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Inside Victoria : a chronicle of scandal / Bob Bottom, with John Silvester, Tom Noble & Paul Daley
Bib ID 1109839
Format BookBook
Bottom, Bob
Description Chippendale, N.S.W. : Pan Macmillan, 1991 
216 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0330272616
Full contents
  • Contents: 1. Legacy of Victorianism [Frederick Standish, Ned Kelly, Glenrowan, Fred Winch, police corruption, John Wren, gambling, 1923 police strike, Frank Hardy, Madame Brussell, prostitution, Squizzy Taylor, Henry Stokes, Thomas Blamey, John Brophy]
  • 2. The [Henry] Bolte era [Freddy 'The Frog' Harrison, Selwyn Porter, Mick Miller's 'untouchables', Calabrian criminal societies - Black Hand, Robert Tait, Rupert Arnold, Brian Latch - Mr X, Ronald Ryan, Dr Bertram Wainer - abortion, Jack Mathews, Neil Collingburn - death in custody, Arthur Rylah, Robert Askin]
  • 3. The Hamer Days [Dick Hamer, Jimmy Bazley, Federated Ship Painters and Dockers Union, Reg Jackson - Beach Inquiry, Mick Miller - police reform, Donald MacKay, Robert Trimbole, Gianfranco Tizzoni, George Joseph, Fred Silvester, Dolf Eddy, Peter Lawlwss, Raymond 'Chuck' Bennett, Les & Brian Kane, Norman Arno, Jeffrey Leo Patterson poker machines, Carlo Gambino, Costigan Royal Commission, Bill Longley, Election corruption 1975, Land deals - Gowan Report]
  • 4. The Cain ascendancy [John Cain, Phillip Cummins, North Deborah Mining and Industrial Ltd, Lefroy Minerals, white collar crime, Bela Csidei, George Freeman, Murray Riley, Justice John Phillips]
  • 5. Stinky limits [Raymond 'Mr Stinky' Edmunds - evidence, mandatory fingerprinting, suspect identification, Mick Miller - Media communications, Steve Crabb, Jika Jika wing Pentridge Gaol protest, Investigation Alabama - drugs in gaols]
  • 6. Legalised vice [prostitution, human trafficking, massage parlours, Ian Dauer, Marcia Neave reform report]
  • 7. Illegal gambling [SP bookmakers, gaming squad corruption, task-force Zebra, Chinese gambling dens, Xavier Connor, Michael Schuett]
  • 8. Illegal drugs [History of evolving drug culture, Dennis Allen, William Harris]
  • 9. Illegal privilege [Fran Butera, Gurdap Singh, Kuldip Kumar]

Includes index.

Subjects Political corruption -- Victoria -- History.  |  Police corruption -- Victoria -- History.  |  Organized crime -- Victoria -- History.  |  Gambling -- Victoria -- History.  |  Organized crime.  |  Police corruption.  |  Political corruption.  |  Gambling.  |  Victoria.  |  Victoria -- Politics and government.  |  Victoria  |  Corruption  |  Organised crime  |  Police corruption  |  History  |  National Safety Council of Australia  |  State finance institutions  |  Workcare  |  Pyramid Building Society  |  State Bank of Victoria
Form/genre History.
Other authors/contributors Silvester, John  |  Noble, Tom, 1964-  |  Daley, Paul, 1964-


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