List of Australian criminals

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

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,[102] died in 2009 while serving a 20-year sentence
  • Dennis Ferguson, paedophile who has caused controversy in NSW and Queensland[103] found dead in December 2012[104]
  • Andrew Garforth, convicted of the kidnapping, rape and murder of Ebony Simpson[105]
  • Kent Andrew Garrett, prosecuted by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions for 29 child grooming-related offences against 17 victims; the trial originally listed to begin on 1 September 2014 ended on 2 September 2014 when Garrett pleaded guilty to all the charges before the trial began[106]
  • Rolf Harris, Australian entertainer convicted of 12 counts of indecent assault involving underage girls[107]
  • Robert Hughes, actor convicted of ten child sex offences committed against five young girls between 1985 and 1990, sentenced to 10 years 9 months with a non-parole period of six years [108][109]
  • Brian Keith Jones, aka "Mr Baldy", serial paedophile, jailed indefinitely in 2006 for breaches of parole[110]
  • Milton Orkopoulos, NSW state MP and child sex offender[111]
  • Patrick Power, Crown prosecutor convicted of possessing child pornography[112]
  • Peter Scully, is an Australian child molester guilty of the murder of an 11-year-old Filipina girl, and of the torture and sexual abuse of at least eight girls, including an 18-month-old infant. He uploaded a video torturing and raping one of his child victims in the most gruesome ways possible and titled it "Daisy's Destruction". Scully was later given life imprisonment.

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[114][115][116][117]
  • Marcus Einfeld, former judge and convicted perjurer[118]
  • David Hicks, Guantanamo Bay detainee, convicted of providing material support for terrorism[119]
  • Barry Morris, politician who was gaoled for making bomb and death threats[120]
  • Mark "Chopper" Read is an author and a violent criminal convicted of attempted murder, armed robbery, assault, kidnapping, arson and impersonating a police officer. He is also known for his interview on 60 minutes when he was playing "Russian Roulette" with himself and later asked the news reporter if she wanted to play and she said no, he didn't take no for an answer and pointed the gun at her head and pulled the trigger, luckily there was no bullet in the chamber he shot at her, it was also revealed that Read had been molested as a child.

See also[edit]

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