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Bushranger

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... 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 ...

Early Australian bushrangers | australia.gov.au

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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 - Bushranger

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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 .

Essay - Bushrangers in the Australian Dictionary of Biography ...

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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, ...

The bushrangers - Scots and Australia - Education Scotland

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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.

Bushrangers on the roam - GOLD

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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, ...

The Bushranger "Mad" Dan Morgan - Discover Murray River

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"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  ...

Life on the goldfields: bushrangers - NSW Department of Primary ...

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the bushranger. Bushrangers varied in character from the petty thief ... people referred to them as 'infesting' the bushland. ... became the centres for gold buying .

Bushranger Ned Kelly's life and crimes | Herald Sun

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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 ...

Australia's most notorious bushrangers - Australian Geographic

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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 ...

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Why did people become bushrangers - Answers.com

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People became bushrangers for a number of reasons: Greed. They had already had a run-in with the law, so they felt they had nothing more to lose. Revenge or ...

Early Australian Bushrangers | Grade 5 and 6, the Super Students ...

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Feb 18, 2015 ... 1. Why did people become bushrangers? 2. How long did the bushranging period last? 3. Who were bushrangers compared to? What does this ...

Bushrangers | Australian Gold, History & Culture Info/Australian Gold ...

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The murderous Clarke brothers of the Clarke and Connell gang were considered to be worse than any other bushrangers of the times and became known as ...