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Glenrowan on Film: The Last Outlaw

To date the most accurate dramatic on-screen depiction of the Kelly story is the 1980 television mini-series The Last Outlaw. Though far from perfect, it comes very close at times to being spot on. The series was originally imagined as a sprawling epic over around a dozen movie-length episodes like the previous production by the […]

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The Armour

The Kelly armour is one of the most famous, and popular, symbols in Australian culture. It has helped to elevate Ned Kelly from being a mere bushranger to being a symbol of rebellion. But, how did it come to be and how have these four steel suits become such important historical relics? This article will give you all you need to know.

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Glenrowan on Film: Ned Kelly (1970)

A look at how Glenrowan and its lead up are portrayed in the infamous 1970 Ned Kelly movie

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Glenrowan on Film: Ned Kelly (2003)

A look at how the Glenrowan siege and the events directly leading to it were portrayed in the 2003 film.

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Glenrowan on Film: The Glenrowan Affair

A look at how the Glenrowan siege was presented by the film The Glenrowan Affair.

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Glenrowan on Film: True History of the Kelly Gang

How was the Glenrowan Siege portrayed in Justin Kurzel’s adaptation of Peter Carey’s novel, and how does it compare to what we know of the history?