The Beast of Bulli: 1946 Sandon Point murder

TWO young lovers were parked in their car on Sandon Point – at the time a secluded beachside headland – in August 1946 when they were savagely attacked by a man who was tagged by the media, The Beast of Bulli. Mervyn Garvie, later to be known as ‘Skulls’ because of a tattoo on his…

The Baby Farmers

By MICK ROBERTS © THE 19th century had many notorious publicans out to make their fortune, by any means possible. However, none were so callous than the one time hosts of Wollongong’s Royal Alfred Hotel, who after hanging-up their publican apron became multiple murderers. This is the story of John and Sarah Makin – The Baby…