22 episodes

An investigative podcast hosted by ABC journalist Rachael Brown, Trace examines the fractures in Australia's criminal justice system, and the decades-long ripples they have caused.

Trace ABC Radio

    • True Crime
    • 4.5 • 21 Ratings

An investigative podcast hosted by ABC journalist Rachael Brown, Trace examines the fractures in Australia's criminal justice system, and the decades-long ripples they have caused.

    Maria James inquest finding

    Maria James inquest finding

    A Victorian Coroner has failed to name a killer in the 1980 cold case of Maria James. Her sons are devasted. But there's still hope, in leads yet to be chased by police.

    • 18 min
    S1 | The Inquest

    S1 | The Inquest

    The new coronial inquest into the murder of Maria James has wrapped up. Will the Coroner be able to name her killer? And of the police exhibits that haven't disappeared, what DNA testing can be done? This episode nears us closer to the end of the James brothers' 41-year-fight for answers for their mum.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    S1 | Breakthrough in Maria James cold case

    S1 | Breakthrough in Maria James cold case

    The discovery of a police exhibit - thought to be missing for around three decades - could finally help unmask the killer in the 1980 cold case of Maria James.

    • 26 min
    S2 BONUS — The Price

    S2 BONUS — The Price

    The Royal Commission has released its final report into defence lawyer turned police informer Nicola Gobbo.

    • 40 min
    S2 08 | End game

    S2 08 | End game

    We reveal the story of Nicola Gobbo's audacious bid to return to Australia.

    • 42 min
    S2 07 | Reckoning

    S2 07 | Reckoning

    Everything unravels, for Nicola Gobbo and Victoria Police. Their secret is out.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

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One of the best true crime podcasts

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5 stars

Truly brilliant

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