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Andrew "BANJO" PATERSON, the bush poet who told our tale, has left a legacy that is intrinsic to who we are. His words  funny, clever, inspiring, loyal  are core traits of how we'd like to see ourselves. That sense of being uniquely Australian. Bred from our history as battlers who conquered the bush, moved on to the big city and now have the confidence to stare back at the rest of the world. whether it be in the boardroom or around a barbecue.

Andrew "BANJO" PATERSON, the bush poet who told our tale, has left a legacy that is intrinsic to who we are. His words funny, clever, inspiring, loyal are core traits of how we'd like to see ourselves. That sense of being uniquely Australian. Bred from our history as battlers who conquered the bush, moved on to the big city and now have the confidence to stare back at the rest of the world. whether it be in the boardroom or around a barbecue.

1935: John Longstaff;  Title: AB (Banjo) Paterson:  Medium:  oil on canvas;  Dimensions:  110 x 84cm;

1935: John Longstaff; Title: AB (Banjo) Paterson: Medium: oil on canvas; Dimensions: 110 x 84cm;

1873 Prison portrait of Ned Kelly at 19 years old (Ned Kelly Australia's most well-known and mythical bushranger)

1873 Prison portrait of Ned Kelly at 19 years old (Ned Kelly Australia's most well-known and mythical bushranger)

Biography - Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson - Australian Dictionary of Biography

Biography - Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson - Australian Dictionary of Biography

Emmeline Pankhurst, Suffragette, 1858-1928. Famous for her contribution to the question wether women were "persons" under canadian law. (wikipedia)

Emmeline Pankhurst, Suffragette, 1858-1928. Famous for her contribution to the question wether women were "persons" under canadian law. (wikipedia)

Marie Stuart enfant: portrait de François Clouet.

Marie Stuart : couronnée à 9 mois, décapitée à 44 ans

From the State Library of NSW: John Macarthur, ca.1850- regarding his connection with the earliest sheep farming in Australia.

From the State Library of NSW: John Macarthur, ca.1850- regarding his connection with the earliest sheep farming in Australia.

Henry Lawson (1867–1922) Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer". He was the son of the poet, publisher and feminist Louisa Lawson.

Henry Lawson (1867–1922) Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer". He was the son of the poet, publisher and feminist Louisa Lawson.

The Dancing Man - Famous image of Sydney celebrations at the announcement of the end of WW2.

The Dancing Man - Famous image of Sydney celebrations at the announcement of the end of WW2.

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