Peter Gawler Peter Gawler i(A67130 works by)
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With Felicity Packard and Greg Haddrick, Peter Gawler wrote for the television drama Underbelly (2008) based on the true crime book Leadbelly: Inside Australia's Underworld Wars (2004) by John Silvester and Andrew Rule. In 2010, Gawler was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards in the Television Script category for A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne. Gawler began working for Crawfords in 1976.

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Wolf Creek 2016 series - publisher film/TV horror

Mick Taylor terrorises and murders a family of American tourists–but teenage daughter Eve escapes and embarks on a plan of revenge.

2016 shortlisted AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
Underbelly : Badness 2012 series - publisher film/TV crime

Underbelly: Badness chronicles the spider web of criminality spun by Anthony Perish and the quest by a dedicated team of police to bring him and his associates to justice. A feared underworld figure, Perish managed to maintain an almost non-existent public profile, which was only revealed when his connection to the murder of Terry Falconer, a former inmate of Sydney's Silverwater jail, brought him to the attention of Strike Force Tuno, which was formed to find Falconer's killers. Displaying an extraordinary level of perseverance and determination, Strike Force Tuno, led by Detective Inspector Jubelin spent ten years gathering the evidence that would finally see Perish brought to justice.'

(Source: Inside Film website)

2013 winner AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
2013 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
2013 nominated
Underbelly : Razor 2011 series - publisher film/TV crime

'Mysterious sightings have been reported around inner-Sydney over the last week. A door to the past has opened, affording locals a glimpse of one of their city's most colorful eras...the 1920's. A time when notorious vice queens, Tilly Devine and Kate Leigh battled for supremacy over a nefarious world built on illegal drugs, gambling, extortion and prostitution. When brothels and sly grog shops flourished and gangs of thugs slashed their opposition into silence until the streets ran with blood.

'Welcome to the compelling world of Underbelly: Razor.'

Source: Channel Nine website, http://channelnine.ninemsn.com.au/ (Sighted: 18/08/2011)

2012 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2012 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2012 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Switched On Audience Choice Award Best Television Program
2012 nominated AWGIE Awards Television Mini Series Adaptation
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