God Bless Australia

- Composer: Jack O'Hagan

In 1961 a new national anthem was proposed for Australia. Composed by Jack O'Hagan it became a popular recording during the 1960?s during the last days of our ties to the UK and it's empire. That is not to say those beliefs are not present now days in our older citizens, it more so that the younger generation has forgotten our history and the basis for them living in a secure safe country.

Here in this God given land of ours, Australia
This proud possession, our own piece of earth
That was built by our fathers, who pioneered our heritage,
Here in Australia, the land of our birth.

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God bless Australia, Our land Australia,
Home of the Anzac, the strong and the free
It's our homeland, our own land,
To cherish for eternity,

God bless Australia, The land of the free.
Here in Australia, we treasure love and liberty,
Our way of life, all for one, one for all
We're a peace loving race, but should danger ever threaten us,
Let the world know we will answer the call

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