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Shortcut: Captain Moonlite

Season 1, Ep. 491

This is a "Shortcut" episode. It’s a shortened version of this week’s more detailed full episode, which is also available on our feed. 


Captain Moonlite was a very different character compared to other famous Australian Bushrangers.


Despite the fantastic nickname there's been conspicuously little information available about him.


That was until journalist and author, Garry Linnell started looking into the story.


The result is a great book that uncovers some surprising aspects of Moonlite story. Aspects some say are the reason he hasn't been eulogised like his contemporaries. 


Click here to purchase Garry's book "Moonlite: The Tragic Love Story of Captain Moonlite and the Bloody End of the Bushrangers"


Australian True Crime LIVE is coming to Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne this July! It'll be full of special guests and Q+A's, and we can't wait to see you in person. You can find tickets by clicking this link.


For Support: 

Lifeline  on 13 11 14

13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)

1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732


CREDITS:

Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 

Guest: Garry Linnell

Executive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard


GET IN TOUCH:

https://www.australiantruecrimethepodcast.com/

Follow the show on Instagram @australiantruecrimepodcast and Facebook 

Email the show at AusTrueCrimePodcast@gmail.com

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