'Beating Round The Bush'  was a Top 10 finalist in the 2003 Port Fairy Lawson Paterson Award for Songwriting.
It was written prior to the start of the Iraq War and refers to Australia's involvement,

Title track of my first CD which includes some songs & studio demos from the 70's to 90's.

It is also available as a Bonus track on the 'Hurstbridge Bonus' CD in place of the Color Booklet which is supplied with the original release of that CD.

To order a copy of the 

'Heritage Songs Of Hurstbridge' - Bonus CD 

or the original 'Beating Round The Bush' CD

contact Garry Hayes, by email at 


or by good old fashioned snail mail to

    PO Box 935
    Panton Hill 3759
    Victoria, Australia.