Advance Australia Fair, in Eora

Australiagal ya’nga yabun
Eora budgeri
Yarragal Bamal Yarrabuni
Ngurra garrigarrang
Nura mari guwing bayabuba
Guwugu yago ngabay burrabagur
Yirribana Australiagal
Garraburra ngayiri yabun
Yirribana Australiagal


The lyrics in Eora are not a direct translation of the English words, but rather substitute meanings that reveal the Eora’s deep connection to the land. We hope you feel inspired to sign along.

 Australians alllet usrejoice 
 For we areone and free  
3.YarragalBamalYarrabuni (ya – ra – boo – nee) 
 YellowEarth (ground)do not fatigue yourself 
 With goldensoil andweath for toil 
 Our homeis girt by sea  
5.Nuramari (mur-ray)guwing bayabuba (by-boo-bar) 
 Countrymany (a very large number)sunrise 
 Our landaboundsin nature’s gifts 
 The sun setting red   
 Of beauty rich and rare   
7.Guwugu (gua-go)yagongabayburrabagur
 Presentlytodayfuture eventtomorrow
 in histrees pageLet evre stage
 This wayAustralian(s)  
 AdvanceAustralia Fair  
 To dancebringsing 
 In joyful strains then letus sing 
 This wayAustralian(s)  
 AdvanceAustralia Fair

Australians all let us rejoice,
For we are one and free,
We’ve golden soil and wealth for toil;
Our home is girt by sea;
Our land abounds in nature’s gifts
Of beauty rich and rare,
In history’s page, let every stage
Advance Australia Fair.
In joyful strains then let us sing,
Advance Australia Fair.

Beneath our radiant Southern Cross
We’ll toil with hearts and hands;
To make this Commonwealth of ours
Renowned of all the lands;
For those who’ve come across the seas
We’ve boundless plains to share:
With courage let us all combine
To Advance Australia Fair.
In joyful strains then let us sing,
Advance Australia Fair.

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