Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode


Mar 31, 2022

In this episode of Boggo Jack and Sue discuss an incredible story published in the Courier Mail newspaper on 24 January 1991. Journalist Madonna King reported on an ongoing Criminal Justice Commission investigation into allegations of a call girl racket being run out of Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre by...

Mar 11, 2022

Hear from Jack Sim, Director of Historic Australia about the upcoming temporary closure of Boggo Road Gaol with our last day of tours is the 27th March.

Mar 10, 2022

In this episode of Boggo Jack and Sue discuss the shocking revelations of the Truth newspaper in 1962. Photographs smuggled out of the prison revealed a fact denied by authorities – the existence of wire cages to hold dangerous and troublesome prisoners – including notorious Slim Halliday. Even women were caged!

Mar 4, 2022

In this episode of Boggo Jack interviews Max who was a prisoner in Brisbane Prison in the late 1950s. He recalls his involvement in a mutiny which saw prisoners scale onto rooftops and barrack themselves in their cells. Those involved were punished severely. A fascinating insight into a serious situation here at Boggo...

Feb 24, 2022

In today’s episode Gaol Director Jack Sim and Sue Olsen continue the story of John Hobson. 

We discover that the time bomb was ready to explode and sadly an officer was to bear the brunt of his rage.