“They’re watching me. They’re keeping an eye on me.”

Surveillance photo, 1994. In April 1994, a colleague of Ivan Milat, Don Borthwick, was interviewed by the Task Force Air. He arranged for the officer to conduct the interview at his office, Borthwick and Pengilly Asphalt Pty Ltd in St Clair. Said it was a routine enquiry. Ivan was one of many people they were … Continue reading “They’re watching me. They’re keeping an eye on me.”

Ivan Milat’s Younger Years

"These people like Milat are consummate actors," forensic psychiatrist Rod Milton, who advised Task Force Air during their 20-month hunt for the killer, said. They "present themselves as loving and kind and nice. It’s very interesting to think that some of these serial killers’ families, when they find out, sever all connections. Others closes ranks." … Continue reading Ivan Milat’s Younger Years

Violent Crimes that Shocked a Nation, Unsolved

Following Ivan Milat's arrest, police officers started searching the home he shared with his sister, Shirley. Among the items seized was this book, Violent Crimes that Shocked a Nation - Unsolved by Australian author and former Daily Mirror reporter, Anthony Barnao. The book was published in 1985 and is now out of print. The Canberra … Continue reading Violent Crimes that Shocked a Nation, Unsolved

Ivan Milat’s victim, Margaret Patterson: “He’s genuinely nice”

In 1995, Les Kennedy met with Margaret Patterson who was picked up by Ivan while she was hitchhiking. She said to Kennedy that she forgave Ivan for what happened and was angry with her former friend for giving interviews in exchange of money. Margaret acknowledged that she has written to Ivan and even visited him … Continue reading Ivan Milat’s victim, Margaret Patterson: “He’s genuinely nice”