By An Thai

In what era were bushrangers active?

Bushrangers were active in the 1790 to 1880. Two years after the First Fleet came John Caesar or Black Caesar as they use to call him was the first bushranger. Also, he was an Aboriginal bushranger. Around the 1850s, the poupulation grew as time went on and at the same time it was the gold rush. People started to get rich and the bushranger didn't want to dig for the gold, they wanted to steal from the wealthy.