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Dome after dark: Land ownership & the Kelly Gang

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State Library of Victoria (Meet in front foyer)

328 Swanston St

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Dig deeper into the backstory of the infamous Kelly Outbreak in this talk about Charles Gavan Duffy’s contentious 1862 Land Act, which allowed poor Irish settlers like Ned Kelly’s mother, Ellen, to buy land for the first time.

Charles Gavan Duffy was a hero to the Irish settlers of the colony, and represented their interests in parliament, but despite his efforts, many families found themselves pushed to desperation.

Find out more about Charles Gavan Duffy in the Changing face of Victoria exhibition.

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Image: No. 10. - An Irish Patriot, lithographic print of caricature of Sir Charles Gavan Duffy, 1874, Victorian Patents Office Copyright Collection

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State Library of Victoria (Meet in front foyer)

328 Swanston St

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