AN AUSTRALIAN CHRISTMAS by Rev Robert (Bob) Smith and Marilyn Judd Smith

23 Dec 2020 by William Tibben in: Soul Food - Inspiration for the Week

Australia today is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan nations in the world. For European immigrants accustomed to winter skies, Christmas in Australia in the heat of summer doesn't initially always feel' right. However, with the passage of time, Christmas has taken on a distinctively Australian flavour. So, with the aid of some poems published in the original Bulletin newspaper, the origins of Australia's distinctively Christmas tradition can be found.