For over 100 years bushrangers roamed throughout the state of NSW. Their exploits entranced the public and names such as Ben Hall, Captain Thunderbolt and Ned Kelly became both heroes and villains for many
What was life like during the NSW gold rush?
If you’ve ever visited The Mint on Sydney’s Macquarie Street, chances are you have walked in the footsteps of an infamous Australian bushranger, ‘Captain Moonlite’
The story of a Jamaican rebel who escaped from the Hyde Park Barracks
A miner could transport his or her gold to Sydney using the 'gold escort'
What was it like to be in the mounted police?
During the colonial period bushrangers committed serious crimes. However, to some people they might have seemed impressive
Awaiting execution at Darlinghurst Gaol in 1880, bushranger Captain Moonlite wrote moving letters describing his feelings for fellow gang member Jim Nesbitt