Vonda Stanley's collection of early Australian bush poems


Edward Dyson, 1865-1931

Born on the Ballarat goldfields.   He left school at 12 years of age, worked as a hawker and then in the mines.  He worked in mines in Tasmania before returning to Melbourne where he became a journalist.  He became the Editor of "Life" at 21 years of age.  Edward dedicated his life to writing and would take shorthand notes of conversations overheard in public to use in his work.

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