Long to Remain Behind Bars

One thing is for certain this Christmas. Convicted killer Robert Long will remain behind bars for the festive season. Long has filed for a time extension on his parole application until early next year. When asked for an update on the status of his parole application, Queensland Corrective Services provided this statement to me today: “Mr Long requested time to […]

A Very Long Road to Justice

Back on the 10th of June, just over four months ago, Queensland’s Parole Board confirmed an application had been lodged by Robert Paul Long for his release from prison. Long was the murderer who set fire to the Palace Backpackers Hostel in Childers on June 23, 2000. I unpacked this major chapter in Australian history in my chart-topping podcast CHILDERS […]