"We're all members of the outback club
We don't back down and we don't give up
We're all living in a land we love"
"Our musicians and our songwriters are the modern day storytellers of Australia. Just as the poets of the 1880's, 1890's, Lawson and Paterson did for their generation, it's now up to us to tell the story of Australia today."
"As I travel around the country I am seeing something new emerging across regional Australia. It is a new way of doing things, taking the great traditions that made the bush what it is today and blending it with the new. There's innovation, new technology and new potential, it's almost as if there's a quiet revolution going on?some people call it the new bush."