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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.

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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.

    Welcome To Hell: Yvie Jones

    Welcome To Hell: Yvie Jones

    We caught up with Yvie Jones from Gogglebox and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here for a YouTube Livestream on Friday night. Here are some highlights.


    We’ll be doing it again this Friday from 6pm and we’d love you to join us on the Australian True Crime Podcast YouTube channel. 


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    • 25 min
    Where did Elmer Crawford go? (After murdering his wife and children) - #150

    Where did Elmer Crawford go? (After murdering his wife and children) - #150

    Elmer Crawford committed the ultimate crime of family violence in a callous and calculated way, but what he did next remains a fascinating mystery.


    Warning: please be advised this episode contains graphic content.


    Show notes for Episode 150:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Greg Fogarty
    Like us on Facebook ​
    Follow us on Instagram or Twitter
    Support us on Patreon
    Visit our Bookshop
    Purchase Greg's book; Almost Perfect
    Listen on Apple Podcasts
    Listen on Google Podcasts
    Listen on Spotify


    If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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    • 33 min
    Welcome to Hell Trailer

    Welcome to Hell Trailer

    Meshel is locked inside with her children and her mother. It's only been a week and it's hell. Her friend comedian Nelly Thomas has a bit of practice but she still loses it sometimes. They have some interesting, unexpected guests lined up, and there's already an episode to sample on Meshel's Nitty Gritty feed. https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/meshel-lauries-nitty-gritty-committee/id980139628#episodeGuid=4c9c8dc6-1d26-4445-9a3b-cc9cbfbebf81 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 45 min
    Tara Schultz and the Price of Survival - #149

    Tara Schultz and the Price of Survival - #149

    Tara Schultz is a survivor of many crimes perpetrated against her in childhood. She joins us to share some uncomfortable truths about the difficulties of meeting the ongoing financial costs of her survival.


    Warning: please be advised this episode contains graphic content.


    Show notes for Episode 149:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Tara Schultz
    Follow Tara on Twitter
    Like us on Facebook ​
    Follow us on Instagram or Twitter
    Support us on Patreon
    Visit our Bookshop
    Listen on Apple Podcasts
    Listen on Google Podcasts
    Listen on Spotify


    If you are a victim of sexual assault or domestic & family violence, call 1800 RESPECT for counselling, information & referrals.


    If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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    • 42 min
    Narelle Fraser meets Victor Peirce at the shops - #148

    Narelle Fraser meets Victor Peirce at the shops - #148

    Narelle Fraser thought her number was up when she ran into the notorious armed robber Victor Peirce at the shops. She also gives us an update on an unsolved case from her days in the sex crimes squad.


    Warning: please be advised this episode contains graphic content.


    Show notes for Episode 148:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Narelle Fraser
    Get tickets to Narelle's live show on March 28th
    Like us on Facebook ​
    Follow us on Instagram or Twitter
    Support us on Patreon
    Visit our Bookshop
    Listen on Apple Podcasts
    Listen on Google Podcasts
    Listen on Spotify


    If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


    Thank you for listening! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 45 min
    Journalist Anthony Dowsley on Paul Dale, Lawyer X et al. A Different Perspective - #147

    Journalist Anthony Dowsley on Paul Dale, Lawyer X et al. A Different Perspective - #147

    Anthony Dowsley’s dogged reporting over several years unmasked lawyer Nicola Gobbo as a police informant and has played a significant role in exposing some of the unorthodox methods employed by Victoria Police in their desperate war against the underworld in the early 2000s. 


    Entire interview available on Patreon.


    Warning: please be advised this episode contains graphic content.


    Show notes for Episode 147:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Anthony Dowsley
    Listen to Part 1 of our interview with Paul Dale
    Listen to Part 2 of our interview with Paul Dale
    Like us on Facebook ​
    Follow us on Instagram or Twitter
    Support us on Patreon
    Visit our Bookshop
    Listen on Apple Podcasts
    Listen on Google Podcasts
    Listen on Spotify


    If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


    Thank you for listening! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 32 min

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