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Lindy Chamberlain strike statement from Darwin Prison, 1986 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4555634
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, 1948-
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1986] 
5 p. ; 21 cm. 
Series

Papers of Lindy Chamberlain

Summary

This statement was written in 1985. It communicated Lindy Chamberlain's intention to go on strike from prison labour after the Northern Territory Government refused a request for a judicial inquiry.

Biography/History

On 17 August 1980 Alice Lynne (Lindy) Chamberlain was camping with her husband, Michael, and children at the Ayer's Rock camping ground when her youngest child, Azaria, disappeared from the family tent. Lindy Chamberlain was subsequently convicted of the murder of her daughter and sentenced to life imprisonment. The case attracted wide media coverage and public interest, both within Australia and overseas. All convictions against Lindy and Michael Chamberlain were finally quashed on 15 Sept. 1988.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9180, Series 1, Box 66, Darwin Prison folder.

Part of the Papers of Lindy Chamberlain.

"Original copy of statement for media release through Bob Collins. Smuggled out ready for the 'Go ahead' signal. All was in readiness when jacket was found and release came"--From handwritten note added to the top of the statement by Lindy Chamberlain afterwards.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, 1948- -- Archives.  |  Chamberlain-Creighton, Lindy, 1948- -- Trials, litigation, etc.  |  Chamberlain, Azaria, 1980-1980.  |  Trials (Infanticide) -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.
Time Coverage 1985 
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500 |aManuscript reference no.: MS 9180, Series 1, Box 66, Darwin Prison folder.
500 |aPart of the Papers of Lindy Chamberlain.
500 |a"Original copy of statement for media release through Bob Collins. Smuggled out ready for the 'Go ahead' signal. All was in readiness when jacket was found and release came"--From handwritten note added to the top of the statement by Lindy Chamberlain afterwards.
506 |aPermission required for research. Not for loan.
520 |aThis statement was written in 1985. It communicated Lindy Chamberlain's intention to go on strike from prison labour after the Northern Territory Government refused a request for a judicial inquiry.
530 |aDigital master available|bNational Library of Australia;|dnla.obj-234838949
545 |aOn 17 August 1980 Alice Lynne (Lindy) Chamberlain was camping with her husband, Michael, and children at the Ayer's Rock camping ground when her youngest child, Azaria, disappeared from the family tent. Lindy Chamberlain was subsequently convicted of the murder of her daughter and sentenced to life imprisonment. The case attracted wide media coverage and public interest, both within Australia and overseas. All convictions against Lindy and Michael Chamberlain were finally quashed on 15 Sept. 1988.
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600 1 0 |aChamberlain, Azaria,|d1980-1980.
650 0 |aTrials (Infanticide)|zNorthern Territory|zDarwin.
773 0 8 |iIn collection|tPapers of Lindy Chamberlain|w(AKIN)000020811626
830 0 |aPapers of Lindy Chamberlain
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