Few figures in history reach the notoriety and cultural impact of the Kelly Gang. As so much is easily available on the subject already, here is an easily digestible summary of the so-called Kelly Outbreak. For more detailed information, there … Continue reading The Kelly Gang: An Overview
Forever consigned to popular culture as Ned Kelly’s little brother, Dan Kelly was a young man of only nineteen when he lost his life fighting the police. Like so many “boy bushrangers” his young life was snuffed out without him … Continue reading Dan Kelly: An Overview
One of the most infamous events in bushranging history is the so-called “Stringybark Creek Massacre”. The only first-hand accounts we have are from Ned Kelly and Thomas McIntyre who tell the story from opposite sides. Here we can examine each perspective and compare the accounts against each other. Continue reading Stringybark Creek: Ned Kelly versus Thomas Newman McIntyre in their own words.