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Published 1 October 1971 in Volume 5 No. 2. Subjects: Exploration & explorers of Australia (Land), Heroes.
Cite as: Sellick, Robert. ‘Burke and Wills and the Colonial Hero : Three Poems.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 2, 1971. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.8ae0df2d24.
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