The Making of an Outlaw – Ned KellyMansfield Historical Society

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The Making of an Outlaw – Ned Kelly

A drive and walking tour presented by the Mansfield Historical Society on Ned Kelly, his life and the police shootings over four locations. Hear from Noeleen Lloyd, a descendant of the Quinn and Lloyd Clan, Leo Kennedy, great grandson of Sgt Michael Kennedy and local Greta historian Adrian Younger.

10.00am Power’s Lookout:
Talk about the history of Glenmore Station and role the Quinn and Lloyd families played in the Kelly Story including the hunt and capture of Bushranger Harry Power.

11.30am Stringybark Creek:
Three Victorian Police were ambushed and killed by the Kelly Gang. Hear about the landscape of the area, why the gang were able to remain undetected and the events before and after the killings.

2.30pm Mansfield Cemetery:
Listen graveside and learn who these men and policemen were, direct from the family perspective and the speech of Captain Standish, the Chief Commissioner of police at the Police Monument.

6.00pm Mansfield Golf Club
Join Noeleen Lloyd and Leo Kennedy, for dinner and a shared presentation on the aftermath of the Kelly Outbreak 145 years on. Hear about a shared history, and how descendants are working together to ensure the story is told with respect, honesty and collaboration. There will be time for questions and discussion.

Please note numbers are capped for tour locations. Dinner only tickets available.

Ticket Pricing:

  • $99 for the driving tour and dinner/presentation
  • $70 for dinner/presentation only

National Trust Members:

  • $90 for the driving tour and dinner/presentation
  • $65 for dinner/presentation only

Celebrating 50 years of the Victorian Heritage Register 

Event date

Event Details

Various Locations, Whitlands, Victoria

Mansfield Vic 3722 and surrounds


10:00am Power's Lookout
11:30am Stringybark Creek
2:30pm Mansfield Cemetery
3:30pm Police Monument
6:00pm Mansfield Golf Club (dinner)

Entry fees:
Adults $ 99, Members $ 80
Prebooking required 5779 1094
Attendance limit:
25 for the day tour and 200 for dinner
Onsite facilities: