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.
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.