I Laugh and Think That This Is Australia

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    I Am the One In Paradise. Lol.

    think I hear the sounds of then, And people talking, The scenes recalled, by minute movement, And songs they fall, from the backing tape. That certain texture,that certain smell, To lie in sweat, on familiar sheets, In brick veneer on financed beds. In a room, of...
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    AUSTRALIA'S National Anthem

    AUSTRALIA'S NATIONAL ANTHEM ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR Australians all let us rejoice, For we are young and free, We've golden soil and wealth for toil; Our home is girt by sea; Our land abounds in nature's gifts Of beauty rich and rare, In history's page, let every...
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    Australia Country Quick Facts

    Australia COUNTRY QUICK FACTS Size: 4025 km east-west. 3220 km north-south. Area: 7,682,300 km2 Coastline: 36,735 km. Population: 21 million. Language: English. European Settlement: 26th January 1788 Federal Capital: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory...
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    Tucker In Australian Means Food

    Tucker in Australian means food and bush tucker is a huge variety of spices, fruits, vegetables, animals, etc. that are native to Australia. For as long as 50,000 years, Aborigines have been eating bush tucker. Although about 80% of Australians are city dwellers, there is a...
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    MY Country

    MY COUNTRY A poem by Dorothea Mackellar The love of field and coppice, Of green and shaded lanes, Of ordered woods and gardens Is running in your veins, Strong love of grey-blue distance, Brown streams and soft dim skies, I know but cannot share...
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    WALTZING Matilda

    WALTZING MATILDA from a ballad by "Banjo" Patterson Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong Under the shade of a coolabah tree And he sang as he watched and waited till his billy boiled Who'll come a Waltzing Matilda with me Waltzing...
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    THE Man From Snowy River

    THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER from a ballad by "Banjo" Patterson There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around That the colt from old Regret had got away And had joined the wild bush horses - he was worth a thousand pound, So...
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