He was a cold-blooded murderer who turned on his mates - and was hanged in Victoria for his crimes. But how many lives did Robert Francis Burns really take?
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The uniforms looked like Where's Wally and the matches lasted for days - welcome to Aussie rules, circa 1850. So why did one of footy's founding fathers almost start a rifle club instead? Jen Kelly is joined by Col Hutchinson, historian for both the AFL and the Geelong football club.
Frances Knorr, like many other women in depression-hit 1800s Melbourne, ran an early form of childcare. But instead of visiting a loving home, the infants she was trusted with met a much darker fate. Read more about the life and death of the baby farmer.
Thousands of child convicts, some as young as eight, were sent to a children's version of the notorious Port Arthur for minor offences. But were two boys really guilty of a more shocking crime?
Read an extract from The Lost Boys of Mr Dickens here.