‘No remains detected to date’:Experts question utility of proposed parole law

‘No remains detected to date’:Experts question utility of proposed parole law

Experts warn the “no body,no parole” law may result in little more than false hope for families.

  • byJenny Noyes

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Lyn’s law:NSW to follow other states with ‘no body,no parole’ laws

Lyn’s law:NSW to follow other states with ‘no body,no parole’ laws

The NSW government will move to strengthen laws around parole for convicted murders who do not reveal the location of the remains their victim.

  • byAlexandra Smith andLucy Cormack
‘No word from LYN!’:The extraordinary diary that helped convict Lynette Dawson’s killer

‘No word from LYN!’:The extraordinary diary that helped convict Lynette Dawson’s killer

Lynette Dawson’s mother asked that her diaries be destroyed when she died. She had no way of knowing how critical they would become 20 years later.

  • byHarriet Alexander andSarah McPhee
Chris Dawson facing ‘constant threats against his life’ in jail,court told

Chris Dawson facing ‘constant threats against his life’ in jail,court told

Chris Dawson appeared in person in the NSW Supreme Court on Thursday,wearing his prison-issue dark green tracksuit as a sentence hearing date was set.

  • bySarah McPhee
Lynette Dawson ‘still missing’:family,police hold hope of finding remains

Lynette Dawson ‘still missing’:family,police hold hope of finding remains

A chapter closed on Lynette Dawson’s story on Tuesday when her husband was found guilty of murder,but her family hope to one day be able to write the epilogue.

  • bySarah McPhee andJenny Noyes
Teacher’s Pet journalist ‘doubles down’ on cold case investigations after Dawson trial

Teacher’s Pet journalist ‘doubles down’ on cold case investigations after Dawson trial

Host of The Teacher’s Pet podcast Hedley Thomas says there is no guarantee cold cases will go to trial “in the absence of journalistic scrutiny”.

  • byZoe Samios
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Chris Dawson’s health to be raised during murder sentencing:lawyer

Chris Dawson’s health to be raised during murder sentencing:lawyer

Dawson’s solicitor Greg Walsh,who is considering applying for bail after his client was convicted of murder and handcuffed,said the 74-year-old has dementia.

  • bySarah McPhee
From an infatuation to a murder conviction

From an infatuation to a murder conviction

Chris Dawson made several attempts to move in with his teenage lover. When they failed,he killed his wife Lynette.

  • byHarriet Alexander
Family hopes to one day put Lynette to rest,as husband Chris convicted of her murder

Family hopes to one day put Lynette to rest,as husband Chris convicted of her murder

Lynette Dawson’s family has issued a plea for Chris Dawson to reveal the location of her body,after a judge found him guilty of her murder in January 1982.

  • bySarah McPhee
The Teacher's Pet podcast journalist responds to Dawson guilty verdict
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The Teacher's Pet podcast journalist responds to Dawson guilty verdict

The Australian's investigative journalist Hedley Thomas says Lynette Dawson's story struck him as unjust,and he became"obsessive about it".

Lynette Dawson's family speak after Chris Dawson guilty verdict
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Lynette Dawson's family speak after Chris Dawson guilty verdict

Lynette Dawson's brother Greg Simms and his wife Merilyn speak outside the NSW Supreme Court after Justice Ian Harrison found Chris Dawson guilty of her murder in January 1982.