Twenty years ago “Ned : the Exhibition” had just opened in Melbourne, and it ran for nine months. It was the year after a flood of Ned Kelly images were broadcast around the world from the Olympic Games opening Ceremony in Sydney, and Ned Kelly had never looked so good. A souvenir booklet was published with […]
Month: November 2021
Ned Kelly Outlawed: The Victorian Felons Apprehension Act 1878 – Popular Myths about Kelly’s ‘Outlawry’ corrected
Here’s the outcome of another meticulously researched and argued investigation by Dr Stuart Dawson, which like all his others, corrects mistaken claims that have been part of the Kelly mythology for generations. This one is for people with a genuine interest in discovering and understanding the mechanics of colonial outlawry, which rules out most Kelly […]
Where is the proof that Ned Kelly built this ‘pink granite’ house ?
THE PINK GRANITE HOUSE NED KELLY IS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BUILT NEAR GLENROWAN IN 1875 ( Image from Ned : The Exhibition ) Here is another Guest Contribution from Dr Stuart Dawson, this time challenging the notion that in 1875, when he was 20 years old Ned Kelly won a contract and built […]