C olonial

THEME: History

Colonial Australian

Ebenezer: The Mission on a Limestone Ridge
[also song/lyrics]
The Spent Dollar


Early Australian

1815 [poetry]
First Arrivals [poetry]
Settlers on the Castlereagh
The Day We Went to Bunnamagoo
The Very First [poetry]


Bushfire
(also see Environment)

Ash Wednesday [poetry]

 

Exploration

Darwin's account of his time in Australia
Dead Ends
In the Steps of Charles Darwin
Ludwig Leichhardt - Above the Ordinary [also song/lyrics]
The Further I Travel [also song/lyrics]
The Lost Leichhardt [poetry]

 

Gold

Pennyweight Flat [also song/lyrics]


Bushrangers

At Stringybark Creek
Mansfield Moments [+ audio] - about the Kelly Gang + the 3 Mansfield constables
The Game is Getting Lively! - three pieces on Ben Hall
The Eugowra Gold Escort Robbery

 

Maritime

The Loch Ard [also song/lyrics]
Shipwreck Broadsides
The Stained Glass Detective - the Dunbar
The Wreck of the Royal Charter

 

Mining

Eldorado Mining Disaster [also song/lyrics]

 

Transport

Tragedy at the Weatherboard

 

Working Life

Extracting Eucalyptus Oil
Eldorado Mining Disaster [also song/lyrics]