Home rule’s first album was on vinyl and cassette and released on Larrikin
Records in time for the 1988 Bicentenary celebrations. That year saw the band
play many gigs and festivals in Eastern Australia including a tour around
Melbourne, the Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Town Hall and a number of
ABC radio programs. Some of the tracks were played live on the ‘That’s Australia’’
an ABC TV program hosted by John Derrum
Macca's Sunday Best
Macca's Sunday Best - EMI Music
This is the compilation album by Ian McNamara of ‘Australia All Over’ that
Auf Nach Botany Bay.
Auf Nach Botany Bay - NSW DET & Goethe Institute.
In Nov 1995, shortly after their most successful tour in Europe,
Home Rule made this CD which was sponsored by the Goethe Institute and the NSW
Education Dept. It remains a popular resource for German teachers.
The Joiner's Arms.
The Joiner's Arms - Larrikin Records
Bob’s favourite Home Rule CD which was recorded at Golden Gong
Studios Gulgong by Matt Gaudry and Rob Long who also played in the band for a
couple of years. Rob Long mixed the album while Matt and Bob were touring in Germany
as a duo
Joint Effort - Larrikin Records
The second Larrikin release for Home Rule was recorded at Sportsman’s Hollow,
Bob’s farm, where the entire recording studio was set up by Graeme McDonald.
The band was joined by leading musicians from Canberra,
Write Me a Letter
Write Me a Letter - Hug a Tree Records
The energy generated by the making of this CD left the band exhausted for a
couple of years until the original band members reorganized and went back on
the road again
View from Red Hill
View from Red Hill - Hug a Tree Records
Bob has been a lifelong social and environmental activist and this CD reflects
that commitment to our beautiful planet. This one was also recorded at Golden
Gong Studios with Matt Gaudry and Rob Long. ‘Pamulwuy’ proved very popular on the radio and
was included on a compilation of favourite songs from the ABC radio program,
Australia All Over.