Classic Bush Poetry Index


CLASSIC BUSH VERSE – INDEX

Hard Yakka

A Bushman’s Song. A B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson
Waiting For The Rain. John Neilson
The Man From Ironbark. A. B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson
The Broken Down Squatter. C. Flower
Said Hanrahan. P.J. ‘John O’Brien’ Hartigan
Great Australian Adjective. W.T. Goodge.
Jones’s Selection. G.H. ‘Ironbark’ Gibson.
As Stock Go By. Harry ‘The Breaker’ Morant.
Shearing In a Bar. H. ‘Duke’ Tritton

Bail Up

Bold Jack Donohue. Anon.
Streets of Forbes. John McGuire
Brave Ben Hall. Anon.
The Ballad Of The Kelly Gang. Anon.
Stringybark Creek. Anon.
Ye Sons Of Australia. Anon.

Freedom on the Wallaby

Four Little Johnny Cakes. Anon.
Walks Like This. G.A.P.
Freedom On The Wallaby. Henry Lawson.
On Monday We’ve Mutton. F. Lancelott.
The Billy Of Tea. Anon.
The Smiths. E. G. ‘Dryblower’ Murphy
On The Wallaby. Henry Lawson.
Are You The Cove? Joseph ‘Tom Collins’ Furphy.

Bush Life Bush Strife

ThThe Bushman’s Farewell To Queensland. Anon.
Old Bark Hut. Anon.
Give Me A Hut. Anon.
Ballad Of The Drover. Henry Lawson.
The Sick Stockrider. Adam Lindsay Gordon.
Mulga Bill’s Bicycle. A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson.
The Spider By The Gwydir. Anon.

The Demon Drink

The Drinker’s Dream. Anon.
The New Chum Shearer.
The Preservation of the Aussie Male. Anon.
Just An Empty Bottle. Anon.
When The Army Prays For Watty. Henry Lawson.
Our Ancient Ruin. ‘Cropper D.’
Shearers Nightmare. Anon.

Horses, Dogs and Dags

The Outlaw And The Rider. Anon.
The Goanna. G. M. ‘Steele Grey’ Smith
Where The Brumbies Come To Water. Will H. Ogilvie
The Man From Snowy River. A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson.
The Geebung Polo Club. A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson.
Holy Dan. Anon.
Piddling Pete. Anon.
The Dog’s Meeting. Anon.
Five Miles From Gundagai. Anon.
Going To School. C.J. Dennis.
Mad Jack’s Cockatoo. Anon.

Australian Dreaming

Clancy Of The Overflow. A.B. Paterson.
Song Of The Artesian Waters. A. B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson
There’s Only Two Of Us Here. Edward Harrington.
Australia’s On The Wallaby. Anon.
Reedy River. Henry Lawson.
Tangmalangaloo. P. J. ‘John O’Brien’ Hartigan
Bush Christmas. C.J. Dennis.
Santa Claus In The Bush. A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson.
Waltzing Matilda. A. B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson.