W. Benjamin Lindner is a criminal barrister who has appeared for the defence of those charged with terrorism offences, murder, drugs, sex and those who play rock & roll. He has appeared on behalf of asylum seekers on Nauru. His practice has extended from working in Alice Springs for the Aboriginal Legal Service to teaching advocacy to lawyers in Samoa, New Guinea, Bangladesh and at the Victorian Bar Reader's Course.
A significant history of the origins of the song, it will probably become a new bible for those who love to argue about facets of Australian nationalism, poetry, and folklore. ...Without her (Christina Macpherson) there would have been no waltzing and no Matilda. Lindner's book virtually clinches this argument.:Geoffrey Blainey AC