Andrew Barton (Banjo)
was a Solicitor (Lawyer) by
and lived and worked in Sydney, Australia.
This is the actual billabong at Dagworth Homestead
in outback Queensland where he penned the song.
To read more about Waltzing Matilda and have some
check out this site here.
It's very interesting.
The history behind Waltzing Matilda
is extensive, click here
visit the waltzingmatilda.com
Other poetry by Banjo Patterson