A new cross with a new name joins the original placed at Burrenjim Dam on Anzac Day 2019. Lest we forget. Three words we don't use lightly, given their strong association with Anzac Day. Indeed we remember Melissa's grandfather and great uncle who fought in World War 1, only one returning. But today we also … Continue reading Lest we forget
Recent media coverage of Melissa's cold case murder in That's Life magazine. As we approach the 27th anniversary of the murder of Melissa Hunt (Hallett), we are once again planning a pilgrimage to Burrenjim Dam where her body was found on April 25, 1994. We placed a cross near the dam on the 25th anniversary … Continue reading A new cross to add as investigation moves forward
It was a quiet Sunday afternoon and I was searching for a screwdriver in my ancient toolbox to complete a minor household repair. An aged newspaper clipping that had found its way into the toolbox at some stage, kept getting in the way and I finally focused on it, deciding to straighten it out so … Continue reading When murder infiltrates your life
On Sunday, July 7 2019 more than half a million people across Australia watched the story of the unsolved homicide of Melissa Hunt on Channel 10's The Project. This nine minute segment by Hamish Macdonald was like an exclamation mark on a frenzied two month chapter of media coverage and advocacy - 25 years after … Continue reading The end or just the beginning?
A spontaneous search for a hidden dam, driven by a quarter century desire to see the dark veil removed over Melissa Hunt's death, has led to a remarkable spotlight on our sister's life and tragic death. NBN News, The Newcastle Herald, ABC and tonight The Project. If you know anything, now is the time. https://twitter.com/theprojecttv/status/1147797449253294080
Tonight The Project on Channel 10 will feature Melissa's story, bringing our call for justice to a national audience. Our only goal as this journey of media attention has unfolded has been to bring Melissa's story to as many people as possible, to challenge police to move ahead and for people to come forward and … Continue reading Melissa Hunt’s story reaches a national audience
It took me nearly 25 years to visit Burrenjim Dam where my younger sister's body was found after being brutally murdered, and now I have been there four times in six months. I had always wanted to go there, but initially grief and horror kept me away and later, living a long way from the … Continue reading Journey to a hidden dam to reclaim peace