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  • 106 - The Guyra Ghost — Part Two

    Part two introduces us to a hard-charging cop and a spiritually minded reporter as the search for a solution to the Guyra Ghost mystery takes us to Gallipoli and onto the mean streets of Sydney.  


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    Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 1h 15min
  • 105 - The Guyra Ghost — Part One

    Starting 100 years ago this week, Australia was mystified by strange happenings at a farmhouse at Guyra in northern New South Wales. Showers of stones and unexplained bangings occurred night after night at the Bowen property, seemingly centred on the family's 12-year-old daughter Minnie. Police, the public and the press descended — and, with no rational explanation forthcoming, supernatural solutions were suggested.  


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    Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 49min
  • 104 - Percy Brookfield: Our Hero Politician

    One hundred years ago today – 22 March 1921 – a gunman shot up the Riverton railway station in South Australia. One man would put himself in the firing line to save lives: Percy "Jack" Brookfield, a firebrand socialist NSW state parliamentarian whose politics had made him of the most loved – and hated – figures in Australia. To become a supporter of Forgotten Australian and get ad-free early and bonus episodes, along with the Australia's Sweetheart audiobook, go to patreon.com/forgottenaustralia  


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    Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 56min
  • 103 - The Entombed Miner

    In March 1907 Australia was gripped by the plight of Italian miner Modesto Varischetti, trapped deep underground and underwater at the Bonnie Vale gold mine in Western Australia. The Entombed Miner's only hope? A brave diver named Frank Hughes. To support the show and access bonus content: www.patreon.com/forgottenaustralia  


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    Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 59min
  • 102 - The Human Glove Mystery – Part Two

    In Part Two of The Human Glove Mystery, the accused’s murder trial is just about over when a gunshot rings out in Wagga Wagga and another person falls dead. This victim? A witness. To support Forgotten Australia and get all sorts of bonus goods, to patreon.com/forgottenaustralia  


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    Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 51min
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