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On This Gay Day: George Duncan is murdered in Adelaide

10th May 1972: Academic George Duncan is murdered in Adelaide¬† Dr George Duncan was a law academic at Adelaide University, in 1972 he was attacked and thrown into the River Torrens, where he drowned. The public outrage over his death lead to the push for the decriminalisation of homosexuality, and in 1975 South Australia became […]

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Calls for new investigation into the death of Dr George Duncan

Calls for new investigation into the death of Dr George Duncan

Fifty years after the death of Dr George Duncan in Adelaide there are fresh calls to exhume his body and launch a new investigation into his murder. Warning: This story contains information about a hate crime, homophobia and suicide. The Adelaide Advertiser has reported that the boyfriend of one of the original witness to the […]

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