New Idea Investigates — All Episodes
From the team behind Australia’s favourite magazine comes today’s most riveting podcast – prepare for heart-stopping intrigue as New Idea investigates the true crimes that captivated the nation. In each episode we bust open the cold case files to explore what really happened in some of Australia’s most famous crimes, speaking to victims’ families and detectives to uncover the facts that have never been reported – until now.
Episode 4 - She went to Burger King and never came home...
Patricia Schmidt or Suzie, as she was affectionately known by all who loved her, disappeared after working her shift at Burger King
Episode 3 - What have you done with her?
23-year-old Leisl Smith left her Wallarah home on Sydney's central coast, where she lived with her father, around lunchtime on 19 August 2012. She hasn't been seen since.
Episode 2 - The unsolved murder of Wayne Crossingham
On Wednesday 10 February 1993 Wayne Crossingham, 34, refereed a game of touch football at Woodward Park in Liverpool, NSW. He walked home that night - but as he made his way up the stairs of his apartment block he was brutally murdered. His killer has never been found.
Episode 1 - New Idea Investigates - What happened to Nick?
New Idea speaks to the mum of missing Sydney man Nick Veljanovski. In 2014, Nick was 28 years old with a great job, a steady girlfriend, a close family and a promising future. But on June 11 he went for a walk in Sydney's Royal National Park - and inexplicably, has never been seen since.