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:

Child sex offenders[edit]

Australians convicted of child sex offences:

  • Robert 'Dolly' Dunn, paedophile,[99] died in 2009 while serving a 20-year sentence
  • Dennis Ferguson, paedophile who has caused controversy in NSW and Queensland[100] found dead in December 2012[101]
  • Andrew Garforth, convicted of the kidnapping, rape and murder of Ebony Simpson[57]
  • Rolf Harris, Australian entertainer convicted of 12 counts of indecent assault involving underage girls[102]
  • 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[103][104]
  • Brian Keith Jones, aka "Mr Baldy", serial paedophile, jailed indefinitely in 2006 for breaches of parole[105]
  • Milton Orkopoulos, NSW state MP and child sex offender[106]
  • Patrick Power, Crown prosecutor convicted of possessing child pornography[107]
  • Peter Scully, Paedophile charged with abduction, human trafficking, rape, torture, murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment. He is best known for creating and selling the sickening video on the Dark web called Daisy's Destruction. In the video, it features the torture and brutal rape of a number of girls including an 18-month-old infant. [108]

Rapists[edit]

Australians convicted of rape:

Others[edit]

Australians convicted of other offences:

  • Geoffrey Edelsten, high-profile doctor convicted of soliciting a hit man and perverting the course of justice[110][111][112][113]
  • Marcus Einfeld, former Superior Court Judge, imprisoned subsequent to his retirement for lying relative to a speeding ticket[114][115]
  • David Hicks, Guantánamo Bay detainee, convicted of providing material support for terrorism[116]
  • Bon Levi, conman[117]
  • Barry Morris, politician who was gaoled for making bomb and death threats[118]
  • Mark "Chopper" Read, attempted murder, armed robbery, assault, kidnapping, torture, arson and impersonating a police officer
  • David Brooks, convicted drug dealer who violated parole in NSW in February 2018 then whilst on the run taunted police nationwide with a series of "catch me if you can" videos. He gained international attention but was eventually arrested in South Australia before being extradited to NSW to serve out remainder of sentence in Goulburn prison.

See also[edit]

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