Dame Mary Gilmore and the ‘New Australia’ Settlement

Whilst researching Mary Gilmore's life I was intrigued to learn that she was part of the New Australia Movement, which established an Australian settlement called 'Cosme' in Paraguay in the 1890's. During this time many Australians were disillusioned with the government, the conditions of workers, and fed up with British rule. Led by William Lane,... Continue Reading →

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