Episode 163: Moondyne Joe


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In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the tale of Moondyne Joe, a convict sent to Western Australia who became infamous for his many attempts to break out of jail there, and the adventures he had along the way.


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Image: McCubbin, Frederick. Down on his luck. 1889. Oil on canvas. Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Via Wikimedia.

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