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Bushrangers of Australia

Main article: Bushranger

Bushrangers were criminals who used the Australian bush as a refuge to hide from authorities between committing their robberies, roughly analogous to the British "highwayman". Their targets often included small-town banks or coach services. Bushrangers, or bush rangers were outlaws in the early years of the European settlement of Australia who had the survival skills necessary to use the Australian bush as a refuge to hide from the authorities. ... Folk image of a mounted highwayman Highwayman was a term used particularly in Britain during the 17th and 18th centuries to describe robbers who targeted people traveling by stagecoach and other modes of transport along public highways. ...

Ned Kelly, bushranger,1854 - 1880
Ned Kelly, bushranger,
1854 - 1880

Ned Kelly the day before execution. ... Ned Kelly the day before execution. ... For other uses, see Ned Kelly (disambiguation). ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Ned Kelly (disambiguation). ... Dan Kelly may refer to: Dan Kelly (bushranger) (1861-1880), the youngest brother of Australian Ned Kelly Dan Kelly (sportscaster), a broadcaster best known for National Hockey League coverage Dan Kelly (writer), a writer for The Baffler Dan Kelly (NHL), a player in the National Hockey League and winner of... Joe Byrne (1857 - June 28, 1880) was an Australian bushranger known as the lieutenant of the Kelly Gang. ... Steve Hart was an Australian bushranger renowned for his membership in the infamous Kelly Gang. ... Kate Kelly (Born 17th June 1983) is a British born athlete and Export Customer Service operator, made famous by her bid to run the Great South Run later this year. ... Musquito (c. ... John Fuller (aka Dan Morgan) was an Australian bushranger. ... Matthew Brady (1799 – 1826) was the most famous of the Tasmanian bushrangers. ... Martin Cash Martin Cash (c. ... Andrew George Scott, alias Captain Moonlite Capture of Captain Moonlite Headstone at Gundagai cemetery Andrew George Scott (1842 – 1880), known as Captain Moonlight or Captain Moonlite, was an Australian bushranger. ... Headstone at Gundagai cemetery Andrew George Scott (1842-1880), known as Captain Moonlight or Captain Moonlite, was an Australian bushranger. ... Frederick Ward Frederick Wordsworth Ward (aka Captain Thunderbolt) (1833–25 May 1870) was an Australian bushranger renowned for escaping from Cockatoo Island with the help of his wife Mary Ann Bugg, and for committing over 200 crimes over six and a half years across the northern section of the state... Ben Hall (9 May 1837 - 5 May 1865) was a noted Australian bushranger of the 19th century. ... Frank Gardiner (Born 1829, Rosshire Scotland - Died c. ... Jack the Rammer aka Billy the Rammer was a bushranger in the Monaro District near Cooma in New South Wales during the latter half of 1834. ... Moondyne Joe Joseph Bolitho Johns (c. ... Alexander Pearce (?? – 1824) was a convict and bushranger who escaped from the Macquarie Harbour Penal Station and is best known for cannabalising his fellow escapees while travelling through the Tasmanian Wilderness. ... Harry Power (1819-1891) was an Australian Bushranger. ...

Australian criminals

Australian people who have been convicted of serious crimes, or are notable for their criminal activities and / or those who are now deceased. For Australian's currently imprisoned for crimes, see the section on Australian prisoners and detainees below.

This is a list of Australian people who have been convicted of serious crimes, or are notable for their criminal activities or allegations against them. ...

Bank robbers

Brenden James Abbott (born 8 May 1962 in Footscray, Melbourne) is an infamous Australian bank robber known as the Postcard Bandit. ... Gregory David Roberts (born Gregory John Peter Smith June 1952), is a convicted armed robber, former heroin addict, gangster, arms smuggler and author of the bestselling book Shantaram. ...

Criminal families

The Moran family is an infamous Melbourne based criminal family. ... Cover of the Kath Pettingil biography, The Matriarch, by Adrian Tame The Pettingill family is an infamous Melbourne based criminal family who are notable for their involvement and aquittal in the Walsh Street police shootings and other major crime in the Melbourne area. ...

Criminal gangs

Main article: Gangs

A gang is a group of individuals who share a common identity and, in current usage, engage in illegal activities. ... The 5T was a Vietnamese crime gang active in the Cabramatta area of Sydney, Australia in the final two decades of the 20th century. ... The Rocks Push was a notorious gang, which dominated the Sydney Rocks area (The Rocks) of Sydney, Australia from 1870s to the end of the 1890s. ...

Drug traffickers and drug related crimes

Main article: Illegal drugs trade

Australian's convicted of drug trafficking and other drug related crimes. These lollipops, above, were found to contain heroin when inspected by the US Drug Enforcement Administration In jurisdictions where legislation restricts or prohibits the sale of certain popular drugs, it is common for an illegal drugs trade to develop. ... DEA Operation Mallorca, 2005 Drugs are related to crime in multiple ways. ...

Dennis Bruce Allen (1951 - 1987) was an infamous Melbourne based drug dealer who was reported to have murdered many victims. ... The Barlow and Chambers execution refers to the hanging of two Australian citizens, Kevin John Barlow and Brian Geoffrey Chambers, in Malaysias Pudu Prison in 1986 for the alleged drug trafficking of 141. ... The Barlow and Chambers execution refers to the hanging of two Australian citizens, Kevin John Barlow and Brian Geoffrey Chambers, in Malaysias Pudu Prison in 1986 for the alleged drug trafficking of 141. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... Chika Honda after returning to Japan In 1992 Chika Honda, a 36-year-old Japanese tourist, was arrested on entry at Melbourne Airport, Australia, after heroin was found in her suitcase. ... Holly Deane-Johns (b. ... Jim Krakouer was a notable player for the North Melbourne Football Club during the 1980s. ... For other uses, see Michelle Leslie (disambiguation). ... Michael Czugaj, shown during an interview on the Nine Networks current affairs television program, A Current Affair. ... Victor George Peirce (November 11, 1958 - May 1, 2002) was an infamous Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Kath Pettingil, matriarch of the Pettingil family Kath Pettingil, 70, is the matriarch of the notorious Melbourne based criminal family, the Pettingil family. ... The Pong Su Incident was a suspected case of North Korean government drug trafficking, involving the Australian seizure of a DPRK ship, the Pong Su. ... Roger Caleb Rogerson, a controversial former member of the New South Wales Police Force. ... Robert Trimbole, police mugshot Robert Trimbole was an Italian-Australian businessman, alleged drug baron and organized crime boss whose alleged involvement in the disappearance of anti-drugs campaigner Donald Mackay and involvement in drug trafficking in the Griffith, New South Wales area, led to a Royal Commission, a Coroners... Nguyen Tuong Van mugshot Van Tuong Nguyen (Vietnamese: Nguyễn Tường Vân, born August 17, 1980) is a Vietnamese-Australian convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore. ... Carl Anthony Williams a. ...

Murderers

Main article: Murder

The Bega schoolgirl murders refers to the abduction, rape and murder of 14 year old Lauren Barry and her friend 16 year old Nichole Collins in 1997. ... Kenneth Brown (1837–10 June 1876) was an explorer and pastoralist in Western Australia. ... Martin John Bryant (born 7 May 1967) murdered 35 people and injured 37 others in the Port Arthur massacre, a killing spree in Tasmania in 1996. ... The current version of this article or section is written in an informal style and with a personally invested tone. ... George Buckley was an Antarctica explorer with the Nimrod Expedition led by Ernest Shackleton. ... The townhouse on Church Street, Newcastle where George Buckley murdered his wife during 1927. ... David Harold Eastman is a former public servant of Canberra, Australia. ... Keith Faure, police mugshot (circa 1970s) Keith George Faure (b. ... Wade Frankum was a 33 year old mass murderer who killed seven people in Australia in 1991 in what is known as the Strathfield Massacre. ... The Strathfield massacre was a shooting rampage in Sydney, Australia on August 17, 1991. ... Andrew Garforth Andrew Garforth was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 9 year old Ebony Simpson in Bargo, New South Wales, Australia. ... John Gavin (1829-6 April 1844) was the first European settler to be legally executed in Western Australia. ... John Wayne Glover; police mugshot John Wayne Glover (1932-2005) was a serial killer responsible for the North Shore Granny Murders in Australia. ... Sef Gonzales (born September 16, 1980) is an Australian who was convicted and sentenced in the Supreme Court of New South Wales to life imprisonment for the murder of his father, Teddy, 46, mother Mary Loiva Josephine, 43, and sister Clodine, 18. ... Julian Knight (born March 4, 1968) is the mass murderer who on August 9, 1987, shot dead 7 people and injured 19 during a shooting spree in Clifton Hill, Victoria, in what became known in Australian history as the Hoddle Street Massacre. ... The Hoddle Street massacre is the name given to a tragedy that occurred on the evening of Sunday, August 9, 1987 in Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. ... Jean Lee (December 10, 1919 – February 19, 1951) was an Australian woman, convicted of murder, and notable as the last woman to be executed in Australia. ... Francesco Mangione is an Australian murderer, convicted of the slaying of his 26 year old cousin, Denis Giunta on February 5, 2002 in his Williamstown home. ... For the theologian and author, see Malachi Martin. ... Craig W. J. Minogue is an Australian prisoner, convicted for the 1986 bombing of the Russell Street Police Headquarters in Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on March 27, 1986. ... The Russell Street Bombing is the name given to a tragedy that occurred at 1pm on March 27, 1986 when a stolen 1979 Holden Commodore left parked outside the Russell Street Police Headquarters complex in Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, exploded. ... Anita wins Miss Western Suburbs Charity Queen. ... Anita wins Miss Western Suburbs Charity Queen. ... Anita wins Miss Western Suburbs Charity Queen. ... Anita wins Miss Western Suburbs Charity Queen. ... Anita wins Miss Western Suburbs Charity Queen. ... Bradley Murdoch, police mugshot. ... Peter Falconio was a British tourist who disappeared in the Australian outback in July 2001, whilst travelling with girlfriend Joanne Lees. ... Phuong Ngo was convicted of ordering the killing Australian MP John Newman in September, 1994. ... Martha Rendell Martha Rendell (c. ... Stan Taylor is an Australian criminal, currently sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of involvement in the 1987 bombing of the Russell Street Police Headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. ... John Myles Sharpe (b. ... Lee Patrick Torney was a career criminal from Melbourne, Australia. ... John Raymond Travers John Raymond Travers was sentenced to life imprisonment for the Anita Cobby murder. ... Queen Street, the site of the massacre. ... Queen Street, facing north from Flinders St The Queen Street massacre was a tragedy that resulted in the deaths of 8 people, and serious injury to 5 more, as well as severely traumatising many many more individuals, on the afternoon of December 8, 1987. ... Tracey Wigginton (born 1965) is a murderer who achieved notoriety for killing a man in by biting his genitals off in 1989, supposedly in order to drink his blood. ...

Serial killers

Main article: Serial killer

Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Eric Edgar Cooke (25 February 1931–26 October 1964) was the last person to be hanged in Western Australia. ... is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Paul Charles Denyer (b. ... Frankston is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Peter Norris Dupas Peter Norris Dupas (b. ... Edward Leonski (1918 - 1942) was a serial killer who committed his crimes in Australia, although Leonski himself was American. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... Ivan Robert Marko Milat (born December 27, 1944 in Guildford, New South Wales) is an Australian serial killer,originaly from Croatia, convicted of seven murders of international hitchhikers during the 1980s and 1990s. ... The Backpacker Murders is a name given to a serial killing case that occurred in New South Wales, Australia during the 1990s. ...

Fraudsters

Main article: Fraud

Frank De Stefano was a Mayor of Geelong, Victoria. ... John Friedrich (possibly also known as Friedrich Hohenberger), born in Germany or South Australia, was Managing Director of the National Safety Council of Australia during the 1980s. ... Christopher Charles Skase (September 18, 1948 - August 5, 2001) was a noted Australian businessman who later became one of his countrys most wanted fugitives, after his business empire crashed spectacularly and he fled to Majorca in Spain. ... Location Location of Majorca in Balearic Islands Coordinates : 39° 30’N , 3°0E Time Zone : CET (UTC+1) - summer: CEST (UTC+2) General information Native name Mallorca (Catalan) Spanish name Mallorca Postal code 07001-07691 Area code 34 (Spain) + 971 (Illes Balears) Website http://www. ...

Rapists and sex offenders

Main article: Sex offender

This article is about the criminal term. ... Andrew Garforth Andrew Garforth was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 9 year old Ebony Simpson in Bargo, New South Wales, Australia. ... Brian Keith Jones, Mr Baldy, police mugshot Brian Keith Jones, formerly known as Brendan John Megson, is an Australian who was convicted of the abduction and sexual assault of six children between 1979 and 1980. ... Bilal Skaf, jailed for leading gang rapes in Sydney in 2000. ... Mr Cruel is the name given to an unknown Australian murderer and rapist who attacked his victims in suburban Melbourne areas during the 1980s and 90s. ...

White-collar crime

Main article: White-collar crime

Within the field of criminology, white-collar crime or incorporated governance has been defined by Edwin Sutherland ...as a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation. ... HIH Insurance was Australias second largest insurance company, which was placed into provisional liquidation on 15 March 2001. ... Alan Bond (born April 22, 1938) is an Australian businessman famous for high-profile business ventures, Alan Bond opened the way for a new style of entrepreneur internationally; building up companies and turning them into the most successful entities in the world with enthusiasm and innovation. ... Simon Gautier Hannes (born c. ...

Other

Rodney William Ansell (c. ... William Buckley William Buckley (1780 - January 1, 1856), was an English convict who was transported to Australia, escaped, was given up for dead and lived in an Aboriginal community for many years. ... The Bellarine Peninsula is a peninsula located south-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, surrounded by Port Phillip, Corio Bay and Bass Strait. ... This article is about Crime in Perth, Western Australia. ... The First Fleet is the name given to the first group of eleven ships that carried convicts from England to Australia in 1788. ... Edward Eagar was born in Killarney, Ireland, in 1787. ... An attorney is someone who represents someone else in the transaction of business: For attorney-at-law, see lawyer, solicitor, barrister or civil law notary. ... Forgery is the process of making or adapting objects or documents (see false document), with the intention to deceive. ... Alphonse John Gangitano (March 24, 1957 - January 16, 1998) was an Australian criminal from Templestowe, Victoria, Australia, a suburb of Melbourne. ... Graham The Munster Kinniburgh Graham The Munster Allen Kinniburgh (1943 - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Kew, Victoria, Australia, a suburb of Melbourne. ... Wayne Mansfield, of Perth in Western Australia, was the head of direct marketing company T3 Direct Marketing, and in 2002 became the first Australian to be charged with email spamming. ... E-mail spam, also known as bulk e-mail or junk e-mail is a subset of spam that involves sending nearly identical messages to numerous recipients by e-mail. ... Jason Moran, 36, (1967 - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and a member of the infamous Moran family, notable for its involvement in the Melbourne underground war. ... Lewis Moran (? - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Mark Moran is a filmmaker and former computer game designer. ... Harry Breaker Harbord Morant For the film of the same name, see Breaker Morant (film) Harry Breaker Harbord Morant (1864– 27 February 1902) was an Anglo-Australian drover, horseman, poet, and soldier whose renowned skill with horses earned him the nickname The Breaker. ... For other uses of the word, see Chopper. ... Ronald Joseph Ryan (c. ... Michael Dennis Rohan is an Australian citizen who gained worldwide infamy on August 21, 1969, when he attempted to set fire to the Al-Aqsa mosque, located atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. ... Anu Singh (b. ... Joseph Leslie Theodore Taylor, known as Squizzy Taylor, due to a droop in his left eye. ...

Convicts

Main article: Convict

Mary Bryant (1765 - ?) was a Cornish convict sent to Australia. ... William Buckley William Buckley (1780 - January 1, 1856), was an English convict who was transported to Australia, escaped, was given up for dead and lived in an Aboriginal community for many years. ...

Crime victims

Louise and Charmian Faulkner December 1978. ... The townhouse on Church Street, Newcastle, New South Wales where George Buckley murdered his wife during 1927. ... The townhouse on Church Street, Newcastle where George Buckley murdered his wife during 1927. ... Doctor Victor Leo Chang AC (Chang Yam Him 張任謙; pinyin: Zhāng Rènqiān; 21 November 1936–4 July 1991) was a Chinese Australian heart surgeon, and one of the pioneers of modern heart transplantation. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Anu Singh. ... This article is about Crime in Perth, Western Australia. ... A brothel, also known as a bordello or whorehouse, is an establishment specifically dedicated to prostitution, providing the prostitutes a place to meet and to have sex with the clients. ... Bevan Spencer von Einem (born c. ... Maria Korp (b 1955?, d. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... Donald Mackay (13 September 1933 - 15 July 1977), was an Australian anti-drugs campaigner who came to fame in 1977 through the circumstances of his presumed murder. ... Juanita Nielsen (1937 – probably July 4, 1975) was an Australian publisher, heiress to the Mark Foys retail fortune. ... John Paul Newman, born John Naumenko, (December 8, 1946 - September 5, 1994) was a member of the New South Wales state parliament and Member for the seat of Cabramatta. ... Tjandamurra OShane (born 1992) is an Australian Aborigine who was a victim of a vicious racial attack at the age of six. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...

Crime witnesses

Joanne Lees Joanne Lees, (born September 25, 1975 in Huddersfield), is a British woman, notable for being the girlfriend of Peter Falconio at the time of his disappearance on a remote stretch of highway near Barrow Creek in outback Northern Territory, Australia on July 14, 2001. ... Brighton is located on the south coast of England, and together with its immediate neighbour Hove forms the city of Brighton and Hove. ... Peter Falconio, 28, is a British tourist from Hepworth, Huddersfield West Yorkshire, who disappeared in the Australian outback whilst travelling with girlfriend, Joanne Lees during July 2001. ... Greg Domaszewicz was charged with, and acquitted of, the murder of Jaidyn Leskie. ... Jaidyn Leskie Jaidyn Raymond Leskie, born April 30, 1996, was a 14 month old Australian child whose disappearance whilst under the care of a babysitter from a house in Moe, Victoria in 1997 led to the biggest search for a missing person in the Australia since the disappearance of Prime...

Death penalty in Australia

Main article: Capital punishment

The death penalty was abolished in Queensland in 1922, Tasmania in 1968, the Commonwealth in 1973, Northern Territory in 1973, Victoria in 1975, South Australia in 1976, ACT in 1983, Western Australia in 1984, and New South Wales in 1985. Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Slogan or Nickname: The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle Motto(s): Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Constitutional monarchy Governor William Cox Premier Paul Lennon (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 5  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $16,114... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Slogan or Nickname: The Territory, The NT, The Top End Motto(s): none Other Australian states and territories Capital Darwin Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator Ted Egan Chief Minister Clare Martin (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $10,418 (8th)  - Product... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... “VIC” redirects here. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  1,558,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Capital Canberra Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator none Chief Minister Jon Stanhope (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2006)  - Product ($m)  $19,167 (6th)  - Product per capita  $57,303/person (1st) Population (End of November 2006)  - Population  333,667 (7th)  - Density  137. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State or the Golden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $100,900 (4th)  - Product per capita  $50,355/person... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the year. ...


Executed in Australia

Eric Edgar Cooke (25 February 1931–26 October 1964) was the last person to be hanged in Western Australia. ... John Gavin (1829-6 April 1844) was the first European settler to be legally executed in Western Australia. ... Colin Campbell Eadie Ross (1892 – April 24, 1922) was an Australian publican executed for the rape and murder of a child, despite evidence that he was innocent. ... Martha Rendell Martha Rendell (c. ... Ronald Joseph Ryan (c. ...

Australians executed overseas

Several Australians have been executed overseas.

The Barlow and Chambers execution refers to the hanging of two Australian citizens, Kevin John Barlow and Brian Geoffrey Chambers, in Malaysias Pudu Prison in 1986 for the drug trafficking of 141. ... Michael McAuliffe (born in Queensland, Australia) was a barman from Sydney and was hanged in Malaysia in June 1993 after serving eight years in jail for heroin trafficking. ... Van Tuong Nguyen (Vietnamese: Nguyá»…n Tường Vân  , baptised Caleb[1]) (17 August 1980 – 2 December 2005) was an Australian from Melbourne, Victoria convicted of drug trafficking in Singapore. ...

Major crimes in Australia

Timeline of major crimes in Australia This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ...

1800 - 1899

During the 1800s convicts were sent from Britain to Australia. // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


1830s // Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Evolutionary theorist Charles Darwins expedition on the HMS Beagle. ...

1840s The Myall Creek Massacre was a massacre of twenty-eight Aboriginal Australian people by twelve white stockmen and squatters on 10 June 1838, at the Myall Creek sheep station near Inverell, in northern New South Wales. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... // First use of general anesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long The first electrical telegraph sent by Samuel Morse on May 24, 1844 from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi, Northland New Zealand. ...

  • Maria shipwreck massacre (1840) - murder of all 26 survivors of the brig Maria, along the Coorong coastline. Two aboriginal men were found guilty and publicly executed in front of their tribe by the police after a drumhead court-martial.

1850s Coorong is a national park in South Australia (Australia), 156 km southeast of Adelaide. ... A drumhead court-martial is the military version of kangaroo court. ... // Production of steel revolutionized by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Railroads begin to supplant canals in the United States as a primary means of transporting goods. ...

  • Hornet Bank massacre (1857) - murder and rape of Mrs Fraser, six of her children and three employees by the Yeeman tribe at the Hornet Bank cattle station near Taroom, Queensland

1860s Taroom is a town on the Dawson River in Queensland. ... Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... // The First Transcontinental Railroad in the USA was built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ...

  • Fanny Briggs murder (1860) - rape and murder of Rockhampton barmaid by members of the Native Police
  • Lambing Flat riots (1860-61) NSW - anti-Chinese violence in goldfields
  • Cullin La Ringo massacre (1861) Central Queensland - nineteen white settlers killed by aboriginals. One of the largest mass murders of whites by aboriginals in Australian history.
  • Salt Creek Murders (1862) - local publican Malachi Martin murdered Jane Macmanamin, his servant. He was also believed responsible for the suspicious death of the previous publican in 1856, whose widow he later married.

1890s Mayor Margaret Strelow Area 187 km² Population 58,382 (2001) Time zone UTC + 10 Latitude Longitude 23° 22. ... From as early as the 1830s, a Native Police Corps was established in the Australian colony of New South Wales (now Victoria). ... The Lambing Flat riots or Lambing Flat massacre were a series of violent anti-Chinese demonstrations that took place in the Burrangong region, in New South Wales, Australia. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... The Cullin-La-Ringo massacre, which occurred in central Queensland on 17 October 1861, was the largest massacre of white settlers by Aborigines in Australia,[1]. Of a travelling party led by Horatio Wills, nineteen of the twenty-five members were murdered on the farming property of Cullin-La-Ringo. ... Central Queensland is an ambigious geographical division of Queensland (a state in Australia) that centers on the eastern coast, around the Tropic of Capricorn. ... For the theologian and author, see Malachi Martin. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no...

The Gatton Murders is the name given to a never-solved homicide that occurred near the town of Gatton, Queensland on 26 December 1898. ...

1900 - 1999

1900s Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... This article is about the year. ... // Public flight demonstration of an airplane by Alberto Santos-Dumont in Paris, November 12, 1906. ...

1910s 1920s Jimmy Governor (1875–1901) was one the Governor Brothers, two Indigenous Australian men who committed a series of murders in the Central West and New England regions of New South Wales around the turn of the twentieth century. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... // The 1910s represent the culmination of European militarism which had its beginnings during the second half of the 19th Century. ... The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ...

1930s The Gun Alley Murder was the murder of 12-year-old Alma Tirtschke in Melbourne, Australia, in 1921. ... “VIC” redirects here. ... The townhouse on Church Street, Newcastle where George Buckley murdered his wife during 1927. ... Disambiguation: This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known as the World Depression. ...

1940s The Murchison Murders were a series of murders committed by an itinerant stockman named Snowy Rowles, near the Rabbit-proof fence in Western Australia during the early 1930s. ... Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State or the Golden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $100,900 (4th)  - Product per capita  $50,355/person... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Linda Agostini. ... “VIC” redirects here. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... The Shark Arm Case refers to an incident in Coogee, New South Wales, Australia, in early 1935, when a captured tiger shark regurgitated a human arm. ... “NSW” redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

  • The Brown-Out Murders

1950s Edward Leonski (1918 - 1942) was a serial killer who committed his crimes in Australia, although Leonski himself was American. ... The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ...

  • The Sundown Murders
  • 1958 The rape and murder of nine-year-old Mary Hattam near Thevenard, South Australia, and the subsequent Max Stuart case

1960s The Sundown Murders refer to the the murder of Sally (Thyra) Bowman, her daughter Wendy Bowman, and family friend Thomas Whelan on Sundown Station in northern South Australia in December 1957. ... Rupert Maxwell (Max) Stuart is an Australian Aborigine who was convicted of murder in 1959. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ...

The three Beaumont children, who disappeared from an Adelaide beach in 1966. They have never been found.
The three Beaumont children, who disappeared from an Adelaide beach in 1966. They have never been found.

1970s Image File history File links Image of the Beaumont children. ... Image File history File links Image of the Beaumont children. ... Jane Nartare (aged 9), Arnna Kathleen (aged 7), and Grant Ellis Beaumont (aged 4) were three siblings who disappeared without a trace from a beach near Adelaide Australia in 1966. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... The Graeme Thorne kidnapping is the name given to the 1960 kidnapping and murder of Graeme Thorne for the money that his father, Basil Thorne, had won in a lottery. ... The Bogle-Chandler case refers to the mysterious deaths of Dr Gilbert Stanley Bogle (1924-1963) and Mrs Margaret Olive Chandler née Morphett (1934-1963) on the banks of the Lane Cove River in Sydney, Australia on January 1, 1963. ... The Wanda Beach Murders were the murders of Christine Sharrock and Marianne Schmidt at Sydneys Wanda Beach on 13 January, 1965. ... Jane, Grant and Arnna Beaumont, photographed during a family trip to the Twelve Apostles in Victoria, Australia in late 1965. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ...

1980s The Faraday School kidnapping occurred on 6 October 1972 at a one-teacher school in the village of Faraday in Victoria, Australia. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Ansett Australia or Ansett was a major Australian domestic and international airline, flying many passengers around Australia and to many destinations in Asia at its height in 1996. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... Aerial, Alice Springs Alice Springs Landsat image Alice Springs is a town and the second largest centre in the Northern Territory of Australia. ... George Duncan, a law lecturer at the University of Adelaide, was murdured on May 10, 1972 after being thrown into the River Torrens at the age of 42. ... The Torrens River, or the River Torrens, is a river in the state of South Australia, Australia. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... The Sydney Hilton bombing occurred on 13 February 1978, when a bomb exploded outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... The Hilton Hotel chain is owned by Hilton Hotels Corporation and is based in Beverly Hills, California. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... The Truro murders was the name given to the findings of the remains of seven young women in bushland near the town of Truro, South Australia in 1976 - 1977. ... Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Truro (34°24′ S 139°07′ E) is a town in South Australia, 80 km northeast of Adelaide. ... The Whisky Au Go Go was a nightclub in Brisbanes Fortitude Valley in the early 1970s. ... Donald Mackay (13 September 1933 - 15 July 1977), was an Australian anti-drugs campaigner who came to fame in 1977 through the circumstances of his presumed murder. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ...

Louise and Charmian Faulkner, who disappeared from St Kilda in 1980 and have never been found.

1990s Image File history File links Photo taken by user on 11 July 2005. ... Image File history File links Photo taken by user on 11 July 2005. ... Russell Street Police Headquarters was for many years the headquarters of the Victoria Police before they were moved to St Kilda Road in about 1990. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Azaria Chamberlain, with mother Lindy. ... Louise and Charmian Faulkner December 1978. ... The Family Murders was the name given to an alleged high society conspiracy involving the kidnap, torture, and murder of teenagers, particularly young men and teenaged boys, including Alan Barnes and Richard Kelvin, in Adelaide, Australia and surrounding areas in the late 1970s to the mid 1980s. ... Torture, according to international law, is any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has... Bevan Spencer von Einem (born c. ... Bevan Spencer von Einem (born c. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... The Milperra Massacre was the name of an incident which occurred on Fathers Day September 1984, in Milperra, New South Wales where 7 people were killed. ... Anita wins Miss Western Suburbs Charity Queen. ... The Russell Street Bombing is the name given to a tragedy that occurred at 1pm on March 27, 1986 when a stolen 1979 Holden Commodore left parked outside the Russell Street Police Headquarters complex in Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, exploded. ... The Hoddle Street massacre is the name given to a tragedy that occurred on the evening of Sunday, August 9, 1987 in Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. ... This article is about Crime in Perth, Western Australia. ... Queen Street, facing north from Flinders St The Queen Street massacre was a tragedy that resulted in the deaths of 8 people, and serious injury to 5 more, as well as severely traumatising many many more individuals, on the afternoon of December 8, 1987. ... The Walsh Street police shootings was the execution style murder of Victoria Police Officers Steven Tynan and Damian Eyre who were gunned down in suburban Walsh Street, South Yarra, Australia on October 12, 1988. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ...

The Backpacker Murders is a name given to a serial killing case that occurred in New South Wales, Australia during the 1990s. ... Ivan Robert Marko Milat (born December 27, 1944 in Guildford, New South Wales) is an Australian serial killer,originaly from Croatia, convicted of seven murders of international hitchhikers during the 1980s and 1990s. ... Doctor Victor Leo Chang AC (Chang Yam Him 張任謙; pinyin: Zhāng Rènqiān; 21 November 1936–4 July 1991) was a Chinese Australian heart surgeon, and one of the pioneers of modern heart transplantation. ... The Strathfield massacre was a shooting rampage in Sydney, Australia on August 17, 1991. ... John Paul Newman, born John Naumenko, (December 8, 1946 - September 5, 1994) was a member of the New South Wales state parliament and Member for the seat of Cabramatta. ... The current version of this article or section is written in an informal style and with a personally invested tone. ... Slogan or Nickname: The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle Motto(s): Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Constitutional monarchy Governor William Cox Premier Paul Lennon (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 5  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $16,114... Tjandamurra OShane (born 1992) is an Australian Aborigine who was a victim of a vicious racial attack at the age of six. ... “Cairns” redirects here. ... Jaidyn Leskie Jaidyn Raymond Leskie, born April 30, 1996, was a 14 month old Australian child whose disappearance whilst under the care of a babysitter from a house in Moe, Victoria in 1997 led to the biggest search for a missing person in the Australia since the disappearance of Prime... Moe (postcode: 3825, ) is a town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. ... The Bega schoolgirl murders refers to the abduction, rape and murder of 14 year old Lauren Barry and her friend 16 year old Nichole Collins in 1997. ... Location of Bega in New South Wales (red) Bega is a town in the south-east area of the state of New South Wales in Australia. ... Alphonse John Gangitano (March 24, 1957 - January 16, 1998) was an Australian criminal from Templestowe, Victoria, Australia, a suburb of Melbourne. ... The Melbourne gangland killings refer to 29 criminal figures who were murdered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in a series of retributional killings involving various underworld groups between January 16, 1998 and February 7, 2006. ... The Silk-Miller murders (also known as the Moorabbin Police murders) were the name given to the murder of Victoria Police officers Gary Silk and Rodney Miller in Cochranes Road, Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia in 1998. ... The Snowtown murders, or the Bodies in Barrels murders, refers to a series of gruesome murders perpetrated in Adelaide, South Australia in the 1990s. ... Settlement The town of Snowtown is located in the Mid North of South Australia 145 km north of Adelaide at 33°47′ S 138°12′ E. The town initially grew up around the railway station at what is now Snowtown. ...

2000s

2000s The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ...

Bilal Skaf, sentenced to 55 years for the Sydney gang rapes
Bilal Skaf, sentenced to 55 years for the Sydney gang rapes

Bilal Skaf - led and orchestrated the three August 2000 attacks. ... The Redfern riot occurred on February 14, 2004 in Redfern sparked by the death of Thomas TJ Hickey, a 17 year old Australian Aborigine. ... The Melbourne gangland killings refer to 29 criminal figures who were murdered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in a series of retributional killings involving various underworld groups between January 16, 1998 and February 7, 2006. ... Image File history File links Skafbilal. ... Image File history File links Skafbilal. ... Bilal Skaf, jailed for leading gang rapes in Sydney in 2000. ... Bilal Skaf - led and orchestrated the three August 2000 attacks. ... The Society Murders was the name given to the April 4, 2002 murders of husband and wife millionaire socialites Margaret Mary Wales-King, 69, and husband, Paul Aloysius King, 75 at Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia. ... Victor George Peirce (November 11, 1958 - May 1, 2002) was an infamous Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Peter Falconio, 28, is a British tourist from Hepworth, Huddersfield West Yorkshire, who disappeared in the Australian outback whilst travelling with girlfriend, Joanne Lees during July 2001. ... The Monash University shooting was a school massacre that took place at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia on October 21, 2002. ... The Ashfield gang rapes were a series sex attacks involving rape and indecent assault of as many as eighteen women which occurred in Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia in late 2001 and over a six month period in 2002. ... The Pong Su Incident was a suspected case of North Korean government drug trafficking, involving the Australian seizure of a DPRK ship, the Pong Su. ... North Korea, officially the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK; Korean: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk; Hangul: 조선민주주의인민공화국; Hanja: 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國), is a country in eastern Asia... Special Forces (SF) or Special Operations Forces (SOF) are highly-trained military units that conduct specialized operations such as reconnaissance, unconventional warfare, and counter-terrorism actions. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Abdul Nasir Benbrika or Abdul Nacer Benbrika, who also goes under the name of Abu Bakr is an Algerian Muslim cleric. ...

Law enforcement in Australia

Law enforcement in Australia is served by police, sheriffs and bailiffs under the control of state, territory and the Federal governments. ...

Federal law enforcement

Australian Coastwatch is a Division of the Australian Customs Service, which is an agency of the Australian Federal Government. ... The ACCC Logo The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is an independent Australian commonwealth government authority established in 1995 from the amalgamation of the Australian Trade Practices Commission (TPC) and the Prices Surveillance Authority, to protect consumer rights, business rights and obligations, perform industry regulation and price monitoring and... The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) was established when the Australian Crime Commission Act came into effect on 1 January 2003. ... The Australian Customs Service (ACS) is responsible for overseeing international movement of trade goods and people into Australia, for the collection of customs and excises, for undertaking border management activities, and for detecting drugs coming into the country. ... The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is the federal police agency of the Commonwealth of Australia. ... The Australian High Tech Crime Centre (AHTCC) is an Australia wide policing intitiative to coordinate the efforts of Australian law enforcement in combating serious crime involving complex technology. ... The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) is an independent Australian government body that acts as Australias corporate regulator. ... Crime Stoppers is a community policing initiative that commenced operation in the Australian state of Victoria in 1987, it has been operating Australia wide since 1998. ... The CrimTrac Agency was established on 1 July 2000, to assist Australian police services to take advantage of recent forensic science, information technology and communications developments and enable information exchange across state and federal jurisdictions. ... The National Automated Fingerprint Identification System (NAFIS) was established in Australia in 1986, an upgraded system commenced operations in April 2001 and provides technological improvements in fingerprint matching for use by law enforcement agencies. ...

Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory Police or ACT Police provides community policing services for the Australian Capital Territory in Canberra, Australias capital city. ... ACT Corrective Services is a component of the ACT Department of Justice and Community Safety (JACS). ... Community Based Corrections is a division of ACT Corrective Services and consists of the Probation and Parole Unit, Rehabilitation Programs Unit and the Sentence Administration Board. ... Custodial Operations is a division of ACT Corrective Services. ... In 2001 ACT Corrective Services in Canberra, Australia, established the Rehabilitation Programs Unit. ...

New South Wales

The New South Wales Police Force (NSW Police Force; previously New South Wales Police Service & New South Wales Police) is the primary law enforcement agency in the State of New South Wales, Australia. ... The New South Wales Police College is located at the city of Goulburn in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia. ... The School of Traffic and Mobile Policing is the driver training school of the New South Wales Police. ...

Northern Territory

The Northern Territory Police have legal jurisdication over the Northern Territory of Australia. ...

Queensland

The Queensland Police Service is the law enforcement agency responsible for policing the Australian state of Queensland. ...

South Australia

The South Australia Police (SAPOL) is the police force of the Australian state of South Australia. ...

Tasmania

The Tasmania Police service was established in 1899 by unification of smaller regional forces. ...

Victoria

Corrections Victoria is the Australian government department established on July 1, 2003, responsible for Victorias corrections system. ... Victoria Police is the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia. ... Cover of the Kath Pettingil biography, The Matriarch, by Adrian Tame The Pettingil family is an infamous Melbourne based criminal family who are notable for their involvement and aquittal in the Walsh Street police shootings and other major crime in the Melbourne area. ... Head of the Purana Taskforce, Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Simon Overland Operation Purana was the name of the police investigation into the Melbourne gangland killings during the 2000s. ...

Western Australia

Western Australia Police logo. ...

Organisations

This article is about the local crime prevention organization. ... Noel McNamara is a campaigner for victims of crime and outspoken critic of the Australian justice system. ...

Prisons in Australia

The main cell block of Fremantle Prison.

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2080x1544, 693 KB) Summary The main cellblock taken by ghostieguide dec 22 2005 Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2080x1544, 693 KB) Summary The main cellblock taken by ghostieguide dec 22 2005 Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A recreation of typical 1855 cell accommodation. ...

Life imprisonment in Australia

In Australia, life imprisonment is of indeterminate length. The sentencing judge usually sets a non-parole period after which the prisoner can apply for release under parole conditions. In the case of a criminal who has committed particularly heinous crimes, the sentencing judge may recommend that the person is "never to be released". Life imprisonment is a sentence of imprisonment for a serious crime, nominally for the entire remaining life of the prisoner, but in fact for a period which varies between jurisdictions: many countries have a maximum possible period of time (usually 50 years) a prisoner may be incarcerated, or require the... It has been suggested that Medical parole be merged into this article or section. ...

The gatehouse of Fremantle Prison by moonlight.
The gatehouse of Fremantle Prison by moonlight.

Freemantle prison, on a cold moonlit night. ... Freemantle prison, on a cold moonlit night. ... A recreation of typical 1855 cell accommodation. ...

Prisons in Australia

Private prisons

Prisons in Australia managed by private corporations.

Fulham Correctional Centre is a medium security Australian prison located in Hopkins Rd, Sale, Victoria, Australia. ... Mount Gambier Prison is an Australian prison located in Mount Gambier, South Australia. ... Port Phillip Correctional Centre is a maximum security prison located at Laverton, Victoria, Australia. ...

Prison museums

Former Australian prisons which are now open to the public as museums. The Louvre Museum in Paris, one of the largest and most famous museums in the world. ...

A typical cell in Fremantle Prison.
A typical cell in Fremantle Prison.

Boggo Road Gaol was an Australian prison located in Queensland, Australia. ... A recreation of typical 1855 cell accommodation. ... J Ward was an Australian prison used to house the criminally insane, located in Ararat, Victoria, Australia. ... Australian Prisons Categories: Stub | Victorian prisons | Geelong ... Adelaide Gaol was an Australian prison located in Thebarton, South Australia, Australia. ... Mount Gambier Prison is an Australian prison located in Mount Gambier, South Australia. ... Maitland Gaol is an Australian gaol or prison located in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (864x1106, 244 KB)This is an image I took myself using an Olympus C8080W digital camera. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (864x1106, 244 KB)This is an image I took myself using an Olympus C8080W digital camera. ... A recreation of typical 1855 cell accommodation. ...

Former prisons

  • HM Prison Beechworth
  • HM Prison Fairlea
  • HM Prison Geelong
  • HM Prison Sale
  • HM Prison Morwell River
  • HM Prison Pentridge

HM Prison Beechworth was a medium security Australian prison located in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia. ... HM Prison Fairlea was an Australian female prison located on Yarra Bend Drive in suburb of Fairfield, Victoria, Australia. ... Australian Prisons Categories: Stub | Victorian prisons | Geelong ... HM Prison Sale is located in Sale, Victoria, Australia. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Main entrance HM Prison Pentridge was an Australian prison built in 1850 and located in Coburg, Victoria. ...

See also

This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... This is a list of operational and former Australian mental asylums, and psychiatric hospitals. ... This is a list of operational and former Australian prisons and immigration detention centres. ... Several massacres occurred in Australia leading up to firearms licensing laws in 1996 after the Port Arthur massacre, one of the deadliest lone wolf massacres in history. ...

Australian prisoners and detainees

Australian people currently imprisoned, and also those of other nationalities accommodated in Australian prisons.


See also: Category:Australian prisoners and detainees


Current prisoners

Brendan James Abbott (born 8 May 1962 in Footscray, Melbourne) is an infamous Australian bank robber. ... Michael Czugaj, shown during an interview on the Nine Networks current affairs television program, A Current Affair. ... Martin John Bryant (born 7 May 1967) murdered 35 people and injured 37 others in the Port Arthur massacre, a killing spree in Tasmania in 1996. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... Frank De Stefano was a Mayor of Geelong, Victoria. ... Keith Faure, police mugshot (circa 1970s) Keith George Faure (b. ... Andrew Garforth Andrew Garforth was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 9 year old Ebony Simpson in Bargo, New South Wales, Australia. ... Ebony Jane Simpson (1983? - August 19, 1992) was a nine year old Australian schoolgirl, abducted and murdered on her way home from school on August 19, 1992. ... Bargo is a small village, located in Wollondilly Shire, approximately 100km south west of Sydney. ... Sef Gonzales (born September 16, 1980) is an Australian who was convicted and sentenced in the Supreme Court of New South Wales to life imprisonment for the murder of his father, Teddy, 46, mother Mary Loiva Josephine, 43, and sister Clodine, 18. ... For the American chaplain, see David Hicks (chaplain). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Map of Cuba with location of Guantánamo Bay indicated. ... Sven Huebner is an Australian citizen who was convicted in 2005 of killing a female friend, Linda Roberts during a botched sex game. ... Julian Knight (born March 4, 1968) is the mass murderer who on August 9, 1987, shot dead 7 people and injured 19 during a shooting spree in Clifton Hill, Victoria, in what became known in Australian history as the Hoddle Street Massacre. ... Ivan Robert Marko Milat (born December 27, 1944 in Guildford, New South Wales) is an Australian serial killer,originaly from Croatia, convicted of seven murders of international hitchhikers during the 1980s and 1990s. ... Craig W. J. Minogue is an Australian prisoner, convicted for the 1986 bombing of the Russell Street Police Headquarters in Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on March 27, 1986. ... Phuong Ngo was convicted of ordering the killing Australian MP John Newman in September, 1994. ... Jack Roche Jack Roche or Jihad Jack as he has been labeled is an Australian convicted on a charge of conspiring to commit an offence provided for by the Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons) Act 1976, namely intent to endanger the lives of Israeli diplomats in Canberra (Australias capital). ... Bilal Skaf, jailed for leading gang rapes in Sydney in 2000. ... John Myles Sharpe (b. ... Stephen John Sutton, born 1964, is an Australian man who has been imprisoned in Argentina, accused of drug trafficking in 2003. ... Stan Taylor is an Australian criminal, currently sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of involvement in the 1987 bombing of the Russell Street Police Headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. ... John Raymond Travers John Raymond Travers was sentenced to life imprisonment for the Anita Cobby murder. ... Anita wins Miss Western Suburbs Charity Queen. ... Bevan Spencer von Einem (born c. ...

Former prisoners

See also: List of Australians in international prisons Alan Bond (born April 22, 1938) is an Australian businessman famous for high-profile business ventures, Alan Bond opened the way for a new style of entrepreneur internationally; building up companies and turning them into the most successful entities in the world with enthusiasm and innovation. ... Garry David, also known as Garry Webb, was an Australian criminal. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Mamdouh Habib (Arabic: ممدوح حبيب) is an independent political candidate in New South Wales, Australia, and a Muslim suspected of terrorist links. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... Camp X-Ray, shown here under construction, was a temporary holding facility for detainees held at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. ... Derryn Nigel Hinch (born 9 February 1944) in New Plymouth, New Zealand (now an Australian citizen) is an Australian media personality best known for his work on Melbourne radio. ... Chika Honda after returning to Japan In 1992 Chika Honda, a 36-year-old Japanese tourist, was arrested on entry at Melbourne Airport, Australia, after heroin was found in her suitcase. ... Jim Krakouer was a notable player for the North Melbourne Football Club during the 1980s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John Wayne Glover; police mugshot John Wayne Glover (1932-2005) was a serial killer responsible for the North Shore Granny Murders in Australia. ... This is a list of current and former Australian citizens whose detention in prisons outside of Australia or execution is noteworthy. ...


Regional crime

Australian Capital Territory

Main article: Crime in the Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Main article: Crime in New South Wales

Crime in Sydney has been part of the city since the earliest days as a prison colony. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Northern Territory

Northern Territory, Australia The Northern Territory of Australia has the highest level of crime per capita of any state or territory in Australia. ...

Queensland

Main article: Crime in Queensland

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia has a lower crime rate than other Australian cities such as Sydney (see Crime in Sydney for details). ...

South Australia

Main article: Crime in South Australia

Tasmania

Main article: Crime in Tasmania

Victoria

Main article: Crime in Victoria

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia has a lower crime rate than Sydney, and it is a reasonably safe city by world standards. ...

Western Australia

This article is about Crime in Perth, Western Australia. ...

Riots in Australia

See -

This is a list of civil disturbances in Western Australia. ...

Specific riots

The Lambing Flat riots or Lambing Flat massacre were a series of violent anti-Chinese demonstrations that took place in the Burrangong region, in New South Wales, Australia. ... The Redfern riot occurred on February 14, 2004 in Redfern sparked by the death of Thomas TJ Hickey, a 17 year old Australian Aborigine. ... Police observing crowds prior to confrontations The 2005 Cronulla riots were a series of ethnically motivated mob confrontations which originated in and around Cronulla, a beachfront suburb of Sydney, Australia. ... Palm Island (also known as Great Palm Island, or by Aboriginal name Bukaman[2]) is an island and community 65 km north-west of Townsville, on the east coast of Queensland, Australia. ...

Crime related books

  • The Matriarch: The Kathy Pettingill Story

Crime related television shows in Australia

Homicide, 503 episodes aired between 1964 and 1977.
Homicide, 503 episodes aired between 1964 and 1977.

Image File history File links Homicide_title. ... Image File history File links Homicide_title. ... Title screen of Homicide Homicide was an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network between 1964 and 1977. ... Australias Most Wanted was a television program based on the format made popular by Americas Most Wanted. ... Blue Heelers was a long-running Australian police drama series and is one of Australias best-loved dramas. ... Blue Murder is a two-part Australian television miniseries based on actual events produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 1995. ... Bluey is an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network in 1976. ... Cop Shop is also an informal term for a police station Cop Shop was an Australian police drama television series produced by Crawford Productions that revolved around the everyday operations of both the uniformed police officers and the plain-clothes detectives of the fictional Riverside Police Station. ... Division 4 is an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Nine Network between 1969 and 1975. ... Forensic Investigators is an Australian television show hosted by Lisa McCune which airs on the Seven Network, it was first aired to television in 2004. ... Title screen of Homicide Homicide was an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network between 1964 and 1977. ... The Long Arm is an Australian television series shown in 1970. ... Matlock Police was an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the 0-10 Network (now known as the Ten Network) between 1971 and 1975. ... The Phoenix television series is a thirteen-part Australian police drama recounting the investigation of the bombing of the state police headquarters, loosely based on a real case in the mid-1980s, the Russell Street Bombing. ... Skirts was an Australian television police drama broadcast on the Seven Network in 1990. ... Solo One is an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network and screened in 1976. ... Special Squad was an Australian television series made by Crawford Productions for the Ten Network in 1984. ... Stingers (1998 - 2004) was an Australian TV police drama series. ... Water Rats was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on the Nine Network from 1996 to 2001. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... White Collar Blue is an Australian television series made by Knapman Wyld Television for the Ten Network from 2002 to 2003. ... Wildside was Australian TV police drama broadcast on the ABC from 1997 to 1999. ... Young Lions was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on the Nine Network in 2002. ...

See also

Courtroom 1 in the High Court in Canberra. ... This is a list of disasters in Australia sorted by death toll This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... At one time the death penalty was used in almost every part of the globe; but over the last few decades many countries have abolished it. ... The Federated Ship Painters and Dockers Union was an Australian trade union which was deregistered in 1993. ...

External links

  • Australian Institute of Criminology

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The main report puts the overall estimated figure for crime in Australia at some $32 billion a year, made up of $19 billion for the crimes covered and $13 billion for other costs such as policing, prisons and the security industry.
Examples of some of the individual crimes are: homicide at $1.6 million per incident, robbery at $3,600 per incident, residential burglary at $2,000 per incident and shoplifting at $110 per incident.
Although there are many difficulties in assessing crime costs, it is important to get a bearing on them because they set the context for the substantial resources spent trying to prevent crime and deal with offenders.
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