Episodes

Mind Behind The Crime: Deadly Personality Disorders

Journalist Cheryl Critchley and Psychologist Helen McGrath have studied some of Australia’s most shocking and seemingly unexplainable crimes, to discover the ways in which the disordered personalities of the perpetrators set them on a deadly path.

Martha Needle: Mother, Murderer, Victim with Dr Brian Williams

The story of Martha Needle is compelling and tragic. We speak to author Dr Brian Williams about his in-depth book on the life and crimes of one of Australia’s most prolific killers.

The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On with Vikki Petraitis

True Crime author Vikki Petraitis joins us to talk about The Frankston Murders in the wake of its 25th anniversary, as well as an insight into the now jailed perpetrator, Paula Denya.

Covering True Crime and Treating People Right

When grieving mother Sonia Anderson disrupted a book launch in Brisbane a couple of weeks ago, she sent shocks waves through the True Crime industry. What are the ethics around True Crime?

The Murder of Eurydice Dixon and Violence Against Women

Generation after generation of women are told that the only way society can ensure their safety after dark is for them to agree never walk alone. Is it fair? Is it reasonable? Is it just reality?

Who Killed My Sister? The Cold Case of Fiona Burns and John Lee

In 1990 when Barbie McCarthy was 12, her older sister Fiona, 15 was stabbed to death along with her teen friend John and their bodies dumped in Kaniva, on the border of Victoria and South Australia.