“Western Australia for me”
Composed by an Irish Australian Lawyer in 1831
Western Australia’s First Anthem
First sung by George Fletcher Moore at the first Ball at the Governor’s house in 1831, in front of 180 ladies and gentlemen.
‘From the Old Western World we have come to explore, the wilds of this Western Australia shore…’
The CD is available for only $19.95 including postage. Music sheets are available for $3.60 (including postage).
Discover Western Australia
The largest state in Australia
At 2,529,875 square kilometres, Western Australia is the second largest country sub division in the world
The first inhabitants of Australia were the Aboriginal people who arrived from the north about 40,000 to 60,000 years ago. In 1829 the Swan River Colony was established on the Swan River by Captain James Stirling and in 1890, the act granting self-government to the colony was passed by the British Parliament.
A rich history
Western Australia produces 46% of Australia’s exports and is the second-largest iron ore producer in the world.