The artist – Sidney Nolan – painted a series of pictures about the bushranger Ned Kelly, and the way he painted Kelly’s black armour has become famous and part of Australian folklore.
- Meet the famous bushranger Ned Kelly.
- Notice Ned Kelly’s eyes peeking through the slit in his helmet. How do you think he is feeling? What or who might be about to appear through the bush?
- Write a poem about Ned Kelly’s adventures, starting each line using the letters of ‘Ned Kelly’.
Find out more about Ned Kelly. Imagine you are part of the Kelly gang, and write an imaginative story about your adventures.