Henry Lawson

Henry Lawson

Snap a selfie with one of Australia's greatest writers and poets from Australia's colonial period.

Did you know?

  • Lawson's father was a Norwegian-born miner who moved to Australia to join the gold rush
  • As a young boy Lawson suffered an ear infection that left him partially deaf
  • His first published poem, 'A Song of the Republic' appeared un 'The Bulletin' in 1887. He was just 17.

I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not, and restless and lost on a road I know

Henry Lawson