• 1985,  Documents,  Ivan Milat,  Photos

    Ivan Milat’s Driver’s Licence

    During an hearing on November 02, 1994, Ms Cate Holmes, Ivan Milat’s attorney (Ivan will eventually fire her on November 14 of the same year), asked Constable Grosse the relevance of some of the items taken from Milat’s house during the search, including the above driver’s licence. The licence is featuring Ivan Milat’s photo but is in the name of Michael Milat, “Did it show anything other than Milat was a “naughty boy” who had a licence in a false name?” she asked Constable Gross. Ivan, like his brother Richard, often used different aliases.

  • 1996,  Chalinder Hughes,  Ivan Milat,  Newspapers,  Photos

    Ivan Milat and Chalinder Hughes

    When asked by a policeman, “how do you feel about your boyfriend being the backpacker killer?”, Chalinder Hughes, who’s been dating Ivan Milat for 4 years, could not accept the police allegations about her boyfriend that were thrown around like stun grenades. “The description of the wanted person didn’t fit Ivan. He’s not into provoking people. A very calm person. Not violent and he doesn’t lost his temper. He would never strike a woman, let alone rape and murder. He has a great respect for women. This I know. Ivan is more likely to walk away than have an argument. This is the worst crime imaginable. I’d rather be dead than…

  • 1991,  2019,  Bill Milat,  Ivan Milat,  Letters,  Photos

    Ivan Milat’s Final Letter

    Ivan Milat died in a hospital bed at Sydney’s Long Bay Jail on October 26, 2019. Before his death he sent a final letter to his family asking them to let the NSW government pay for his funeral. His wish was denied and Milat himself paid the cremation with the money from his prison account. Ivan gave the letter to his brother Bill (pictured above) and asked him to not open it until his death. Below is the transcript of the the full letter : “Hello and may all be well with both of you and your family. Things are fairly crook with me but while I in mind and…