Cover of Advance Australia Fair sheet music from approximately 1879

P. D. McCormick (1834?-1916), Advance Australia fair  [1879?], nla.obj-169688327 

You can find information and history about the anthem on the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's website Australian National Anthem.

The original version of Advance Australia Fair has been digitised. Other versions which have also been digitised can be found by searching the Library's catalogue. You can limit your search of the catalogue to NLA digitial material.

Listen to one of the earliest recordings of the anthem possibly from 1915, courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive. 

Discover what the National Archives of Australia have in their collection by looking at their fact sheet on the national anthem