Category Archives: Case 1 Sue Neill-Fraser

Complaint to the Integrity Commission Tasmania

Assistant Commissioner Richard Cowling made a misleading statement to the media on or about March 10, 2019.  At a hearing in Hobart on Thursday, April 18, 2019, the prosecution told Deputy Chief Magistrate Daly that key murder witness in the … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser petition close to 15,000 signatures

Andrew L. Urban. The petition calling for a Royal Commission or a judicial enquiry into the conviction of Sue Neill-Fraser for the 2009 murder of her partner Bob Chappell continues to attract signatures and is now close to 15,000.

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Open letter 2 to Tasmanian Attorney General Re TasPol & Meaghan Vass in matter Sue Neill-Fraser

Andrew L. Urban. I refer to this matter which I raised over two weeks ago. I now have the audio of the court hearing of April 18 in which the prosecution explained to the court that police advised that Meaghan … Continue reading

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Murder scene DNA – Coroner shrugs

Andrew L. Urban The DNA of the eye witness to Bob Chappell’s murder is central to the new appeal in the Sue Neill-Fraser case. Its importance had been downplayed by the prosecution at every step of the legal process ever … Continue reading

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Barbara Etter – the facts

In view of recent interest in Sue Neill-Fraser’s former lawyer Barbara Etter APM, as expressed by readers in various comments, we publish the relevant facts about Etter’s withdrawal from her legal practice in mid 2018, and her statement at the … Continue reading

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Open letter to Tasmanian AG Elise Archer MP re TasPol & Meaghan Vass

The Hon Elise Archer MP Attorney General of Tasmania April 23, 2019 Dear Attorney General, I am writing this as an open letter to you in the interests of transparency and the unprecedented public interest in this matter. I do … Continue reading

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Meaghan Vass told police ‘No comment’ – prosecution tells court

Andrew L. Urban. At a hearing in Hobart today, the prosecution told the court that key murder witness in the Sue Neill-Fraser case, Meaghan Vass, had said ‘No comment’ to everything put to her by police when she was picked … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Sue Neill-Fraser key witness denies recanting to police

Andrew L. Urban. Yesterday’s story by Matthew Denholm in The Australian (‘Yacht murder witness changes her tune again’) does not refer to any new statement made by Meaghan Vass in the matter of Sue Neill-Fraser, but is a repeat of … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser case: key witness denies recanting to police

Andrew L. Urban. The key witness in the Sue Neill-Fraser case, Meaghan Vass, has today denied claims attributed to police in today’s The Australian that she has recanted her 60 Minutes testimony admitting she was on board Four Winds at … Continue reading

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Sue Neill-Fraser case of universal interest

Andrew L. Urban. Fully 99% of the 85,000 pageviews on this blog in the past two months were of stories about the Sue Neill-Fraser case. In that period, we published 24 new articles on the case (60 articles altogether). Average … Continue reading

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