Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 – 1954), Wednesday 18 May 1881, page 1 THE POLICE COMMISSION AT GRETA. [BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.] The royal commission appointed to inquire into the working of the police department concluded their task of taking … Continue reading Spotlight: The Police Commission at Greta
An overview of the police siege that destroyed the Kelly Gang. Continue reading The Siege of Glenrowan (Part 2)
An overview of the murder of Aaron Sherritt, the Kelly Gang taking control of the township of Glenrowan and the police response. Continue reading The Siege of Glenrowan (Part 1)
The following article from 1923 begins with the death of Ellen Kelly then recaps the story of the Kelly Gang as it was understood at the time. Mrs. Kelly (she had returned to using her first husband’s surname) was a … Continue reading Spotlight: Mother of the Kellys
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
Sergeant Arthur Loftus Maule Steele with the Wangaratta police who helped destroy the Kelly Gang at Glenrowan. Continue reading Spotlight: Wangaratta contingent of police at capture of Kelly Gang, 28 June 1880.