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    Waltzing Matilda is Australia's best known and much loved national song. It is recognised by every Australian, and has attained international status as the nation's unofficial national anthem. This song, however, has long been the subject of controversy; how and where did it originate, why are there different versions, what does it mean, and why has it become an Australian icon?

    Follow the Waltzing Matilda theme and discover some of the stories behind this much loved national song. Curated by National Library of Australia staff.

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  1. Waltzing Matilda : song / words by A.B. Paterson ; music arranged by Marie Cowan
    Cowan, Marie, -1919
    [ Printed music : 1905 ]
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    Waltzing Matilda : song / words by A.B. Paterson ; music arranged by Marie Cowan
  2. Christmas card, 1957 / Lionel Lindsay
    Lindsay, Lionel, Sir, 1874-1961
    [ Art work : 1957 ]
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    Christmas card, 1957 / Lionel Lindsay
  3. Who'll come a waltzing Matilda with me?
    Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941
    [ Government publication, Archived website : 2003 ]
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    At 3 libraries
  4. The Australasian students' song book
    University of Melbourne
    [ Printed music : 1909-1911 ]
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    The Australasian students' song book
  5. [Portrait of Margret RoadKnight, singer, looking at sheet music for Waltzing Matilda while visiting the National Library of Australia, Music Section, Canberra, 22 July 1994] Loui Seselja
    Seselja, Loui, 1948-
    [ Photograph, Government publication : 1994 ]
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    [Portrait of Margret RoadKnight, singer, looking at sheet music for Waltzing Matilda while visiting the National Library of Australia, Music Section, Canberra, 22 July 1994] Loui Seselja
  6. Waltzing Matilda Memorial, Winton
    Undy, Gordon
    [ Photograph : 1995 ]
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    Waltzing Matilda Memorial, Winton
  7. Waltzing Matilda / Marie Cowan ; arranged by Mirrie Hill
    Cowan, Marie, -1919
    [ Printed music : 1900-2009 ]
    Languages: English;No linguistic content, [1 other]
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    Waltzing Matilda / Marie Cowan ; arranged by Mirrie Hill
  8. Portrait of Christina Macpherson with her niece, [Joan McCall McCowan], ca. 1900
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
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    Portrait of Christina Macpherson with her niece, [Joan McCall McCowan], ca. 1900
  9. Portrait of Christina Macpherson, ca. 1900 / Vandyck
    Vandyck Studio
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
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    Portrait of Christina Macpherson, ca. 1900 / Vandyck
  10. The band played Waltzing Matilda
    Bogle, Eric
    [ Sound : 1979 ]
  11. The select songs of Scotland : with the melodies to which they are sung, arranged with accompaniments and introductory and concluding symphonies for the pianoforte, with an appendix consisting of notices, historical, biographical, and critical, of th ...
    [ Printed music : 1848 ]
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    The select songs of Scotland : with the melodies to which they are sung, arranged with accompaniments and introductory and concluding symphonies for the pianoforte, with an appendix consisting of notices, historical, biographical, and critical, of the songs and airs contained in the work
  12. Papers relating to the song "Waltzing Matilda"
    Macpherson, Christina Rutherford, 1864-1936
    [ Unpublished : 1900-1986 ]
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    Papers relating to the song "Waltzing Matilda"
  13. Papers of Kenneth Snell
    Snell, Kenneth R. (Kenneth Richard), 1940-1993
    [ Unpublished : 1971-1993 ]
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    Papers of Kenneth Snell
  14. WALTZING MATILDA : [PERFORMED BY GEORGE TREVARE'S JAZZ GROUP]
    George Trevare's Jazz Group
    [ Sound : 1945 ]
  15. WALTZING MATILDA : [PERFORMED BY PETER DAWSON]
    Dawson, Peter, 1882-1961
    [ Sound : 1938 ]
  16. Waltzing Matilda (Queensland version)
    Franklyn B. Paverty Bush Band
    [ Sound : 1998 ]