杭州龙凤 22/06/2019

Survey a harbinger of ‘major downswing’

Capital expenditure by Australian businesses could fall further than during the financial crisis amid an end to the commodity ”super cycle”, and as global corporate investment struggles to recover, an international survey has found.
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Business investment in Australia, dominated by the mining sector, could slip by 12 per cent this year and more than 20 per cent next year, ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said in a report. Such falls would reverse the 20 per cent of growth during the past two years.

”The estimated decline in spending, if realised, would be the worst capex growth figures for Australia in the 10-year period we have data for, exceeding the downturn that followed the global financial crisis,” S&P credit analyst Terry Chan said.

At the same time, global capital expenditure, which has been dependent on the energy and materials industries, appeared to be stalling before it had even started to recover, and looked to be weak over the next few years.

”Despite a modest post-financial crisis recovery, real-terms capital expenditure growth slowed in 2012 and is expected to turn negative in 2013. Early indications for 2014 are even more pessimistic, suggesting a 5 per cent contraction,” Mr Chan said.

The survey of 2000 firms around the world, including Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, came as China, Australia’s largest trading partner, warned of slower growth as the central government implemented sweeping economic reforms.

Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said economic growth of 6.5 per cent would not be a ”big problem”, adding he was confident of 7 per cent growth this year. The economic powerhouse is set to report its second-quarter GDP data on Monday. The S&P survey of 91 Chinese companies also forecast business investment on the mainland to slide by 4 per cent this year and 6 per cent in 2014.

Mr Chan said a fall in investment by Chinese firms was reflected in the country’s weaker first-quarter GDP figures. The slower growth could hit Australian exports to the country.

Business conditions and confidence have remained soft in Australia, with NAB’s monthly survey for June falling to a four-year low as trading, profits and employment conditions weakened.

A drop in capital expenditure would hit Australian banks, which have continued to experience subdued personal and business lending over the past few years.

Business credit rose by 0.1 per cent in May and 0.2 per cent in April, figures released by the Reserve Bank in late June showed. Business credit grew by 0.9 per cent over the year to May.

S&P said the dominance of the energy and materials sectors in total global capital expenditure had created a ”fair degree of dependency”. Business investment growth lifted just 2 per cent last year and could potentially decline by 2 per cent this year.

”Downward pressure on corporate capex in Australia is a troubling harbinger in this regard, with the scale of projected decline in 2013 [and] 2014 suggesting mining and commodity companies are anticipating a major downswing.”

The original release of this article first appeared on the website of Shanghai Night Net.

杭州龙凤 22/06/2019

Search on to fill the shoes of NBN chief executive Quigley

NBN Co chief executive Mike Quigley is calling it quits. The time is now right for a change, he says. Photo: Tamara VoninskiMalcolm Maiden: Quigley jumped – with a push
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The hunt is on for a new chief executive to manage the construction of Australia’s biggest yet infrastructure project, with Mike Quigley retiring as head of the NBN Co.

The search comes as relations between the company rolling out the national broadband network and the alternative government fell to new lows, with opposition spokesman Malcolm Turnbull questioning the suitability of NBN Co’s chairwoman, Siobhan McKenna, for the role, and describing the company’s behaviour as ”unprecedented”.

After four years running the company building the $37 billion national broadband network, Mr Quigley said on Friday it was the ”right time” for a change in leadership.

Despite delays in the rollout and reports he had been pushed, Mr Quigley said it was his decision.

”I’ve frankly been in the company certainly as long as I had expected to,” he said. ”The process of handing over to a new incoming person – this is the right time in the phasing of the project.”

Mr Quigley came out of retirement for the job in 2009. But he also signalled that his replacement may have a different set of skills than his. With the start-up phase of the project now complete, the focus is on connecting millions thousands of homes with fibre cables, limiting delays, and handling challenges such as the recent asbestos scares.

The next chief would need experience at ”a company that builds and runs stuff”, Mr Quigley said, arguing the rollout phase was comparable to running a large factory because it involved doing the same things thousands of times.

”While telco experience would probably be helpful, given all the technology that in this stuff, it’s probably not essential,” he said.

Whoever gets the job, they will inherit a project that is running late and facing ferocious political scrutiny.

Ovum analyst David Kennedy said the company was 18 months behind the original corporate plan. A priority for the new boss would be reviewing several troubled contracts.

”If you look at [the 2010 corporate plan] as a benchmark they are way behind where they should be,” Mr Kennedy said.

The NBN board is now responsible for finding a replacement for Mr Quigley. With an election due and the Coalition planning to overhaul the project if elected, NBN did not say when it expected to make the appointment.

There have been reports Ms McKenna, a director of Lachlan Murdoch’s Illyria, had put her own name forward as a potential successor to Mr Quigley.

But Mr Turnbull argued she would be the wrong choice, saying there were ”real questions” about her capacity to chair this business. Mr Turnbull also said Ms McKenna had hired a lobbying firm at NBN expense to lobby the Coalition about her ”talents and achievements”.

”It’s certainly unprecedented,” he said of the move to hire lobbyists. ”I’ve never seen a government business enterprise managed in this sort of way, ever.” NBN did not respond to this claim in time for publication.

Mr Quigley has come under intense public scrutiny in his role, including having to defend his former role at Alcatel-Lucent, a company that was embroiled in a corruption scandal while he was a senior executive. Mr Quigley was never implicated in the scandal.

A former NBN Co chairman and Commonwealth Bank director, Harrison Young, described Mr Quigley as a ”terrific guy”, but would not make further comment because he had left the company four months ago.

It had previously been projected that the NBN would cost $36 billion, but Mr Quigley denied there had been a cost blowout on his watch.

The original release of this article first appeared on the website of Shanghai Night Net.

杭州龙凤 22/06/2019

Don’t be fooled by the jargon

Management language is deliberately opaque to give the impression the consultant is an expert possessing privileged knowledge. Photo: Tanya LakeFew attempts to destroy the English language have been as successful as the utterances of management consultants. To the inexperienced, a comment like: “We are actualising our key deliverables across a broad range of core competency scenarios with respect to synergising the key cost driver alignment as it relates to the human capital matrix analysis going forward” would lead to a number of conclusions:
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■The medication isn’t working very well

■Perhaps James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake isn’t that impenetrable after all

■I bet it would make more sense if you said it backwards.

But this is to miss the point. Management language is deliberately opaque to give the impression the consultant is an expert possessing privileged knowledge. If you cannot understand what they are saying, they must be clever and worth the exorbitant fee.

There is an implied invitation to join a business “tribe”. Management jargon is the linguistic equivalent of tribal paint, the use of which marks a manager’s entrance into a privileged elite. The verbal nonsense is also a way of being coy about making difficult decisions. When sacking staff, for example, it is so much easier to depersonalise employees by calling them “human capital” or “knowledge resources” than thinking, feeling humans. It is no accident management jargon is a lexicon of things and objects. These definitions will improve your knowledge-base empowerment in respect of the key- data benchmarking uploads.

Cost cutting. A way for managers to pretend that failure is success.

Dehiring. The consequence of management’s dehumanity.

Deliverable. A bit like an outcome, only cuter.

Downsizing. An activity perfectly suited to the small of mind and heart.

Hot desking. For reasons that remain mysterious, desks are much more productive when they are hot.

Human resources. As a resource, human beings are mostly water. Water isn’t worth much.

Process. A word that means all and nothing, but mostly nothing. Managers believe a process is ipso facto a good thing, because then you are going somewhere until the timeline indicates that the process has run its course at which point you will need another process, or at least a process to identify a new process, in order to go forward. Ideally you’ll finish up with a deliverable or two (see deliverable).

David James is a former management editor for Business Review Weekly and editor of Management Today. He is author of the The Business Devil’s Dictionary.

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杭州龙凤 22/06/2019

The quiet persuader

Country campaigner: Tanya Cameron, president of the NSW Country Women’s Association. Photo: Nick MoirMrs Tanya Cameron, president of the NSW Country Women’s Association, pines for the horizon when she comes to Sydney. ”I can’t see the sunrise, I can’t see the sunset,” she says, ”and I miss that a lot.”
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Cameron lives in Rowena, a ”very small village” in the state’s north-west, with three streets and perhaps 20 residents. They have a pub (the Village Inn), a post office, and a primary school with about 20 pupils, most of them from nearby properties.

There’s no public transport. The Greyhound doesn’t stop there any more, and the railway is freight-only. The closest medical centre is an hour’s drive east at Collarenebri (pop 478). The nearest good-sized town is Narrabri, 133 kilometres to the west of Rowena.

There are only ”two or three” children in the preschool, and two classes in the primary school. All of Cameron’s three children boarded at Toowoomba in their high school years. Her eldest son left Rowena at the end of year 5 because ”he had no one his age in the last couple of years of school, not even a girl”, Cameron says. ”When he knew he was going to be on his own in year 6, he asked if he could go away a year early. We always knew they’d have to go away – you psyche yourself into it – but it was very sad when I was filling in the form, putting his age down, putting down what year he was going into. I cried for about two hours.”

Cameron is in Potts Point for a state executive meeting of the NSW CWA. She has been president only since May, although she’d previously served on the executive for six years. The NSW branch has almost 10,000 members, the largest group of whom, says Cameron, are ”the over-60s and over-70s”. There are younger members, but they tend not to be its ”face”.

She is wearing her committee badge, on which she’s styled ”Mrs Tanya Cameron”. While in committee, executive members address each other as Mrs, Miss or Ms.

Are there many who call themselves ”Ms”?

”No,” Cameron says. ”We have a couple, but they’re certainly not in the majority. But, in the past – in my time, in the last 20 years – I would’ve been ‘Mrs Jeff Cameron’, not Mrs Tanya Cameron.”

Cameron seeks to gently modernise her organisation.

”During all of my time in the CWA, I’ve battled against the pace at which things happen,” she says. ”We’ve had an old-fashioned way of doing things. It’s taken a little while to move into the computer age. Everything’s emailed now, but we still have members who’d be lucky to have a fax.”

For Cameron, the importance of the CWA is its voice to government and the platform it offers to lobby for country people. She says the conditions of country life limit the kind of people who can live in places like Rowena. If you’re disabled or can’t drive, you simply can’t get around. Sixty years ago, life was different: the last NSW CWA president from the Barwon River area travelled the entire state by train in the 1950s.

Public transport is one campaigning issue for the organisation and, although they rarely attend demonstrations, members turned out for the Protect Our Land and Water Rally in Martin Place last year, to protest against coal-seam gas mining. Mostly, however, they try not to shout about things.

”We’ve made lots of progress in the past few years in modernising the association’s processes,” she says, ”but not necessarily our image or how we approach things, because sometimes that’s where the respect for CWA comes from – our sensible approach.” They make their points by using personal stories to show how policies affect people ”where we come from”.

But it’s not always easier for quiet people to attract attention.

”We’re not very good at telling people what we’ve done, what we do and how we do it,” Cameron says. ”A lot of people tell us how well respected we are, but it’s not always easy to get in to see politicians. Female politicians sometimes are easier, or if they’ve met with us before and know we’re not going to come in and harangue or harass them. A lot of our members think we should be a bit more vocal and a bit more out there. Traditionally, it’s not how we’ve operated and, hopefully, it’s served us well.

”But,” she admits, ”by the same token, nobody knows about us.”

We eat at Maggie’s, which is both a fine CWA name and a German restaurant in Kings Cross. Cameron has been here before, as it’s just around the corner from the CWA Residential Club, where members pay an astonishing $45 a night for the cheapest room. If Cameron were to dine out in Rowena, she would choose breaded lamb chops at the Village Inn, since it’s the only venue within 60 kilometres.

”It’s got a good atmosphere,” she says. ”We had a fund-raising event where people took in either their wool brands or their stock brands. We had a fire, and the walls are lined with timber, so those brands are now marked in the wall around the pub.”

The Cameron wool brand is two Cs – one large and one small – for Tanya’s husband’s grandfather, Colin Cameron, who bought their farm in 1925.

The walls at Maggie’s are decorated with Alpine tableaus, and a mounted stag’s head lends the room a hunting-lodge ambience which is belied by a rather incongruous counter-top Buddha. Nearly everything on the menu comes with spatzle or rosti, apart from the cabbage rolls ”like Mutti used to make”.

Cameron would like to order an entree as a main, but somehow ends up choosing the pork medallions with ham, cheese, pepper sauce, rosti and vegetables. I ask for the chicken schnitzel with gypsy sauce.

Cameron tells me she was born in Inverell and grew up around Moree.

”I remember the clear mornings – especially the spring mornings,” she says. ”And going to school at a little school in the middle of nowhere. The only thing there was the school building. There were properties around it, but you couldn’t see any houses.

”Because we lived out of town, we didn’t go to sport,” she says.

”It wasn’t an easy thing to go down the street and see friends, or go to a movie.”

She went to boarding school in Armidale, which she loved. ”I loved playing hockey. I loved everything. Even the food wasn’t that bad. I realised I’d been missing something perhaps without realising it – as in, having so many people around that you can choose friends.”

She left school to work as a motel receptionist, then took a job in Westpac in Narrabri, where she was working when she got together with her husband (whom she first met at a ”cordial party”, a bush dance in a woolshed). She moved onto his family property, where they run 200 to 300 head of cattle.

”Before the drought, we probably had 400 breeders. We’ve started building our numbers up but we don’t want to get too many. Conditions aren’t great. Things are drying up again.”

When my schnitzel arrives, it is at least as large as my face. And it’s shaped oddly like a map of Greater Germany, although I suspect this is coincidence rather than political design.

Cameron frets the servings are very large, ”particularly for a midday meal”.

She tells me her three children, aged from 22 and 27, have all moved back to Rowena and live together in their grandparents’ former home, 100 metres across the paddock from their parents. Cameron doesn’t do their washing, but she has them around for dinner every night when she’s at home.

”The stove in their kitchen is a bit dodgy,” she says, a little weakly – but she admits she likes to have the family together at the end of the day.

She does use the CWA’s famous recipe books but ”not all the time”.

”I’ve bought them for all of my children,” she says, ”and maybe they’ll cook out of them too.”

Once they get a stove.

The CWA continues to run its famous baking competitions, at local, state and national level. These are hard fought and tightly regulated. The Queensland CWA has introduced a ”packet-cake” category in its cookery competition, which has proved highly controversial. Even though it’s a Queensland state issue, the matter was raised at the NSW conference. While some members hold any cake to be a challenge, hard-line bake-from-scratch cooks are sceptical. For the record, Cameron believes there’s ”still a little bit of skill involved”.

We’ve been eating for about 15 minutes and Cameron has barely made an incursion into her food, while I, like the Red Army, have chopped my way from East Prussia to Upper Silesia.

”You’re doing very well,” she says.

That’s because I’m always hungry.

”I used to be,” she says. ”I actually had surgery to reduce the size of my stomach. So now I don’t eat very big servings at all.”

She had her stomach shrunk in 2010, and shed 30 kilograms. Previously, she was overweight, her cholesterol was rising, her knees were hurting and she had thyroid problems. Now she is fine, but she says she has always had issues with weight.

”Some of it’s just eating when you’re bored,” she says. ”Also, my dad was old school – ‘women don’t work on the farm’ – so we very rarely went out with him actually doing anything, whereas our kids have all grown up to drive tractors and muster stock, and my daughter’s as capable as the boys.”

The surgery itself wasn’t painful. She had ”a good cocktail of drugs and five days in hospital”, but it was a challenge to get used to eating again. She had to start on protein shakes, water and some juice, move on to thick soups, then salads and finally solid, cooked food. She has to be careful not to overeat. ”A mouthful of food can make the difference between being full and being really uncomfortable,” she says.

She looks down at her plate. ”I certainly wouldn’t eat all of this,” she says. ”In some respects, it’s a waste of money when you go out.”

In the end, although she says the food is ”beautiful”, she’s defeated by the serving size. At the counter, she urges me not tell the newspaper she couldn’t finish her lunch.

After all, nobody should order more food than they can eat. It’s not the CWA’s way.

The original release of this article first appeared on the website of Shanghai Night Net.

杭州龙凤 22/06/2019

The hunter, the hunted and unfinished business

For Detective Superintendent Michael Willing (pictured), the hunt for Malcolm Naden was personal. Photo: Steven Siewert Safely behind bars: Malcolm Naden. Photo: NSW Police Force
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They are about the same age.

They grew up in the same town, went to the same school, mixed with the same people. They even have the same middle name.

But somewhere in the hot dust of Dubbo, Malcolm Naden and Michael Willing’s lives diverged.

One grew up to be the nation’s most wanted man – a murderer, a psychopath. The other grew up to be the boss of the Homicide Squad, who would help put the other behind bars for life.

For Detective Superintendent Willing, the Naden case wasn’t just about catching a killer. It was personal.

”I think the Naden story, it started in Dubbo and it finishes in Dubbo,” he says. ”That’s the way I’ve always viewed it. The sentence was here, in Sydney, but the family’s gone back there and there’s unfinished business for us.”

He’s referring to the part of this epic tale that still cuts a family, and indeed a town, to its core. Finding the remains of Naden’s first victim – Lateesha Nolan.

”My family house is less than one kilometre from 215 Bunglegumbie Road,” he said, the home from where Nolan disappeared and where, until recently, her children still steadfastly believed she would eventually return.

”As a kid, I rode my pushbike around there. That whole area, it’s where I grew up.”

Most people have heard of Malcolm John Naden by now, the bushland fugitive who evaded authorities for seven years in the wake of two merciless and terrifying killings. He lived rough, breaking into remote farmhouses to steal food and supplies, evading capture by disappearing into some of the state’s most rugged terrain.

But in January 2005 he was nobody. Then the Dubbo crime manager, Willing remembers a phone briefing on January 4, 2005, about the case of a devoted mother who had simply vanished. They quickly categorised it as a homicide, a view strengthened when her car was found abandoned.

Local detectives worked hard to piece together Nolan’s life, and why she would just ”disappear off the face of the earth”.

Police feared she had fallen foul of the nearby Gordon Estate, a public housing area of some 4000 largely Aboriginal inhabitants some of whom were responsible for extreme crime and social dysfunction across the town.

”For six months, no one told us about Malcolm Naden,” Willing says.

Then six months later, there was another call from a crime scene, to the boss.

”Mate, you better get down here. It’s the same spot where Lateesha was last seen,” said the concerned voice on the other end.

Kristy Scholes’ body was found in a bedroom of Jack and Florence Nolan’s home on Bunglegumbie Road. The family matriarch and patriarch were away in Sydney.

”The door had been locked on the inside, the window was open. A big pillow, with an Aztec print, was over her body,” Willing recalls.

”It was only [then] that someone said, ‘Oh that’s Malcolm’s room.’ The stories started to come out about this recluse. He’d been living there for some time and withdrawn into his shell, he wouldn’t come out of his room. Florence [Malcolm’s grandmother] would put food outside his room, he’d eat it, and he’d disappear out the window.”

So police had the disappearance of one mother, the strangulation murder of another, both connected through a ramshackle family – and an abattoir worker, who was missing from the crime scene.

Detectives and crime scene officers searched the home for three days and an even more disturbing picture began to emerge.

”Malcolm had been accused of an indecent assault some months earlier and had really withdrawn into his shell,” Willing says. ”Jack and Florence had steadfastly refused to believe it was true, and it really divided the family. In the roof we found peep holes, where quite clearly now Malcolm had been looking at the girls – Lateesha, Kristy and two other girls.”

Police had their prime suspect – but as police stepped up their efforts to find this black belt in martial arts who enjoyed fishing, he was mastering the art of disappearance.

They would later learn he hadn’t gone far by that stage, ”sleeping at the showground and the golf course” and ”ultimately ending up at the zoo.”

The town’s biggest tourist attraction is the Western Plains Zoo, and the sprawling grounds gave great cover for a man who didn’t want to be found. Before long, however, people began to report strange noises and things going missing in and around the five-star safari lodge.

One day, a cleaner came face-to-face with a man matching Naden’s description in a laundry. A week later security guards confronted a male in the bushes.

It was the first real ”proof of life”.

Food was disappearing, and there was a lingering smell of toast – now, Willing knows ”that’s a real Malcolm trait, even out in the bush”.

By Christmas 2005, it was time – the region commander Stuart Smith made the decision it was ”too risky” to leave him out there, so they decided to ”storm the joint”.

Unfortunately, Naden had foreseen it. ”He has since told us he was outside the confines of the zoo, he’d built a hole in the ground, lay in it, and then just disappeared. He’d gone,” Willing said.

Deflated, police had to go back to the drawing board. National media interest had publicised their searches, but now they were left fielding phone calls from far and wide as people supposedly spotted Naden.

Willing left Dubbo the following year, but he was never far from the investigation, either through friends in Dubbo or, later, during his work as staff officer to former Deputy Commissioner Dave Owens.

The families of Nolan and Scholes kept in touch too, and they spoke regularly of their fears that Naden would come back to find them.

Then in 2008, about 18 months after the zoo fiasco, Naden’s fingerprint was found at a break and enter site in Barrington Tops – about 350 kilometres east of Dubbo.

Once more, it was proof the fugitive was alive – and for the next three years, police from the western and northern regions tirelessly pursued leads and laid traps.

In late 2011, a bugged sleeping bag gave police their best chance of catching him.

Within a week, they had found his campsite – but Naden shot at police, seriously injuring an officer, and fled.

It was the catalyst for an intensive search, and for the next three months, up to 100 officers converged on the region, based out of a specially built command post in Nowendoc: state protection group officers dressed in camouflage and well armed, detectives, local police, PolAir, and covert operatives, while teams of analysts and intelligence experts worked on trying to pre-empt Naden’s movements.

Commander of Strike Force Durkin, then-northern region commander Carlene York, revealed that at least 30 homes in the area were comprehensively mapped, analysed, keys obtained and access assessed so that when Naden, already identified as a creature of habit, returned to a property, police would have a clear picture of what to expect if they went in.

”We were taking photos inside the houses to see if anything moved, so we were creating packages of information for properties,” she said.

Despite knowing they were still well in the hunt, at times the police task seemed insurmountable – and they now know, on occasions, he was just feet away from officers, secreted in dense undergrowth.

While the tactical support officers search was going on, Willing pushed the two officers in charge, detectives Ricky Hennessy and Paul Mangan, to ensure that when Naden was ultimately captured, a solid brief of evidence would ensure he wasn’t going anywhere.

”It’s personal for me – I am not going to be the commander in charge of this thing that loses it at court,” he said.

From the time Naden was taken into custody, Willing ordered nobody go near him except his two detectives, Hennessy and Mangan.

”They started building a rapport with him. They knew what we needed. They needed him to tell us where Lateesha was, and confess.

And they couldn’t have been given a more surprising gift.

On April 10, Hennessy and Mangan arrived at Supermax prison, where Naden gave them a hand-written note.

”It was a page and a half , where he confesses to the crimes. Line by line, it was on one line, ‘I murdered …’,” Willing said.

In the note, he had also drawn ”a bit of a mud-map” describing where he buried Lateesha.

”Malcolm, I think, he always was going to confess, he just had to come to terms with who he is. He’s a psychopath, a serial killer. There’s no empathy at all.”

He was even willing to be escorted to Butlers Falls, the area where he claims he disposed of Lateesha’s body. Sadly, a massive dig failed to find her. Two floods have been through there, and the landscape has changed.

Still, he was prepared to be video recorded preparing a staggering 25-page letter which he handed the officers a few months later.

”[It’s] just an amazing document to read. The handwriting is very neat, and in it he talks about both murders and he goes into length, three pages, describing what it was like to strangle Lateesha. Clearly he’s fantasising it as he writes it.”

He quotes Shakespeare, and the famous line from Unforgiven: ”It’s a hell of a thing to kill a man”.

Naden’s crimes were violent and disturbing, and he defiled his victims in the most chilling way.

For Willing, this last part of the story has been almost as hard as the first – especially witnessing this family he has known so long, trying to come to terms with the finality of knowing what really happened.

”While everyone was focusing on the capture of Naden, the real hurt and pain was going on out west,” he said.

After Naden’s sentencing, the policeman once more returned to Dubbo, spent time with the family and arranged counselling for them.

”It’s really hard. I went out to the river with [the girls’ mothers] Joan and Margaret, with the kids, talking about a memorial or something out there. For them it’s kind of finished but it’s not finished, the kids have got nowhere to go and [be with her].”

But it’s not finished for Willing yet either. He has never spoken to Naden and only ever been in the same room with him at court.

”You investigate homicides, lots of them, but this is just a strange story … It was important, I was lucky enough to have responsibility at the beginning, and responsibility at the end, to oversee good people all the way along.

”This journey, when I said in the beginning that it started in Dubbo and finished in Dubbo, it’s because that family’s gone back home and Lateesha’s out there somewhere, and I want to find her … I feel an obligation to do that.”

The original release of this article first appeared on the website of Shanghai Night Net.