Australian “Poppy Dogs”

- August 8, 2012 2 MIN READ

Ned Kelly in the average Australian’s mind was a hero who fought against the odds and who was persecuted by the police and forced to become an outlaw. As a figure in Australian history he has transcended myth status and has become a legend. He represents courage, tin helmets and rebels with a cause. We fail to remember he committed atrocious crimes including murder. That would ruin the story.