Peter Butt

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Who Killed Dr Bogle and Mrs Chandler?
At last, an answer to one of the great unsolved cases in crime history. When the half-naked bodies of brilliant physicist, Dr Gilbert Bogle, and his lover, Mrs Margaret Chandler, were found in bizarre circumstances on a Sydney riverbank in…
The Prime Minister is Missing
With Australia at war in Vietnam in 1967, suddenly Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared without a trace--an event unparalleled in the history of western democracy. The nation was in shock and disbelief at the shattering news, hoping for a miracle…
Fortress Australia
Fortress Australia uncovers one of the most extraordinary chapters in Australia's history - the brazen attempt by successive Australian governments to fortress their nation with atomic weapons. Recently released top secret documents finally allow this astonishing story to be told.…
The Australian Experience: Sheep's Back
Part of the Series: The Australian Experience
For a golden century, the wool industry gave Australia one of the highest living standards in the world. Wool and the people who grew it were entwined with the national identity. Sheep adorned postage stamps and coins. Every child learnt…
My Father, My Country
In 1938 three Australian patrol officers - Jim Taylor, John Black and Pat Walsh - set off on an epic journey into the unexplored highlands of Papua New Guinea. Their purpose: to make contact with "stone age" tribes who knew…
Silent Storm
In 2001 scientists in a Melbourne laboratory made a startling discovery. They found thousands of jars of ashed human bone, which had been stored for up to 40 years. All contained evidence of one of the most dangerous poisons on…