Learn the story of the original Tasmanian outlaw as never told before.

Michael Howe is considered by many to be one of the worst criminals in Australian history. His career of lawlessness brought the island of Van Diemen’s Land to its knees, and in a panic, martial law was introduced in order to restore order. But was he really the heartless monster he was made out to be? Who really was the man that became the bugbear of the colonial government? Here, you will find the answers.

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The Indefatigable

Nine members of the Howe gang, including Michael himself, were transported on the Indefatigable in 1811. This ship was the first to make the direct voyage from England to Hobart, arriving in the Derwent on the 9th of October 1812. Also on board were members of the 73rd regiment, which included future Howe gang memberContinue reading “The Indefatigable”


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