robbery

The Golden Age of Armed Robbery

Bank robbers like Russell ‘Mad Dog’ Cox and Ray Denning were household names in Australia in the 1980s, when they brazenly escaped prison and taunted police for years. Author Mark Dapin joins us to talk about this period in Australian history.

Crime and Sport: Australia’s Great Passions

In their new book Gangland: This Unsporting Life, Susanna Lobez and James Morton have applied their meticulous reporting skills to the intersection of Australian sport and Australian crime, from bank robbing football players to drug-dealing football players and stand-over men.