1. The first widely known novel of Australia is Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn (1859)
2. Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn is written by Henry Kingsley
3. The first Australian Novel is Quintus Servinton
4. Quintus Servinton was written by Henry Savery
5. Joseph Furphy is widely regarded as the "Father of the Australian Novel"
6. Schindler's Ark is a Booker prize winning novel published in 1982 by Australian Novelist Thomas Keneally
7.Fly Away Peter (1982) by David Malouf is a novella set in Queensland just before World War I
8.Anna Maria Bunn was the first woman novelist in Australia
9. The Guardian: a Tale (by an Australian) (1838) was the first novel published on mainland Australia and the first in the continent by a woman.
10.Henry Lawson is known as Australia's "Greatest writer"
11. "MY COUNTRY" is an iconic patriotic poem about Australia, written by Dorothea Mackellar
12. David Williamson is an Australian writer who developed a kind of Journalistic Drama