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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.

Australian True Crime Meshel Laurie

    • True Crime
    • 4.7 • 436 Ratings

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.

    Nicole Lee went back to court so she could speak about her survival after rape - #187

    Nicole Lee went back to court so she could speak about her survival after rape - #187

    Nicole Lee’s husband raped her virtually every day for years on end and pled guilty to doing so in court. The Judge praised him in his sentencing remarks as a quiet, gentle man. Then the Victorian Government made Nicole fight through the courts again for the right to tell her own story. She and Nina Funnell join us to make it heard. 
    https://au.gofundme.com/f/stop-silencing-survivors


    1800RESPECT if you or someone you know has been effected by sexual assault. 
    https://www.1800respect.org.au/


    Show notes for Episode 187:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Nicole Lee and Nina Funnell
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    If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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    • 1 hr 43 min
    Perth’s First Serial Killer - #186

    Perth’s First Serial Killer - #186

    Perth was terrorised in the 1960's by an illusive night stalker. He killed men and women, in different ways and ran the police in circles. And that’s just the beginning of this extraordinary story. Film maker Thomas Meadmore has made a 4 part documentary series on Stan and he joins us from Covid lockdown in London to talk about it.


    “After The Night” The Stan Original documentary series, streaming from November 29.


    Show notes for Episode 186:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Thomas Meadmore
    Like us on Facebook ​
    Follow us on Instagram or Twitter
    Support us on Patreon
    Visit our Bookshop
    Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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    • 22 min
    Catching the Kimberley Killer - #185

    Catching the Kimberley Killer - #185

    Bob Brown was part of an elite police team who were flown in to catch a killer stalking the outback in 1987. This man had randomly executed five people at remote camping sites in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. More than thirty years on he and his team were recognised with a Bravery Award from the West Australian Government for their actions in stopping a German national Joseph Schwab from killing more people. Bob tells us his story.


    Show notes for Episode 185:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Bob Brown
    Like us on Facebook ​
    Follow us on Instagram or Twitter
    Support us on Patreon
    Visit our Bookshop
    Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    If you have any information on the cases covered by this podcast, please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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    • 49 min
    7 Bones - #184

    7 Bones - #184

    Former Detective Peter Seymour and his team took a crushing not-guilty verdict and turned it into motivation to keep digging. They solved a cold case and uncovered a truly chilling story.  


    Show notes for Episode 184:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Peter Seymour
    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, contact 1800Respect.org.au
    For 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services contact Lifeline 13 11 14
    For Mental Health support contact Beyondblue.org.au or Sane.org.au


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


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    • 39 min
    Amazing Grace found in loss to a serial killer - #183

    Amazing Grace found in loss to a serial killer - #183

    Kylie Nicholas is mesmerising. Her younger sister Nicole was chosen at random by serial killer Peter Dupas in 1999. It changed Kylie’s life in the most unexpected ways.


    Show notes for Episode 183:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Kylie Nicholas
    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
    Listen to Tiddas
    Listen to episode 31 repost: Peter Dupas: An Australian Serial Killer


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


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    • 59 min
    Re-issue: Peter Dupas: An Australian Serial Killer - #31

    Re-issue: Peter Dupas: An Australian Serial Killer - #31

    Former homicide detective Jeff Maher talks to us about the case that finally exposed Australian serial killer Peter Dupas.


    Show notes:
    Your hosts are Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb
    With thanks to Jeff Maher
    Like us on the Facebook ​
    Follow us on Instagram or Twitter
    Support us on Patreon
    Listen to episode 183: Amazing Grace found in loss to a serial killer


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


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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
436 Ratings

436 Ratings

kimble59 ,

Podcast

Like this very much but would like to hear about lyn Dawson.

lizcri ,

Love the hosts

Outstanding! These ladies are so heartfelt and lovely to listen to. Being from the US it is so interesting to hear the nuances of how crimes are handled in a different country.

Lulahbel ,

More interviewing than story telling

More interviewing than story telling and if that’s what you are interested in, this show is for you.

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