The Cafe Recruiting For One Of Australia’s Most Sinister Cults
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2d ago
The Twelve Tribes are a Christian fundamentalist sect with followers all around the world, from Germany to America and even here in Australia. Their cafes in Katoomba and Picton have rave reviews but behind these storefronts is a community masked in secrecy and disturbing allegations. Journalist Tim Elliot has spent over a decade investigating their practices. He joins us on today's episode to discuss what he's uncovered. CREDITS Guest: Tim Elliot You can listen to his podcast Inside The Tribe here. Host: Gemma Bath Executive Producer: Gia Moylan Audio Producer: Madeline Joannou GET IN TO ..read more
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The Mysterious Deaths Of Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler
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3w ago
In the early hours of New Year’s Day, 1963, the body of a man and woman were discovered on the banks of Lane Cove River in Sydney. They were half naked and arranged bizarrely a few metres apart, but there was no obvious sign of injury. The pair were quickly identified as Dr Gilbert Bogle and Mrs Margaret Chandler, and while their deaths became front page news for years to come their cause of death remained a mystery for decades.  CREDITS Guest: Peter Butt Listen to Peter's podcast Who Killed Dr Bogle & Mrs Chandler? here.  Or you can read his book of the same name. Find out more ..read more
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Murder In The Goldfields With Caroline Overington
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1M ago
On March 19, 2015, Ray and Jennie Kehlet went fossicking with their friend Graham in the goldfields outside Sandstone, WA. A week later when police came across their campsite they found half-empty coffee cups, dirty dishes, and clothes still hanging on a makeshift clothesline. But they couldn't find Ray & Jennie. The couple's disappearance sparked the biggest and most expensive search in WA history at the time. To this day police and their families are still searching for answers. THE END BITS Subscribe to Mamamia CREDITS Guest: Caroline Overington You can watch Murder In The Goldfiel ..read more
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'The Most Violent Woman In Sydney'
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1M ago
Iris Webber was no stranger to the inside of a police cell. Labelled a 1920s gangster and the ‘most violent woman in Sydney’ in the history books, she lived during a time in our history when male homosexuality was criminalised and lesbianism was admonished. Married to two men during her short life, Iris was also in relationships with women. Something the police were well aware of. Her rap sheet between the years of 1932 and 1937 alone was extensive. She was charged with everything from murder and attempted murder to assault, illegal busking, illegally selling alcohol, indecent langua ..read more
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Where Is Theo Hayez?
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2M ago
In the early hours of Saturday, June 1st, 2018, 18-year-old backpacker Theo Hayez disappeared from the streets of Byron Bay.  He'd been in Australia for six and a half months and was due to head home to Belgium in a matter of days. But Theo never checked out of his hostel. This is a missing person case that stopped Australia in its tracks. One that attracted a $500, 000 reward for information. A story that to this day, four years later, has left so many questions, unanswered. THE END BITS Subscribe to Mamamia CREDITS Guest:  Ken Gamble Host: Gemma Bath Executive Producer: Gia Moylan ..read more
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Finding Jill Meagher’s Murderer
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2M ago
On Friday September 21, 2012, Jill Meagher went out for celebratory drinks with her colleagues at ABC Melbourne. That night she didn't make it home.  It's been 10 years and what happened to Jill continues to haunt the women of Australia, as they do something as simple, as walking home alone.  In this episode, Gemma Bath is joined by journalist and author Megan Norris to discuss the investigation that brought Jill's killer to justice. THE END BITS Subscribe to Mamamia CREDITS Guest: Megan Norris You can find out more about her new book Out Of The Ashes here. Host: Gemma Bath Exec ..read more
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UPDATE: Tasmania’s Most Controversial Murder Conviction
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2M ago
In the last week you might’ve seen the news that Sue Neil Fraser, who was found guilty of murdering her partner Bob Chappell aboard their yacht in Tasmania in 2009, has been granted parole. Sue’s expected to leave prison within weeks, after serving more than 13 years behind bars. Up until now, she’d always maintained her innocence and her supporters insisted she wouldn’t apply for parole. In light of this new information, this week we’re revisiting our conversation with true crime author Robin Bowles about the murder of Bob Chappell. THE END BITS Subscribe to Mamamia CREDITS Guest: Robin Bowle ..read more
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Andrea Yates & The Unspeakable Side Of Post Partem Psychosis
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2M ago
On the morning of June 20, 2001, Andrea Yates took the lives of her five children in her home in Houston, Texas. After struggling with mental illness throughout her life, it was the birth of Andrea's children that saw her pushed to breaking point. Today we explore how and why this unspeakable tragedy occurred. THE END BITS Subscribe to Mamamia CREDITS Guest: Dr Sohom Das You can hear more of his analysis of criminal cases on his YouTube channel - A Psych for Sore Minds Host: Rebecca Davis Executive Producer: Gia Moylan Audio Producer: Rhiannon Mooney SUPPORTING AUDIO Crimes of the Ce ..read more
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Gary Jubelin Used To Catch Criminals, Now He Befriends Them
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3M ago
After 34 years in the police and 25 years in homicide, it was former Detective Inspector Gary Jubelin’s job to catch killers. He worked on some of the biggest criminal cases in Australia, including the Lindt Cafe siege, the Bowraville murders, and the gruesome killing of drug dealer Terry Falconer. But it was the case of William Tyrrell that would cost Gary his career. In 2020, he was convicted for illegally recording four conversations with a person of interest in that investigation. Overnight, he was taken off a case he’d spent four years searching for answers on. And now, many in ..read more
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Australia’s Most Notorious Bank Robber
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3M ago
In the late 1990s Brenden Abbott was notorious around Australia.  Known as 'The Postcard Bandit', he was the most wanted man in the country after escaping prison not once but twice. While on the run it's estimated he robbed up to 30 banks, making off with $5 million. Today Gemma Bath's joined by journalist Derek Pedley as well as Brenden's former lawyer Chris Nyst to discuss Abbott's life and crimes. THE END BITS Subscribe to Mamamia CREDITS Guests: Derek Pedley & Chris Nyst Australian Outlaw: The True Story Of Postcard Bandit Brenden Abbott Millen Host: Gemma Bath Executive Producer ..read more
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