Forgotten Australia

Forgotten Australia

Forgotten Australia

True crimes, dark histories, unsolved mysteries, eccentric personalities and strange happenings: Forgotten Australia is history as you've never heard it before. Each episode brings to life people and events that were once known to everyone but are now barely remembered by anyone. Based on intensive original research, Forgotten Australia is crafted with a novelist’s eye for character and detail to create gripping narratives that sound so fresh it's like they're ripped from today's headlines.

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My new book, Hanging Ned Kelly, about Melbourne's 19th century executioners, is out now.

You can read an excerpt here for free.

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Categories: Education

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With the accused murderer of Holly Murphy and Kathleen Brown set to go to trial in April 1946, there's a series of shocking secret developments, including a bombshell letter that makes disturbing claims against Queensland's boys in blue. Via the original police murder file - and from information from a descendant of one of the men involved - we explore what might've really happened.

To hear me talk about my new book Hanging Ned Kelly - and for excellent true crime and history episodes, check out these podcasts:

Australian True Crime -

In Black & White -

To read an excerpt of Hanging Ned Kelly -

Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

Previous episodes

  • 167 - The Cairns Grenade Murders Part 3 
    Wed, 19 Oct 2022 - 0h
  • 166 - The Cairns Grenade Murders Part 2 
    Sun, 16 Oct 2022 - 0h
  • 165 - The Cairns Grenade Murders Part 1 
    Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 0h
  • 164 - Hanging Ned Kelly – A Special Audio Preview 
    Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 0h
  • 163 - Sydney's Wildest Woman 
    Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 0h
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