Just after midnight on a Saturday 40 years ago, Avalon teenager Trudie Adams hitched a ride home from Newport surf club and was never seen again. As part of this podcast, a friend of Trudie has spoken publicly for the first time about being one of the last people to see her before she disappeared.
MAUREEN Matterson left her Seven Hills home on December 5, 2003, for her daily walk to visit friends - but the 57-year-old grandmother never returned home. NewsLocal Journalists Jake McCallum and Heath Parkes-Hupton investigate the mystery surrounding the disappearance of a loving grandmother and the case of The Bag in the Bush.
IT IS Boxing Day, 1982, a young indigenous boy jumps the back fence of his Dundas Valley home to scurry off to Eastwood station - he is on a mission to borrow money for his mother - minutes later his brother goes after him, but Bradford Pholi is never seen again.
NewsLocal Journalists Jake McCallum and Mary Anne Taouk investigate the devastating life of a young boy that slipped through the cracks, long before his disappearance.
TIEMUZHEN Chalaer was a lover of music - this may have been what sparked his enthusiasm for an unregistered party deep in the bush - little did he know, it would cost him his life.NewsLocal Journalist Jake McCallum dives deep into the case of a 24-year-old Chinese student that vanished from a party in the Hawkesbury river suburb of Lower Portland.
A YOUNG man climbs into his lime green Bedford van in the dead of night to drive his girlfriend home - no one has seen them since. NewsLocal Journalist Jake McCallum investigates the series of events following the disappearance of Stephen Lapthorne and Michelle Pope, forty years after they vanished from his West Pymble home.