45 episodes

From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colourful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat forebears. A Herald Sun podcast, produced by Jonty Burton and Elouise Tynan.

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    • 4.6, 196 Ratings

From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colourful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat forebears. A Herald Sun podcast, produced by Jonty Burton and Elouise Tynan.

    Buckley in the bush: Part 2.

    Buckley in the bush: Part 2.

    How escaped convict who lived with Aboriginal tribe became “double agent”. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 38 min
    Buckley in the bush: Part 1

    Buckley in the bush: Part 1

    Why escaped convict William Buckley was welcomed as family into Aboriginal clan and stayed 32 years. Subscribe to the Herald Sun. Go to www.heraldsun.com.au/IBAW and click on any article to begin For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 27 min
    Truganini's journey

    Truganini's journey

    How Tasmanian Aboriginal woman Truganini became an outlaw on the run in Victoria after her companion shot and killed two men For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 41 min
    Pyjama Girl mystery

    Pyjama Girl mystery

    In 1944 a man was jailed for the horrific murder of the “Pyjama Girl”. But startling evidence suggests police got it wildly wrong, and now the woman’s identity – and her killer – may never be known. Read more here. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 18 min
    Mr Eternity

    Mr Eternity

    Arthur Stace was a down-and-outer who was lucky to survive a horrendous, brutal childhood. But one remarkable event set him on a quest to spend the rest of his life writing one word. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 18 min
    Bushranger Who Came Back From The Dead

    Bushranger Who Came Back From The Dead

    It was always believed bushranger Ned Kelly’s brother, Dan, died in the notorious 1880 police shoot-out at Glenrowan. So who was the mystery man who turned up in Brisbane 53 years later claiming he was Dan Kelly? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
196 Ratings

196 Ratings

Annabarnes ,

Great podcast about unusual characters.

This podcast has been a delightful find and the stories about these Australian characters has been a delight.

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Yer, Rubbish !

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In Black and White

Interesting and insightful stories about Melbourne.

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