Wild Colonial Boys

Early Victoria was a frontier society in every sense. From the 1840s gangs of ‘bushrangers’ roamed in search of vulnerable travellers and stock, terrorising remote settlements and creating public panic. The advent of gold drew more such men to the Colony. Explore the stories of the Plenty Gang, the St Kilda Gang and Victoria’s most famous bushranger Ned Kelly who operated within a stone’s throw of settled towns, and of the other ‘wild colonial boys’ who infested Victoria’s bushlands.


Location: Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne

Cost: Free

Enquiry: info@otb.org.au (03) 9651 2233

Region: Melbourne Date: October 17, 2016 Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm