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Andrew Rule is one of Australia's most prolific journalists and authors. In Life and Crimes, the True Crime Australia and Sunday Herald Sun columnist shines a light on the dark corners of Australian life, from the story behind the biggest mysteries, to the characters of yesterday and the crims of today. Produced by Jonty Burton.

Life and Crimes with Andrew Rule Crime X

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    • 4.7 • 95 Ratings

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Andrew Rule is one of Australia's most prolific journalists and authors. In Life and Crimes, the True Crime Australia and Sunday Herald Sun columnist shines a light on the dark corners of Australian life, from the story behind the biggest mysteries, to the characters of yesterday and the crims of today. Produced by Jonty Burton.

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    Birds out, drugs in

    Birds out, drugs in

    Donald Tate lived a life of light planes, narcotics busts and death sentences.

    And while he got himself into his fair share of scrapes, he always seemed to have an angle on an out.

    Like the show? Get more at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewruleAdvertising enquiries: newspodcastssold@news.com.au Crimestoppers: https://crimestoppers.com.au/

    If you or anyone you know needs help

    Lifeline: 13 11 14Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
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    • 19 min
    The rogue's Creed

    The rogue's Creed

    This episode is available one week early and ad free for Crime X+ subscribers.

    Colin Creed was a tough Adelaide cop who turned to the wrong side of the law and ended up hunted by his own.

    Andrew Rule outlines the story of a man, who for a hot minute, was Australia's most wanted criminal.

    Like the show? Get more at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule
    Advertising enquiries: newspodcastssold@news.com.au 
    Crimestoppers: https://crimestoppers.com.au/

    If you or anyone you know needs help


    Lifeline: 13 11 14
    Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636
    Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800

    Prince of the bird smugglers

    Prince of the bird smugglers

    It's a shadowy world where cool customers slip past international authorities to import contraband for the highest bidder.

    But it's not drugs or guns they are dealing, but rare and exotic eggs.

    Like the show? Get more at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewruleAdvertising enquiries: newspodcastssold@news.com.au Crimestoppers: https://crimestoppers.com.au/

    If you or anyone you know needs help

    Lifeline: 13 11 14Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 33 min
    True tales from the turf

    True tales from the turf

    While the world of racing is full of colourful characters, it also has its fair share of miracles - both at the finishing post and the betting ring.

    Andrew Rule tells of two memorable moments.

    Like the show? Get more at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewruleAdvertising enquiries: newspodcastssold@news.com.au Crimestoppers: https://crimestoppers.com.au/

    If you or anyone you know needs help

    Lifeline: 13 11 14Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 32 min
    The body in Abbeyard

    The body in Abbeyard

    Samantha Wilson was a mystery figure with a chequered past when she appeared in a small town in Victoria's high country.

    And when she went missing, the mystery only deepened.

    Like the show? Get more at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewruleAdvertising enquiries: newspodcastssold@news.com.au 

    Crimestoppers: https://crimestoppers.com.au/

    If you or anyone you know needs help

    Lifeline: 13 11 14Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 20 min
    PK and the Sunshine crew

    PK and the Sunshine crew

    They may have sounded like a boy band, but for a hot minute, this group of frenemies terrorised Melbourne's western suburbs - before turning on themselves.

    Like the show? Get more at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule

    Crimestoppers: https://crimestoppers.com.au/

    If you or anyone you know needs helpLifeline: 13 11 14Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

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Excellent stories, wonderfully told

This is definitely one of my favorite podcasts, and I listen to a lot.

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one of my favorites

interesting and thorough stories, great perspective, great everything

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Life and Crimes

I like the delivery and info in the front and back story. Well done.

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