... from Van Diemen's Land (present-day Tasmania), which collectively became
known as the St Kilda Road robberies. Bushrangers were originally escaped
convicts in the early years of the British ...
Jun 1, 2015 ... The bush surrounding the settlement was unexplored, but this did ... joined up
with Indigenous people and others took to bushranging. .... This song became
Australia's first unofficial anthem and the anthem of the 19th century.
Ned Kelly is the most famous of all Australian bushrangers. he was born in the ...
a bull, and soon became a target of the police who took out their frustrations on
his female relatives. ... He left a letter with one of the clerks to be published
outlining his reasons and ... Some 4,000 Melbourne people attended the hanging
Apr 14, 2015 ... Hyde Park Barracks became a place of hardship and constraint, the first time ....
these early bushrangers with the Aboriginal people of Van Diemen's Land .... If
the bushrangers did not turn themselves in by an advertised date, ...
On 15 June 1862, Frank Gardiner's gang of bushrangers held up the gold escort
... Frank Gardiner, the Scottish bushranger, became Australia's most wanted man.
As a result, many prisoners became 'bolters', preferring to take their chance in the
bush rather than live a convict life. These men became the first bushrangers, ...
"Mad" Dan Morgan began life as a bushranger near Wagga in the 1860s. ... as a
more hardened criminal, he was to become a legend of the worst kind. ... In 1853,
he joined the gold rush prospecting in both Victoria and NSW, but did not do ... a
policeman without reason, and then began shooting unarmed people during his
the bushranger. Bushrangers varied in character from the petty thief ... people
referred to them as 'infesting' the bushland. ... became the centres for gold buying
Sep 1, 2011 ... A TIMELINE of events in the life of famous Australian bushranger Ned Kelly. ...
the horse from Isaiah "Wild" Wright and did not know it was stolen. ... since held
70 people hostage at the Glenrowan Inn, became aware a train ...
Oct 23, 2014 ... "These were people who felt oppressed by authority; they were a mixed bunch ....
Howe quickly rose to become joint-leader of the bushranging ...