LISTEN NOW: Cowper podcast episode guide

From The Daily Examiner is a six-part series that takes listeners on an emotional journey to reveal the full story behind the 1989 Cowper bus disaster. Told through the eyes of those who witnessed the horror, some sharing their story for the first time, each episode explores a different aspect of the event to reveal a tangled web of trauma and negligence.

 

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Episode 1 | Hell on Earth

Just before dawn, 21 strangers are brutally killed, leaving a tangled web of trauma and culpability in its wake.

 

BONUS: EPISODE ONE CONTENT

 

Episode 2 | The Lucky Ones

What was it like to survive the worst road disaster in Australian history? 

 

BONUS: EPISODE TWO CONTENT

 

 

Episode 3 | Keep That Dog on a Leash

As survivors begin to recover from their emotional and physical wounds, a second tragedy unfolds.

 

BONUS: EPISODE THREE CONTENT

 

 

Episode 4 | Blood-sucking Vultures

The horrific images from the Cowper crash are forever burned into the minds of millions. But just who captured this footage?

 

BONUS: EPISODE FOUR CONTENT

 

Episode 5 | A Meeting of Metals

The coronial investigation provides a chilling recreation of the tragedy and leaves a family struggling to understand the final judgement.

 

BONUS: EPISODE FIVE CONTENT

 

Episode 6 | Never Forget Us

Common sense finally prevails while decades of grief and trauma give way to a newer celebration of life.

 

SHOW CREDITS

Cowper is created by Jenna Thompson

Narration by Mary Gardiner and recorded at 2GF studios


Interviews conducted by Jenna Thompson, Kathryn Lewis and Lesley Apps

Script editing by Michelle Gately

This podcast uses the following music and soundscapes courtesy of freesound.org:

Nostalgic Harmony.mp3 by PapaninKasettratat
Sad heaven piano #3 by PSOVOD
PNO Loop by furbyguy
Calm Synthesizer, C by InspectorJ
Eerie Tone Music Background Loop by TheDweebMan
Horror ambience 10 by klankbeeld
Sad_Drama_Romantic_Stinger by SoundFlakes
Feelings of twilight loop by ShadyDave
Extract of "Sweetness dark" Ambience track. by frankum
180205_2225 guitar -p2 iris 4 by toiletrolltube
Eerie Tone Music Background Loop by TheDweebMan

 

 

 


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