Almanac History – Ned Kelly the Fugitive: Three Newspaper Articles from 1880

This Friday’s column from KD is an historical piece highlighting three highly interesting 1880 newspaper reports connected to the Kelly Gang’s activities – especially Ned’s – after the Stringybark Creek murders of October 1878. One report concerns Ned and Joe Byrne being seen together in women’s clothing!

Almanac Poetry: Stringybark Creek

The mere mention of the words “Stringybark Creek” (site of the Kelly gang police murders) send a shudder right through Kevin Densley, illustrated by this week’s poem.

Almanac Teams: Bushrangers

Glen! selects a team inspired by Australian bushrangers. Yes, he found room for a couple of Kellys, though they aren’t brothers.