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Old Tom hoisted high: 'Suspended and looking magnificent' in new position

James Parker
Updated April 25 2024 - 11:32am, first published April 22 2024 - 9:26am

The last time a legendary Australian leader of a gang was hanged, it was in 1880 in Melbourne Gaol, and the man in question was an infamous, outlaw bushranger who wore an iron helmet to a gunfight.

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James Parker

James Parker


I am a regional daily news journalist on the Far South Coast of NSW aiming to immortalise the stories of everyday people through narratives. Have you got a story? Contact me on 0437 166 441 or at james.parker@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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