Almanac Football History – 1858 and all that: the origins of Australian Rules Football

In this extract from his publication on the economics and economic history of the football codes, Tim Harcourt finds that Aussie Rules Football really is ‘a game of our own’ and a social phenomenon that Australians can be truly proud of.

Almanac Poetry: Ben Hall’s Photograph

This week’s poem from Kevin Densley is based upon (arguably) the most iconic photograph in the history of Australian bushranging.

Blues in Echuca

From blues music to bare knuckle boxing (and a little mention of footy), Glen! takes us through some history of Echuca and surrounds.