The poet Anna Wickham (1884-1947) drew her pen-name from the landscape of her Queensland childhood and youth.

Song of the Artesian Water, 1896

Now the stock have started dying, for the Lord has sent a drought,
But we're sick of prayers and Providence - we're going to do without,
With the derricks up above us and the solid earth belo


1 January 1896
25 February 2011
25 February 2011
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Since the novelist, poet and essayist, Mabel Forrest, first made her home there in 1929, writers and artists have been attracted by the beauty, peace and mild climate of the Tamborine Mountain area

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