|"BANJO PATERSON -- poet, journalist, lawyer, jockey, soldier, farmer
-- is one of the best-loved figures of Australian literature. He wrote
"Waltzing Matilda", "The Man from Snowy River", "Clancy of the Overflow"
and many other poems. He reported the Boer War, and he served in and
reported on World War I. His prose works are less well known, but are
lively reading." Click on the top picture to access site.