1895- Banjo Paterson writes "Waltzing Matilda" about an itinerant worker who drowns himself after getting caught stealing a sheep. Paterson will become one of Australia's most successful writers, telling mostly romanticized tales of Australian rural life for his fellow city dwellers.

The Top 20 Greatest Banjo Paterson Poems of All Time

1895- Banjo Paterson writes "Waltzing Matilda" about an itinerant worker who drowns himself after getting caught stealing a sheep. Paterson will become one of Australia's most successful writers, telling mostly romanticized tales of Australian rural life for his fellow city dwellers.

Banjo Patterson (1864 - 1941) - Australian Poet and author of 'The Man From Snowy River'

Banjo Patterson (1864 - 1941) - Australian Poet and author of 'The Man From Snowy River'

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson OBE (1864-1941) was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson OBE (1864-1941) was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas

The nicest most comfortable hat I have ever had! An Akubra Banjo Paterson

The nicest most comfortable hat I have ever had! An Akubra Banjo Paterson

Clancy of the Overflow by A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson

Clancy of the Overflow by A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson

Banjo Paterson Restaurant - Gladesville (Sydney) NSW.

Banjo Paterson Restaurant - Gladesville (Sydney) NSW.

'... the colt from old Regret had got away' Banjo Paterson

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'... the colt from old Regret had got away' Banjo Paterson

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