Episodes

Amazing Tales from Special Ops with Doug O’Loughlin and Heath O’Loughlin

Doug O’Loughlin was a founding member of the Victorian Special Operations Group. His job was to deal with sieges, hostage situations, terrorist attacks and everything in between.

33 Year Old Cold Case Solved: The Murder of Little Kylie Maybury

Sent on a simple errand to the local shops by her mother, six-year-old Kylie Maybury never made it home alive. Her body was found the following day, discarded in a gutter, but the circumstances of her death, and the identity of her killer remained unknown for 33 years.

Sexual Assault on Australian University Campuses with Nina Funnell

Nina Funnell is a journalist, academic, activist and survivor of sexual assault. She’s cowritten a report on sexual assault on Australian University campuses and her findings are disturbing to say the least.

They Shoot Mentally Ill People: My Sister, The Killer Part 2

This is part 2 of our conversation with Mary and Katie. If you haven’t yet, go back and listen to part 1, My Sister, The Killer.

The story of how Anna Horneshaw came to murder her housemate picks up with her family begging the mental health services for help. Even Anna herself pleaded, “I’m suicidal and homicidal, please admit me.” With the risk of a violent outburst rising, the family was too terrified to call the police, because they shoot mentally ill people. Part 2 delves into why help never came, Anna’s sentencing, and how the years in prison has changed her life.

Show notes for Episode 13:

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My Sister, The Killer Part 1

“Melbourne woman murders man for cigarettes.” It was one of the most salacious headlines to ever appear in an Australian newspaper. But in this episode, we’re going behind the headline.

33 Reasons Why I Have PTSD with Narelle Fraser

Narelle Fraser spent 27 years in the police force investigating the most heinous crimes. She dedicated her life to helping victims of horrific sexual and violent crime, exposing herself to death and trauma on a daily basis.