1892 in Australian literature
This article presents a list of the historical events and publications of Australian literature during 1892.
For an overview of world literature see 1892 in literature.
- 9 July - Henry Lawson kicks off the Bulletin Debate with the publication of his poem "Borderland", later retitled "Up the Country". "Banjo" Paterson and others replied.
- Francis Adams
- Australian Life
- The Melbournians: A Novel
- Fergus Hume — The Island of Fantasy: A Romance
- John Miller — The Workingman's Paradise: An Australian Labour Novel
- Hume Nisbet
- The Bushranger's Sweetheart: An Australian Romance
- The Divers: A Romance of Oceania
- Rosa Praed
- 'December Roses': A Novel
- The Romance of a Chalet
- Barcroft Boake
- Jennings Carmichael – "An Old Bush Road"
- Victor J. Daley
- Edward Dyson
- George Essex Evans — "The Two Goblets"
- Sydney Jephcott — The Secrets of the South: Australian Poems
- Francis Kenna — "Banjo, of the Overflow"
- Henry Lawson
- Louisa Lawson
- Breaker Morant
- "Brigalow Mick"
- "The Nights at Rocky Bar"
- Henry Parkes — "Weary"
- A. B. Paterson
- John Arthur Barry — "Far Inland Football"
- Ernest Favenc
- "How the Reverend Joseph Simmondsen Lost His Character"
- "The Track of the Dead"
- E. W. Hornung - Under Two Skies: A Collection of Stories
- Henry Lawson
- Price Warung
- "At Burford's Panorama"
- "Beneath the Summer Sun"
- "Bess O' the Rivers"
- "The Heart-Breaking of Anstey's Bess"
- "Parson Ford's Confessional"
A list, ordered by date of birth (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of births in 1892 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of death.
- 17 May — Leon Gellert, poet (died 1977)
- Elsie Clarice Cole, poet (died 1968)
A list, ordered by date of death (and, if the date is either unspecified or repeated, ordered alphabetically by surname) of deaths in 1892 of Australian literary figures, authors of written works or literature-related individuals follows, including year of birth.
- 2 May — Barcroft Boake, poet (born 1866)