Australian Crime Stories


Season 4, Episode 5 - Bodies of Evidence

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He was South Australia's top forensic pathologist for 27 years, but Dr Colin Manock didn't always get it right. From questionable methodology to performing a public autopsy, ACS reveals the high-level cover-ups.

Season 4, Episode 4 - Killing Florence

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In 1977, a famous designer, Florence Broadhurst was bludgeoned to death in her own factory. She had many enemies but was she the victim of a notorious serial killer? Australian Crime Stories rebuilds the case, piece by piece.

Season 4, Episode 3 - The X Factor

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The 'Lawyer X' saga sparked a Royal Commission. Nicola Gobbo was the barrister who played on both sides of the law, two-timing the cops and the drug lords for fifteen years.

Season 4, Episode 2 - The Money or the Bomb

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In 1971 an extortionist calling himself "Mr Brown" claimed he'd placed a bomb on a Qantas flight. With passenger safety a priority, Qantas handed over a $500,000 ransom. We follow the money trail and reveal the true identity of "Mr Brown".

Season 4, Episode 1 - The Dark Side

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It's the brutal crime that shocked a nation. A homicide on CCTV. We examine the damning evidence that reveals,the cold-hearted planning and execution of a young, naive wannabe gangster, by Roger Rogerson and his accomplice Glen McNamara.
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Episode 8 (Murphy's Law)

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Brian Murphy was regarded as Australia's toughest cop, finding himself in the middle of several gang wars throughout a 30-year career in the Victoria Police. Bad guys who crossed "The Skull" had a habit of dying violently.

Episode 7 (Mr Cruel)

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A serial predator dubbed Mr. Cruel had an incredible impact on Australia in the late 1980's - 90's. The masked assailant, who police believe may be responsible for around a dozen attacks on children across Melbourne, could still be alive.

Episode 6 (The Vampire Gigolo)

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When Melbourne prostitute Shane Chartres-Abbott was accused of raping and mutilating a client, few doubted his guilt. To complete the lurid picture, the victim said Chartres-Abbott boasted that he was a 200-year-old vampire.

Episode 5 (Billy the Texan)

3.5 26 x
The life story of one of the central figures in the notorious Painters and Dockers wars that claimed more than 15 victims in 1960s and 70s Melbourne.

Episode 4 (Mark Standen: A Dirty Cop)

4.0 15 x
This is the true story of the international drug plot that brought down one of Australia's top law enforcers, Mark Standen. We reveal how far his corruption spread and whether there are more like him still operating in our police forces.