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Authors

Doreen Borrow

Abstract

For more than a century the song “Waltzing Matilda” has been sung by Australians at many gatherings the world over. It has become the unofficial National Anthem of Australia; in fact many would prefer it to the present National Anthem. Little thought has been given to its content that amounts to nothing more than the glorification of a brutal crime committed by three troopers and a member of the landed aristocracy.

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