A Guide to Australian Bushranging is written and maintained by Aidan Phelan. Aidan is a long time bushranger and history buff who has spent years researching and collecting stories about the colourful characters of Australian history with particular emphasis on Ned Kelly.

Aidan has worked with film maker Matthew Holmes on his Legends anthology, helping out on The Legend of Ben Hall in various capacities, acting as script consultant for The Legend of Frank Gardiner and co-writing The Legend of Ned Kelly. He is also in the development stages for his own screenplays The Legend of Dan Morgan and The Legend of Captain Moonlite.

A Guide to Australian Bushranging is the culmination of a passion for history, story telling, and Australian culture. Aidan has a Bachelor of Arts with majors in literature and media. When not reading or writing about bushrangers he is a father, artist and educator.