Australia Our Home
DESCRIPTION: "Here's off, here's off to the digging of gold, Australia's our home where wealth is untold." The singer does not fear the long voyage to Melbourne. No matter what hardships he is warned of, he intends to go to the diggings
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (Anderson-FarewellToOldEngland); Anderson estimates his broadside as c. 1854
KEYWORDS: emigration Australia mining gold
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Anderson-FarewellToOldEngland, pp. 189-190, "Australia Our Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Bodleian, 2806 d.31(27)=Harding B 11(2175), "Australia Our Home," unknown, n.d.
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