Author's note Introduction Chapter One:Threads of fate Chapter Two: A brutal and sadistic murder Chapter Three: Political and legal challenges Chapter Four: Court martial in Noumea Chapter Five: A miscarriage of justice Chapter Six: The High Court appeal Chapter Seven: In Goulburn Reformatory Chapter Eight: Evatt seizes an opportunity Chapter Nine: Justice Maxwell inquiry Chapter Ten: Bureaucratic confusion Chapter Eleven: Persecution and determination Chapter Twelve: Judge Rainbow breakthrough Chapter Thirteen: Redemption and requiem Acknowledgments Endnotes Bibliography Index
Robert Hadler lives in the inner Melbourne suburb of Richmond. He is a former award-winning economics journalist who has worked in the Commonwealth Public Service, as a political adviser, a lobbyist for industry groups and senior executive roles in multinational companies. Since he retired in 2015, he has been a Director on Government, corporate and not-for-profit boards. However, his passion is writing about Australian history, and in particular controversial events that sparked military, legal and political challenges and triggered reforms that changed the future direction of the nation.