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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, and with the help of expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, she probes the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncovers the darkness at the heart of Australian life.
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Australian True Crime Australian True Crime

    • True Crime
    • 4.6 • 612 Ratings

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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, and with the help of expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, she probes the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncovers the darkness at the heart of Australian life.
Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.

Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    Shortcut: The Stabbing of Angus Beaumont

    Shortcut: The Stabbing of Angus Beaumont

    This is a "Shortcut" episode. It’s a shortened version of this week’s more detailed full episode, which is also available on our feed. 
    Our guest today is Michelle Liddle. In February this year, she watched for the second time as two teenagers fought for their freedom after taking the life of her fifteen year old son, Angus Beaumont, in a Brisbane park in 2020.
    They were aged just 13 and 14 at the time of the lethal stabbing. One was on bail for armed robbery and the other was on probation.
    They both had significant histories of violent assaults. But even though Angus's final moments were captured on CCTV, the boys successfully appealed their initial convictions for his stabbing death and won a retrial.
    That judge only trial began in December 2023 and ended with one of the boys being found guilty of murder and the other guilty of manslaughter. They were sentenced to nine years and six years respectively.
    However, each of them is expected to serve around half of those sentences.
    You can support Angus' family by joining the "Justice for Angus Beaumont" page on Facebook.
    For Support: 
    Lifeline  on 13 11 14
    13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)
    1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
    CREDITS:
    Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 
    Guest: Michelle LiddleExecutive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard
    This episode contains extra content from 7News Australia
    GET IN TOUCH:
    https://www.australiantruecrimethepodcast.com/
    Follow the show on Instagram @australiantruecrimepodcast and Facebook 
    Email the show at AusTrueCrimePodcast@gmail.com
    Build your pro podcast with The Audio College
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.
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    • 17 min
    The Stabbing of Angus Beaumont

    The Stabbing of Angus Beaumont

    Our guest today is Michelle Liddle. In February this year, she watched for the second time as two teenagers fought for their freedom after taking the life of her fifteen year old son, Angus Beaumont, in a Brisbane park in 2020.
    They were aged just 13 and 14 at the time of the lethal stabbing. One was on bail for armed robbery and the other was on probation.
    They both had significant histories of violent assaults. But even though Angus's final moments were captured on CCTV, the boys successfully appealed their initial convictions for his stabbing death and won a retrial.
    That judge only trial began in December 2023 and ended with one of the boys being found guilty of murder and the other guilty of manslaughter. They were sentenced to nine years and six years respectively.
    However, each of them is expected to serve around half of those sentences.
    You can support Angus' family by joining the "Justice for Angus Beaumont" page on Facebook.
    For Support: 
    Lifeline  on 13 11 14
    13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)
    1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
    CREDITS:
    Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 
    Guest: Michelle LiddleExecutive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard
    This episode contains extra content from 7News Australia
    GET IN TOUCH:
    https://www.australiantruecrimethepodcast.com/
    Follow the show on Instagram @australiantruecrimepodcast and Facebook 
    Email the show at AusTrueCrimePodcast@gmail.com
    Build your pro podcast with The Audio College
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.
    Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Shortcut: The Chase for Skase

    Shortcut: The Chase for Skase

    This is a "Shortcut" episode. It’s a shortened version of this week’s more detailed full episode, which is also available on our feed. 
    Today's episode is the story of one of Australia's infamous, flamboyant 1980s high fliers, the one and only Christopher Skase.
    Christopher Skase was an Australian businessman who gained notoriety in the 1980s and 1990s.
    Skase's empire collapsed in the early 1990s due to massive debts and allegations of corporate misconduct. He fled Australia for Spain in 1991 to avoid legal proceedings, leading to a highly publicised extradition battle.
    Skase remained in Mallorca, Spain, until his death in 2001, evading attempts by Australian authorities to bring him back to face charges.

    Our guests for this episode are Bryce Leske and Alec Renehan from the "Equity Mates" podcast. Click here to find their show on Apple Podcasts, or you can search for them on any other major podcast streaming platform.
    For Support: 
    Lifeline  on 13 11 14
    13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)
    1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
    CREDITS:
    Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 
    Guest: Bryce Leske and Alec RenehanExecutive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard
    GET IN TOUCH:
    https://www.australiantruecrimethepodcast.com/
    Follow the show on Instagram @australiantruecrimepodcast and Facebook 
    Email the show at AusTrueCrimePodcast@gmail.com
    Build your pro podcast with The Audio College
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.
    Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    • 14 min
    The Chase for Skase

    The Chase for Skase

    Today's episode is the story of one of Australia's infamous, flamboyant 1980s high fliers, the one and only Christopher Skase.
    Christopher Skase was an Australian businessman who gained notoriety in the 1980s and 1990s.
    Skase's empire collapsed in the early 1990s due to massive debts and allegations of corporate misconduct. He fled Australia for Spain in 1991 to avoid legal proceedings, leading to a highly publicised extradition battle.
    Skase remained in Mallorca, Spain, until his death in 2001, evading attempts by Australian authorities to bring him back to face charges.

    Our guests for this episode are Bryce Leske and Alec Renehan from the "Equity Mates" podcast. Click here to find their show on Apple Podcasts, or you can search for them on any other major podcast streaming platform.
    For Support: 
    Lifeline  on 13 11 14
    13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)
    1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
    CREDITS:
    Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 
    Guest: Bryce Leske and Alec RenehanExecutive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard
    GET IN TOUCH:
    https://www.australiantruecrimethepodcast.com/
    Follow the show on Instagram @australiantruecrimepodcast and Facebook 
    Email the show at AusTrueCrimePodcast@gmail.com
    Build your pro podcast with The Audio College
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.
    Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    • 34 min
    Re-Issue: 33 year old Cold Case Solved: The Murder of Little Kylie Maybury - #14

    Re-Issue: 33 year old Cold Case Solved: The Murder of Little Kylie Maybury - #14

    This is a re-issue of episode #14. Originally aired July 13th, 2017.
    Sent on a simple errand to the local shops by her mother, six-year-old Kylie Maybury never made it home alive. Her body was found the following day, discarded in a gutter, but the circumstances of her death, and the identity of her killer remained unknown for 33 years. In the end, he was eerily close to home all along. Veteran crime reporter Keith Moor talks us through the details of the case, and the strange twists and turns in Kylie's case.
    For Support: 
    Lifeline  on 13 11 14
    13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)
    1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
    CREDITS:
    Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 
    Guest: Keith Moor. You can click here to browse his published works.
    GET IN TOUCH:
    https://www.australiantruecrimethepodcast.com/
    Follow the show on Instagram @australiantruecrimepodcast and Facebook 
    Email the show at AusTrueCrimePodcast@gmail.com
    Build your pro podcast with The Audio College
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.
    Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    • 32 min
    Real Property - The Australian Property Market

    Real Property - The Australian Property Market

    We are shining a light on another podcast today. "Real Property" is a podcast building a community of people who are interested in Australia's property market. Join "Real Property" as we discuss the current trends and what's happening in the rapidly moving property market.
    Find "Real Property" on all major podcast platforms.
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/australiantruecrime.
    Become a subscriber to Australian True Crime Plus here: https://plus.acast.com/s/australiantruecrime.



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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
612 Ratings

612 Ratings

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Great podcast with very interesting topics

The episode - Particular PTSD of the County Town Beat, August 1, 2022, is really amazing! Anyone involved in law enforcement, relatives, friends or those interested in what it’s really like being a cop should listen to this episode.

Quickly becoming a favorite!!!

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Good content, but know-it-all host

She often talks over and interrupts her guests - let THEM tell the story.

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Woke

It’s woke. Don’t waste your time.

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