The New Nation


The New Nation was an early 20th century Australian magazine published quarterly in Sydney. Originally published under the title P.F.A. Quarterly for several years by the Pastoral Finance Association, after a disastrous fire in 1921 they were absorbed by The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. L.t.d. which retitled the publication The N.Z.L. Quarterly. In 1925 the magazine was retitled The New Nation.

The following article on The New Nation was published on the 10th June 1927 in the New South Wales newspaper The Land.

"The New Nation"

A copy of the June issue of "The New Nation" magazine, the popular, quarterly published by the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd. is to hand. The all-round and out standing merit of the quarterly Is splendidly maintained. It is full of interest, entertainment, and instruction for all classes of reader. In "The Romance of Our Times," C. Al Jeffries this time deals with Canberra., and there are opportune reproductions of portraits of Sir Henry Parkes, Sir E. Barton, Sir G. H. Reid, and Mr.'Bruce.

Mr.- Ken Austin. continues his article on the Bruce-Lowe figure system of breeding thoroughbreds, with special reference to such famous horses as Gainsbrough, Captain Cuttle, Pommern, Solario, and Phalarls. There is an article by the late Mr. E. D. E, van Weenen (who was a noted authority on wool and sheep) on "Quantity v. Quality," and on "The Hereford in Australia" by Mr. R. S. Allan. There are also interesting, articles and sketches dealing with the beauties of Honolulu, Village Life in Palestine, the Cathedrals of Sydney, the Girls of Australasia, Farming in South Africa, Dipping Sheep, and Pig Hunting in Maoriland. All the usual features are admirably maintained and the magazine is beautifully illustrated.