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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Sins of the Brother : The Definitive Story of Ivan Milat and the Backpacker Murders
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form y separately published work icon Catching Milat Justin Monjo , ( dir. Peter Andrikidis ) Australia : Shine Australia , 2015 8558627 2015 series - publisher film/TV

'A psychological thriller and procedural drama, CATCHING MILAT is a dramatised version of the investigation into the 1990s backpacker murders leading to the arrest and conviction of serial killer Ivan Milat. After the bodies of backpackers are discovered in Belanglo State Forest, New South Wales’ Police unit Task Force Air begins its search for a murderer. Ultimately the bodies of seven backpackers are found. With the help of forensic evidence and tip-offs from the public, thousands of leads are investigated before Milat is finally arrested in 1994. CATCHING MILAT is the story of the men who brought him to justice. The mini-series is based on the book Sins of the Brother by Mark Whittaker and Les Kennedy and produced by Shine Australia for Seven. ' (Production summary)


  • Epigraph: Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents (Sir Edmund Leach, social anthropologist).

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