BUSHRANGERS

Aleksandar Uzelac

What did they do ?

Bushrangers did many law bracking things like holding up mail coaches,stealing valeuable items,horses,animals and many more precious items. These criminals caryed very powerfull wepons they caryed shotguns and pistols.Bushranger use to hide in the bush and jump out so they can threaten people with valueable items. When they hide in the bush they always use to move a round a lot so the police wolden't find them that is what bushrangers do.Also bushranger could be called bandits or outlaws. Bushrangers became a problem, sometimes stealing from farms attended only by women and children where they were able to steal farm animals and food. Bushrangers also attacked travellers on the roads between towns and cities and stole their money, gold and belongings. Gold was also stolen from hard working miners or from the coaches transporting the gold to the city. The bushrangers' were starting to steal gold because of the gold rush.The years of the 1850s and 1860s as the discovery of gold gave bushrangers access to great wealth that was portable and easily converted to cash. Their task was assisted by the isolated location of the goldfields and a police force decimated by troopers abandoning their duties to join the gold rush.

famoues bushrangers

Ned Kelly was a old bushranger that stoll rich and gave to the poor people. He was killed in est victoria on 1880 they killed Ned Kelly by hanging him.Following an incident at his home in 1878, police parties searched for him in the bush. After he and his colleagues killed three policemen, the colonial government lamed Kelly and his gang wanted outlaws.Kelly was born in victoria to an Irish father, and as a young man he clashed with the police.

Following an incident at his home in 1878, police parties searched for him in the bush. After he and his colleagues killed three policemen, the colonial government proclaimed Kelly and his gang wanted.Ben Hall was born in 1837. His bushranging career lasted about 3 years. He began his working life as a stockman. In 1862, Ben Hall was arrested for armed robbery but was found not guilty. When he returned to his farm he found most of his stock dead and his home burnt. He was very angry and bitter and joined a gang of bushrangers.