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Episode 1

Book of the Week, The Tall Man Episode 1 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 26 January 2009

By Chloe Hooper, read by Kerry Fox.

One morning in 2004 in Palm Island, home to one of Australia's largest Aboriginal communities, Cameron Doomadgee swore at policeman Christopher Hurley. Forty minutes later, he lay dead in a watch-house cell.


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