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Victoria Police
A Shout from the Long Grass
At dawn on the 25th of October 1878, a search party of four Victoria policemen rode out of Mansfield in north east Victoria to find and arrest Ned Kelly. They would not all return. 'A Shout from the Long Grass - The Police Murders at Stringybark Creek' is a podcast from Victoria Police that tells the story of one of the deadliest attacks ever on police in Victoria, and one of the most infamous chapters in Australian history. Narrated by Ralph Stavely. Original music by the Victoria Police Band.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 58 ratings
A self fulfilling belief ....
They were telling words. The Kelly family and other poor Irish Catholics had been persecuted for years, sometimes brutally, by the police. By the time of the Stringy Bark Creek incident, Ned had every reason to believe the police were out to kill him, not capture him, it’s just so tragic that a...Read full review »
Jennie65 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 06/28/19
The true story of the Kelly gang
A refreshing yarn telling of the bravery of four policemen against a group of thugs and serial killers! The Kellys should be reviled.
Kaye54 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/01/19
Glad this is out there and again shows that the Kelly Gang should be reviled. It’s sad some still think of these things as anything but serial murderers.
Kt day via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/30/18
Recent Episodes
McIntyre finally found help after a gruelling 22 hour trek through the bush. Despite his injuries, he immediately rode out with a second search party to recover the bodies of Lonigan and Scanlan. The fate of Sergeant Kennedy was still unknown.
Published 12/04/18
McIntyre was taken hostage by the Kelly gang when they attacked the police's camp. Trapped unarmed and outnumbered, he was forced to find a way of saving the other policemen who were out on patrol, as the Kelly gang prepared for an ambush.
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Ned and Dan Kelly were on the run, hiding out in the dense bushland in the north east of Victoria. A search party of four policemen - Sergeant Michael Kennedy, and Constables Michael Scanlan, Thomas Lonigan, and Thomas McIntyre - were sent out from Mansfield to find and apprehend the two men who...
Published 12/04/18
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