Larrikins, Louts and Layabouts – Sydney Stories with Warren Fahey
This episode of Sydney Stories with Warren Fahey recounts stories about the wild gangs of Sydney including the cabbage tree mob, larrikin pushes and later youth tribes.
Sydney abounds with curious history. Some stories are known but many have disappeared over time.
Cultural historian and storyteller Warren Fahey has created a dozen video stories of the city's past; each offers a unique slice of Sydney’s hidden history.
Sydney Stories with Warren Fahey features footage from the collection of the NFSA.
It was created with assistance from the City of Sydney Creative Fellowships Fund and support of The Vine Foundation.
The grants were under the auspice of the Folk Federation of New South Wales.