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The case against Robert Farquharson

Season 1, Ep. 484

Megan Norris joins us again to talk about the case of Robert Farquharson.


Farquharson is the Victorian man who was twice convicted of deliberately driving his car into a dam on the night of Father's Day 2005 for the purpose of murdering his three children, Jai, 10, Tyler, 7, and Bailey, 2.


He also launched two failed appeals against his convictions.


Recently 60 Minutes devoted an entire episode to the story in which they called for yet another review of the evidence.


No one knows this case like Megan Norris. She's a journalist and author who started her career as a court reporter. Megan followed this case from the very beginning, first to write a series of magazine articles.


But through that process, Megan developed a close relationship with the mother of the three boys, Cindy Gambino. Cindy asked Megan to write a book about what she was going through, and thank goodness she did, because since Cindy's own death in 2022, that book "On Father's Day" has been her only voice.


Megan joins us on Australian True Crime to represent Cindy and to take us back through the evidence against Robert Farquharson.


You can click this link to view all of Megan Norris' books, including "On Father's Day".


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: Megan Norris

Executive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard

This episode contains extra content from 60 Minutes.


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