One occurred in Canberra’s Supreme Court 4 last Friday (November 8).
His is a well-respected Yarralumla family. Members have occupied high office in Treasury & other public service posts.
It was triggered by his request to me – made through his brother – to visit him in the jail...
The request came out of the blue, but it was not unusual. As the author of some 29 books, I often get asked for such advice, and I was certainly intrigued by this one.
What I didn’t realise was that following my request, Ms Justason had alerted the @AusFedPolice who then raided his brother’s Melbourne house...
He was outraged and though he had no formal legal training he conducted the case himself.
I knew almost nothing of this. I was bemused by the silence, the more so when I learned that the earlier case that resulted in his incarceration had been conducted in secret as had his 15-month sentence in AMC.
That is an amazing story of a good man thrown into the company of the depraved.
But the real story behind it is one that demands to be told because it’s about a world that those of us who have not served in the front lines of our defences know nothing about, ...