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Juanita Nielsen

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Juanita Nielsen: The Woman Who Vanished

True Crime Conversations

It’s a bleak, cold morning, on July 4, 1975.  A 34-year-old man named Eddie Trigg waits inside the Carousel Cabaret nightclub, known to most as a seedy bar located in the heart of Sydney’s Kings Cross.  But that’s not why Eddie, with a beard and sharp hazel eyes, is there. After all, it’s just past 10:30am. He is there to meet someone.  Juanita Nielsen, the 37-year-old owner and publisher of the newspaper NOW, makes her way towards the establishment. These will be the final moments of her life.  It’s 10:40am when she arrives. She is greeted at reception and escorted upstairs to the VIP Lounge. She is there for what she believes is a work meeting. She is never seen again.  Whispers have circulated around Sydney since. Some say her body is buried under an airport runway. Others are convinced her body is hidden beneath sand dunes.  But 46 years on, Juanita Neilsen is still known as the woman who vanished, and her body has never been found.  We do know, however, that she was a woman with enemies.  CREDITS Guest: Peter Rees Host: Jessie Stephens Producer: Gia Moylan Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri CONTACT US Tell us what you think of the show via email at truecrime@mamamia.com.au Join our closed Facebook community to discuss this episode. Just search True Crime Conversations on Facebook or follow this link https://bit.ly/tcc-group If any of the contents in this episode have caused distress, know that there is help available via Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

13 Oct 2021

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The search for Juanita Nielsen continues

Late Night Live - Separate stories podcast

When Juanita Nielsen went missing 46 years ago, there was no shortage of suspects, and yet no-one has been charged in relation to her disappearance. A reward for information about her disappearance has just been announced by NSW Police and a new podcast series shines new light on the case. For the host of the podcast Keiran McGee, the search for Juanita is personal. Juanita was her aunt.

14mins

19 Jul 2021

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Canberra politics, people smuggling and Juanita Nielsen

Late Night Live - Full program podcast

Laura Tingle on carparks and COVID chaos, the complex history of people smugglers and why Juanita Nielsen's disappearance is still an important story.

53mins

19 Jul 2021

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Juanita Nielsen some of the background links to the times July 1975

The Kings Cross Sting Jennifer Stone Author

Juanita Nielsen is the only way I have been able to unravel this outlaw gang in Kings Cross today.  Following the history, money and how the missing persons were a way that this gang utilised to control murders who are drug dealers.  There is only a threat of life in prison they use for the wall of silence. Nostradamus X74 links to the dead will rise.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jenniferstone/support

19mins

20 Jan 2021

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Christopher Flannery, the skull beside Juanita Nielsen.

The Kings Cross Sting Jennifer Stone Author

Unbelievable I know, but what if I'm right?  Then the police have missed the alleged secret of how a gang, an outlaw gang keeps the silence by allegedly getting rid of the people that may expose them.Today I go through the links on Christopher Flannery's life and wonder when the Police will search to expose the bones of some of the oldest missing persons.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jenniferstone/support

20mins

18 Aug 2020

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S3E17: Sydney Live Show Pt 2 - Where Is Juanita Nielsen?

All Aussie Mystery Hour

For the second part of AAMH's Sydney live show - recorded on Dec 5 at Marrickville's Factory Theatre - Josie talks Mel through one of the most famous unsolved disappearances in the city's history... what happened to prominent social activist Juanita Nielsen? Ps. If you missed Part 1 of the live show, it went up last week.CREDITS:https://www.smh.com.au/national/juanita-nielsen-never-before-seen-photos-unearthed-20190712-p526s2.htmlhttps://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/the-40year-mystery-of-juanita-nielsen-the-lady-who-vanished-20150702-gi3c50.htmlhttps://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/king-cross-activist-juanita-nielsens-1975-disappearance-is-australias-biggest-murder-mystery/news-story/fa444e9567ce62928582adfc15b60315https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/struggle-victoria-stAs always - LOVE US PLEASE.Instagram: @allaussiemysteryhourTwitter: @mystery_hourFacebook: Search for the All Aussie Mystery Hour group.Josie on Instagram: @josierozeMel on Instagram: @melissamason_

38mins

23 Dec 2019

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Missing person Juanita Nielsen

Grave Tales Australia: the series

Thirty-eight-year-old journalist Juanita Nielsen remains on the Australian Missing Persons Register. What happened to the feisty Sydney journalist who stood up for the residents of her area when developers wanted their inner-city homes?

15mins

12 Oct 2018

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Episode 14 - Juanita Nielsen

True Crime Island

It’s the 4th July 1974. Kings Cross Sydney. Heiress Juanita Nielsen attends a meeting to discuss advertising for the Carousel Club in her newspaper called ‘NOW’. She is never seen again and her body is never found. Was it her opposition to development in the area or something else she was about to expose.

32mins

30 Apr 2017

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AWP-34-The Disappearance of Juanita Nielsen

Aussie History Podcast

Juanita Nielsen was an Australian newspaper publisher and conservationist who was leading a campaign against high rise development in Victoria Street, Kings Cross in Sydney. On the 4th of July 1975 she disappeared, never to be seen again.  A coronial inquest found that Nielsen had most likely been murdered. But the case has never been officially solved. In this episode we are going to look at the criminal underbelly of Sydney in the late 1960s and 1970s. We will try and get to the bottom of just what happened to Juanita Nielsen and why. Music courtesy of Dano at: www.danosongs.com Thanks to Ken Dampier for post production. Email me at jamesdampier.awp@gmail.com and visit the Aussie waves Podcast Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/AussieWavesPodcast

32mins

19 Jan 2016