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Adam Shand At Large Series

Adam Shand At Large. takes you into the curious mind of Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist and author Adam Shand. Adam brings an independent and forthright view of our world fashioned from 35 years of journalism. This is a search for truth in engaging human stories from voices you rarely hear in Australian media. No brief, no limits, just stories that matter to you.

Jailhouse Lawyer - pt 2. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
Jailhouse Lawyer - pt 2. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

An ex-criminal who walked the line between warring gangs before being wrongly imprisoned talks openly to Adam Shand He reveals how he survived in and out of jail and why helping others fight for freedom was so important even though Carl Williams was framing him for murder.

Part 2. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished - The jailhouse lawyer brings peace and harmony to the jail but an old friend betrays him and he faces another 10 years inside.

Duration:
3019
Date:
17 February 2019

Episodes

Packer's Gold - pt 2. No Trace
Packer's Gold - pt 2. No Trace

Twenty-five years later, Adam’s review of the case reveals strange new evidence that raises the possibility of an elaborate inside job. How much did Kerry Packer know about this theft and the people who pulled it off?  

 

Duration:
1721
Date:
2 October 2019
Packer's Gold - pt 1. Loyalty, Betrayal and Revenge
Packer's Gold - pt 1. Loyalty, Betrayal and Revenge

In 1995, a fortune in gold is stolen from Australia’s then richest man Kerry Packer. Police uncover links between Packer’s former secretary and the red-hot suspect in the crime. After nine months, the investigation goes cold.

 

Duration:
1667
Date:
2 October 2019
Packer's Gold - Trailer
Packer's Gold - Trailer

In April 1995, 285 kilos in gold was stolen from the Sydney office of Australia’s richest man Kerry Packer. No-one was ever charged but police have long suspected that the culprit was a master safe cracker. But how did the thief get into Packer’s office and make off with the gold without leaving a trace?  Adam follows the investigation and brings new facts to light.   

Duration:
88
Date:
12 September 2019
Jailhouse Lawyer - pt 1. Framed
Jailhouse Lawyer - pt 1. Framed

An ex-criminal who walked the line between warring gangs before being wrongly imprisoned talks openly to Adam Shand He reveals how he survived in and out of jail and why helping others fight for freedom was so important even though Carl Williams was framing him for murder.

Part 1. Framed - An underworld figure gets 13 years jail for a crime he says he didn’t commit. He uses the time to help others fight for justice.

Duration:
2612
Date:
17 February 2019
Jailhouse Lawyer - pt 2. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
Jailhouse Lawyer - pt 2. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

An ex-criminal who walked the line between warring gangs before being wrongly imprisoned talks openly to Adam Shand He reveals how he survived in and out of jail and why helping others fight for freedom was so important even though Carl Williams was framing him for murder.

Part 2. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished - The jailhouse lawyer brings peace and harmony to the jail but an old friend betrays him and he faces another 10 years inside.

Duration:
3019
Date:
17 February 2019
Jailhouse Lawyer - Trailer
Jailhouse Lawyer - Trailer

An ex-criminal who walked the line between warring gangs before being wrongly imprisoned talks openly to Adam Shand He reveals how he survived in and out of jail and why helping others fight for freedom was so important even though Carl Williams was framing him for murder.

Duration:
52
Date:
7 February 2019
Meth Destruction - pt 1
Meth Destruction - pt 1

Adam Shand tells the story of Tom de Souza and his journey from middle class scholarship boy in Perth to chronic ice user and budding criminal. Tom de Souza is a gifted child born into an affluent Australian family in London. He is a scholarship boy who had unlimited potential but then his father loses his job as a stockbroker. The family returns home to Perth where eight- year old Tom struggles to fit in. As a young teenager struggles with self-esteem and low confidence, he discovers methamphetamine which seems to be a panacea for his troubles. Soon he finds himself in the revolving door of the criminal justice system. 

Duration:
2004
Date:
13 December 2018
Meth Destruction - pt 2
Meth Destruction - pt 2

Struggling to cope with their son’s downward spiral, Tom’s parents’ marriage disintegrates. Tom de Souza tells Journalist Adam Shand how he falls into the seedy sub-culture of drugs and turns to crime to feed his drug habit. He becomes estranged from his family and sees no future in life. He finds a place on the fringe of society with other misfits where he is not judged. As jail or death beckons, Tom finds the strength to deal with his demons. Luckily for Tom, his family never gives up on him and they find the strength to help Tom turn his life around.

Duration:
1491
Date:
13 December 2018
Meth Destruction - Part 1
Meth Destruction - Part 1

Methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, is a scourge facing Australians of all ages and walks of life. It’s highly addictive and readily available and it’s become the most commonly consumed illicit drug in Australia.

Adam tells the story of Tom de Souza and his journey from middle class scholarship boy in Perth to chronic ice user and budding criminal. Adam learns how Tom came back from the brink to beat ice and rediscover his joy of life. This is a harrowing story that should resonate with every family but it also offers a message of hope that ice can be defeated. 

Part 1 - Tom de Souza is a gifted child born into an affluent Australian family in London. He is a scholarship boy who had unlimited potential but then his father loses his job as a stockbroker. The family returns home to Perth where eight- year old Tom struggles to fit in. As a young teenager struggles with self-esteem and low confidence, he discovers methamphetamine which seems to be a panacea for his troubles. Soon he finds himself in the revolving door of the criminal justice system.  

Methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, is a scourge facing Australians of all ages and walks of life. It’s highly addictive and readily available and it’s become the most commonly consumed illicit drug in Australia. Adam tells the story...
Date:
13 December 2018
Meth Destruction - Part 2
Meth Destruction - Part 2

Methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, is a scourge facing Australians of all ages and walks of life. It’s highly addictive and readily available and it’s become the most commonly consumed illicit drug in Australia.

Adam tells the story of Tom de Souza and his journey from middle class scholarship boy in Perth to chronic ice user and budding criminal. Adam learns how Tom came back from the brink to beat ice and rediscover his joy of life. This is a harrowing story that should resonate with every family but it also offers a message of hope that ice can be defeated. 

Part 2 - Struggling to cope with their son’s downward spiral, Tom’s parents’ marriage disintegrates. Tom falls into the seedy sub-culture of drugs where he turns to crime to feed his drug habit. He becomes estranged from his family and sees no future in life. He finds a place on the fringe of society with other misfits and losers where he is not judged. As jail or death beckons, Tom finds the strength to deal with his demons and . Luckily for Tom, his family never gives up on him and they find the strength to help Tom turn his life around.

Methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, is a scourge facing Australians of all ages and walks of life. It’s highly addictive and readily available and it’s become the most commonly consumed illicit drug in Australia. Adam tells the story...
Date:
13 December 2018
Meth Destruction Trailer
Meth Destruction Trailer

Methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, is a scourge facing Australians of all ages and walks of life. It’s highly addictive and readily available and it’s become the most commonly consumed illicit drug in Australia.

Adam tells the story of Tom de Souza and his journey from middle class scholarship boy in Perth to chronic ice user and budding criminal. Adam learns how Tom came back from the brink to beat ice and rediscover his joy of life. This is a harrowing story that should resonate with every family but it also offers a message of hope that ice can be defeated. 

Meth Destruction - out this December on PodcastOne Australia

Methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, is a scourge facing Australians of all ages and walks of life. It’s highly addictive and readily available and it’s become the most commonly consumed illicit drug in Australia. Adam tells the story...
Date:
10 December 2018
ATM Boy - Part 1
ATM Boy - Part 1

A bank error offers you a multi-million dollar fantasy lifestyle. And the bank and the police aren't chasing you. What would you do? In 2011, a portal to illicit riches opened for Dan Saunders, a country barman. It was an easy way to rob a bank, almost a victimless crime. Or so he thought, until he pondered the question of conscience.

Part One. A barman-turned-bank robber contacts Adam as he tries to understand why no-one is chasing him. He has found a hole in the ATM network of a bank and has morphed into a big spending high roller but ATM Boy wants his old life back.

A bank error offers you a multi-million dollar fantasy lifestyle. And the bank and the police aren't chasing you. What would you do? In 2011, a portal to illicit riches opened for Dan Saunders, a country barman. It was an easy way...
Date:
11 October 2018
ATM boy - pt 2
ATM boy - pt 2

A bank error offers you a multi-million dollar fantasy lifestyle. And the bank and the police aren't chasing you. What would you do? In 2011, a portal to illicit riches opened for Dan Saunders, a country barman. It was an easy way to rob a bank, almost a victimless crime. Or so he thought, until he pondered the question of conscience.

Part Two of Adam Shand at large - ATM boy. Dan is on the horns of a dilemma. He can steal enough from the bank to last a lifetime. Life in a tropical hideout awaits but he must summon the courage to abandon everything for a life of lies and deceit.

Duration:
1679
Date:
11 October 2018
ATM Boy - Part 2
ATM Boy - Part 2
A bank error offers you a multi-million dollar fantasy lifestyle. And the bank and the police aren't chasing you. What would you do? In 2011, a portal to illicit riches opened for Dan Saunders, a country barman. It was an easy way to rob a bank, almost a victimless crime. Or so he thought, until he pondered the question of conscience. Part Two. Dan is on the horns of a dilemma. He can steal enough from the bank to last a lifetime. Life in a tropical hideout awaits but he must summon the courage to abandon everything for a life of lies and deceit.
Date:
11 October 2018
ATM Boy Trailer
ATM Boy Trailer

A bank error offers you a multi-million dollar fantasy lifestyle. And the bank and the police aren't chasing you. What would you do? In 2011, a portal to illicit riches opened for a country barman. It was an easy way to rob a bank, almost a victimless crime. Or so he thought, until he pondered the question of conscience.   

Out now on PodcastOne

A bank error offers you a multi-million dollar fantasy lifestyle. And the bank and the police aren't chasing you. What would you do? In 2011, a portal to illicit riches opened for a country barman. It was an easy way to rob a bank,...
Date:
2 October 2018
The Real Chopper - pt 1
The Real Chopper - pt 1

The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the cartoon thug. The character he dreamed up in a jailhouse book became an Australian icon after Eric Bana played Chopper in the hit movie. In this two-part series, Adam Shand meets the people closest to Chopper Read and reveals his greatest heist.

Duration:
1459
Date:
21 March 2018
The Real Chopper - Part 1
The Real Chopper - Part 1

The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the cartoon thug. He was a hopeless crook and he spent 23 wasted years in jail as a result. The character he dreamed up in a jailhouse book became an Australian icon after Eric Bana played Chopper in the hit movie. Read then made his living from playing the man he saw on the screen. In this two-part series, Adam Shand meets the people closest to Chopper Read and reveals his greatest heist.

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The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the...
Date:
21 March 2018
The real Chopper - pt 2
The real Chopper - pt 2

The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the cartoon thug. The character he dreamed up in a jailhouse book became an Australian icon after Eric Bana played Chopper in the hit movie. In this two-part series, Adam Shand meets the people closest to Chopper Read and reveals his greatest heist.

Duration:
1586
Date:
21 March 2018
The Real Chopper - Part 2
The Real Chopper - Part 2

The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the cartoon thug. He was a hopeless crook and he spent 23 wasted years in jail as a result. The character he dreamed up in a jailhouse book became an Australian icon after Eric Bana played Chopper in the hit movie. Read then made his living from playing the man he saw on the screen. In this two-part series, Adam Shand meets the people closest to Chopper Read and reveals his greatest heist.

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The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the...
Date:
21 March 2018
The Real Chopper Trailer
The Real Chopper Trailer

The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the cartoon thug. He was a hopeless crook and he spent 23 wasted years in jail as a result. The character he dreamed up in a jailhouse book became an Australian icon after Eric Bana played Chopper in the hit movie. Read then made his living from playing the man he saw on the screen. In this two-part series, Adam Shand meets the people closest to Chopper Read and reveals his greatest heist.

The Real Chopper - Available Now on PodcastOne

The name Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read is a by-word for crime and violence in Australian society. The foul deeds he confessed to appalled and fascinated us but how much of it was true? In The Real Chopper, we meet the man behind the...
Date:
14 March 2018