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Australian True Crime

Australian True Crime

Smart Fella

Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world.Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life.

Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.

For a few dollars per month, you can listen to every episode early and ad free, as well as accessing fortnightly bonus content. Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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  • 324 - Tied Up: Alec Baldwin

    Hello loves, we have another podcast recommendation for you, and this one is a bit of a crossover.


    It is a pop-culture podcast called Tied Up, hosted by two friends of mine Sonia Jahshan and Simon Baggs.


    I think this episode will be of particular interest to you, because they are talking about Alec Baldwin and whether or not he will face charges for that terrible shooting incident that took place on the set of his film, Rust.


    You can listen to all other Tied Up episodes, wherever you get your podcasts.


    Show notes:

    A more serious episode today on a story that has been flooding the news cycles and rocked Hollywood for the past two years - The death of cinematography Halyna Hutchins at the hands of actor Alec Baldwin. 

    Alec Baldwin could face prison time of up to 5 years for involuntary manslaughter. 

    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.

    For a few dollars per month, you can listen to every episode early and ad free, as well as accessing fortnightly bonus content. Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    Fri, 27 Jan 2023 - 15min
  • 323 - Man Overboard, the Enduring Mystery of Andrew Witton

    Australian True Crime is back for 2023, and we begin this year with the story of Andrew Witton.


    Andrew was a sailor, surfer and adventurer, who disappeared from his yacht in a remote stretch of the Pacific Ocean in 2007.


    He was sailing with another man at the time, Simon Golding. As far has Andrew's friends and family are concerned, Simon has yet to provide a satisfactory account of what happened to Andrew on that trip.


    Andrew's sister, Louise Witton, joins us for this episode.


    Some of the audio clips used for this episode come from Australian Story's episode on Andrew Witton, which can be viewed here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-08/sea-of-doubt/7147318

     

    If you have been affected by anything discussed in this episode you can contact:

    Lifeline on 13 11 14

    13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people)

     

    For ad-free listening, early access and exclusive content, join Australian True Crime Plus on Apple Podcasts here: http://apple.co/australiantruecrime

     

     

    CREDITS:

     

    Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her onInstagram 

    Guests: Louise Witton

    Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard

    Recorded at a Hub Australia Media Studio. Find the workspace that's right for you athttps://www.hubaustralia.com/

     

    GET IN TOUCH:

    Send us a question or comment on this episode to be used in our "Episode Download" series:https://www.speakpipe.com/ATC

    Follow the show on Instagram@australiantruecrimepodcast and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AustralianTrueCrimePod/

    Email the show at team@smartfella.com.au

     

    Australian True Crime is a podcast by Smart Fella Media. Your story matters and how you tell it matters even more.

    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.

    For a few dollars per month, you can listen to every episode early and ad free, as well as accessing fortnightly bonus content. Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 46min
  • 322 - Hoaxed: Secrets and Lies

    We're taking a little break over Summer and using this time to spotlight some of our favourite true-crime podcasts.


    Introducing... Hoaxed, the new series from Alexi Mostrous and Tortoise, who brought you Sweet Bobby.


    In 2014, two children told police a shocking story: that they were being abused by a Satanic cult; a cult headed by their father and by parents and teachers at their school in the wealthy London suburb of Hampstead. The story was a lie. But on the internet, that didn't matter.


    Hoaxed is an investigation into one of Britain's most serious-ever conspiracy theories. A story about a modern-day Satanic panic; about the victims whose lives were destroyed and about the conspiracists who spread the lie around the world. Oh, and it's about our hunt for the perpetrators - the people who forced the kids to lie - the ones who started it all.


    You can listen to the rest of Hoaxed, wherever you get your podcasts.

    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.

    For a few dollars per month, you can listen to every episode early and ad free, as well as accessing fortnightly bonus content. Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 36min
  • 321 - One Minute Remaining: David Talley

    We're taking a little break over Summer and using this time to spotlight some of our favourite true-crime podcasts.


    This week we're showcasing Jack Laurence's podcast, One Minute Remaining.


    Today's episode is the story of David Talley, the man serving an incredible prison sentence. David, like millions of others around the world, struggled with addiction, an addiction to crack cocaine. This addiction would drive David to make poor decisions, decisions that would see him fall into a cycle of prison time for petty theft to help pay for his habit.


    After years of going in and out of prison and struggling with his addiction, David was yet again back in court after being arrested for a burglary on a gas station after hours. After being given bond and time to say goodbye to his kids David would make a heartbreaking decision, a decision which would change the course of his life forever.

    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.

    For a few dollars per month, you can listen to every episode early and ad free, as well as accessing fortnightly bonus content. Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    Mon, 09 Jan 2023 - 42min
  • 320 - Introducing True North True Crime

    We're taking a little break over Summer and using this time to spotlight some of our favourite true-crime podcasts.


    This week we're showcasing True North True Crime.


    On the night of February 17th, 2018, Ryan Shtuka attended a silent disco followed by an after-party at a house in Sun Peaks resort near Kamloops BC. No one has seen or heard from Ryan since the party. Nearly 5 years have gone by and the Shtuka family still needs answers. Join your hosts as they sit down with Ryan’s mother Heather Shtuka to talk about the searches for Ryan, the investigation into his disappearance, as well as Heather’s upcoming book.


    True North True Crime is available wherever you get your podcasts.

    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.

    For a few dollars per month, you can listen to every episode early and ad free, as well as accessing fortnightly bonus content. Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 1h 13min
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