Chamberlain, Lindy, 1948-

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On 17 August 1980 Alice Lynne (Lindy) Chamberlain was camping with her husband, Michael, and children at the Ayer's Rock camping ground when her youngest child, Azaria, disappeared from the family tent. Lindy Chamberlain was subsequently convicted of the murder of her daughter and sentenced to life imprisonment. The case attracted wide media coverage and public interest, both within Australia and overseas. All convictions against Lindy and Michael Chamberlain were finally quashed on 15 Sept. 1988.

From the description of Papers of Lindy Chamberlain, 1980-1996 (bulk 1980-1988). 1980-1996. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222513822

From the description of Lindy Chamberlain strike statement from Darwin prison, 1986. [1986] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 301524842

From the description of Letter to Lindy Chamberlain from Marilyn Nolan, 1986. [1986] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 301526711

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associatedWith Ashby, Jean. person
associatedWith Boyd, Guy, 1923-1988. person
associatedWith Chamberlain, Azaria, 1980-1980. person
associatedWith Flanigan, Veronica Mary. person
associatedWith National Freedom Council (Australia) corporateBody
associatedWith Neale, Margaret Ann. person
associatedWith Nolan, Marilyn. person
associatedWith Noonan, Liz. person
associatedWith Paynter, Tony, 1949- person
associatedWith Ward, Michael barrister-at-law. person
associatedWith Williams, Zillah, 1934- person
associatedWith Young, Norman H., 1938- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Australia--Darwin (N.T.)
Australia--Darwin (N.T.)
Australia--Darwin (N.T.)
Trials (Infanticide)
Trial (Infanticide)


Birth 1948-03-04



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SNAC ID: 59858627