Reporting on the Port Arthur Tragedy with Gary Tippet

Nov 23, 2019

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Episode description

In the sixth episode of From the Files, Casefile’s host covers news updates from:

He then talks with Gary Tippet, a journalist and author whose illustrious career spans over four decades. Gary has received multiple awards for his work, including a Walkley, Australia’s top journalism honour, and has co-authored two true crime books. He has covered some of the biggest stories in the country, including the 1996 massacre in Port Arthur, Tasmania, covered in episode 45 of Casefile. Gary talked with us about what it was like to report on this infamous case, which has had such a profound impact throughout Australia.



‘Ronnie Busick’s competency evaluation results could be heard before 2020’ – The Joplin Globe

‘LA basketballer set for plea deal over Andrew Mallard’s hit-and-run death’ – Perth Now

‘Service to honour slain officer’Bayside News

‘‘Vital we remain vigilant about child safety’: Politicians reflect on Daniel Morcombe message’SBS News

‘Jillaroos don red ahead of Day for Daniel’

‘Funding for Daniel Morcombe Foundation to help keep Australian kids safe’Mirage News

‘Notorious wife killer Gerard Baden-Clay could face more charges after he ‘touched a male prison guard’s backside’ behind bars’ – The Daily Mail

‘Accused Claremont serial killer Bradley Edwards pleads guilty to two attacks including rape of teen girl’ABC News

‘Accused Claremont serial killer admits abduction, rape of teen one year before alleged murders began’ WA Today

‘How a Sprite bottle led to the arrest of accused Claremont serial killer Bradley Robert Edwards’Perth Now

‘Claremont serial killer trial delayed by a week, a day after Bradley Edwards’s shock guilty plea’ABC News

‘New DNA, fibre witnesses to be allowed in trial of Bradley Edwards for Claremont murders’ ABC News

‘Statement on the Thomas Brown Case’ – Klein Investigations and Consulting

‘New details released in Canadian teen’s death’ABC 7 Amarillo

‘Triple murderer loses bid for NSW inquiry’ – The Young Witness

‘National Personal Safety Day 2019 – Launch of Suzy’s Charter for Workplace Safety’Suzy Lamplugh Trust

‘Charter launched to promote safety for employees and employers’ Forecourt Trader

‘NASUWT pledges support for Suzy Lamplugh workplace safety charter’Politics Home

‘Calls for compromise on pedophile laws’ – Nine News

‘Ivan Milat dead aged 74’Sydney Morning Herald

‘Ivan Milat: Serial killer pays for own cremation from prison account’Nine News


Gary Tippet – special guest
Anonymous Host – research, narration
Erin Munro – research, writing
Milly Raso – research, writing
Elsha McGill – research, writing
Mike Migas – production, scoring
Paulina Szymanska – design



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