75 episodes

This is Curtain – a podcast where we pull back the blinds to shine a light on the darkest parts of our justice system and ask – who are the victims?Could an Aboriginal man who has served 25 years in prison for Murder be innocent?Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson

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    • 4.9 • 88 Ratings

This is Curtain – a podcast where we pull back the blinds to shine a light on the darkest parts of our justice system and ask – who are the victims?Could an Aboriginal man who has served 25 years in prison for Murder be innocent?Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson

    Disappeared and Murdered Aboriginal Women

    Disappeared and Murdered Aboriginal Women

    On this episode of Curtain the Podcast, host Martin Hodgson introduces listeners to the 2013 disappearance of Aboriginal woman Monique Clubb. We look at the failures of the Queensland Police to find her, the racism and incompetence involved in the investigation and we begin a journey with her family to find answers, to get justice and to allow them to lay their daughter to rest. 

    • 23 min
    No Justice, No Peace!

    No Justice, No Peace!

    On this episode of Curtain The Podcast co-hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss yet another officer getting away with the killing of an Aboriginal woman. The continued police killings, the failures of the media, and the way Aboriginal people are constantly targeted and deemed a threat to society.

    • 38 min
    New Evidence Support's Reed's Innocence

    New Evidence Support's Reed's Innocence

    In this episode of Curtain, hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson take you behind the scenes of the latest evidentiary hearing in the case of Rodney Reed. More evidence is presented of Rodney's innocence, new police lies are exposed and questions are raised once again as to just how deep the cover-up went. 

    • 35 min
    Dr Amanda Porter Part One

    Dr Amanda Porter Part One

    This week on Curtain, host Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson are joined by special guest Dr Amanda Porter, to discuss the 30th anniversary of the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody and look at some recent and disturbing developments in policing in Australia.

    • 23 min
    Zak Grieve and the Cost of Innocence

    Zak Grieve and the Cost of Innocence

    In this episode of Curtain the Podcast hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson discuss the case of Zak Grieve, a young Aboriginal man serving a cruel sentence for a crime he didn't commit in the NT. Then the discussion turns to mandatory minimum sentences and the impact they have on Aboriginal people, plus the enormous financial cost of trying to free and an innocent person from behind bars. 

    • 41 min
    Update on Curtain & Reed, Plus Trump's Execution Spree

    Update on Curtain & Reed, Plus Trump's Execution Spree

    In this episode of Curtain the Podcast, we update you on the case of Kevin Henry and explain more about Qld's pardon process, bring you the latest news on Rodney Reed and his appearance on the ABC USA show 20/20, and discuss the current spree of Federal executions that have been ordered by Donald Trump.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

Mimmle ,

Very Educational

Thank you so much for sharing!

Kankaru me ,

One of the best podcast in Australia

This podcast keeps you at the edge of your seat every step of the way. Very educational and exposes the human rights abuses of Indigenous people in custody and the wider justice system. A must listen and share!!!

adrianajay ,

Love listening

Love this podcast hoping for more episodes, very well researched

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