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The Crimes of Lennie Lawson

One of the strangest of Sydney's murderers was successful comic artist Lennie Lawson, creator of The Lone Avenger and the Hooded Rider. Lawson also ran a photographic studio, and in 1954 was hired to photograph five models at Terrey Hills.
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The Language of Corruption

The Language of Corruption

The following glossary was published at the front of the final report of the Wood Royal Commission into the NSW Police Force in 1997.   GLOSSARY The expressions listed below describe corrupt and/or criminal practices and other colloquialisms referred to in evidence received by the Royal Commission and in this… Keep Reading

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