List of Australian poets

List of Australian poets

The poets listed below were either citizens or residents of Australia and published the bulk of their poetry whilst living there.

A-B

*Arthur Henry Adams (1872–1936)
*Robert Adamson (born 1944)
*Adam Aitken (born 1960) [cite web
title = Adam Aitken
publisher = Poetry International Web
url = http://australia.poetryinternationalweb.org/piw_cms/cms/cms_module/index.php?obj_id=666&x=1
accessdate = 2007-08-30
]
*Jordie Albiston (born 1961)
*Kaye Aldenhoven
*James Alexander Allan (1889–1956)
*Leslie Holdsworthy Allen (1879–1964)
*Richard James Allen (born 1960)
*Ethel Anderson (1883–1958)
*Robyn Archer (born 1948)
*Timoshenko Aslanides (born 1943) [cite web
title = Australian Artists and Writers Directory - A
publisher = Thylazine
url = http://www.thylazine.org/directory/directa/
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*Thea Astley (1925–2004)
*Tilly Aston (1873–1947)
*Rupert Atkinson (1881-1961)
*Dorothy Auchterlonie (1915–1991)

*Peter Bakowski (born 1954)
*Lex Banning (1921–1965)
*Ken Barratt (born 1906)
*Arthur Bayldon (1865–1958)
*William Baylebridge (1883–1942)
*Eric Beach (born 1947) [cite web
title = Australian Artists and Writers Directory - B
publisher = Thylazine
url = http://www.thylazine.org/directory/directb/
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*Bruce Beaver (1928–2004)
*Lisa Bellear (1961–2006) [cite web
title = Lisa Bellear
publisher = Poetry International Web
url = http://australia.poetryinternationalweb.org/piw_cms/cms/cms_module/index.php?obj_id=679
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*Anthony J. Bennett (born 1950) [cite web
title = Anthony J. Bennett
publisher = Kardoorair Press
url = http://www.kardoorair.com.au/authors/tonybennett.html
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*Judith Beveridge (born 1956)
*Peter Bladen (born 1922)
*John Blight (1913–1995)
*Barcroft Boake (1866–1892)
*Merlinda Bobis (born 1959)
*Ken Bolton (born 1949)
*Henry Ernest Boote (1865-1949)
*Jenny Boult (aka MML Bliss) (1951–2005) [cite web
title = Poetica - 18 November 2006 - Jenny Boult
publisher = ABC Radio National
url = http://www.abc.net.au/rn/poetica/stories/2006/1781824.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*John Philip Bourke (1860–1914)
*Peter Boyle (born 1951) [cite web
title = MS 9646/Guide to the Papers of Peter Boyle
publisher = National Library of Australia
url = http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms9646
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*Francis Brabazon (1907-1984)
*James Bradley (born 1967)
*E. J. Brady (1869–1952)
*John Jefferson Bray (1912–1995)
*Christopher Brennan (1870–1932)
*Michael Brennan (born 1973) [cite web
title = Mary Gilmore Award 2004
publisher = Association for the Study of Australian Literature
url = http://www.asc.uq.edu.au/asal/pdf/Mary_Gilmore_Award_2004.pdf
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*John Le Gay Brereton (1871–1933)
*Lily Brett (born 1946)
*R. F. Brissenden (1928-1991)
*David Brooks (born 1953)
*Pam Brown (born 1948)
*Mary Grant Bruce (1878-1958)
*Vincent Buckley (1925–1988)
*Charles Buckmaster (1951–1972)cite web
title = Australian Poetry Resources
publisher = Australian Poetry Resources
url = http://www.austlit.com/a/index.html
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*Joanne Burns (born 1945)

C-D

*Caroline Caddy (born 1944)
*Ada Cambridge (1844-1926)
*David Campbell (1915-1979)
*Raffaello Carboni (1817-1875)
*Kieran Carroll [cite web
title = Poetry Slam - Kieran Carroll
publisher = ABC Radio National
url = http://www.abc.net.au/rn/deepend/stories/2004/1240145.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Lee Cataldi (born 1942)
*Nancy Cato (1917-2000)
*Hubert Newman Wigmore Church (1857–1932)
*Robert Clark (born 1911) [cite web
title = Robert Clark
publisher = Friendly Street Poets
url = http://www.friendlystreetpoets.org.au/clark.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Marcus Clarke (1846 – 1881) (better known as novelist)
*Justin Clemens (born 1969) [cite web
title = Justin Clemens
publisher = Melbourne University
url = http://www.english.unimelb.edu.au/about/staff/clemensj.html
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Hal Colebatch (born 1945)
*Laurence Collinson (1925-1986) [cite web
title = MS 6327/PAPERS OF LAURENCE COLLINSON
publisher = National Library of Australia
url = http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms6327
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Anna Couani (born 1948)
*Alexander Craig (born 1923) [cite web
title = Craig, Alexander (a.k.a. Craig, Leslie; Craig, Alexander Leslie )
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A%2B$C
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Robert Crawford (1868–1930)
*Louise Crisp (born 1957)
*Alice Guèrin Crist (1876 - 1941)
*Alison Croggon (born 1962)
*M. T. C. Cronin (born 1963)
*Zora Cross (1890-1964)
*Margaret Curran (1887- 1962)
*Margaret J. Curtis (born 1957)
*James Cuthbertson (1851-1910)
*Lidija Cvetkovic (born 1967)

*Victor Daley (1858-1905)
*Beatrice Davis (1909-1992)
*Jack Davis (1917-2000)
*Norma L. Davis (1905-1945) [cite web
title = Davis, Norma Lochlenah (1905-1945)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130654b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Bruce Dawe (born 1930)
*Sarah Day (born 1958)
*Dulcie Deamer (1890-1972) [cite web
title = Deamer, Mary Elizabeth Kathleen Dulcie (1890-1972)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080276b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Joel Deane (born 1969)
*C. J. Dennis (1876-1938) "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke"
*Enid Derham (1882-1941)
*James Devaney (1890-1976)
*B. R. Dionysius (born 1969)
*Rosemary Dobson (born 1920)
*Lucy Dougan (born 1966) [cite web
title = Love & Desire - Conference Speakers
publisher = National Library of Australia
url = http://www.nla.gov.au/events/loveanddesire/speakers.html
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Michael Dransfield (1948-1973)
*Laurie Duggan (born 1949)
*Jas H Duke (1939-1992)
*Max Dunn (1895-1963) [cite web
title = Dunn, Maxwell Walter Dumont (1895?-1963)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140062b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-15
]
*Neil Dunn (born 1966)
*Geoffrey Dutton (1922-1998)
*Edward Dyson (1865-1931)

E-G

*Stephen Edgar (born 1951)
*Chris Edwards (born 1955) [cite web
last = Brennan
first = Michael
authorlink = Michael Brennan
title = Chris Edwards
publisher = Poetry International Web
date = n. d.
url = http://australia.poetryinternationalweb.org/piw_cms/cms/cms_module/index.php?obj_id=667
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Anne Elder (1918–1976) [cite web
title = Elder, Anne Josephine Chloe (1918-1976)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140098b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Ernest Sando Emmerson (1917-1919)
*Louis Esson (1879–1943) [cite web
title = Esson, Thomas Louis Buvelot (1878-1943)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080465b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*George Essex Evans (1863–1909)
*John K. Ewers (1904-1978)
*Frank Eyre (1910-1988)
*Diane Fahey (born 1945)
*John Farrell (1851–1904)
*Michael Farrell (born 1965) [cite web
last = Brennan
first = Michael
authorlink = Michael Brennan
title = Michael Farrell
publisher = Poetry International Web
date = n. d.
url = http://australia.poetryinternationalweb.org/piw_cms/cms/cms_module/index.php?obj_id=681
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Mary Finnin (born 1906) [cite web
title = Mary Finnin
publisher = Oldpoetry.com
date = n. d.
url = http://oldpoetry.com/oauthor/show/Mary_Finnin
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*R. D. Fitzgerald (1902–1987)
*Roderick Flanagan (1828–1862)
*Lionel Fogarty (born 1958)
*Mary Hannay Foott (1846-1918)
*John Forbes (1950-1998)
*William Forster (1818-1882)
*John Foulcher (born 1956)
*Len Fox (1905-2004)
*Brentley Frazer (born 1972)
*Mary Eliza Fullerton (1868-1946)

*William Gay (1865-1897)
*Leon Gellert (1892-1977)
*Edwin Gerard (1891-1965) [cite web
title = Gerard, Edwin Field (1891-1965)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080658b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Jane Gibian (born 1972) [cite web
last = Brennan
first = Michael
authorlink = Michael Brennan
title = Michael Farrell
publisher = Poetry International Web
date = n. d.
url = http://australia.poetryinternationalweb.org/piw_cms/cms/cms_module/index.php?obj_id=672
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*G. H. Gibson (‘Ironbark’) (1846-1921)
*Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993)
*Mary Gilmore (1865-1962)
*Peter Goldsworthy (born 1951)
*William T. Goodge (1862-1909) [cite web
title = W.T. Goodge (1862-1909)
publisher = Larrikin Literature
url = http://www.middlemiss.org/lit/authors/goodgewt/goodgewt.html
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-1870)
*J. W. Gordon (Jim Grahame) (1874-1949)
*Alan Gould (born 1949)
*Paul Grano (1894-1975) [cite web
title = Grano, Paul Langton (1894-1975)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090074b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Jamie Grant (born 1949) [cite web
title = Grant, Jamie
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A$bX
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Richard Harry Graves (1898-1971)
*Robert Gray (born 1945)
*H. M. Green (1881-1962) [cite web
title = Green, Henry Mackenzie (1881-1962)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140360b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-20
]
*Gavin Greenlees (1930-1983)

H-I

*Helen Haenke (1916–1978) [cite web
title = Haenke, Helen Joyce (1916-1978)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140399b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-21
]
*Rodney Hall (born 1935)
*David Hallett (born 1954)
*Philip Hammial (born 1937)
*Susan Hampton (born 1949)
*Lesbia Harford (1891–1927)
*W. E. Harney (1895–1962) [cite web
title = Harney, William Edward (1895-1962)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140442b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-21
]
*Charles Harpur (1813–1868)
*Edward Harrington (1895–1966) Bush ballads [cite web
title = Harrington, Edward Philip (1895-1966)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140442b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-21
]
*Max Harris (1921–1995)
*Robert Harris (1951–1993)
*Jennifer Harrison (born 1955)
*Martin Harrison (born 1949)
*Les Harrop (born 1948)
*J. S. Harry (born 1939)
*Kevin Hart (born 1954)
*Patrick Joseph Hartigan (1879–1952)
*William Hart-Smith (1911–1990)
*Gwen Harwood (1920–1995)
*Nicholas Hasluck (born 1942)
*James Hebblethwaite (1857–1921)
* Anita Heiss (born 1968)
*Kris Hemensley (born 1946)
*Thomas William Heney (1862–1928)
*Steven Herrick (born 1958)
*Grant Hervey (1880-1933)
*Dorothy Hewett (1923–2002)
*Charles Higham (born 1931)
*Tyler Higson (born 1992)
*Barry Hill (born 1943) "Ghosting William Buckley" [cite web
url=http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/piaf/writers/ghwriters.html#Hill
title=Writers G - H - PIAF 2003
publisher=State Library of Western Australia
accessdate=2008-05-11
]
*Richard Hillman (born 1964)
*Philip Hodgins (1969–1995)
*Harry Hooton (1908–1961)
*Ada Verdun Howell (1902–1981)
*A. D. Hope (1907–2000)
*Peter Hopegood (1891–1967) [cite web
title = Hopegood, Peter
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A)Zq
accessdate = 2007-05-21
]
*George Howe (1769–1821)
*Ada Verdun Howell (1902–1981)
*Flexmore Hudson (1913–1988) [cite web
title = Hudson, Flexmore
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A)wi
accessdate = 2007-05-21
]
*Frieda Hughes (born 1960)
*Barry Humphries (born 1934)
*Coral Hull (born 1965)
*Douglas Smith Huyghue (1816-1891) [http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=2285]

*Rex Ingamells (1913–1955)
*Eric Irvin (1908-1992) [cite web
title = MS 8786/Papers of Eric Irvin (1908-1992)
publisher = National Library of Australia
url = http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms8786
accessdate = 2007-05-21
]
*Margaret Irvin (born 1916) [cite web
title = Irvin, Margaret
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A%2C!K
accessdate = 2007-05-21
]

J-L

*Clive James (born 1939)
*Alan Jefferies (born 1957)
*Brian Jenkins (born 1940)
*John Jenkins (born 1949)
*Wendy Jenkins (born 1952) [cite web
title = Jenkins, Wendy
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A(bS
accessdate = 2007-05-24
]
*Kate Jennings (born 1948)
*Sydney Jephcott (1864-1951) [cite web
title = Jephcott, Sydney Wheeler (1864-1951)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090477b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-24
]
*Martin Johnston (1947-1990)
*Evan Jones (born 1931) [cite web
title = Jones, Evan
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A$ut
accessdate = 2007-05-14
]
*Jill Jones (born 1951)
*John Joseph Jones (1930-2000)
*Rae Desmond Jones (born 1941)

*Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen (born 1953) Award winning Arabic language poet of Iraqi origin
*Jayne Fenton Keane
*Nancy Keesing (1923-1993)
*Antigone Kefala (born 1935)
*Christopher Kelen (born 1958)
*S. K. Kelen (born 1956)
*Anne Kellas (born 1951)
*Henry Kendall (1839-1882)
*Francis Kenna (1865-1932)
*Thomas Kent (born 1956)
*Frederick Kesner (born 1967)
*John Kinsella (born 1963)
*Paul Knobel (born 1948)
*Lee Knowles (born 1941) [cite web
title = Knowles, Lee
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A%2B7%2C
accessdate = 2007-05-24
]
*Peter Kocan (born 1947)
*komninos (aka Komninos Zervos) (born 1950)

*Mike Ladd (born 1959)
*David Lake (born 1929)
*Eve Langley (1908-1974)
*Louis Lavater (1867-1953) [cite web
title = Lavater, Louis Isidore (1867-1953)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100005b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-24
]
*Anthony Lawrence (born 1957)
*Henry Lawson (1867-1922)
*Louisa Lawson (1848-1920)
*William Lawson (1876-1957) [cite web
title = Lawson, William (Will) (1876-1957)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100020b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-24
]
*Bronwyn Lea (born 1969)
*Geoffrey Lehmann (born 1940)
*John Leonard (born 1965)
*Emma Lew (born 1962)
*Cassie Lewis (born 1974)
*Kate Lilley (born 1960)
*Jack Lindsay (1900-1990)
*Jessie Litchfield (1883-1956)
*R. H. Long (1874-1948) [cite web
title = Long, Richard Hooppell (1873-1948)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100127b.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-24
]
*Audrey Longbottom (c. 1922-1986)
*William Little (1839-1916)
*Arthur Alfred Lynch (1861–1934)
*Myron Lysenko (born 1952) [cite web
title = Scotch Literature Festival 2003: Myron Lysenko
publisher = Scotch College, Melbourne
url = http://library.scotch.vic.edu.au/litfest03/authors/lysenko.htm
accessdate = 2007-05-24
]

M

*Frederick T. Macartney (1887–1980) [cite web
title = Macartney, Frederick Thomas Bennett (Fred) (1887-1980)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150188b.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*James McAuley (1917–1976)
*Ian McBryde (born 1953)
*George Gordon McCrae (1833–1927)
*David McCooey (born 1967)
*Hugh McCrae (1876–1958)
*Ronald McCuaig (1908–1993) [cite web
title = McCuaig, Ronald
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A%23%7DF
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Nan McDonald (1921–1974)
*Roger McDonald (born 1941)
*Raymond Herbert McGrath (1903-1977)
*Greg McLaren (born 1967)
*Dorothea Mackellar (1885–1968)
*J. A. R. McKellar (1904–1932) [cite web
title = McKellar, John Alexander Ross (1904-1932)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100292b.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Louise Mack (1870-1935)
*Seaforth Mackenzie (1913–1955)
*Rhyll McMaster (born 1947) [cite web
title = Poetica
publisher = ABC Radio National
url = http://www.abc.net.au/rn/arts/poetica/stories/s1481632.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Jennifer Maiden (born 1949)
*Ern Malley (hoax poet)
*David Malouf (born 1934)
*John Manifold (1915–1985)
*Leonard Mann (1895-1981)
*Frederic Manning (1882–1935)
*Chris Mansell (born 1953)
*Billy Marshall Stoneking (born 1947)
*David Martin (1915–1997)
*Philip Martin (1931–1995)
*John Mateer (born 1971)
*Ray Mathew (1929–2002) [cite web
title = Ray Mathew: An Australian for life
publisher = National Library of Australia
url = http://www.nla.gov.au/pub/nlanews/2004/apr04/article1.html
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Harley Matthews (1889–1968) [cite web
title = Matthews, Harley (1889-1968)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100437b.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Philip Mead
*Furnley Maurice (1881–1942)
*Don Maynard (born 1937)
*Louisa Anne Meredith (1812-1895)
*James Lionel Michael (1824–1868)
*Peter Minter (born 1967) [cite web
title = Peter Minter - Lecturer
publisher = University of Sydney
url = http://www.koori.usyd.edu.au/staff/pminter.shtml
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Sudesh Mishra
*Ernest G. Moll (1900–1997) [cite web
title = Ernest G Moll
publisher = Oldpoetry.com
url = http://oldpoetry.com/oauthor/show/Ernest_G_Moll
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*T. Inglis Moore (1901–1979) [cite web
title = Moore, Tom Inglis (1901-1978)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150468b.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Mal Morgan (1935–1999)
*Frank Morton (1869–1923)
*Ian Mudie (1911–1976)
*Mudrooroo
*Edwin Greenslade Murphy (1866–1939)
*R. D. Murphy (1910) [cite web
title = Murphy, R. D.
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=AzY
accessdate = 2007-10-02
]
*Les Murray (born 1938)
*David Musgrave (born 1965)

N-R

*John Shaw Neilson (1872–1942)
*Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker) (1920–1993)

*Mark O'Connor (born 1945) [cite web
title = O'Connor, Mark
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=AKe
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]
*Bernard O'Dowd (1866–1953) Co-founder of paper "Tocsin"
*Ernest O'Ferrall (1881-1925) "Kodak"
*Will H. Ogilvie (1869–1963)
*John Bernard O'Hara (1862–1927)
*Dowell O'Reilly (1865–1923)
*Ouyang Yu (born 1955)
*Jan Owen (born 1940)

*Geoff Page (born 1940)
*David Lewis Paget (born 1944)
*Nettie Palmer (1885–1964)
*Vance Palmer (1885–1959)
*Aristides Paradissis (1923-2006)
*Banjo Paterson (1864–1941)
*James Picot (1906–1944) [cite web
title = Picot, James (Jim) (1906-1944)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150714b.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]
*Pi O (П O) (born 1951)
*Marie E. J. Pitt (1869–1948)
*Marjorie Pizer (born 1920)
*Marcella Polain (born 1958) [cite web
title = Marcella Polain
publisher = Melbourne Writers Festival
url = http://www.mwf.com.au/2007/content/standard.asp?name=PolainM
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]
*Dorothy Porter (born 1954)
*Hal Porter (1911–1984)
* Peter Porter (born 1929)
*Helen Power (1870-1957)
*Roderic Quinn (1867–1949) [cite web
title = Quinn, Roderic Joseph (1867-1949)
publisher = Australian Dictionary of Biography
url = http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110332b.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]

*Jennifer Rankin (1941–1979)
*Elizabeth Riddell (1910–1998)
*Nigel Roberts (born 1941)
*Roland Robinson (1912–1992) [cite web
title = Robinson, Roland (1912-1992)
publisher = Australia Dancing
url = http://www.australiadancing.org/apps/ad?action=ViewSubject&id=101&resourceType=Ephemera
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]
*Judith Rodriguez (born 1936)
*Eric Rolls (born 1923) [cite web
title = Eric Rolls
publisher = ABC Radio National
url = http://www.abc.net.au/rn/talks/lnl/s539742.htm
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]
*Kylie Rose (born 1970)
*David Rowbotham (born 1924)
*Noel Rowe (born 1951)
*J. R. Rowland (1925–1996) [cite web
title = Rowland, J. R.
publisher = AustLit Database
url = http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowAgent&agentId=A)q%7D
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]
*Graham Rowlands (born 1947)
*Gig Ryan (born 1956)
*Tracy Ryan (born 1964) [cite web
title = Tracy Ryan Manuscripts
publisher = University of Western Australia
url = http://www.library.uwa.edu.au/about_the_uwa_library/about_our_collections/manuscripts/tracy_ryan_manuscripts
accessdate = 2007-10-03
]

-V

*Wadih Saadeh (born 1948)
*Kristopher Saknussemm (born 1958)
*Philip Salom (born 1950)
*Jen Saunders
*Dipti Saravanamuttu (born 1960)
*Jaya Savige (born 1978)
*John A. Scott (born 1949)
*Margaret Scott (1934-2005)
*Thomas W. Shapcott (born 1935)
*Jemal Sharah (born 1969)
*Michael Sharkey (born 1946)
*Winifred Shaw (born 1905)
*Andrea Sherwood (born 1962)
*R. A. Simpson (born 1929)
*Robert Simpson (born 1969)
*Alex Skovron (born 1948)
*Peter Skrzynecki (born 1945)
*Andrew Slattery (born 1980)
*Kenneth Slessor (1901-1971)
*Peter Smiley (born 1791)
*Vivian Smith (born 1933)
*Charles H. Souter (1864-1944)
*Thomas E. Spencer (1845-1910)
*Nicolette Stasko (born 1950)
*Brunton Stephens (1835-1902)
*Amanda Stewart (born 1959)
*Douglas Stewart (1913-1985)
*Harold Stewart (1916-1995)
*Randolph Stow (born 1935)
*Jennifer Strauss (born 1933)
*Roberta "Bobbi" Sykes (born 1944?)

*Andrew Taylor (born 1940)
*Ken Taylor (born 1930) [cite web
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publisher=The Age
accessdate=2008-05-11
]
*thalia (born 1952)
*Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1882?)
*Sandra Thibodeaux
*Colin Thiele (1920-2006)
*John Thompson (born 1907)
*Tim Thorne (born 1944)
*Michael Thwaites (1915-2005)
*Hugh Tolhurst (born 1966)
*Charles Tompson (1806-1883)
*John Tranter (born 1943)
*Dimitris Tsaloumas (born 1921)

*Val Vallis (born 1916)
*Vicki Viidikas (1948-1998)
*Brian Vrepont (1882-1955)

W-Z

*Chris Wallace-Crabbe (born 1934)
*Ania Walwicz (born 1951)
*Samuel Wagan Watson (born 1972)
*Alan Wearne (born 1948)
*Francis Webb (1925-1973)
*William Wentworth (1790-1872)
*Deb Westbury (born 1954)
*Herb Wharton (born 1936)
*Les Wicks (born 1955)
*Donna Williams (born 1963)
*Lauren Williams
*Stephen J. Williams (born 1958)
*Frank Samuel Williamson (1865–1936)
*Liz Winfield (born 1964)
*A. J. Wood (born 1906)
*David McKee Wright (1869-1928)
*Judith Wright (1915-2000)
*Morgan Yasbincek (born 1964)
*Komninos Zervos (born 1950)
*Fay Zwicky (born 1933)

ee also

*Poetry
*List of poets
*List of English language poets
*Australian literature
*

References

External sources

These two books provide excellent coverage of Australian poets and poetry up to 1996:
* Geoff Page "A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Australian Poetry", UQP, 1995.
* William Wilde "Australian Poets and Their Works", Oxford, 1996.

External links

* John Tranter has created an [http://www.austlit.com/a/ Australian poet resource page] which, as of late 2004, has material on some sixty poets.
* Thylazine has a [http://www.thylazine.org/directory/ link directory of Australian artists and writers] .
* [http://www.poetryresource.org Poetry Resource] is an Australian website for students of poetry.


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