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
For this week’s feature we invited Georgina Rose Stones to pen her thoughts on Joe Byrne, lieutenant of the Kelly Gang. Georgina is a journalism student who has studied the Kelly story in detail and has been active in the … Continue reading Joe Byrne: An Opinion
The image of Ned Kelly and all it represents continues to inspire artists around the world. One such artist is Martin Claydon, an award winning Sydney based artist who uses artwork to explore power structures and belief systems. Born in … Continue reading Spotlight: Martin Claydon – “Ned Kelly Death Mask and Skull”
Many people have a very clear image in their head of Ned Kelly: tall, muscular, bushy beard and pompadour hairstyle. This image is Ned Kelly a day before his execution, almost six months after he was nearly shot to pieces … Continue reading Looking for Ned: Life versus Legend
This 1902 article is one of the earliest recorded instances of the myth that Dan Kelly and Steve Hart escaped from the Glenrowan Inn… Continue reading Spotlight: Dan Kelly and Steve Hart, Are They Alive or Dead?