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Underbelly - The Golden Mile
Sydney, Kings Cross, 1989. The cops were bent and the crims were cool. And together they ran the most exciting street in Australia. Strippers, gamblers, gunmen, dealers, bouncers, bagmen – they all came to the Golden Mile.
A smart and sexy young Kim Hollingsworth, smiling teenage Kings Cross identity Johnny Ibrahim, the Bayeh Brothers, Trevor Haken, Chook Fowler...the Golden Mile was their playground, and they played like there was no tomorrow. Then, in 1995, “tomorrow” came and the Wood Royal Commission cleaned out the Black Empire within the NSW Police.
But it left behind a mess that took years of mayhem to bring under control.