Ivan Milat (blue shirt) in 1954, aged 10, with siblings (from left) Michael, William, Shirley, Mary and Alex holding Walter at their Moorebank home. Wally Milat recalled how other members of the family would get up late on a Sunday and laze around, but that Ivan would get up early and mow the lawn for … Continue reading Young Ivan Milat at his Moorebank home
May 15, 1998 : That morning of my arrest and the circumstances the police used to justify it. Paul Onions (crown witness} was given 13 photos to look at and he chose me.He had no choice - I was the only one with the blackhair and the type of moustache, similar to the description he … Continue reading Statement of Innocence by Ivan Milat
In a letter dated February 6, 1998, Ivan shared his opinion about Neil Mercer’s book, Fate, Inside the Backpacker Murders Investigation : "I had a bit of a read of that book by Neil Mercer, Fate, Inside the Backpacker Murders Investigation, a series of thumbnail-type stories and quite obvious where the information came from. I … Continue reading Ivan Milat about the book “Fate”
The above picture was taken at Ivan's and his sister Shirley's home located in Eagle Vale. They carved their initial on a path. It reads "I & S - 31.12.93". By the way it's written, Ivan was probably the one who did it, as he always wrote dates using dots.
Ivan Milat, and his cellmate, drugs baron George Savvas, were in separate jails last night after a daring escape plot was foiled. A joint task force, code-named Operation Bengal, raided the maximum security wing at Maitland jail just hours before Milat, Savvas and two prison accomplices planned to stage a break-out. "They were prepared to … Continue reading Ivan Milat and George Savvas – Attempted Escape ?
There’s only 3 pages about Ivan but it lacks accuracy: Not really a mistake, but concerning the 1971 rape charge, the book only mentioned that Ivan stopped at a petrol station and I think it’s important to tell that he stopped because Greta was thirsty and needed a drink, so he drove her to the … Continue reading Book : The Serial Killers by Colin Wilson
Last February I posted a phone call transcript between Ivan and his sister-in-law, Caroline Milat. Today I'm sharing a small audio excerpt from this phone call! Audio files of Ivan are so rare that it's always nice to find something new! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgkGkcbc7MM
Following his trial, Ivan was sent to Maitland Gaol, located in East Maitland, New South Wales. Ivan's cell was the 014 and his prison number was 240140. Maitland Gaol opened in 1848, and closed in 1998. Ivan was transferred to Goulburn Correctional Centre in Goulburn, New South Wales in 1997 following a "failed escape attempt" … Continue reading Ivan Milat – Maitland Gaol
Ivan Milat’s letter to his girlfriend, Chalinder Hughes, from Long Bay Jail. The spelling mistakes are his. My dear Chalinda Hello my love, I am well and hope you are…It has been a long time for us and you have been with me all the way, which I am so glad. I am torn between my … Continue reading Letter to Chalinder : December 06, 1995
Anecdote from The Sunday Telegraph, August 23, 2020 : “We were inundated with stories from former Corrective Service NSW prison staff. Our source swears the officer asked Ivan Milat if he had “been a good boy” before handing him a magazine. The scene was allegedly videoed on a hand-held recorder (used of force was to … Continue reading Anecdote from Supermax