EXCLUSIVE: It was the security firm awarded almost $50 million despite having under 40 full time staff in Victoria and now at the centre of an inquiry after its poorly trained subcontracted guards helped cause a second wave of COVID, leading to hundreds of deaths and forcing Melbourne into a months-long lockdown.
FEATURE: Australia has a problem with violence, specifically violence against women. As Victoria surges through its second COVID-19 lockdown the implications for those living in abuse is dire. Where can victims find safety when confined to their home and how has lockdown affected those living in family violence? April Shepherd with this investigation.
EXCLUSIVE: Convicted child rapist Graeme Mundine – formerly a senior Catholic Church and Indigenous community leader – has been recently released from prison to face court this week on further child sex abuse charges after being charged by detectives over more offences that took place at a Marist Brothers college in Sydney’s west in the 1980s. Serkan Ozturk reports.
Episode 4: Michelle Gray has been at the forefront of a battle for justice against one of the world’s best supported sporting clubs – Scotland footballing powerhouse Celtic FC – who she alleges was involved in a wide-ranging, decades long cover-up over a paedophile ring that operated within the club’s grounds and targeted young footballers, including her brother.
EXCLUSIVE: Hot on the heels of the Adem Somyurek branch stacking scandal, Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has yet another headache on his hands with one of his other MPs with Turkish heritage – Natalie Suleyman – now at the centre of an “edit warring” scandal on Wikipedia over preivous corruption findings. Serkan Ozturk reports.
Episode 2: The True Crime News Weekly team is joined by comedian and satirist Jordan Shanks (aka Friendlyjordies) to discuss what makes him tick, his views on mainstream media and politics, the return of Malcolm Turnbull to the spotlight, and just why he thinks News Corp ‘personality’ Joe Hildebrand is the Scott Morrison of journalism. With your hosts Gary Johnston and Serkan Ozturk.