Edward "Ned" Kelly (June 1854 or 1855 – 11 November 1880) was an Irish Australian bushranger. He is considered by some to be merely a cold-blooded killer, while others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance against the Anglo-Australian ruling class.
The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November 10, 1880, the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the withering of his wounded left arm and rests a fist on his hip to mask a crippled hand.
Ninety-five years ago, in a small French village a short march from the allied frontlines against the German army, a husband and wife team began a unique historical record of the First World War which has stayed hidden – until now.The sensational discovery was made by a SUNDAY NIGHT team in France in early February. After following up rumours of a secret collection of photographs they found over 3,000 fragile photographic glass plate negatives in the attic of a dilapidated farmhouse in the…
Australia's First World War nurses. More than 2,000 Australian Army nurses and some 300 nurses from other organisations, including hosp[ital and the Australian Red Cross served overseas in field hospitals and medical stations. Many were wounded, and 25 were killed. Some 388 nurses were decorated, including seven Military Medals awarded for courage under fire. - Courtesy Australian War Memorial AWM HO 2385