They Were All Bloody Crooks
Western Australia in the 1870's was a sleepy place. Business was slow and only a few lived comfortably.
Until the ambitious scion of an old family met a go-getting entreprenuer from Victoria.
The fact that they were both Catholics made no difference to the Protestant Establishment of Perth.
Not when there were profits to be made.
The whereabouts of the £40,000 which went missing from this enterprise was never investigated, let alone revealed.
And why should it be. Those that made the profits were the leading business, legal and political figures in the colony.
This episode revealed that even 100 years before 'W.A. Inc.';
THEY WERE ALL BLOODY CROOKS