The world of Ned Kelly and the other members of the KellyGang, (Joe Byrne, Dan Kelly and Steve Hart) was that other selectors who had been promised a share of the wealth of the Australian land and been given blocks that were too small to make a living from. Many squatters and a few of the gold miners had shared great wealth in a time of great change. The Kelly family had not shared in that wealth. Others had gained from the great advances in technology, the railway and telegraph, for the KellyGang these were the tools of the oppressors; the police.
The Kelly, Byrne, Hart and Quinn families were mainly poor and Irish. They came to Australia to find food and a new life. They brought with themselves little possessions but strong spirits and a determination to succeed. Above all there proud people and they had every reason to be.
Come meet the Kelly's world of hard work and horses.
Find the hiding places and sites where the KellyGang found fame and fortune and where their friends indulged in horse stealing and tried to make a life against the challenges of the squatters and banks. Let the KellyGang show you the places where they found safety from the law in the bush.