How does an ex-detective from Victoria's elite Armed Robbery Squad end up in charge of Melbourne's newest big time brothel? That's the extraordinary career change Dale McMillan has chosen for himself after fourteen years with the police.


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Fay Riley ...
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Astrid Sandfort ...


Dale McMillan, 39, owns the licence for "Crystal Lodge" and employs thirty women. He says he's gone into it for one reason - money. When he was in the Armed Robbery Squad he got to know a number of very successful property developers who used to fund their more legitimate businesses by operating brothels on the side. Dale's wife Gynette, is ambivalent about his new career but says nothing he does could ever really shock her. His mum only found out about Crystal Lodge a little while ago and says it's certainly not her cup of tea. Colin, an ex-Naval Police Officer, is unhappy about it all because of the possible effects on Dale's four kids. PLUS: A Woman's Face Astrid Sandfort was a beautiful young South Australian woman but, in the prime of her life, she was burned beyond belief in an accident in the Clare Valley in 1988 She and her partner at the time had gone away for a romantic weekend at a country B&B. That evening when Astrid went to the cellar to select a bottle of wine, she ... Written by Australian Story

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10 June 1999 (Australia)  »

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