The man who is Australia
Slim Dusty wrote out the words of his song ‘Beautiful Aussie Land’ as part of his 1942–43 copyright application. The handwriting and spelling show his young age, but the fact that he had the forethought to copyright his work suggests his professionalism and determination had developed early.
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This record can be viewed in the National Archives RecordSearch database.
NAA: A1336, 37939