Episodes
As a detective, Damian Loone played a vital part in catching Lynette Dawson’s killer. First handed the case file 20 years after the young mother was last seen, Loone spent half of his career collecting the evidence to convict her murderer. He talks Gary Jubelin through every step of the investigation. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like the show? Get more at icatchkillers.com.au Advertising enquiries:...
Published 04/20/24
Convicted drug dealer Joe Kwon shared a prison cell with a billionaire accountant, who changed his life forever. In exchange for providing his protection, Joe’s new cellmate taught him about business and encouraged him to read. After being released, Joe went to university and set out on his own, working with some of the country’s leading companies and helping other ex-cons earn a second chance. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing...
Published 04/15/24
Joe Kwon was jailed for running a drug syndicate. Years earlier, he’d dabbled in petty crime, became a foot soldier in an Asian crime gang while still at school and was later held for ransom by the bikies. At his peak, Joe was living the high life; splashing thousands of dollars in cash just because he could do. That was until the morning undercover cops infiltrated his syndicate and everything came crashing down.   Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus...
Published 04/13/24
Prisons are thought of as being dangerous but Kylie says she was assaulted more while working as a nurse than now, as a prison officer. After changing her career on her 40th birthday, she works to help reintegrate prisoners into the community. From running into former inmates on her way home to responding to emergencies behind bars, Kylie tells Gary Jubelin what it’s really like to work behind bars.   Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by...
Published 04/08/24
Clint has been to jail twice as a prisoner but now he’s back - working in the prison he used to be locked up in. As a teenager, Clint was living on the streets before joining the army, where he was forced to end his military career due to injury. He then got into trouble growing cannabis and ended up incarcerated. He tells Gary Jubelin how he got out, and why he went back inside again.   Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to...
Published 04/06/24
Just 12 months before Andrew Krakouer played in the WAFL Grand Final, he was sitting in a prison cell. Years later, he played in a Grand Final at the MCG in front of 90,000 rowdy fans. Although he spent time behind bars, Krakouer told Gary Jubelin he isn’t a bad person, he just did a bad thing - and he reveals why he wouldn’t change a thing. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like the show? Get more at...
Published 04/01/24
AFL star Andrew Krakouer was at the height of his footy career when he was sent to prison. It was a place he hoped never to end up, after spending his childhood visiting his own father in jail. In 2008, he was found guilty of serious assault, swapping his footy jersey for prison greens. Looking back at his life, Krakouer talks Gary Jubelin through the highs and lows.  Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like...
Published 03/30/24
The team at I Catch Killers is deeply saddened by the passing of our good friend Russell Manser. Russell has helped so many people in his life. The courage that he showed to turn his life around and help other people was truly inspirational. You will be missed brother. Rest in peace. This episode is from the archives, and was first published on 11 November 2021. In part two of Gary's chat with Russell he talks about his time in prison and how he became driven to get involved in the Royal...
Published 03/27/24
The team at I Catch Killers is deeply saddened by the passing of our good friend Russell Manser. Russell has helped so many people in his life. The courage that he showed to turn his life around and help other people was truly inspirational. You will be missed brother. Rest in peace. This episode is from the archives, and was first published on 8 November 2021. Russell Manser has an extensive criminal history. He robbed banks, escaped from custody, was a heroin addict and spent 23 years in...
Published 03/26/24
The worlds of crime, sport, media, law and business come together in part two of this special celebratory episode of I Catch Killers for Johnny Lewis. The coach has saved many lives - including Garth Wood's. The former boxer, who recently spent time in jail, reveals how he spent his days in his cell thinking about fond memories with Lewis, which ultimately pulled him through. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+...
Published 03/25/24
Australian athletes including Jeff Fenech and actor Matt Nable were among those who lined up to celebrate legendary boxing trainer Johnny Lewis during an extraordinary ‘This Is Your Life’-style tribute for his 80th birthday. Lewis spent his career working with everyone from prisoners and former criminals to everyday people, helping to turn their lives around. He even saved Gary Jubelin when he hit rock bottom.  Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus...
Published 03/23/24
Jack Laurence has spoken to some of the most terrifying criminals in the US, including a contract killer called Wild Bill whose crimes made him as one of the country's most wanted criminals. The host of the One Minute Remaining podcast tells Gary Jubelin what it is like to spend time deep in conversation with a murderer, and why he chose to publish what Wild Bill told him.   Want to hear more? Listen to Jack Laurence's podcast One Minute Remaining here.   Get episodes of I Catch Killers a...
Published 03/18/24
Convicted murderers call Jack Laurence at all hours - in the early morning; while he’s out doing the groceries; when he’s about to go to bed. It’s all in a day’s work for the podcaster, who records his One Minute Remaining series of telephone interviews with US prisoners from the comfort of his child’s toy room. Doing so, he’s interviewed contract killers, those who have been wrongly convicted, and people on death row.  Want to hear more? Listen to Jack Laurence's podcast One Minute...
Published 03/16/24
Joe Williams achieved huge success as a professional rugby league player and champion boxer, but was diagnosed as bipolar and also suffered from brain trauma and racism. At his lowest point, he wanted to end his life. Despite everything he’s been through, Joe wouldn’t change any of it. This is how he retrained his brain and found freedom.   This episode of I Catch Killers discusses self harm. If this raises any issues or concerns, you can reach out to Lifeline on 131114.   Get episodes of...
Published 03/11/24
Former rugby league star Joe Williams was only 13 when he signed his first deal with the Sydney Roosters and dreamed of becoming like the players he saw on television. But the mix of drugs and alcohol he used to manage pressure and escape his own emotions cost him a promising career. This is how Joe turned his life around after.   Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like the show? Get more at...
Published 03/09/24
Kylie Moore-Gilbert was in solitary confinement for almost 12 months straight. There was no bed, no mattress and no pillows. The toilets made her sick and she wasn’t allowed soap to wash her hands. But Kylie wouldn't give in; she went on hunger strikes, scaled a three-storey building and snuck notes to speak to other prisoners. What drove her was the knowledge she'd been jailed for a crime she had not committed.   Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus...
Published 03/04/24
Kylie Moore Gilbert was locked away in a notorious Iranian prison for 804 days - and she’d done nothing wrong. The academic was arrested at the airport on her way home to Australia, blindfolded, interrogated and then held in isolation. From her cell, Kylie could hear other prisoners screaming. She had no toilet, no one else spoke English and she didn’t know if she would ever get home.   Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to...
Published 03/02/24
Former detective Jon Rouse revolutionised one of the most difficult areas in policing - child exploitation. The ex Queensland cop smashed international paedophile networks, rescued thousands of children from their abusers and worked to identify and remove victims from online images and videos through Task Force Argos. Jon joins Gary Jubelin to talk about his incredible legacy.    Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+...
Published 02/27/24
Former detective Jon Rouse has been a victim of an armed robbery, received several death threats and worked as a bank teller to fund his musical ambitions. But after becoming a police officer in the 1980s, Jon began infiltrating international paedophile networks - which revolutionised the way police around the world take down child sex offenders. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like the show? Get more at...
Published 02/27/24
Faith Tkalac has spent years campaigning for an inquest into the death of her son Jari after he was struck by a car driven by his girlfriend, Melissa Oates. In this episode, Gary Jubelin joins Faith at the court hearing, and speaks to crime reporter Amber Wilson, who has covered the case since 2020.    Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like the show? Get more at icatchkillers.com.au Advertising enquiries:...
Published 02/20/24
Twenty six-year-old Jari Wise died when he was hit by a car driven by his girlfriend, Melissa Oates. Since that night in 2020, there’s been a criminal trial in which Melissa pleaded guilty to several driving offences, and the judge found she was not responsible for Jari’s death. His mum, Faith Tkalac, has been campaigning for an inquest. Finally, that day has arrived.    Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+...
Published 02/20/24
Former Neighbours star Madeleine West has given her performance of a lifetime, putting the serial paedophile who abused her as a child behind bars. Working with detectives, the actor courageously relived her nightmares, confronting her abuser to coax a confession. Madeleine shares how she reclaimed her power and what her final words were to the ‘monster’ who stole her childhood. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+...
Published 02/13/24
When Aussie actor Madeleine West was four, she was attacked by a paedophile. The horrific abuse happened for years - all at the hands of her next door neighbour. As a way to escape the dark reality of her childhood, Madeleine became an actress - but the twisted memories soon flooded back. Madeleine joins Gary Jubelin to speak publicly for the first time. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like the show? Get...
Published 02/13/24
Australian boxer Ella Boot has a black eye and is covered in blood (her opponent’s). In the fighting world, this is the price of victory. In her first headline fight, Gary Jubelin follows Ella and her coach Johnny Lewis on fight night. From the weigh-in to the rare insights of the change rooms, discover what it really takes to win. Get episodes of I Catch Killers a week early and ad-free, as well as bonus content, by subscribing to Crime X+ today. Like the show? Get more at...
Published 02/03/24