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  • Henry B. Higgins Award

    Australians historically are known as a sentimental people; We love our country, our heritage and the adventurous challenge for survival on our continent. The H. B. Higgins award was discussed…

  • On Wattle Day

    Wattle day is very important to us, and every year we hold our monthly dinner meeting surrounded by branches of locally blooming wattle. We cherish the Australian landscape, all of…

  • Australian Grit

    We want the man who will lead the van, The man who will pioneer. We have no use for the gentleman, Or the cheating Cheap-Jack here; We have no room…

  • Remembering ANZAC

    The blood of this nation was poured out all over foreign conflicts that did not concern us. The youth and vigour of the country has never recovered. Think of the…

  • Australian Cossacks

    Globalisation in parallel to the influence of modernity has persistently since colonial times diluted the true meaning of what is to be an Australian; Urbanisation and popular culture imported from…

  • Australian Ideals

    Australian Ideals Henry Bourne Higgins, M.H.R 1902 The Two Principles It is clear that in Australia there is a struggle being waged between two conflicting principles – The commercial principle…

  • The Cultural Cringe

    A. A. Phillips, 1950 The Australian Broadcasting Commission has a Sunday programme, designed to cajole a mild Sabbatarian bestirment of the wits, called ‘Incognito’. Paired musical performances are broadcast, one…