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List of Australian criminals

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This is a list of Australian people who have been convicted of serious crimes. See Demography of Australia.

Bank robbers[edit]

Australians convicted of bank robbery:

Drug traffickers[edit]

Australians convicted of drug-related crimes both in Australia and overseas:

Families[edit]

Notable Australian criminal families:

Gangsters[edit]

Fraudsters[edit]

Australians convicted of fraud:

Murderers[edit]

Australians convicted of murder:

Serial killers[edit]

Australians convicted of multiple murders:

[87]

Child sex offenders[edit]

Australians convicted of child sex offences:

  • Robert 'Dolly' Dunn, paedophile,[88] died in 2009 while serving a 20-year sentence
  • Dennis Ferguson, paedophile who has caused controversy in NSW and Queensland[89] found dead in December 2012[90]
  • Rolf Harris, Australian entertainer convicted of 12 counts of indecent assault involving underage girls[91]
  • Robert Hughes, actor convicted of ten child sex offences committed against five young girls between 1985 and 1990, sentenced to 10 years and 9 months with a non-parole period of six years[92][93]
  • Brian Keith Jones, aka "Mr Baldy", serial paedophile, jailed indefinitely in 2006 for breaches of parole[94]
  • Milton Orkopoulos, NSW state MP and child sex offender[95]
  • George Pell, former Archbishop of Melbourne (1996–2001) and Archbishop of Sydney (2001–2014), convicted of sexually abusing two choirboys in 1996[96]
  • Patrick Power, Crown Prosecutor convicted of possessing child pornography[97]
  • Peter Scully, paedophile charged with abduction, human trafficking, rape, torture and murder; sentenced to life imprisonment. Known for creating and selling video on the Dark web called Daisy's Destruction, which features the torture and rape of a number of girls including an 18-month-old infant[98]

Rapists[edit]

Australians convicted of rape:

Others[edit]

Australians convicted of other offences:

See also[edit]

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