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The Melbourne accused: tragic, but not the Australian everyman

29 May 2019

12:36 PM

29 May 2019

12:36 PM

The four men charged with the four alleged murders of women that have rocked Melbourne in recent months share some major similarities.

Two were homeless, while all four men reportedly suffer from mental health conditions and substance abuse issues.

Why then does the mainstream media in this country, as well as politicians and the police, portray these alleged killers as representative of the Australian everyman, in their sermonising on these sad deaths.

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