Murder of George Duncan
Dr. George Ian Ogilvie Duncan (20 July 1930 – 10 May 1972) was an Australian law lecturer at the University of Adelaide who drowned on 10 May 1972 after being thrown into the River Torrens by a group...
Bega schoolgirl murders
The Bega schoolgirl murders refers to the abduction, rape and murder of New South Wales schoolgirls, 14-year-old Lauren Margaret Barry and 16-year-old Nichole Emma Collins of Bega, New South Wales on ...
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Jessica Michalik
Jessica Anna Michalik (7 January 1985 – 26 January 2001) was an Australian teenage girl from Dee Why, Sydney who died as a result of asphyxiation five days after being crushed in a mosh pit during the...
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List of Australian Federal Police killed in the line of duty
This is a list of Australian Federal Police officers killed in the line of duty.
Mark Moran (criminal)
Mark Anthony Moran (4 July 1964 – 15 June 2000) was an organized crime figure of the infamous Moran family from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, notable for its involvement in the illegal drug trade an...
Jane Thurgood-Dove
Jane Thurgood-Dove was the victim of a murder in Niddrie, Victoria, Australia in 1997. On 6 November 1997, she was confronted in the driveway of her suburban Melbourne home and shot repeatedly in the...
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Gordon Hamilton Fairley
Gordon Hamilton Fairley DM, FRCP (20 April 1930 – 23 October 1975) was a professor of medical oncology. Born and raised in Australia, he moved to the United Kingdom where he studied and worked. He was...
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Chrissie Venn
Chrissie Clare Venn (25 July 1907 – c. 20 February 1921) was a 13-year-old Australian girl whose unsolved murder outside the village of North Motton (or Mutton) near Ulverstone, Tasmania, Austra...
Victor Peirce
Victor George Peirce (11 November 1958 – 1 May 2002) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Peirce was a member of the Pettingill family, headed by matriarch and former Richmo...
2007 Melbourne CBD shootings
The 2007 Melbourne CBD shooting was an incident that occurred in the Central Business District of Melbourne, Victoria on 18 June 2007. Three people were shot, one fatally, by Christopher Wayne Hudson,...
Colin Ridgway
Colin Edwin Ridgway (February 19, 1937 – May 13, 1993) was an American football punter distinguished as being the first Australian to play in the National Football League.
Ridgway was a high...
Revel Cooper
Revel Ronald Cooper (c. 1934 – 1983) was an Indigenous Australian artist.
Cooper was born in Katanning, Western Australia in the mid-1930s and as a ward of the state was placed at Carrolup Native ...
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Roger East
Roger East (7 February 1922 – 8 December 1975) was an Australian journalist who was murdered by the Indonesian military in its invasion of East Timor in 1975.A freelance journalist then...
Charles Hegyalji
Charles "Mad Charlie" Hegyalji (6 August 1956 – 22 November 1998) was a Hungarian born gangland criminal in Melbourne (Victoria), Australia.Hegylji was a key figure in the amphetamine trade. He was ch...
Death of Daniel Morcombe
Daniel James Morcombe (19 December 1989 – 7 December 2003) was a 13-year-old Australian boy who was abducted from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, on 7 December 2003. In August 2011, Brett Peter Cowan ...
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Harry Burton (journalist)
Harry Burton (23 January 1968 – 19 November 2001) was an Australian journalist and cameraman who was kidnapped by the Taliban on the highway to Kabul, Afghanistan and then murdered. Three other...
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Frederick McDonald
Frederick Albert McDonald (c. 1872 – ? April 1926) was an Australian politician and possible murder victim. Educated at public schools and at the University of Sydney, McDonald became a...
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Graeme Thorne kidnapping
The Graeme Thorne kidnapping was the 1960 kidnapping and murder of Graeme Thorne for the money that his father, Bazil Thorne, had won in a lottery. A crime which caused massive shock at the time and ...
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Joseph Luker
Joseph Luker (c1765-1803) was a Sydney foot police officer who was recorded as the first police officer to be killed on duty in Australia.Luker had been deported as a convict from Middlesex, England a...