The Woolworths Bombings — Part Seven: Man On The Run
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As the trial of the alleged Woolworths Bombers gets underway, the jury hears about ransom letters, suspicious clock mechanisms and gelignite bomb explosions — along with jokey European accents, disappearing Ford Falcons and the provenance of a gaudy blue safari suit. Witnesses include the accused men’s family and friends, cops both upstanding and corrupt — and a police informer who’ll be revealed as one of Australia’s vilest offenders. With the case against Greg McHardie looking airtight, he'll be damned if he’s going to hang around to be convicted.


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Naked City
Naked City
The Age and Sydney Morning Herald
Chopper Read: Legacy of violence
Contrary to popular opinion, Mark Brandon “Chopper” Read was no underworld mastermind and his criminal history was littered with blunders. His police record shows that when he broke the law he was usually caught and convicted. But he was a master story-teller and here, in a series of never before heard tapes, we hear from the real Chopper. Recorded in 1999 - late at night in his car with the help of his friend, Jim Beam bourbon - Chopper talks into a tape recorder about crimes he hadn't been convicted for, how to dispose of a dead body and his run in with Alan Jones on live television.  It was while serving one of these long jail stints he learnt that writing sentences beat the hell out of serving them. For it is as storyteller that Chopper Read will be remembered and with good reason. He knew the dark side fascinated solid citizens, or as he said, “Posh people love gangsters.” For years, Read was available to any reporter looking for a quick one-liner on matters of crime, which meant the underworld head-hunter was hunted for a headline. And that, at least initially, was Read’s motivation. He always wanted to be remembered - and he has got his wish. Thanks for listening. Please take the time to rate & review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. We love to hear your thoughts and it makes it easier for the rest of the podcast world to find us. Become a subscriber: our supporters power our newsrooms and are critical for the sustainability of news coverage. Becoming a subscriber also gets you exclusive behind-the-scenes content and invitations to special events. Click on the links to subscribe or See for privacy information.
45 min
The Junkees - Dave O'Neil and Kitty Flanagan
The Junkees - Dave O'Neil and Kitty Flanagan
Nearly Media
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Not something the Earl of Sandwich expected when he asked for something between to pieces of bread while he was gambling, but delicious nonetheless!   Monaco Bar - Peters Ice Cream "A delicious bar of vanilla encased between two soft chocolate biscuits." Water, Wheat Flour, Sugar, Glucose Syrup (Wheat and or Corn), Milk Solids, Vegetable Oil and or Cream, Oat Fibre, Colour (150b), Invert Sugar, Maltodextrin, Cocoa Solids, Flavours, Vegetable Origin Emulsifiers [322 (Soy), 477, 471 (Soy)], Salt, Mineral Salt (500), Vegetable Gum (412).   Bulla Creamy Classics Vanilla Sandwich - Bulla "You can't fake the enjoyment of our creamy vanilla flavoured ice cream sandwiched between two chewy choc cookies." Fresh Milk, Sugar, Wheat Flour, Fresh Cream (10%), Vegetable Oil (Soy), Maltodextrin, Milk Solids, Invert Syrup, Golden Syrup, Compound Chocolate (Soy), Cocoa Solids, Colours (Caramel I, Annatto), Emulsifier (471), Raising Agents (Sodium Bicarbonate, 503), Flavours, Thickeners (Guar Gum, Carrageenan), Salt, Contains no less than 10% Milk Fat in Ice Cream   Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich - Peters Ice Cream "Your favourite cookie just got a whole lot cooler! Tuck into this frozen OREO® cookie sandwich with OREO® cookie crumb throughout" Ingredients: Reconstituted Skim Milk (38%), Wheat Flour, Sugar, Vegetable Oil and or Cream, Cocoa Solids (4.5%), Water, Glucose Syrup (Wheat and or Corn), Milk Solids, Salt, Vegetable Origin Emulsifiers [477, 471 (Soy), 322 (Soy)], Mineral Salts (500, 503), High Fructose Syrup, Vegetable Gums (410, 412), Flavours (Contains Milk), Corn Starch, Antioxidant (319). NB: Jock's Ice Cream sandwiches had sold out when Kitty went to get some. But hello to the young lady working there who's a listener!   Line extension of cheese flavoured Shapes Triple Cheese Toastie Nacho Cheese Vegemite and Cheese   Blind tasting! The system is smell, lick, chew.   Facebook Group for The Junkees is here   Big shout out to Audio Technica - The Junkees use Audio Technica AT-BP40 microphones. Sounding good!   Follow Kitty! Instagram / Facebook / YouTube Follow Dave! Twitter / Facebook   Tell a friend about the show or leave a review wherever you can.  Get in touch with a suggestion for Dave and Kitty - More about the show: See for privacy information.
34 min
The Nurse
The Nurse
Camille Bianchi
S2E1 Another Nurse
We go back to the Launceston General Hospital: the year is 1989. Benjamin Felton was just 13 years old when he admitted to the hospital with stomach pain. From that day, his life was never the same - there was another nurse. For anyone seeking help or counselling for issues raised in this episode, contact Laurel House if you're a local or BlueKnot Any information or tips Theme - Stronger Together - Myuu Among Us - Myuu Poltergeist (Horror Soundscape) - Myuu Cinematic Suspense Series Episode 001 by Sascha Ende Link: License: Long Note Two by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Dark Secrets (DECISION) by Sascha Ende Link: License: Bad Encounter - Myuu Sebastian J F by Philip Rice Link: License: What Could Have Been - Myuu Troublemaker Theme - Myuu Tension Builders Inc by Brian Holtz Music Link: License: Abstraction by Luca Fraula Link: License: Cinematic Suspense Series Episode 002 by Sascha Ende Link: License:   See for privacy and opt-out information.
43 min
Accidental Celebrity
Accidental Celebrity
Fiona Reynolds
4. The Missing Schoolboy
Bruce and Denise Morcombe would do anything to get their 13-year-old son Daniel back after he disappeared in 2003, including sacrificing their privacy to appeal for public help. The couple learnt how the media operates, to secure ongoing coverage. Music credits: Theme: Epic Adventure by BlueBirdSound Dark Secrets (DECISION) by Sascha Ende Link: License: Cinematic Suspense Series Episode 002 by Sascha Ende Link: License: Deeplistening by Lilo Sound Link: License: Breaking News 3 by Sascha Ende Link: License: Long Note Two by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Man Down by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Moments Of Life by Rafael Krux Link: License: Enter the Maze by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeod Link: License: Into The Light by Rafael Krux Link: License: SFX Bus arriving and departing by Bone666138 - Media credits: Content supplied and/or licensed for use courtesy of Nine Entertainment Co (incl. The Footage Company Australia / Nine Network Australia), Australian Broadcasting Corporation Library Sales, News Corp Australia and Are Media Pty Limited. Support this show   See for privacy and opt-out information.
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