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In January 1982, as most Australians enjoyed a carefree holiday season, Lyn Dawson was trying to pick up the tattered threads of her marriage. Joanne Curtis was taking tentative steps to extricate herself from her affair with Lyn's husband. And Chris Dawson was desperately seeking solutions. In...
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In the days and months following Lyn's disappearance, Chris Dawson put forth a range of suggestions as to her possible whereabouts. Perhaps she had gone north to think about their marriage. Maybe she'd joined a cult, or a religious group. But whatever he said, he clearly believed she was never...
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David Goggins is a retired Navy SEAL and former USAF Tactical Air Control Party member who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is an ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete and world record holder for the most pull-ups done in 24 hours. His new book "Can't Hurt Me" is available...
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Colleen rescued her mum from a violent marriage. Later, she solved one of Australia's most complicated murder cases (R)
On January 15, 1984, Chris and Joanne wed at Bayview. With no veil, and in a non-traditional dress, the young bride looked like a flower girl. On her hand, she wore Lyn's rings. Chris's brother Paul and his wife Marilyn were witnesses, but there was something Marilyn didn't know. A secret existed...
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Lyn Dawson had been missing for three years when her worried friend Sue wrote to the Office of the Ombudsman - an independent government watchdog - about the lack of police action in the case. We go looking and recover a long-forgotten file after decades in storage, and the contents highlight the...
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After six difficult years, the volatile marriage was over. Joanne felt she had become ‘disposable’, as Lyn had been years before, and feared for her life. She fled back to Sydney, telling friends she was convinced Chris had murdered his first wife. In this episode, you'll hear what Chris Dawson...
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Leaving the dark shadow of Lyn’s disappearance behind, Chris moved his young new wife and children north to Queensland, into a home on acreage near the newly-opened theme park, Dreamworld. Isolated behind high fences, Joanne lived the life of a 'Stepford wife', and was expected to meet all of her...
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After 36 long years, failed police investigations, two coronial inquests, and countless appeals from Lyn's family, the case is stronger now - and once again it's in the hands of the office of the DPP. Regardless of their decision, the NSW police commissioner pledges to keep investigations going,...
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Documents you don't normally think of, showing you things you didn't expect. 
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Chris Dawson was interviewed by police in 1991, and then never again. But Sue Strath, Lyn's loyal friend, kept agitating for a further investigation, and in 1998 Detective Damian Loone was assigned to the case. Curiously, the earlier investigation notes had vanished.
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Some of them hadn't seen each other since Cromer High days more than 30 years ago but they came together in a show of force, determined to hold to account teachers who had preyed on students for sex. Meanwhile, the detective Damian Loone escalates his murder investigations, interviewing many...
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Humiliated and broken by her husband's affair, Lyn finally asked Joanne to leave the Bayview home. The teenager walked out, and into the home of Chris's twin brother, Paul, a few hundred metres down the same street. Tensions continued to rise. And then suddenly, Lyn vanished. Years later, Joanne...
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Before the first coronial inquest, police tap phones in the lead-up to digging in a relatively small area around the swimming pool at Bayview, where they find a woman's cardigan. The crime scene officer on that dig describes what he believed were stab marks in the garment. He suspects Lyn's...
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Lyn was a devoted wife and mother. She adored her husband, but he betrayed and humiliated her in the most callous way. Now she's gone - missing, a likely victim of murder.
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Cromer High School's pin-up sports teacher Chris Dawson pursued year 11 student Joanne Curtis with the sort of relentless determination he showed as a star of rugby league. Chris had model good looks, an easy charm, and students looked up to him. Other teachers followed his lead, seducing...
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This is the third time Mia has interviewed Gold Logie winner Samuel Johnson for No Filter, but it may be their best conversation yet.  A year on from the death of his sister Connie, whom he lost to breast cancer, Samuel gets candid about what life's been like and the unexpected turns of the past...
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How the Men at Work front man managed the trip to mega-stardom and back again (R)
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As Chris brazenly moved his teenage lover into the family home, Lyn saw the cracks in her marriage widen. It was crumbling all around her. Unable to believe the worst of her husband, she responded with denial, but to her family and friends Lyn's suffering was clear. And the toll was not just...
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Loose Units, one of our most popular episodes is now it's own podcast and we have the first episode right here for you! Comedian Paul Verhoeven interviews his dad John about his days in the NSW police force. It's also a book don't forget,, which would make an excellent Christmas present!
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As her twenty-first birthday approached in 2008, Britt Kathryn May Lapthorne asked her parents for just one present – the biggest travel backpack she could carry... Episode narrated by the [Anonymous Host](https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Episode researched and written by [Milly...
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A New York Times investigation has found that the information being collected about us through apps on our smartphones is far more extensive than most of us imagine — or are aware we have consented to. Guests: Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Natasha Singer and Michael H. Keller, reporters who cover...
A star footballer. His school girl lover. A wife who vanishes.  The Australian’s Hedley Thomas digs deep into a cold case which has been unsolved for 36 years, uncovering startling new evidence.
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Happy Monday Shameless fam! This week we need to talk about The Teacher's Pet, Instagram weddings, and the triumphant rise of Ariana Grande. Want to support the TAC and push fellow Victorians to drive safely this Christmas? Visit the display in Southbank, right near the Meat + Wine Co. We...
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Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist and tenured professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL_f53ZEJxp8TtlOkHwMV9Q All Dr. Peterson’s self-improvement writing programs at https://www.understandmyself.com/ 20% off for Rogan listeners. Code: ROGAN
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Dr. Ben Goertzel is the founder and CEO of SingularityNET, a blockchain-based AI marketplace. 
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This week’s hometowns include a Mary Vincent connection and rehab cults. 
It's been a massive week for Australian True Crime podcasts and cold cases. A second inquest has been announced into the death of Maria James, the subject of the ABC podcast Trace, presented by Rachael Brown, and Chris Dawson has been arrested for the murder of his wife Lyn, the subject of The...
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A special Christmas episode with no mention of Christmas
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Joe is joined by UFC Lightweight veteran and current PFL commentator, Yves Edwards.
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9-year old Omaree Varela’s lifeless, bruised, and tattered body was recovered at the base of toy bouncy horse just two days after Christmas in 2013.  His mother and stepfather claimed his death was the result of a freak accident while playing with his younger sibling.  However, the marks on...
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Natalie Millar is at the centre of a 20 000-strong network of mothers in Logan City
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HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons calls up Cousin Sal to discuss the Miami Miracle, the Rams' loss to the Bears, the Cowboys' win streak, and the NFL playoff picture (2:10), before guessing the Week 15 lines (41:00).
Tom Papa is a comedian, actor, writer and television/radio host. His podcast "Come To Papa" is available through All Things Comedy on iTunes.
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Jack Hoysted tells of the violent standover man and extortionist who was the first local criminal to be described by Australian police as a gangster (R)
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The UN has adopted a landmark agreement on migration but a number of countries are refusing to take part. Also: crisis in Britain over Brexit vote, and a second life sentence for Russia's most prolific serial killer.
Dan, James, Anna and Andy discuss the Royal Anagrammist, the man from M.O.U.L.D, and Darwin's publisher's not-so-helpful notes.
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As the midweek workday was wrapping up on Wednesday, November 11 1987, staff were closing stores and filtering out of offices throughout Ipswich...  Episode narrated by the [Anonymous Host](https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Episode researched and written by Eileen Ormsby, author of [‘The...
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The recent revolution in technology allows us to peer into the mind as never before—says Dr. Hannah Critchlow. She’s explored what neuroscience can tell us about consciousness, free will, and fate. she’s also investigated the neuroscience leadership to build a more ethical, altruistic work...
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Psychiatrist Robert Kaplan on the strange illness which altered the personality of Bea Miles, making her one of her city's most famous eccentrics
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It's the final week of Hack for 2018 and we're looking back at year's top 10 moments.
If you've come looking for Elf On The Shelf tips you're in the wrong place. We're in the lead-up to Christmas and Holly's in the depths of Elf On The Shelf hell, for the umpteenth year running. But she's having a far better week than Chris Dawson, who was arrested for the suspected murder of his...
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How do you make the perfect hot chocolate? Does snorting things destroy your sense of smell? What are the particles of atoms made of?
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Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill, John Tucker Must Die, Chicago P.D.) is an American actress and activist. She sits down with the Armchair Expert to discuss her love of stunt driving, her experience being a woman in Hollywood and the steps she's taken toward self-fulfillment. Dax gives a solid piece of...
Mathematician Geordie Williamson spent eight years cracking the code to find the weight of atoms in space
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“And then I wake up at 7:00 a.m., and I roll over and look at my phone. And I have a notification from Shopify saying that I made my first sale for $149. And I let out this huge, orgasmic noise of relief. I was like, 'Wow. Everything’s going to be okay.'” — Allen Walton  This episode is by...
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