A Phantom Hitchhiker on Australia's Coast
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Content warning: this episode discuss material related to sexual assault.

What if it's not the past haunting us, but the present?

For decades, hair-raising rumours of a tormented soul haunting Wilfred Barrett Drive in New South Wales have put the Central Coast on the map. In this episode, we take a deep dive into the Jenny Dixon ghost story, and the cultural impact of urban legend and analyse the role folklore plays in societies.

Host: Malin Hägglund 

Producer: Malin Hägglund  


  • Medium Elizabeth and Sarah Rawlings
  • Haunted Down Under Paranormal Investigator Nadine Gray
  • Conveyancer Sharmaine Gormley
  • Senior Professor in History at Federation University Dr David Waldron

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