I owe the production of this research to the tireless efforts of Les and Sandra Annetts in supplying me with whatever documents I requested, and to their phenomenal ability to remember small details.
Also to Andrew Tanion Beezley, Peter Conole, police historian, Joe Fox, Mary Mills, photo-journalist, Daniel Brezniak, Cissy Nagomara, Robyn Long, Mark Moora, Bai Bai Sandfly, Andrea Moora, Sophia Moora, Eric Moora, John Kernot, Andy Brett, Murray Cowper, Colin Main, John Boland, Jim Guy, Ashley Verdon, Bruce Farrands, Beverley Malay, Bill Perry, Trudy Rosenwald and her husband, Mary Darkie, Brian Charlie, Wanno Darkie, Mrs. Holliman, Pat Buntine, Chris and Dorothy Morton, Chris Rumpf, Colin Fuller, Peter Carter, Dawn Wright, David Verschurren, Lee Scott-Virtue, Jock Mosquito, Tomato Gordon, David Bumbelbee, Dorothy and Lloyd Thompson, Doug May, John Bridge, Giles Loder, Geoff Vivian, Geoffrey Taylor, Graham Macarthur, Fiona Lake, Phillipa Cook, Graham Bloodworth, Matt Jennings, George Lee, Greg Barnes, Joe Rossi, Wayne Edwards and Stephen Orr from Rostrevor College, Heath Sampson, Patrick Bradshaw, Patrick Majella Barry, Harry Mason, Reg and Heather Snelling, Ira Lans Junama, Vickneswaran Kandiah, Jamie Savage, Josie Farrer, Bonnie and Malcolm Edwards, Jim Ghilotti Sr., Chris Masters, Chris Warren, Merv Wortley, Johnny Brown, John Drummond, Lenin Christie, John Turner, James O'Kenny, Julie Tilka, Kerry Hogan, Kevin Roberts, Ronald Kjellgren, George Hogarth, Martin Ynema, Greg Excel, Lance Hutley, Laurie Curtain, John Kermode, Paul Holmes à Court, Peter Bridges, John Bridge, Peter Carmichael, Peter Leutenegger, Ray and Helen Holborrow, Robin Bowles, crime writer, Ronald Mosquito, Simon Nagomara, Keith Wright, Don Mckay, Des Peterson, Ray Hevern, Nathan Covey, Russell Tremlett, Terry Gunn, Bobby Sealer and three dozen others who each spent hours providing background material and don’t want to be named.
Also, to my doctors, Pauline Kemp and Andrew Hinchcliffe, for keeping me alive, and my lawyers Michael Dadds and Eddy Nehme, for keeping me out of jail. And to the woman at Billiluna who belted a dog with a tree branch when it tried to bite me.
And especially to my editors, Helen Eagle-Lomax, and the other one who doesn’t want to be named.
Les Annetts also acknowledges the lawyers who pursued his case tireless over a decade. There were so many that he lost count, but here are some he recollects: Kevin Murray, Daniel J. Brezniak, Colleen Donnelly, David Campbell, Angus Neil-Smith, David Austin, Lionel Rattenbury and Peter Magee, Armstrong Legal, C.T. Barry, I.L.K. Marshall, David Clyne, Marks and Sands, Darren Miller, Johnathon Yuith, and others.