A podcast about the weird stories that make up this amazing city

Season 2

Brisbane’s Drive Through Lion Park

Brisbane’s Drive Through Lion Park

Did you hear that lion roar? Of course, there aren't lions living near you... right? In the 70s and 80s people living in parts of southern Brisbane and Logan regularly heard lions roar, monkeys call and woke up to an elephant rummaging through their bins. This is the...

Brisbane’s Oldest Cold Case

Brisbane’s Oldest Cold Case

It was the crime that stole Brisbane town's innocence. 22-year-old Betty Shanks' body found dumped under trees on a residential street barely 400 metres from her family home. Somehow, nearly 70 years on, the case remains unsolved, a $50,000 reward still on offer from...

Season 1

When War Started On The Streets Of Brisbane

When War Started On The Streets Of Brisbane

In the Valley on any Saturday night you'll see Aussie blokes battling it out for "their girl" - in 1942 this male need to fight for our women led to a fight so massive that packs of Australian men in their HUNDREDS roamed the streets of Brisbane beating up their...

Brisbane’s Most Haunted School

Brisbane’s Most Haunted School

Every school has legends of hauntings, ghost sightings and past teachers or students spirits that refuse to leave, but this Brisbane boarding house has a history that just waiting for ghosts to come hang out. Could the decades of stories, backed up by students and...

The Murder that built Brisbane

The Murder that built Brisbane

A gruesome, psychopathic murder and robbery is committed at Kangaroo Point, a man is hung for the murder. 17 years later another man confesses. If true, University of Queensland to the Royal Brisbane Hospital have blood money in their foundations... Music from...

Lights in the Wishart Bush

Lights in the Wishart Bush

What were a group of people doing hanging under coloured lights in Wishart bushland at 2.30am on a cold May morning? From public sex to medieval religion and everything else we could find we try and work out what on earth this group was doing. Music thanks to Antti...