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Adam Shand At Large. takes you into the curious mind of Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist and author Adam Shand. Adam brings an independent and forthright view of our world fashioned from 35 years of journalism. This is a search for truth in engaging human stories from voices you rarely hear in Australian media. No brief, no limits, just stories that matter to you.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 3.6 • 5 Ratings

Adam Shand At Large. takes you into the curious mind of Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist and author Adam Shand. Adam brings an independent and forthright view of our world fashioned from 35 years of journalism. This is a search for truth in engaging human stories from voices you rarely hear in Australian media. No brief, no limits, just stories that matter to you.

    War On Ourselves

    War On Ourselves

    A War on Ourselves. Adam Shand delves into how Australia’s involvement in the war in Afghanistan has focused attention on dealing with suicide and depression in our armed forces. The Federal Government is holding a Royal Commission into veteran suicide which Dr Dan Mealey who fought long and hard for. He says some Australians have turned on our soldiers while the Taliban continue to commit atrocities against innocent people.

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    • 39 min
    The Great Qantas Hoax - pt 1. Pressure

    The Great Qantas Hoax - pt 1. Pressure

    A barometric bomb is set to explode at 20,000 feet on a Qantas Boeing 707, unless a ransom of $500,000 is paid. For Italian migrants on vacation, their Roman Holiday has become The Doomsday Flight.

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    • 26 min
    The Great Qantas Hoax - pt 2. Landing the Wreck

    The Great Qantas Hoax - pt 2. Landing the Wreck

    Retired A380 captain James Nixon explains how today’s pilots handle bomb threats and why flying is the second safest mode of transport.

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    • 33 min
    Packer's Gold - pt 1. Loyalty, Betrayal and Revenge

    Packer's Gold - pt 1. Loyalty, Betrayal and Revenge

    In 1995, a fortune in gold is stolen from Australia’s then richest man Kerry Packer. Police uncover links between Packer’s former secretary and the red-hot suspect in the crime. After nine months, the investigation goes cold.

     

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    • 27 min
    Packer's Gold - pt 2. No Trace

    Packer's Gold - pt 2. No Trace

    Twenty-five years later, Adam’s review of the case reveals strange new evidence that raises the possibility of an elaborate inside job. How much did Kerry Packer know about this theft and the people who pulled it off?  

     

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    • 28 min
    Packer's Gold - Trailer

    Packer's Gold - Trailer

    In April 1995, 285 kilos in gold was stolen from the Sydney office of Australia’s richest man Kerry Packer. No-one was ever charged but police have long suspected that the culprit was a master safe cracker. But how did the thief get into Packer’s office and make off with the gold without leaving a trace?  Adam follows the investigation and brings new facts to light.   

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