Australian True Crime

Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world.Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life. Support this show See for privacy and opt-out information.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 11 hours 12 minutes


episode 237: Gary Jubelin's Brilliant Career

Show Notes Ep 237 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

Former Detective Inspector Gary Jubelin of NSW police will be forever linked with the search for William Tyrrell. In this re issued episode of Australian True Crime, originally aired in 2020, we hear about some of the cases that made him a legend before he agreed to take on the one that ended his 34-year career and has him back in the headlines now...


 2021-11-22  41m

episode 236: William Tyrrell Update - Who Really Said What and When?

Show Notes Ep 236 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb


Australia is haunted by its missing children and none more so than William Tyrrell. On November 16 NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller sensationally announced a breakthrough in the investigation. The headlines have been extraordinary and at times misleading. Here are the interviews behind those headlines...


 2021-11-22  28m

episode 236: Who Killed Canberra Grandmother Irma Palasics?

Episode 236:


On November 6, 1999, Canberra grandmother Irma Palasics was on the floor of her home, her face gaffe taped, drowning in her own blood from a broken nose as violent intruders ransacked the home, looking for money and valuables.


Her husband Gregor was also brutally assaulted and was unconscious for a time and he made the call to emergency services to report his wife’s murder...


 2021-11-14  41m

episode 235: Mystery in The High Country

Russell Hill and Carol Clay


 2021-11-11  49m

episode 234: What's Britney Spears Got to do with Australian True Crime?

Show Notes Ep 234 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb

Brittany Spears’ story has had a profound effect on women around the

world whose basic rights have also been stripped away by partners and other

family members. We discuss the impact of her emancipation with Kat Foster from

the 50/50 Foundation which is working towards equal representation for women in

governance by 2030...


 2021-11-01  39m

episode 233: Hedley Thomas’ own unsolved crime.

Show Notes Ep 233 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily WebbHedley Thomas, the award-winning journalist who brought us TheTeacher’s Pet and The Night Driver is back with a new podcast series calledShandee’s Story. He joins us to talk...


 2021-10-24  35m

Prison Officer in Danger

Episode 232It’s hard to imagine a job where you have to be vigilant all the time, being ready to attend to traumatic and unpredictable situations. But that’s what prison officers have to do every day. Social worker and therapist Bruce Perham has wor...


 2021-10-17  57m

A 1942 cold case and cover up with Bob Marmion

Episode 231There were only two unsolved murders in the state of Victoria in 1942, and they are heavily shrouded in mystery. These murders happened during World War II time, on the Bellarine Peninsula, in Queenscliff, in an area occupied by Australia...


 2021-10-10  42m

episode 230: Jack The Ripper Australian True Crime?

Show Notes Ep 230 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily WebbWas a man convicted of murder in Australia in the late 19th Century also responsible for the Jack the Ripper murders in London?Far from being a Ripper 'fan', author...


 2021-10-03  39m

episode 229: Noona Went to Jail

Show Notes Ep 229 of Australian True Crime with Meshel Laurie and Emily WebbWell I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, some of the best people I’ve ever met have been to prison. Here’s another one. Catherine from Horsham went to jail, and she’s t...


 2021-09-26  1h6m