biography of each poet.


* Contents derived from the Townsville, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,: Simple Images , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Reminiscencei"I remember waking early to the crowing from the run;", Marcia Lisha Davies , 1985 single work poetry (p. 6)
To a Rosei"Rose, of all the flow'rs, the queen,", J. K. McDougall , 1985 single work poetry (p. 12)
The Flash Stockmani"A stockman? yes, I am, and they call me ugly Sam.", Anonymous (fl. 1895) , 1895 single work poetry Ugly Dave (p. 14)
Humping the Drumi"I humped my drum from Kingdom Come", 1926 single work poetry (p. 15)
Vietnam & Ii"The rain beats on my window.", Tony Brooks , 1985 single work poetry (p. 16)
Horseshoe Bayi"On the beach at Horseshoe Bay,", 'Bill Bowyang' , 1985 single work poetry (p. 16)
People With Nowhere To Goi"It's sad in a bar at nine o'clock,", Tony Brooks , 1985 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Australia's On the Wallabyi"Our fathers came to search for gold,", 1893 single work poetry (p. 19)
Behind the Scene - Lurkingi"The spider will use uranium", Macted , 1985 single work poetry (p. 20)
Payment of a 'Depression' Debti"Dear Alfred Shaw,", Dan Sheahan , 1972 single work poetry (p. 20)
Iron Barki"There is good timber in the bush,", Dan Sheahan , 1948 single work poetry (p. 21)
Opening the Elphinstone Schooli"Now give me your attention - be calm and be cool -", Dan Sheahan , 1936 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Note: 'Dan Sheahan donated an acre of land for a school at Elphinstone, and "Nugget" Jesson, the local Labor MLA, persuaded the Government to provide a cash grant for the construction of the school.'
That Spiriti"It's the spirit of the ages", Geoff Redington , 1984 single work poetry (p. 23)
When Pity is Akin to Lovei"When Pity is akin to Love,", J. K. McDougall , 1985 single work poetry (p. 24)
The Protestersi"Stand and face them:", Tony Brooks , 1985 single work poetry (p. 25)
Societyi"The crowd who surge around me", Tony Brooks , 1985 single work poetry (p. 25)
The Stockman's Talei"The stockman's evening meal was over, the damper stowed away,", 1926 single work poetry (p. 26-7)
The Immigrantsi"We could have been the immigrants,", Edith C. Westmorland , 1985 single work poetry (p. 28)
The Loss of the Yongalai"There were parting words and kisses, there were promises so gay", W. J. MacCarthy , 1911 single work poetry (p. 29)
Jim Colley and the Old Black Dogi"The little Pommy was all set", Tony Brooks , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 30-31)

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